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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
527 PM CST SAT JAN 17 2015


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR JANUARY 17 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         48    258 PM  59    1989  31     17       21
  MINIMUM         40    902 AM -19    1930  14     26        6
  AVERAGE         44                        22     22       14

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          0.45 1996   0.03  -0.03      T
  MONTH TO DATE    0.43                      0.54  -0.11     0.37
  SINCE DEC 1      1.46                      1.96  -0.50     1.18
  SINCE JAN 1      0.43                      0.54  -0.11     0.37

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           6.0  1936   0.3   -0.3       T
  MONTH TO DATE    6.5                       4.5    2.0      5.5
  SINCE DEC 1      8.4                      13.5   -5.1     19.1
  SINCE JUL 1     14.2                      16.4   -2.2     20.5
  SNOW DEPTH       T

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           21                        43    -22       51
  MONTH TO DATE  781                       724     57      800
  SINCE DEC 1   1800                      1933   -133     2153
  SINCE JUL 1   3117                      3191    -74     3356

 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    35   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (300)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    46   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (310)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    17.6


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.9


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    65           100 PM
 LOWEST     42          1200 AM
 AVERAGE    54

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   31        63      1880
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   14       -21      1887


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
JANUARY 17 2015.......SUNRISE   738 AM CST   SUNSET   512 PM CST
JANUARY 18 2015.......SUNRISE   737 AM CST   SUNSET   513 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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