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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
129 AM CDT FRI OCT 10 2014


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR OCTOBER 9 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         66    334 PM  87    1938  66      0       76
  MINIMUM         51   1159 PM  23    1895  45      6       52
  AVERAGE         59                        56      3       64

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.32          1.38 1985   0.08   0.24     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    1.83                      0.78   1.05     2.55
  SINCE SEP 1      6.06                      3.83   2.23     4.91
  SINCE JAN 1     38.43                     30.55   7.88    28.46

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           T    1987   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
  YESTERDAY        6                        10     -4        1
  MONTH TO DATE   75                        78     -3       32
  SINCE SEP 1    153                       172    -19       56
  SINCE JUL 1    155                       178    -23       56

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         1     -1        0
  MONTH TO DATE    1                         9     -8       30
  SINCE SEP 1    106                       122    -16      251
  SINCE JAN 1   1075                      1061     14     1352
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    15   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NE (40)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    20   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NE (30)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     8.0


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.9


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  LIGHT RAIN
  FOG


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    96           400 AM
 LOWEST     39           700 PM
 AVERAGE    68

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   66        88      1962
                                             1928
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   45        26      1964


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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