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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
528 PM CDT MON OCT 13 2014


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR OCTOBER 13 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         56   1026 AM  88    1975  64     -8       67
  MINIMUM         54    426 PM  20    1917  44     10       39
                                      1909
  AVERAGE         55                        54      1       53

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.78          2.09 2012   0.08   0.70     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    2.63                      1.11   1.52     2.55
  SINCE SEP 1      6.86                      4.16   2.70     4.91
  SINCE JAN 1     39.23                     30.88   8.35    28.46

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           T    1983   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.0    0.0      0.0
  SINCE SEP 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           10                        11     -1       12
  MONTH TO DATE  131                       121     10       52
  SINCE SEP 1    209                       215     -6       76
  SINCE JUL 1    211                       221    -10       76

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    1                        11    -10       31
  SINCE SEP 1    106                       124    -18      252
  SINCE JAN 1   1075                      1063     12     1353
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    21   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     N (360)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    28   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     N (10)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    10.7


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.8


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  RAIN
  LIGHT RAIN
  FOG


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST   100           500 AM
 LOWEST     86           200 PM
 AVERAGE    93

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   64        88      1897
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   44        23      1939


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
OCTOBER 13 2014.......SUNRISE   724 AM CDT   SUNSET   637 PM CDT
OCTOBER 14 2014.......SUNRISE   725 AM CDT   SUNSET   635 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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