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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
617 AM CDT SUN SEP 21 2014


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR SEPTEMBER 20 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         85    357 PM  92    1931  74     11       71
                                      1908
  MINIMUM         62   1159 PM  33    1991  53      9       54
                                      1896
  AVERAGE         74                        64     10       63

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.06          1.89 1894   0.11  -0.05     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    3.55                      2.13   1.42     2.13
  SINCE SEP 1      3.55                      2.13   1.42     2.13
  SINCE JAN 1     35.92                     28.85   7.07    25.68

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0          MM      MM   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.0    0.0      0.0
  SINCE SEP 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
  YESTERDAY        0                         4     -4        2
  MONTH TO DATE   68                        39     29       11
  SINCE SEP 1     68                        39     29       11
  SINCE JUL 1     70                        45     25       11

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        9                         3      6        0
  MONTH TO DATE   71                        94    -23      195
  SINCE SEP 1     71                        94    -23      195
  SINCE JAN 1   1040                      1033      7     1296
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    28   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SW (220)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    36   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     N (360)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    10.4


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.6


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  THUNDERSTORM
  RAIN
  LIGHT RAIN
  FOG


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    84          1200 AM
 LOWEST     46           500 PM
 AVERAGE    65

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   74        95      1937
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   53        35      1995
                                             1918


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
SEPTEMBER 21 2014.....SUNRISE   701 AM CDT   SUNSET   713 PM CDT
SEPTEMBER 22 2014.....SUNRISE   702 AM CDT   SUNSET   712 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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