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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
536 PM CDT WED JUL 23 2014


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR JULY 23 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         85    238 PM 105    2012  86     -1       79
  MINIMUM         67    535 AM  52    1887  67      0       65
  AVERAGE         76                        76      0       72

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          2.03 1896   0.14  -0.14     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    2.26                      3.41  -1.15     0.66
  SINCE JUN 1      9.75                      8.35   1.40     3.89
  SINCE JAN 1     20.90                     21.53  -0.63    22.21

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            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
  TODAY            0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    2                         0      2        0
  SINCE JUN 1      2                        17    -15       19
  SINCE JUL 1      2                         0      2        0

 COOLING
  TODAY           11                        11      0        7
  MONTH TO DATE  192                       260    -68      313
  SINCE JUN 1    448                       481    -33      568
  SINCE JAN 1    579                       557     22      670
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    14   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NE (50)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    19   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NE (40)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     8.8


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.3


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  HAZE


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    73           500 AM
 LOWEST     40           200 PM
 AVERAGE    57

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   86       107      1901
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   67        52      1906
                                             1891


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
JULY 23 2014..........SUNRISE   601 AM CDT   SUNSET   841 PM CDT
JULY 24 2014..........SUNRISE   602 AM CDT   SUNSET   840 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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