Climatological Report (Daily)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
127 AM CDT WED AUG 27 2014


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR AUGUST 26 2014...

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)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         82    343 PM 104    1983  83     -1       99
  MINIMUM         67    755 AM  45    1910  63      4       73
  AVERAGE         75                        73      2       86

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.05          4.18 1977   0.13  -0.08     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    5.63                      3.52   2.11     0.98
  SINCE JUN 1     15.49                     12.93   2.56     5.23
  SINCE JAN 1     26.64                     26.11   0.53    23.55

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        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
  YESTERDAY        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
  YESTERDAY       10                         8      2       21
  MONTH TO DATE  278                       256     22      286
  SINCE JUN 1    787                       826    -39      892
  SINCE JAN 1    918                       902     16      994
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    33   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (310)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    41   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (300)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     7.5


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.7


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  THUNDERSTORM
  LIGHT RAIN


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    93           600 AM
 LOWEST     54           400 PM
 AVERAGE    74

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   83        99      2013
                                             1955
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   63        45      1986


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
AUGUST 27 2014........SUNRISE   636 AM CDT   SUNSET   756 PM CDT
AUGUST 28 2014........SUNRISE   637 AM CDT   SUNSET   754 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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