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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
526 PM CST WED JAN 21 2015


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR JANUARY 21 2015...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

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)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         37    354 PM  58    1992  31      6       15
  MINIMUM         34    955 AM -26    1883  14     20       -5
  AVERAGE         36                        22     14        5

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          0.42 1973   0.03  -0.03      T
  MONTH TO DATE    0.44                      0.66  -0.22     0.49
  SINCE DEC 1      1.47                      2.08  -0.61     1.30
  SINCE JAN 1      0.44                      0.66  -0.22     0.49

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           6.0  1973   0.3   -0.3      0.3
  MONTH TO DATE    6.5                       5.6    0.9      7.5
  SINCE DEC 1      8.4                      14.6   -6.2     21.1
  SINCE JUL 1     14.2                      17.5   -3.3     22.5
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           29                        43    -14       60
  MONTH TO DATE  890                       896     -6      966
  SINCE DEC 1   1909                      2105   -196     2319
  SINCE JUL 1   3226                      3363   -137     3522

 COOLING
  TODAY            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    24   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (300)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    31   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (300)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    14.9


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER WAS OBSERVED.


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    82           500 AM
 LOWEST     59           400 PM
 AVERAGE    71

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   31        59      2002
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   14       -23      1883


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
JANUARY 21 2015.......SUNRISE   736 AM CST   SUNSET   517 PM CST
JANUARY 22 2015.......SUNRISE   735 AM CST   SUNSET   518 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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