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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
526 PM CST TUE JAN 20 2015


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR JANUARY 20 2015...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1878 TO 2015


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         50    215 PM  64    1895  31     19       47
  MINIMUM         30    608 AM -20    1985  14     16        8
                                      1883
  AVERAGE         40                        22     18       28

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          0.97 1904   0.03  -0.03     0.08
  MONTH TO DATE    0.44                      0.63  -0.19     0.49
  SINCE DEC 1      1.47                      2.05  -0.58     1.30
  SINCE JAN 1      0.44                      0.63  -0.19     0.49

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           4.8  1953   0.3   -0.3      1.6
  MONTH TO DATE    6.5                       5.3    1.2      7.2
  SINCE DEC 1      8.4                      14.3   -5.9     20.8
  SINCE JUL 1     14.2                      17.2   -3.0     22.2
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           25                        43    -18       37
  MONTH TO DATE  861                       853      8      906
  SINCE DEC 1   1880                      2062   -182     2259
  SINCE JUL 1   3197                      3320   -123     3462

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE DEC 1      0                         0      0        0
  SINCE JAN 1      0                         0      0        0
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    17   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (300)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    22   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (310)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     9.1


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.4


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    82          1200 AM
 LOWEST     53           400 PM
 AVERAGE    68

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   31        58      1992
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   14       -26      1883


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
JANUARY 20 2015.......SUNRISE   736 AM CST   SUNSET   515 PM CST
JANUARY 21 2015.......SUNRISE   736 AM CST   SUNSET   517 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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