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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
128 AM CDT WED OCT 15 2014


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR OCTOBER 14 2014...

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)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         63    312 PM  88    1897  64     -1       68
  MINIMUM         52   1015 AM  23    1939  44      8       46
  AVERAGE         58                        54      4       57

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.32          2.10 2007   0.07   0.25     0.46
  MONTH TO DATE    3.56                      1.18   2.38     3.01
  SINCE SEP 1      7.79                      4.23   3.56     5.37
  SINCE JAN 1     40.16                     30.95   9.21    28.92

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0          MM      MM   0.1   -0.1      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.1   -0.1      0.0
  SINCE SEP 1      0.0                       0.1   -0.1      0.0
  SINCE JUL 1      0.0                       0.1   -0.1      0.0
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY        7                        12     -5        8
  MONTH TO DATE  138                       133      5       60
  SINCE SEP 1    216                       227    -11       84
  SINCE JUL 1    218                       233    -15       84

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    1                        11    -10       31
  SINCE SEP 1    106                       124    -18      252
  SINCE JAN 1   1075                      1063     12     1353
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    31   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     N (10)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    41   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     N (10)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    17.9


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.9


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    89          1200 AM
 LOWEST     43           500 PM
 AVERAGE    66

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   64        89      1938
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   43        28      1952
                                             1893


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
OCTOBER 15 2014.......SUNRISE   727 AM CDT   SUNSET   633 PM CDT
OCTOBER 16 2014.......SUNRISE   728 AM CDT   SUNSET   632 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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