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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
541 PM CDT TUE SEP 16 2014


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR SEPTEMBER 16 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         68    353 PM  97    1931  76     -8       65
  MINIMUM         43    537 AM  38    1984  55    -12       55
  AVERAGE         56                        66    -10       60

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          4.87 1914   0.10  -0.10     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    3.49                      1.72   1.77     0.21
  SINCE SEP 1      3.49                      1.72   1.77     0.21
  SINCE JAN 1     35.86                     28.44   7.42    23.76

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 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            9                         3      6        5
  MONTH TO DATE   68                        25     43        6
  SINCE SEP 1     68                        25     43        6
  SINCE JUL 1     70                        31     39        6

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         3     -3        0
  MONTH TO DATE   58                        82    -24      169
  SINCE SEP 1     58                        82    -24      169
  SINCE JAN 1   1027                      1021      6     1270
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    13   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SW (220)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    16   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     S (180)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     3.3


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.0


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    93           300 AM
 LOWEST     48          1200 PM
 AVERAGE    71

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   76        95      1925
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   55        37      1901


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
SEPTEMBER 16 2014.....SUNRISE   656 AM CDT   SUNSET   722 PM CDT
SEPTEMBER 17 2014.....SUNRISE   657 AM CDT   SUNSET   720 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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