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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
526 PM CDT SUN OCT 12 2014


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR OCTOBER 12 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         56   1204 PM  91    1899  65     -9       68
  MINIMUM         43    322 AM  24    1909  44     -1       46
  AVERAGE         50                        54     -4       57

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            T             1.96 1997   0.09  -0.09     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    1.83                      1.03   0.80     2.55
  SINCE SEP 1      6.06                      4.08   1.98     4.91
  SINCE JAN 1     38.43                     30.80   7.63    28.46

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           T    2009   0.0    0.0      0.0
                                      1986
  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           15                        11      4        8
  MONTH TO DATE  121                       110     11       40
  SINCE SEP 1    199                       204     -5       64
  SINCE JUL 1    201                       210     -9       64

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    1                        11    -10       31
  SINCE SEP 1    106                       124    -18      252
  SINCE JAN 1   1075                      1063     12     1353
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    14   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SE (150)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    16   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SE (130)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     8.4


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.7


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  FOG
  HAZE


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    83           600 AM
 LOWEST     71          1200 AM
 AVERAGE    77

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   64        88      1975
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   44        20      1917
                                             1909


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
OCTOBER 12 2014.......SUNRISE   723 AM CDT   SUNSET   638 PM CDT
OCTOBER 13 2014.......SUNRISE   724 AM CDT   SUNSET   637 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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