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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
530 PM CST SUN DEC 14 2014


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR DECEMBER 14 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         58    332 PM  60    1975  34     24       25
  MINIMUM         52    142 AM -17    1901  18     34       15
  AVERAGE         55                        26     29       20

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          0.61 1992   0.05  -0.05      T
  MONTH TO DATE    T                         0.73  -0.73     0.21
  SINCE DEC 1      T                         0.73  -0.73     0.21
  SINCE JAN 1     40.96                     35.33   5.63    31.40

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           5.1  1951   0.3   -0.3       T
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       4.1   -4.1      5.6
  SINCE DEC 1      0.0                       4.1   -4.1      5.6
  SINCE JUL 1      5.8                       7.0   -1.2      7.0
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           10                        39    -29       45
  MONTH TO DATE  420                       514    -94      618
  SINCE DEC 1    420                       514    -94      618
  SINCE JUL 1   1737                      1772    -35     1821

 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    17   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (200)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    22   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     S (190)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    12.1


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  FOG
  HAZE


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    93           800 AM
 LOWEST     80          1200 PM
 AVERAGE    87

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   34        59      2002
                                             1939
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   18       -18      1901


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
DECEMBER 14 2014......SUNRISE   733 AM CST   SUNSET   445 PM CST
DECEMBER 15 2014......SUNRISE   734 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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