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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
526 PM CST TUE DEC 9 2014


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR DECEMBER 9 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         35    234 PM  62    1946  36     -1       16
  MINIMUM         23    817 AM -13    1919  20      3        0
  AVERAGE         29                        28      1        8

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          0.63 1907   0.05  -0.05      T
  MONTH TO DATE    T                         0.48  -0.48     0.20
  SINCE DEC 1      T                         0.48  -0.48     0.20
  SINCE JAN 1     40.96                     35.08   5.88    31.39

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           7.4  1885   0.3   -0.3       T
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       2.5   -2.5      5.3
  SINCE DEC 1      0.0                       2.5   -2.5      5.3
  SINCE JUL 1      5.8                       5.4    0.4      6.7
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           36                        37     -1       57
  MONTH TO DATE  308                       322    -14      381
  SINCE DEC 1    308                       322    -14      381
  SINCE JUL 1   1625                      1580     45     1584

 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    18   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     N (350)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    24   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     N (350)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     9.3


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.9


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    81           800 AM
 LOWEST     61           200 PM
 AVERAGE    71

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   35        66      1890
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   19       -19      1919


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
DECEMBER  9 2014......SUNRISE   729 AM CST   SUNSET   445 PM CST
DECEMBER 10 2014......SUNRISE   730 AM CST   SUNSET   445 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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