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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1239 PM CST WED JAN 1 2014

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...THE DES MOINES CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2013...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1878 TO 2013

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             110   07/25/1936
                        08/04/1918
 LOW              -30   01/05/1884
HIGHEST           104   08/30        98       6
LOWEST            -14   12/24       -15       1
AVG. MAXIMUM     60.3              60.4    -0.1
AVG. MINIMUM     41.2              41.5    -0.3
MEAN             50.7              50.9    -0.2
DAYS MAX >= 90     37              18.4    18.6
DAYS MAX <= 32     54              44.2     9.8
DAYS MIN <= 32    143             124.7    18.3
DAYS MIN <= 0       8              11.1    -3.1

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        56.81   1881
 MINIMUM        17.07   1956
TOTALS          32.00             36.02   -4.02
DAILY AVG.       0.09              0.10   -0.01
DAYS >= .01       106             113.4    -7.4
DAYS >= .10        64              66.0    -2.0
DAYS >= .50        19              23.0    -4.0
DAYS >= 1.00        8               8.5    -0.5
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    3.57   MM
 STORM TOTAL       MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           72.0   5
                        0
                        -26215
TOTALS           54.7              35.3

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    6426
COOLING TOTAL    1353
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              10.1
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    49/150    DATE  05/27
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    58/140    DATE  05/27

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     65


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

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