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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
525 PM CDT THU SEP 18 2014


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR SEPTEMBER 18 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         87   1219 PM  94    1895  75     12       92
  MINIMUM         56    722 AM  36    1916  54      2       67
                                      1901
  AVERAGE         72                        65      7       80

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            T             2.31 1919   0.10  -0.10      T
  MONTH TO DATE    3.49                      1.92   1.57     1.07
  SINCE SEP 1      3.49                      1.92   1.57     1.07
  SINCE JAN 1     35.86                     28.64   7.22    24.62

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0          MM      MM   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.0    0.0      0.0
  SINCE SEP 1      0.0                       0.0    0.0      0.0
  SINCE JUL 1      0.0                       0.0    0.0      0.0
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY            0                         3     -3        0
  MONTH TO DATE   68                        31     37        9
  SINCE SEP 1     68                        31     37        9
  SINCE JUL 1     70                        37     33        9

 COOLING
  TODAY            7                         3      4       15
  MONTH TO DATE   65                        88    -23      184
  SINCE SEP 1     65                        88    -23      184
  SINCE JAN 1   1034                      1027      7     1285
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    15   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SE (150)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    22   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SE (150)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     5.8


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.4


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  LIGHT RAIN
  FOG
  FOG W/VISIBILITY <= 1/4 MILE
  HAZE


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST   100           700 AM
 LOWEST     46           200 PM
 AVERAGE    73

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   75        96      1948
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   54        33      1991
                                             1889


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
SEPTEMBER 18 2014.....SUNRISE   658 AM CDT   SUNSET   719 PM CDT
SEPTEMBER 19 2014.....SUNRISE   659 AM CDT   SUNSET   717 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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