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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
528 PM CST TUE DEC 16 2014


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR DECEMBER 16 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         33   1222 AM  62    1939  33      0       31
  MINIMUM         23   1002 AM -15    1932  18      5       13
  AVERAGE         28                        25      3       22

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            T             0.63 1921   0.04  -0.04     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.25                      0.81  -0.56     0.21
  SINCE DEC 1      0.25                      0.81  -0.56     0.21
  SINCE JAN 1     41.21                     35.41   5.80    31.40

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            T             4.3  1904   0.3   -0.3      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    T                         4.7   -4.7      5.6
  SINCE DEC 1      T                         4.7   -4.7      5.6
  SINCE JUL 1      5.8                       7.6   -1.8      7.0
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           37                        40     -3       43
  MONTH TO DATE  479                       593   -114      710
  SINCE DEC 1    479                       593   -114      710
  SINCE JUL 1   1796                      1851    -55     1913

 COOLING
  TODAY            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    31   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (330)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    41   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (320)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    20.4


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  LIGHT RAIN
  LT FREEZING RAIN
  SNOW
  LIGHT SNOW


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    89          1200 AM
 LOWEST     63           400 PM
 AVERAGE    76

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   33        64      1939
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   17        -9      1964


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
DECEMBER 16 2014......SUNRISE   735 AM CST   SUNSET   446 PM CST
DECEMBER 17 2014......SUNRISE   735 AM CST   SUNSET   446 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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