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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
528 PM CST FRI JAN 16 2015


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR JANUARY 16 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         57    338 PM  59    1990  31     26       41
  MINIMUM         24    655 AM -20    1888  14     10       10
  AVERAGE         41                        22     19       26

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          1.04 1980   0.03  -0.03     0.17
  MONTH TO DATE    0.43                      0.51  -0.08     0.37
  SINCE DEC 1      1.46                      1.93  -0.47     1.18
  SINCE JAN 1      0.43                      0.51  -0.08     0.37

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           3.9  1885   0.3   -0.3      3.3
  MONTH TO DATE    6.5                       4.2    2.3      5.5
  SINCE DEC 1      8.4                      13.2   -4.8     19.1
  SINCE JUL 1     14.2                      16.1   -1.9     20.5
  SNOW DEPTH       1

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           24                        43    -19       39
  MONTH TO DATE  760                       681     79      749
  SINCE DEC 1   1779                      1890   -111     2102
  SINCE JUL 1   3096                      3148    -52     3305

 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    20   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (190)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    23   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     S (190)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     8.3


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.1


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    88           100 AM
 LOWEST     35           300 PM
 AVERAGE    62

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   31        59      1989
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   14       -19      1930


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
JANUARY 16 2015.......SUNRISE   738 AM CST   SUNSET   511 PM CST
JANUARY 17 2015.......SUNRISE   738 AM CST   SUNSET   512 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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