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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
917 AM CDT FRI AUG 1 2014

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...THE DES MOINES CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JULY 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             110   07/25/1936
 LOW               47   07/30/1971
HIGHEST            93   07/21        97      -4       96  07/19
                                                          07/18
                                                          07/17
LOWEST             53   07/03        55      -2       51  07/28
AVG. MAXIMUM     82.5              85.7    -3.2     86.3
AVG. MINIMUM     63.2              66.8    -3.6     65.7
MEAN             72.8              76.3    -3.5     76.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      3               7.8    -4.8       11
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        10.51   1958
 MINIMUM         0.04   1975
TOTALS           2.37              4.47   -2.10     1.02
DAILY AVG.       0.08              0.14   -0.06     0.03
DAYS >= .01         7              10.1    -3.1        6
DAYS >= .10         2               6.8    -4.8        4
DAYS >= .50         1               3.2    -2.2        0
DAYS >= 1.00        1               1.3    -0.3        0

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   5
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   07/31 TO 07/31

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       2                 1       1        0
 SINCE 7/1          2                 1       1        0
COOLING TOTAL     253               349     -96      351
 SINCE 1/1        640               646      -6      708
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    32/310    DATE  07/01
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    39/320    DATE  07/27

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           12
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             16
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          3

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     67

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       1
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      1
HAZE                     12

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

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