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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
537 PM CDT SAT AUG 16 2014


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR AUGUST 16 2014...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1878 TO 2014


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         79    408 PM 108    1983  84     -5       80
  MINIMUM         68    436 AM  52    1992  65      3       57
                                      1879
  AVERAGE         74                        75     -1       69

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.10          2.04 1980   0.15  -0.05     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    2.31                      2.18   0.13     0.98
  SINCE JUN 1     12.17                     11.59   0.58     5.23
  SINCE JAN 1     23.32                     24.77  -1.45    23.55

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0          MM      MM   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.0    0.0      0.0
  SINCE JUN 1      0.0                       0.0    0.0      0.0
  SINCE JUL 1      0.0                       0.0    0.0      0.0
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY            0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE JUN 1      2                        18    -16       19
  SINCE JUL 1      2                         1      1        0

 COOLING
  TODAY            9                        10     -1        4
  MONTH TO DATE  132                       167    -35      141
  SINCE JUN 1    641                       737    -96      747
  SINCE JAN 1    772                       813    -41      849
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    13   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     E (80)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    16   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NE (60)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     8.4


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  LIGHT RAIN
  FOG


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    93           100 AM
 LOWEST     69           300 PM
 AVERAGE    81

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   84       104      1988
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   65        47      1897


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
AUGUST 16 2014........SUNRISE   624 AM CDT   SUNSET   813 PM CDT
AUGUST 17 2014........SUNRISE   625 AM CDT   SUNSET   811 PM CDT


-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.




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