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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
552 PM CST MON DEC 8 2014


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR DECEMBER 8 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         47    129 PM  69    1946  36     11       21
  MINIMUM         37    155 AM -14    1917  20     17       13
  AVERAGE         42                        28     14       17

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            T             0.68 2009   0.05  -0.05     0.19
  MONTH TO DATE    T                         0.43  -0.43     0.20
  SINCE DEC 1      T                         0.43  -0.43     0.20
  SINCE JAN 1     40.96                     35.03   5.93    31.39

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0          10.6  2009   0.3   -0.3      5.3
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       2.2   -2.2      5.3
  SINCE DEC 1      0.0                       2.2   -2.2      5.3
  SINCE JUL 1      5.8                       5.1    0.7      6.7
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           23                        37    -14       48
  MONTH TO DATE  269                       285    -16      324
  SINCE DEC 1    269                       285    -16      324
  SINCE JUL 1   1586                      1543     43     1527

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE DEC 1      0                         0      0        0
  SINCE JAN 1   1075                      1066      9     1353
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    29   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (310)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    35   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (310)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    15.4


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.7


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    92           100 AM
 LOWEST     53           200 PM
 AVERAGE    73

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   36        62      1946
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   20       -13      1919


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
DECEMBER  8 2014......SUNRISE   728 AM CST   SUNSET   445 PM CST
DECEMBER  9 2014......SUNRISE   729 AM CST   SUNSET   445 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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