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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
132 AM CDT MON AUG 18 2014

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR AUGUST 17 2014...

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)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         85    239 PM 104    1988  84      1       82
  MINIMUM         64    437 AM  47    1897  65     -1       59
  AVERAGE         75                        74      1       71

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.00          2.02 1902   0.14  -0.14     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    2.31                      2.32  -0.01     0.98
  SINCE JUN 1     12.17                     11.73   0.44     5.23
  SINCE JAN 1     23.32                     24.91  -1.59    23.55

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        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
  YESTERDAY        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
  YESTERDAY       10                        10      0        6
  MONTH TO DATE  142                       177    -35      147
  SINCE JUN 1    651                       747    -96      753
  SINCE JAN 1    782                       823    -41      855
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    12   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SE (150)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    18   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SE (120)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     3.6


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.4


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  FOG
  FOG W/VISIBILITY <= 1/4 MILE
  HAZE


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST   100           300 AM
 LOWEST     61           200 PM
 AVERAGE    81

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   84       108      1936
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   65        47      1897


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
AUGUST 18 2014........SUNRISE   626 AM CDT   SUNSET   810 PM CDT
AUGUST 19 2014........SUNRISE   627 AM CDT   SUNSET   808 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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