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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
533 PM CDT MON OCT 20 2014


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR OCTOBER 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         72    353 PM  88    2003  62     10       63
  MINIMUM         47    705 AM  20    1960  42      5       41
  AVERAGE         60                        52      8       52

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          0.75 1971   0.09  -0.09     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    3.56                      1.69   1.87     3.04
  SINCE SEP 1      7.79                      4.74   3.05     5.40
  SINCE JAN 1     40.16                     31.46   8.70    28.95

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           1.1  1916   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.1   -0.1      0.0
  SINCE SEP 1      0.0                       0.1   -0.1      0.0
  SINCE JUL 1      0.0                       0.1   -0.1      0.0
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY            5                        14     -9       13
  MONTH TO DATE  194                       210    -16      152
  SINCE SEP 1    272                       304    -32      176
  SINCE JUL 1    274                       310    -36      176

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    1                        11    -10       31
  SINCE SEP 1    106                       124    -18      252
  SINCE JAN 1   1075                      1063     12     1353
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    17   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (320)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    22   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (310)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     8.4


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.0


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    83           200 AM
 LOWEST     29           300 PM
 AVERAGE    56

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   61        86      1947
                                             1899
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   41        21      1930


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
OCTOBER 20 2014.......SUNRISE   732 AM CDT   SUNSET   626 PM CDT
OCTOBER 21 2014.......SUNRISE   733 AM CDT   SUNSET   624 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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