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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
530 PM CST FRI DEC 5 2014


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR DECEMBER 5 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         42    338 PM  67    1975  37      5       20
  MINIMUM         33    858 AM  -6    1886  21     12        8
  AVERAGE         38                        29      9       14

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          1.04 1982   0.05  -0.05      T
  MONTH TO DATE    0.00                      0.27  -0.27     0.01
  SINCE DEC 1      0.00                      0.27  -0.27     0.01
  SINCE JAN 1     40.96                     34.87   6.09    31.20

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           5.5  1977   0.3   -0.3       T
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       1.4   -1.4       T
  SINCE DEC 1      0.0                       1.4   -1.4       T
  SINCE JUL 1      5.8                       4.3    1.5      1.4
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           27                        36     -9       51
  MONTH TO DATE  188                       175     13      162
  SINCE DEC 1    188                       175     13      162
  SINCE JUL 1   1505                      1433     72     1365

 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     9   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NE (50)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    11   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SE (140)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     4.9


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  FOG
  FOG W/VISIBILITY <= 1/4 MILE
  HAZE


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    96           600 AM
 LOWEST     76           300 PM
 AVERAGE    86

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   37        69      1939
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   21        -8      1882


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
DECEMBER  5 2014......SUNRISE   726 AM CST   SUNSET   445 PM CST
DECEMBER  6 2014......SUNRISE   727 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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