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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
533 PM CDT THU OCT 30 2014


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR OCTOBER 30 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         63    325 PM  85    1950  57      6       63
  MINIMUM         41    107 AM   8    1925  38      3       53
  AVERAGE         52                        48      4       58

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          1.72 1974   0.08  -0.08     0.82
  MONTH TO DATE    3.78                      2.56   1.22     3.92
  SINCE SEP 1      8.01                      5.61   2.40     6.28
  SINCE JAN 1     40.38                     32.33   8.05    29.83

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           1.8  1995   0.1   -0.1      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.4   -0.4      0.0
  SINCE SEP 1      0.0                       0.4   -0.4      0.0
  SINCE JUL 1      0.0                       0.4   -0.4      0.0
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           13                        17     -4        7
  MONTH TO DATE  274                       366    -92      350
  SINCE SEP 1    352                       460   -108      374
  SINCE JUL 1    354                       466   -112      374

 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    14   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SE (150)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    17   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SE (140)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     6.9


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.5


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    76           500 AM
 LOWEST     39           100 PM
 AVERAGE    58

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   57        86      1950
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   38        18      1949


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
OCTOBER 30 2014.......SUNRISE   744 AM CDT   SUNSET   612 PM CDT
OCTOBER 31 2014.......SUNRISE   745 AM CDT   SUNSET   611 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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