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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
527 PM CST WED JAN 14 2015


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR JANUARY 14 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         28    101 PM  57    1914  31     -3       42
  MINIMUM         19   1209 AM -19    1888  14      5       18
                                      1881
  AVERAGE         24                        22      2       30

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          0.78 1960   0.04  -0.04     0.02
  MONTH TO DATE    0.43                      0.45  -0.02     0.20
  SINCE DEC 1      1.46                      1.87  -0.41     1.01
  SINCE JAN 1      0.43                      0.45  -0.02     0.20

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           5.7  1930   0.2   -0.2       T
  MONTH TO DATE    6.5                       3.6    2.9      2.2
  SINCE DEC 1      8.4                      12.6   -4.2     15.8
  SINCE JUL 1     14.2                      15.5   -1.3     17.2
  SNOW DEPTH       2

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           41                        43     -2       35
  MONTH TO DATE  701                       595    106      669
  SINCE DEC 1   1720                      1804    -84     2022
  SINCE JUL 1   3037                      3062    -25     3225

 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    14   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     W (290)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    16   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (300)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     7.9


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.8


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    74           300 PM
 LOWEST     53          1200 PM
 AVERAGE    64

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   31        58      2006
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   14       -27      1888


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
JANUARY 14 2015.......SUNRISE   739 AM CST   SUNSET   508 PM CST
JANUARY 15 2015.......SUNRISE   739 AM CST   SUNSET   509 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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