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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
554 PM CST THU JAN 29 2015


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR JANUARY 29 2015...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1878 TO 2015


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         38   1203 AM  62    1919  32      6       40
  MINIMUM         32    553 PM -23    1966  15     17        2
  AVERAGE         35                        23     12       21

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            T             1.78 1947   0.03  -0.03     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.60                      0.92  -0.32     0.50
  SINCE DEC 1      1.63                      2.34  -0.71     1.31
  SINCE JAN 1      0.60                      0.92  -0.32     0.50

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0          11.2  1947   0.3   -0.3      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    6.5                       7.9   -1.4      7.5
  SINCE DEC 1      8.4                      16.9   -8.5     21.1
  SINCE JUL 1     14.2                      19.8   -5.6     22.5
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           30                        42    -12       44
  MONTH TO DATE 1117                      1232   -115     1364
  SINCE DEC 1   2136                      2441   -305     2717
  SINCE JUL 1   3453                      3699   -246     3920

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE DEC 1      0                         0      0        0
  SINCE JAN 1      0                         0      0        0
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    30   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     N (350)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    39   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     N (350)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    20.3


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  LIGHT RAIN
  FOG
  HAZE


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    89           500 AM
 LOWEST     56           400 PM
 AVERAGE    73

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   32        65      2012
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   15       -17      1965


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
JANUARY 29 2015.......SUNRISE   729 AM CST   SUNSET   526 PM CST
JANUARY 30 2015.......SUNRISE   728 AM CST   SUNSET   528 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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