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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1243 AM CST SUN JAN 18 2015

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR JANUARY 17 2015...

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)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         48    258 PM  59    1989  31     17       21
  MINIMUM         37   1159 PM -19    1930  14     23        6
  AVERAGE         43                        22     21       14

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.01          0.45 1996   0.03  -0.02      T
  MONTH TO DATE    0.44                      0.54  -0.10     0.37
  SINCE DEC 1      1.47                      1.96  -0.49     1.18
  SINCE JAN 1      0.44                      0.54  -0.10     0.37

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           6.0  1936   0.3   -0.3       T
  MONTH TO DATE    6.5                       4.5    2.0      5.5
  SINCE DEC 1      8.4                      13.5   -5.1     19.1
  SINCE JUL 1     14.2                      16.4   -2.2     20.5
  SNOW DEPTH       T

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       22                        43    -21       51
  MONTH TO DATE  782                       724     58      800
  SINCE DEC 1   1801                      1933   -132     2153
  SINCE JUL 1   3118                      3191    -73     3356

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        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    35   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (310)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    46   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (310)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    17.5


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.8


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  LIGHT RAIN


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    76           900 PM
 LOWEST     42          1200 AM
 AVERAGE    59

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   31        63      1880
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   14       -21      1887


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
JANUARY 18 2015.......SUNRISE   737 AM CST   SUNSET   513 PM CST
JANUARY 19 2015.......SUNRISE   737 AM CST   SUNSET   514 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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