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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
526 PM CDT MON AUG 18 2014


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR AUGUST 18 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         89    337 PM 108    1936  84      5       84
  MINIMUM         69    605 AM  47    1897  65      4       61
  AVERAGE         79                        74      5       73

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          1.22 1999   0.14  -0.14     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    2.31                      2.46  -0.15     0.98
  SINCE JUN 1     12.17                     11.87   0.30     5.23
  SINCE JAN 1     23.32                     25.05  -1.73    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           14                         9      5        8
  MONTH TO DATE  156                       186    -30      155
  SINCE JUN 1    665                       756    -91      761
  SINCE JAN 1    796                       832    -36      863
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    16   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SW (230)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    19   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     S (190)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     9.0


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.5


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  FOG
  HAZE


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    90           200 AM
 LOWEST     55           400 PM
 AVERAGE    73

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   84       101      1983
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   65        49      1950


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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