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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
529 PM CDT FRI OCT 10 2014


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR OCTOBER 10 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         57    318 PM  88    1962  66     -9       79
                                      1928
  MINIMUM         43    717 AM  26    1964  45     -2       51
  AVERAGE         50                        55     -5       65

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          1.89 1961   0.08  -0.08     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    1.83                      0.86   0.97     2.55
  SINCE SEP 1      6.06                      3.91   2.15     4.91
  SINCE JAN 1     38.43                     30.63   7.80    28.46

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           1.1  2009   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.0    0.0      0.0
  SINCE SEP 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           15                        10      5        0
  MONTH TO DATE   90                        88      2       32
  SINCE SEP 1    168                       182    -14       56
  SINCE JUL 1    170                       188    -18       56

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         1     -1        0
  MONTH TO DATE    1                        10     -9       30
  SINCE SEP 1    106                       123    -17      251
  SINCE JAN 1   1075                      1062     13     1352
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    15   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NE (40)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    20   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NE (40)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     9.2


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    76           600 AM
 LOWEST     43           300 PM
 AVERAGE    60

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   65        86      1962
                                             1960
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   45        21      1987


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
OCTOBER 10 2014.......SUNRISE   721 AM CDT   SUNSET   641 PM CDT
OCTOBER 11 2014.......SUNRISE   722 AM CDT   SUNSET   640 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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