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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
526 PM CDT THU MAY 14 2015


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 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         62    258 PM  94    2013  72    -10       61
  MINIMUM         54    616 AM  34    1888  52      2       41
  AVERAGE         58                        62     -4       51

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.49          1.67 1909   0.15   0.34     0.03
  MONTH TO DATE    1.16                      2.17  -1.01     2.48
  SINCE MAR 1      4.16                      8.33  -4.17     7.89
  SINCE JAN 1      6.18                     10.61  -4.43    10.23

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           T    1993   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.0    0.0      0.0
  SINCE MAR 1      T                         7.0   -7.0      6.4
  SINCE JUL 1     29.1                      35.3   -6.2     48.3
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY            7                         5      2       14
  MONTH TO DATE   44                        91    -47       82
  SINCE MAR 1   1014                      1299   -285     1425
  SINCE JUL 1   5852                      6130   -278     6732

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         2     -2        0
  MONTH TO DATE   32                        16     16       18
  SINCE MAR 1     39                        30      9       30
  SINCE JAN 1     39                        30      9       30
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    23   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (170)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    32   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     S (160)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    15.2


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  RAIN
  LIGHT RAIN
  FOG


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    93           600 AM
 LOWEST     55          1200 AM
 AVERAGE    74

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   72        91      2012
                                             1941
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   52        35      1997
                                             1959


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY 14 2015...........SUNRISE   557 AM CDT   SUNSET   826 PM CDT
MAY 15 2015...........SUNRISE   556 AM CDT   SUNSET   827 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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