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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
526 PM CST WED NOV 12 2014


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR NOVEMBER 12 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         27   1143 AM  71    1902  50    -23       30
  MINIMUM         18   1014 AM   4    1986  32    -14       12
                                      1940
                                      1911
  AVERAGE         23                        41    -18       21

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            T             1.96 2010   0.08  -0.08     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.11                      0.98  -0.87     0.72
  SINCE SEP 1      8.12                      6.67   1.45     7.00
  SINCE JAN 1     40.49                     33.39   7.10    30.55

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            T             4.1  1959   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.3                       0.4   -0.1      0.4
  SINCE SEP 1      0.3                       0.8   -0.5      0.4
  SINCE JUL 1      0.3                       0.8   -0.5      0.4
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           42                        24     18       44
  MONTH TO DATE  259                       252      7      265
  SINCE SEP 1    639                       730    -91      655
  SINCE JUL 1    641                       736    -95      655

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE SEP 1    106                       127    -21      252
  SINCE JAN 1   1075                      1066      9     1353
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    24   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (310)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    30   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (310)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    17.4


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.8


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  LIGHT SNOW


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    68           400 AM
 LOWEST     46           100 PM
 AVERAGE    57

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   49        81      1999
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   32        -1      1940


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
NOVEMBER 12 2014......SUNRISE   700 AM CST   SUNSET   457 PM CST
NOVEMBER 13 2014......SUNRISE   701 AM CST   SUNSET   456 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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