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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
135 AM CST THU JAN 15 2015

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR JANUARY 14 2015...

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)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         28    101 PM  57    1914  31     -3       42
  MINIMUM         18    914 PM -19    1888  14      4       18
                                      1881
  AVERAGE         23                        22      1       30

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.00          0.78 1960   0.04  -0.04     0.02
  MONTH TO DATE    0.43                      0.45  -0.02     0.20
  SINCE DEC 1      1.46                      1.87  -0.41     1.01
  SINCE JAN 1      0.43                      0.45  -0.02     0.20

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           5.7  1930   0.2   -0.2       T
  MONTH TO DATE    6.5                       3.6    2.9      2.2
  SINCE DEC 1      8.4                      12.6   -4.2     15.8
  SINCE JUL 1     14.2                      15.5   -1.3     17.2
  SNOW DEPTH       2

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       42                        43     -1       35
  MONTH TO DATE  702                       595    107      669
  SINCE DEC 1   1721                      1804    -83     2022
  SINCE JUL 1   3038                      3062    -24     3225

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        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    14   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     W (290)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    16   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (300)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     6.7


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.8


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  FOG
  HAZE


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    84           800 PM
 LOWEST     53          1200 PM
 AVERAGE    69

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   31        58      2006
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   14       -27      1888


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
JANUARY 15 2015.......SUNRISE   739 AM CST   SUNSET   509 PM CST
JANUARY 16 2015.......SUNRISE   738 AM CST   SUNSET   511 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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