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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
534 PM CDT SAT SEP 20 2014


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR SEPTEMBER 20 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         85    357 PM  92    1931  74     11       71
                                      1908
  MINIMUM         67    627 AM  33    1991  53     14       54
                                      1896
  AVERAGE         76                        64     12       63

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            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)
  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            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
  TODAY           11                         3      8        0
  MONTH TO DATE   73                        94    -21      195
  SINCE SEP 1     73                        94    -21      195
  SINCE JAN 1   1042                      1033      9     1296
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    28   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SW (220)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    32   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SW (220)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    11.7


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.8


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    84          1200 AM
 LOWEST     48           400 PM
 AVERAGE    66

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


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
SEPTEMBER 20 2014.....SUNRISE   700 AM CDT   SUNSET   715 PM CDT
SEPTEMBER 21 2014.....SUNRISE   701 AM CDT   SUNSET   713 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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