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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
239 AM CDT THU MAY 14 2015

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 13 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         73    332 PM  92    1956  72      1       61
                                      1915
  MINIMUM         49    601 AM  32    1997  51     -2       48
  AVERAGE         61                        61      0       55

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        T             2.51 1970   0.16  -0.16      T
  MONTH TO DATE    0.67                      2.02  -1.35     2.45
  SINCE MAR 1      3.67                      8.18  -4.51     7.86
  SINCE JAN 1      5.69                     10.46  -4.77    10.20

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           0.1  1918   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.0    0.0      0.0
  SINCE MAR 1      T                         7.0   -7.0      6.4
  SINCE JUL 1     29.1                      35.3   -6.2     48.3
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY        4                         5     -1       10
  MONTH TO DATE   37                        86    -49       68
  SINCE MAR 1   1007                      1294   -287     1411
  SINCE JUL 1   5845                      6125   -280     6718

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         2     -2        0
  MONTH TO DATE   32                        14     18       18
  SINCE MAR 1     39                        28     11       30
  SINCE JAN 1     39                        28     11       30
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    24   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SE (140)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    31   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SE (140)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    13.8

SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.7

WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  LIGHT RAIN

RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    66           500 AM
 LOWEST     29           400 PM
 AVERAGE    48
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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   72        94      2013
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   52        34      1888

SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY 14 2015...........SUNRISE   557 AM CDT   SUNSET   826 PM CDT
MAY 15 2015...........SUNRISE   556 AM CDT   SUNSET   827 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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