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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
151 AM CDT FRI AUG 22 2014


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR AUGUST 21 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         88    419 PM 102    1936  84      4       93
  MINIMUM         76    939 AM  47    1950  64     12       72
  AVERAGE         82                        74      8       83

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.11          2.92 1946   0.13  -0.02     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    4.52                      2.86   1.66     0.98
  SINCE JUN 1     14.38                     12.27   2.11     5.23
  SINCE JAN 1     25.53                     25.45   0.08    23.55

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        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
  YESTERDAY        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
  YESTERDAY       17                         9      8       18
  MONTH TO DATE  198                       213    -15      199
  SINCE JUN 1    707                       783    -76      805
  SINCE JAN 1    838                       859    -21      907
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    21   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (200)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    24   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SW (220)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     8.4


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.6


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    88          1200 AM
 LOWEST     63           400 PM
 AVERAGE    76

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   83        98      1948
                                             1947
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   64        48      1923
                                             1890


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
AUGUST 22 2014........SUNRISE   631 AM CDT   SUNSET   804 PM CDT
AUGUST 23 2014........SUNRISE   632 AM CDT   SUNSET   802 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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