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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
534 PM CST THU DEC 25 2014


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR DECEMBER 25 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         50    337 PM  58    1936  32     18       35
  MINIMUM         31    604 AM -16    1879  16     15       18
  AVERAGE         41                        24     17       27

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          0.57 1882   0.04  -0.04      T
  MONTH TO DATE    1.02                      1.19  -0.17     0.71
  SINCE DEC 1      1.02                      1.19  -0.17     0.71
  SINCE JAN 1     41.98                     35.79   6.19    31.90

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           5.0  2013   0.2   -0.2       T
  MONTH TO DATE    1.6                       7.3   -5.7     12.2
  SINCE DEC 1      1.6                       7.3   -5.7     12.2
  SINCE JUL 1      7.4                      10.2   -2.8     13.6
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           24                        41    -17       38
  MONTH TO DATE  757                       958   -201     1098
  SINCE DEC 1    757                       958   -201     1098
  SINCE JUL 1   2074                      2216   -142     2301

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE DEC 1      0                         0      0        0
  SINCE JAN 1   1075                      1066      9     1353
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    22   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (170)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    25   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     S (180)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    12.5


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    85           300 AM
 LOWEST     50           300 PM
 AVERAGE    68

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   32        59      2008
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   16       -16      1892


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
DECEMBER 25 2014......SUNRISE   739 AM CST   SUNSET   450 PM CST
DECEMBER 26 2014......SUNRISE   740 AM CST   SUNSET   451 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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