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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
532 PM CDT SAT AUG 9 2014


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR AUGUST 9 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         78    430 PM 106    1934  85     -7       84
  MINIMUM         68    718 AM  46    1888  66      2       67
  AVERAGE         73                        75     -2       76

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            T             2.20 1889   0.13  -0.13      T
  MONTH TO DATE    1.89                      1.21   0.68     0.25
  SINCE JUN 1     11.75                     10.62   1.13     4.50
  SINCE JAN 1     22.90                     23.80  -0.90    22.82

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            8                        10     -2       11
  MONTH TO DATE   81                        97    -16       95
  SINCE JUN 1    590                       667    -77      701
  SINCE JAN 1    721                       743    -22      803
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    13   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SE (140)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    15   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SE (150)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     6.4


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.8


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    87           400 AM
 LOWEST     62           400 PM
 AVERAGE    75

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   85       102      1911
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   66        50      1917


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
AUGUST  9 2014........SUNRISE   617 AM CDT   SUNSET   822 PM CDT
AUGUST 10 2014........SUNRISE   618 AM CDT   SUNSET   821 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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