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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
529 PM CDT THU AUG 28 2014


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR AUGUST 28 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         80    352 PM 100    1984  82     -2       99
  MINIMUM         67    858 AM  41    1986  63      4       74
  AVERAGE         74                        72      2       87

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            1.09          1.74 1960   0.12   0.97     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    6.73                      3.77   2.96     0.98
  SINCE JUN 1     16.59                     13.18   3.41     5.23
  SINCE JAN 1     27.74                     26.36   1.38    23.55

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 JUN 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                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE JUN 1      2                        18    -16       19
  SINCE JUL 1      2                         1      1        0

 COOLING
  TODAY            9                         8      1       22
  MONTH TO DATE  294                       272     22      331
  SINCE JUN 1    803                       842    -39      937
  SINCE JAN 1    934                       918     16     1039
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    15   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SE (150)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    22   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SE (130)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     8.3


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.9


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  THUNDERSTORM
  HEAVY RAIN
  RAIN
  LIGHT RAIN
  FOG


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST   100           800 AM
 LOWEST     79           300 PM
 AVERAGE    90

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   82        99      1984
                                             1983
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   62        43      1946


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
AUGUST 28 2014........SUNRISE   637 AM CDT   SUNSET   754 PM CDT
AUGUST 29 2014........SUNRISE   638 AM CDT   SUNSET   753 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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