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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
117 AM CST FRI DEC 12 2014


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR DECEMBER 11 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         38    337 PM  64    1965  35      3       25
  MINIMUM         31    910 AM  -8    1917  19     12        2
  AVERAGE         35                        27      8       14

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.00          1.04 1899   0.06  -0.06     0.01
  MONTH TO DATE    T                         0.59  -0.59     0.21
  SINCE DEC 1      T                         0.59  -0.59     0.21
  SINCE JAN 1     40.96                     35.19   5.77    31.40

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           7.3  2000   0.3   -0.3      0.3
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       3.2   -3.2      5.6
  SINCE DEC 1      0.0                       3.2   -3.2      5.6
  SINCE JUL 1      5.8                       6.1   -0.3      7.0
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       30                        38     -8       51
  MONTH TO DATE  372                       398    -26      484
  SINCE DEC 1    372                       398    -26      484
  SINCE JUL 1   1689                      1656     33     1687

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE DEC 1      0                         0      0        0
  SINCE JAN 1   1075                      1066      9     1353
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    10   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (160)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    13   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     S (160)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     4.5


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  HAZE


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    85           100 AM
 LOWEST     70           200 PM
 AVERAGE    78

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   35        64      1968
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   19       -11      2000
                                             1961
                                             1932


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
DECEMBER 12 2014......SUNRISE   732 AM CST   SUNSET   445 PM CST
DECEMBER 13 2014......SUNRISE   733 AM CST   SUNSET   445 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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