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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
528 PM CST SAT DEC 27 2014


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR DECEMBER 27 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         35    137 AM  64    1946  31      4       48
  MINIMUM         27    459 PM -20    1886  16     11       17
  AVERAGE         31                        23      8       33

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.02          1.48 1982   0.04  -0.02     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    1.04                      1.27  -0.23     0.71
  SINCE DEC 1      1.04                      1.27  -0.23     0.71
  SINCE JAN 1     42.00                     35.87   6.13    31.90

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.3          10.0  1904   0.3    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    1.9                       7.9   -6.0     12.2
  SINCE DEC 1      1.9                       7.9   -6.0     12.2
  SINCE JUL 1      7.7                      10.8   -3.1     13.6
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           34                        42     -8       32
  MONTH TO DATE  820                      1041   -221     1166
  SINCE DEC 1    820                      1041   -221     1166
  SINCE JUL 1   2137                      2299   -162     2369

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE DEC 1      0                         0      0        0
  SINCE JAN 1   1075                      1066      9     1353
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    21   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (310)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    26   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (320)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    15.0


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.7


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  LIGHT RAIN
  SNOW
  LIGHT SNOW
  FOG


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    85           800 AM
 LOWEST     69           200 PM
 AVERAGE    77

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   31        69      1984
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   15       -21      1924


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
DECEMBER 27 2014......SUNRISE   740 AM CST   SUNSET   451 PM CST
DECEMBER 28 2014......SUNRISE   740 AM CST   SUNSET   452 PM CST


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




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