Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
805 AM CDT THU OCT 1 2015

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER 2015...

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

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             101   09/09/2013
                        09/07/1939
                        09/03/1939
 LOW               26   09/28/1942
                        09/30/1899
HIGHEST            94   09/06        91       3       93  09/04
LOWEST             47   09/30        38       9       39  09/13
AVG. MAXIMUM     81.7              76.1     5.6     75.2
AVG. MINIMUM     62.1              55.2     6.9     56.2
MEAN             71.9              65.6     6.3     65.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      5               1.4     3.6        1
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        14.81   1914
 MINIMUM         0.15   1882
TOTALS           5.25              3.05    2.20     4.23
DAILY AVG.       0.17              0.10    0.07     0.14
DAYS >= .01         8               8.4    -0.4       10
DAYS >= .10         8               5.3     2.7        4
DAYS >= .50         3               1.9     1.1        1
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.7     0.3        1

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL              T   5
                        0
                        -26215
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
SINCE 7/1         0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   09/30 TO 09/30

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      28                94     -66       78
 SINCE 7/1         30               100     -70       80
COOLING TOTAL     243               113     130      105
 SINCE 1/1       1195              1052     143     1074
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.1
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    33/170    DATE  09/15
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    40/180    DATE  09/15

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           13
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             12
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          5

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     64

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                4     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN               10     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       6     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      2

-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.

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