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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
526 PM CDT TUE OCT 21 2014


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR OCTOBER 21 2014...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

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


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         67    213 PM  86    1947  61      6       52
                                      1899
  MINIMUM         43    631 AM  21    1930  41      2       37
  AVERAGE         55                        51      4       45

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          1.28 1908   0.10  -0.10      T
  MONTH TO DATE    3.56                      1.79   1.77     3.04
  SINCE SEP 1      7.79                      4.84   2.95     5.40
  SINCE JAN 1     40.16                     31.56   8.60    28.95

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           1.5  1888   0.1   -0.1      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.2   -0.2      0.0
  SINCE SEP 1      0.0                       0.2   -0.2      0.0
  SINCE JUL 1      0.0                       0.2   -0.2      0.0
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           10                        14     -4       20
  MONTH TO DATE  204                       224    -20      172
  SINCE SEP 1    282                       318    -36      196
  SINCE JUL 1    284                       324    -40      196

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    1                        11    -10       31
  SINCE SEP 1    106                       124    -18      252
  SINCE JAN 1   1075                      1063     12     1353
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    12   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     E (110)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    15   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SE (130)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     4.7


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.0


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER WAS OBSERVED.


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    89           600 AM
 LOWEST     42           400 PM
 AVERAGE    66

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   61        87      1899
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   41        21      1976


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
OCTOBER 21 2014.......SUNRISE   733 AM CDT   SUNSET   624 PM CDT
OCTOBER 22 2014.......SUNRISE   735 AM CDT   SUNSET   623 PM CDT


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

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