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CLIMATE REPORT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA

531 PM CDT WED AUG 20 2014


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR AUGUST 20 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         83    359 PM 100    1983  84     -1       92
                                      1947
  MINIMUM         68    926 AM  40    1950  65      3       69
  AVERAGE         76                        74      2       81

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            2.10R         2.10 1891   0.13   1.97     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    4.41                      2.73   1.68     0.98
  SINCE JUN 1     14.27                     12.14   2.13     5.23
  SINCE JAN 1     25.42                     25.32   0.10    23.55

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           11                         9      2       16
  MONTH TO DATE  181                       204    -23      181
  SINCE JUN 1    690                       774    -84      787
  SINCE JAN 1    821                       850    -29      889
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    33   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     W (290)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    46   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     W (290)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     7.6


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.8


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  THUNDERSTORM
  HEAVY RAIN
  RAIN
  LIGHT RAIN
  HAIL
  FOG


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    90           700 AM
 LOWEST     65           300 PM
 AVERAGE    78

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   84       102      1936
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   64        47      1950


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
AUGUST 20 2014........SUNRISE   628 AM CDT   SUNSET   807 PM CDT
AUGUST 21 2014........SUNRISE   630 AM CDT   SUNSET   805 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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