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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
525 PM CST FRI JAN 23 2015


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR JANUARY 23 2015...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1878 TO 2015


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         46    306 PM  59    1909  31     15        8
  MINIMUM         21    607 AM -22    1963  14      7       -6
  AVERAGE         34                        23     11        1

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          0.52 1894   0.03  -0.03     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.44                      0.72  -0.28     0.49
  SINCE DEC 1      1.47                      2.14  -0.67     1.30
  SINCE JAN 1      0.44                      0.72  -0.28     0.49

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           5.5  1894   0.2   -0.2      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    6.5                       6.1    0.4      7.5
  SINCE DEC 1      8.4                      15.1   -6.7     21.1
  SINCE JUL 1     14.2                      18.0   -3.8     22.5
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           31                        42    -11       64
  MONTH TO DATE  961                       980    -19     1086
  SINCE DEC 1   1980                      2189   -209     2439
  SINCE JUL 1   3297                      3447   -150     3642

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE DEC 1      0                         0      0        0
  SINCE JAN 1      0                         0      0        0
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    18   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SW (220)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    22   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SW (210)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    10.2


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.4


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  FOG
  HAZE


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    88           200 AM
 LOWEST     41           400 PM
 AVERAGE    65

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   31        62      1981
                                             1967
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   14       -21      1894


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
JANUARY 23 2015.......SUNRISE   734 AM CST   SUNSET   519 PM CST
JANUARY 24 2015.......SUNRISE   734 AM CST   SUNSET   520 PM CST


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

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