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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
130 AM CDT FRI OCT 17 2014

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR OCTOBER 16 2014...

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)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         76    331 PM  87    1950  63     13       52
  MINIMUM         40    551 AM  26    1943  43     -3       42
  AVERAGE         58                        53      5       47

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.00          1.86 1879   0.08  -0.08     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    3.56                      1.35   2.21     3.04
  SINCE SEP 1      7.79                      4.40   3.39     5.40
  SINCE JAN 1     40.16                     31.12   9.04    28.95

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           T    1992   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
  YESTERDAY        7                        12     -5       18
  MONTH TO DATE  154                       157     -3       88
  SINCE SEP 1    232                       251    -19      112
  SINCE JUL 1    234                       257    -23      112

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        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    18   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SW (220)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    23   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SW (220)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     8.3

SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.3

WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  HAZE

RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    83           200 AM
 LOWEST     35           100 PM
 AVERAGE    59
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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   63        86      1950
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   43        23      1948

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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