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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1239 AM CST FRI DEC 19 2014


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR DECEMBER 18 2014...

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)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         31    342 PM  64    1976  33     -2       51
  MINIMUM         21   1208 AM -16    1985  17      4       20
                                      1983
  AVERAGE         26                        25      1       36

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        T             0.86 1968   0.04  -0.04     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.25                      0.90  -0.65     0.21
  SINCE DEC 1      0.25                      0.90  -0.65     0.21
  SINCE JAN 1     41.21                     35.50   5.71    31.40

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        T             5.7  2000   0.3   -0.3      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    T                         5.3   -5.3      5.6
  SINCE DEC 1      T                         5.3   -5.3      5.6
  SINCE JUL 1      5.8                       8.2   -2.4      7.0
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       39                        40     -1       29
  MONTH TO DATE  562                       673   -111      774
  SINCE DEC 1    562                       673   -111      774
  SINCE JUL 1   1879                      1931    -52     1977

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        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    10   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     E (70)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    15   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     E (110)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     4.2


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  LIGHT SNOW


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    81           200 AM
 LOWEST     63           100 PM
 AVERAGE    72

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   33        58      1894
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   17       -18      1884


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
DECEMBER 19 2014......SUNRISE   737 AM CST   SUNSET   447 PM CST
DECEMBER 20 2014......SUNRISE   737 AM CST   SUNSET   447 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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