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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
526 PM CST FRI DEC 12 2014


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR DECEMBER 12 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         51    341 PM  64    1968  35     16       30
  MINIMUM         33   1212 AM -11    2000  19     14        2
                                      1961
                                      1932
  AVERAGE         42                        27     15       16

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          0.59 1991   0.04  -0.04     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    T                         0.63  -0.63     0.21
  SINCE DEC 1      T                         0.63  -0.63     0.21
  SINCE JAN 1     40.96                     35.23   5.73    31.40

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           6.3  1972   0.3   -0.3      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       3.5   -3.5      5.6
  SINCE DEC 1      0.0                       3.5   -3.5      5.6
  SINCE JUL 1      5.8                       6.4   -0.6      7.0
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           23                        38    -15       49
  MONTH TO DATE  395                       436    -41      533
  SINCE DEC 1    395                       436    -41      533
  SINCE JUL 1   1712                      1694     18     1736

 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    14   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (190)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    17   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     S (190)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     6.5


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.9


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  FOG
  HAZE


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    82          1200 AM
 LOWEST     63           300 PM
 AVERAGE    73

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   34        64      1921
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   18       -14      1961
                                             1917


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
DECEMBER 12 2014......SUNRISE   732 AM CST   SUNSET   445 PM CST
DECEMBER 13 2014......SUNRISE   733 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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