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CLIMATE REPORT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA

525 PM CDT THU AUG 21 2014


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR AUGUST 21 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         88    359 PM 102    1936  84      4       93
  MINIMUM         76    939 AM  47    1950  64     12       72
  AVERAGE         82                        74      8       83

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          2.92 1946   0.13  -0.13     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    4.41                      2.86   1.55     0.98
  SINCE JUN 1     14.27                     12.27   2.00     5.23
  SINCE JAN 1     25.42                     25.45  -0.03    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           17                         9      8       18
  MONTH TO DATE  198                       213    -15      199
  SINCE JUN 1    707                       783    -76      805
  SINCE JAN 1    838                       859    -21      907
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    21   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (200)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    24   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SW (220)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     9.3


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.7


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  THUNDERSTORM
  FOG


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    88          1200 AM
 LOWEST     63           400 PM
 AVERAGE    76

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   83        98      1948
                                             1947
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   64        48      1923
                                             1890


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
AUGUST 21 2014........SUNRISE   630 AM CDT   SUNSET   805 PM CDT
AUGUST 22 2014........SUNRISE   631 AM CDT   SUNSET   804 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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