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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
525 PM CDT THU AUG 14 2014


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR AUGUST 14 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         85    304 PM 104    1988  84      1       77
  MINIMUM         63    455 AM  51    1994  65     -2       57
                                      1885
  AVERAGE         74                        75     -1       67

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          3.51 1908   0.14  -0.14     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    1.89                      1.89   0.00     0.98
  SINCE JUN 1     11.75                     11.30   0.45     5.23
  SINCE JAN 1     22.90                     24.48  -1.58    23.55

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0          MM      MM   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.0    0.0      0.0
  SINCE JUN 1      0.0                       0.0    0.0      0.0
  SINCE JUL 1      0.0                       0.0    0.0      0.0
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY            0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE JUN 1      2                        18    -16       19
  SINCE JUL 1      2                         1      1        0

 COOLING
  TODAY            9                        10     -1        2
  MONTH TO DATE  117                       147    -30      134
  SINCE JUN 1    626                       717    -91      740
  SINCE JAN 1    757                       793    -36      842
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    12   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (170)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    14   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     S (180)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     2.2


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.3


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  HAZE


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    90           500 AM
 LOWEST     46          1200 PM
 AVERAGE    68

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   84       104      1988
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   65        49      1929


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
AUGUST 14 2014........SUNRISE   622 AM CDT   SUNSET   815 PM CDT
AUGUST 15 2014........SUNRISE   623 AM CDT   SUNSET   814 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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