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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
527 PM CST TUE JAN 13 2015


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR JANUARY 13 2015...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

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)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         20    459 PM  62    1987  31    -11       49
  MINIMUM         -6    739 AM -20    1916  14    -20       32
  AVERAGE          7                        22    -15       41

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          0.49 1979   0.03  -0.03      T
  MONTH TO DATE    0.43                      0.41   0.02     0.18
  SINCE DEC 1      1.46                      1.83  -0.37     0.99
  SINCE JAN 1      0.43                      0.41   0.02     0.18

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           5.9  1979   0.3   -0.3      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    6.5                       3.4    3.1      2.2
  SINCE DEC 1      8.4                      12.4   -4.0     15.8
  SINCE JUL 1     14.2                      15.3   -1.1     17.2
  SNOW DEPTH       2

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           58                        43     15       24
  MONTH TO DATE  660                       552    108      634
  SINCE DEC 1   1679                      1761    -82     1987
  SINCE JUL 1   2996                      3019    -23     3190

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE DEC 1      0                         0      0        0
  SINCE JAN 1      0                         0      0        0
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED     9   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SE (140)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    12   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     S (160)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     3.6


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.1


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    79           200 AM
 LOWEST     56           300 PM
 AVERAGE    68

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   31        57      1914
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   14       -19      1888
                                             1881


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
JANUARY 13 2015.......SUNRISE   740 AM CST   SUNSET   507 PM CST
JANUARY 14 2015.......SUNRISE   739 AM CST   SUNSET   508 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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