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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
539 PM CDT MON OCT 27 2014


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR OCTOBER 27 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         74    149 PM  84    1927  58     16       64
  MINIMUM         60    731 AM  14    1925  39     21       29
  AVERAGE         67                        49     18       47

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          1.65 1918   0.08  -0.08     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    3.78                      2.31   1.47     3.09
  SINCE SEP 1      8.01                      5.36   2.65     5.45
  SINCE JAN 1     40.38                     32.08   8.30    29.00

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           7.4  1980   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.3   -0.3      0.0
  SINCE SEP 1      0.0                       0.3   -0.3      0.0
  SINCE JUL 1      0.0                       0.3   -0.3      0.0
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY            0                        16    -16       18
  MONTH TO DATE  227                       315    -88      310
  SINCE SEP 1    305                       409   -104      334
  SINCE JUL 1    307                       415   -108      334

 COOLING
  TODAY            2                         0      2        0
  MONTH TO DATE    3                        11     -8       31
  SINCE SEP 1    108                       124    -16      252
  SINCE JAN 1   1077                      1063     14     1353
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    22   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (310)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    24   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (310)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     9.3


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.7


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    84           400 AM
 LOWEST     53           200 PM
 AVERAGE    69

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   58        84      1927
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   39         7      1925


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
OCTOBER 27 2014.......SUNRISE   740 AM CDT   SUNSET   616 PM CDT
OCTOBER 28 2014.......SUNRISE   742 AM CDT   SUNSET   615 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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