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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
527 PM CST SUN JAN 18 2015


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR JANUARY 18 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         50    320 PM  63    1880  31     19       38
  MINIMUM         31    751 AM -21    1887  14     17       13
  AVERAGE         41                        22     19       26

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          0.49 1931   0.03  -0.03     0.04
  MONTH TO DATE    0.44                      0.57  -0.13     0.41
  SINCE DEC 1      1.47                      1.99  -0.52     1.22
  SINCE JAN 1      0.44                      0.57  -0.13     0.41

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           6.8  1931   0.3   -0.3      0.1
  MONTH TO DATE    6.5                       4.8    1.7      5.6
  SINCE DEC 1      8.4                      13.8   -5.4     19.2
  SINCE JUL 1     14.2                      16.7   -2.5     20.6
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           24                        43    -19       39
  MONTH TO DATE  806                       767     39      839
  SINCE DEC 1   1825                      1976   -151     2192
  SINCE JUL 1   3142                      3234    -92     3395

 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    17   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     W (290)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    22   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (300)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     7.6


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.4


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    75           100 AM
 LOWEST     42           300 PM
 AVERAGE    59

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   31        57      1914
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   14       -26      1892


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
JANUARY 18 2015.......SUNRISE   737 AM CST   SUNSET   513 PM CST
JANUARY 19 2015.......SUNRISE   737 AM CST   SUNSET   514 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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