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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
832 AM CST MON DEC 1 2014

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...THE DES MOINES CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1878 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              82   11/01/1938
 LOW              -10   11/29/1891
HIGHEST            66   11/10        68      -2       68  11/16
                        11/03
LOWEST              4   11/27        11      -7        5  11/24
AVG. MAXIMUM     42.8              47.9    -5.1     47.1
AVG. MINIMUM     24.4              30.5    -6.1     28.1
MEAN             33.6              39.2    -5.6     37.6
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     11               2.8     8.2        6
DAYS MIN <= 32     20              16.2     3.8       19
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.1    -0.1        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         7.10   1931
 MINIMUM         0.03   1969
TOTALS           0.58              2.19   -1.61     1.35
DAILY AVG.       0.02              0.07   -0.05     0.05
DAYS >= .01         7               8.3    -1.3        8
DAYS >= .10         3               4.3    -1.3        3
DAYS >= .50         0               1.5    -1.5        1
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.4    -0.4        0

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           14.7   5
                        0
                        -26215
TOTALS            5.8               2.5     3.3      1.4
SINCE 7/1         5.8               2.9     2.9      1.4
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         2               1.0     1.0        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         2   11/28                          1  11/22
                        11/27
                        11/26
 24 HR TOTAL      3.0   11/26 TO 11/26

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     935               774     161      813
 SINCE 7/1       1317              1258      59     1203
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1       1075              1066       9     1353
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              12.5
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    37/300    DATE  11/19
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    49/300    DATE  11/19

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.70
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            4
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             14
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         12

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     63

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                6     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          3     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       3
LIGHT SNOW               14     SLEET                      0
FOG                       7     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      4

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

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