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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
135 AM CDT THU JUL 17 2014


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR JULY 16 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         77    532 PM 102    1936  86     -9       94
  MINIMUM         59    459 AM  53    1906  67     -8       74
  AVERAGE         68                        76     -8       84

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.00          2.31 1922   0.14  -0.14     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    2.26                      2.44  -0.18     0.06
  SINCE JUN 1      9.75                      7.38   2.37     3.29
  SINCE JAN 1     20.90                     20.56   0.34    21.61

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    2                         0      2        0
  SINCE JUN 1      2                        17    -15       19
  SINCE JUL 1      2                         0      2        0

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        3                        12     -9       19
  MONTH TO DATE  113                       181    -68      203
  SINCE JUN 1    369                       402    -33      458
  SINCE JAN 1    500                       478     22      560
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    10   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     W (280)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    14   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (310)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     4.2


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.4


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    80           400 AM
 LOWEST     36           300 PM
 AVERAGE    58

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   86       104      1936
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   67        49      1911


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
JULY 17 2014..........SUNRISE   555 AM CDT   SUNSET   846 PM CDT
JULY 18 2014..........SUNRISE   556 AM CDT   SUNSET   845 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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