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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
532 PM CST SAT DEC 6 2014


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR DECEMBER 6 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         44    239 PM  69    1939  37      7       15
  MINIMUM         32    915 AM  -8    1882  21     11        3
  AVERAGE         38                        29      9        9

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            T             1.43 1994   0.05  -0.05     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    T                         0.32  -0.32     0.01
  SINCE DEC 1      T                         0.32  -0.32     0.01
  SINCE JAN 1     40.96                     34.92   6.04    31.20

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           7.5  1994   0.2   -0.2      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       1.6   -1.6       T
  SINCE DEC 1      0.0                       1.6   -1.6       T
  SINCE JUL 1      5.8                       4.5    1.3      1.4
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           27                        36     -9       56
  MONTH TO DATE  215                       211      4      218
  SINCE DEC 1    215                       211      4      218
  SINCE JUL 1   1532                      1469     63     1421

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE DEC 1      0                         0      0        0
  SINCE JAN 1   1075                      1066      9     1353
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    15   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NE (30)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    18   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NE (30)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     7.8


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.8


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    96          1200 AM
 LOWEST     45           300 PM
 AVERAGE    71

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   36        65      1894
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   20       -17      1882


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
DECEMBER  6 2014......SUNRISE   727 AM CST   SUNSET   445 PM CST
DECEMBER  7 2014......SUNRISE   728 AM CST   SUNSET   445 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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