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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
108 AM CST THU DEC 25 2014

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR DECEMBER 24 2014...

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)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         35    424 PM  69    1889  32      3       18
  MINIMUM         32   1159 PM -19    1983  16     16      -14
  AVERAGE         34                        24     10        2

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.09          0.96 1895   0.04   0.05     0.02
  MONTH TO DATE    1.02                      1.15  -0.13     0.71
  SINCE DEC 1      1.02                      1.15  -0.13     0.71
  SINCE JAN 1     41.98                     35.75   6.23    31.90

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.6           7.0  1909   0.3    0.3      0.4
  MONTH TO DATE    1.6                       7.1   -5.5     12.2
  SINCE DEC 1      1.6                       7.1   -5.5     12.2
  SINCE JUL 1      7.4                      10.0   -2.6     13.6
  SNOW DEPTH       1

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       31                        41    -10       63
  MONTH TO DATE  733                       917   -184     1060
  SINCE DEC 1    733                       917   -184     1060
  SINCE JUL 1   2050                      2175   -125     2263

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        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    23   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (320)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    28   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (320)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    12.6

SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0

WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  LIGHT SNOW
  FOG

RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    96          1200 AM
 LOWEST     78          1100 PM
 AVERAGE    87
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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   32        58      1936
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   16       -16      1879

SUNRISE AND SUNSET
DECEMBER 25 2014......SUNRISE   739 AM CST   SUNSET   450 PM CST
DECEMBER 26 2014......SUNRISE   740 AM CST   SUNSET   451 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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