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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
527 PM CDT FRI AUG 15 2014


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR AUGUST 15 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         73    117 AM 104    1988  84    -11       74
  MINIMUM         68   1044 AM  49    1929  65      3       62
  AVERAGE         71                        75     -4       68

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.30          3.43 1906   0.14   0.16      T
  MONTH TO DATE    2.19                      2.03   0.16     0.98
  SINCE JUN 1     12.05                     11.44   0.61     5.23
  SINCE JAN 1     23.20                     24.62  -1.42    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            6                        10     -4        3
  MONTH TO DATE  123                       157    -34      137
  SINCE JUN 1    632                       727    -95      743
  SINCE JAN 1    763                       803    -40      845
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    14   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SE (140)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    17   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SE (150)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     6.7


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    90           300 PM
 LOWEST     73          1200 AM
 AVERAGE    82

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   84       108      1983
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   65        52      1992
                                             1879


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
AUGUST 15 2014........SUNRISE   623 AM CDT   SUNSET   814 PM CDT
AUGUST 16 2014........SUNRISE   624 AM CDT   SUNSET   813 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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