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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
547 PM CDT MON AUG 11 2014


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR AUGUST 11 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         81    348 PM 102    1881  85     -4       88
  MINIMUM         68    700 AM  50    2004  66      2       65
                                      1986
                                      1902
  AVERAGE         75                        75      0       77

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          1.42 1976   0.13  -0.13     0.22
  MONTH TO DATE    1.89                      1.47   0.42     0.47
  SINCE JUN 1     11.75                     10.88   0.87     4.72
  SINCE JAN 1     22.90                     24.06  -1.16    23.04

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0          MM      MM   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.0    0.0      0.0
  SINCE JUN 1      0.0                       0.0    0.0      0.0
  SINCE JUL 1      0.0                       0.0    0.0      0.0
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY            0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE JUN 1      2                        18    -16       19
  SINCE JUL 1      2                         1      1        0

 COOLING
  TODAY           10                        10      0       12
  MONTH TO DATE  100                       117    -17      115
  SINCE JUN 1    609                       687    -78      721
  SINCE JAN 1    740                       763    -23      823
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    22   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     N (350)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    28   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (320)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    10.8


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.5


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  FOG
  HAZE


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    93           200 AM
 LOWEST     45           300 PM
 AVERAGE    69

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   84       101      1936
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   66        48      2004
                                             1964


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
AUGUST 11 2014........SUNRISE   619 AM CDT   SUNSET   820 PM CDT
AUGUST 12 2014........SUNRISE   620 AM CDT   SUNSET   818 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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