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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
526 PM CDT TUE SEP 30 2014


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR SEPTEMBER 30 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         70    359 PM  92    1952  70      0       78
  MINIMUM         58    540 AM  26    1899  49      9       50
  AVERAGE         64                        59      5       64

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          2.19 1911   0.09  -0.09     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    4.23                      3.05   1.18     2.36
  SINCE SEP 1      4.23                      3.05   1.18     2.36
  SINCE JAN 1     36.60                     29.77   6.83    25.91

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           T    1985   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
  TODAY            1                         7     -6        1
  MONTH TO DATE   78                        94    -16       24
  SINCE SEP 1     78                        94    -16       24
  SINCE JUL 1     80                       100    -20       24

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         1     -1        0
  MONTH TO DATE  105                       113     -8      221
  SINCE SEP 1    105                       113     -8      221
  SINCE JAN 1   1074                      1052     22     1322
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    15   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     E (110)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    20   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SE (120)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     8.9


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.8


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  FOG
  HAZE


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    93           500 AM
 LOWEST     66           400 PM
 AVERAGE    80

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   70        92      1976
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   48        29      1985


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
SEPTEMBER 30 2014.....SUNRISE   710 AM CDT   SUNSET   658 PM CDT
OCTOBER  1 2014.......SUNRISE   711 AM CDT   SUNSET   656 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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