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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
527 PM CDT FRI OCT 17 2014


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR OCTOBER 17 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         62    117 PM  86    1950  63     -1       64
  MINIMUM         53    457 AM  23    1948  43     10       38
  AVERAGE         58                        53      5       51

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          1.87 1963   0.08  -0.08     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    3.56                      1.43   2.13     3.04
  SINCE SEP 1      7.79                      4.48   3.31     5.40
  SINCE JAN 1     40.16                     31.20   8.96    28.95

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           T    1990   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.1   -0.1      0.0
  SINCE SEP 1      0.0                       0.1   -0.1      0.0
  SINCE JUL 1      0.0                       0.1   -0.1      0.0
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY            7                        13     -6       14
  MONTH TO DATE  161                       170     -9      102
  SINCE SEP 1    239                       264    -25      126
  SINCE JUL 1    241                       270    -29      126

 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    30   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (320)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    38   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (330)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    17.5


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.5


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    66           300 AM
 LOWEST     51          1200 PM
 AVERAGE    59

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   62        87      1950
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   42        22      1972


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
OCTOBER 17 2014.......SUNRISE   729 AM CDT   SUNSET   630 PM CDT
OCTOBER 18 2014.......SUNRISE   730 AM CDT   SUNSET   629 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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