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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
110 PM CDT WED OCT 1 2014

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...THE DES MOINES CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER 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             101   09/09/2013
                        09/07/1939
                        09/03/1939
 LOW               26   09/28/1942
                        09/30/1899
HIGHEST            93   09/04        91       2      101  09/09
LOWEST             39   09/13        38       1       47  09/29
                                                          09/21
AVG. MAXIMUM     75.2              76.1    -0.9     82.5
AVG. MINIMUM     56.2              55.2     1.0     60.3
MEAN             65.7              65.6     0.1     71.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      1               1.4    -0.4        8
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           4.23              3.05    1.18     2.36
DAILY AVG.       0.14              0.10    0.04     0.08
DAYS >= .01        10               8.4     1.6        6
DAYS >= .10         4               5.3    -1.3        4
DAYS >= .50         1               1.9    -0.9        2
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      78                94     -16       24
 SINCE 7/1         80               100     -20       24
COOLING TOTAL     105               113      -8      221
 SINCE 1/1       1074              1052      22     1322
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.2
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    35/150    DATE  09/08
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    42/150    DATE  09/08

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           12
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             10
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          8

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     70

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       6
LIGHT RAIN               12     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      13     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      5

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

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