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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
138 AM CDT SUN AUG 31 2014


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR AUGUST 30 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         84    307 PM 104    2013  82      2      104
  MINIMUM         66    450 AM  42    1893  62      4       74
  AVERAGE         75                        72      3       89

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        T             1.78 1983   0.12  -0.12     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    9.51                      4.01   5.50     0.98
  SINCE JUN 1     19.37                     13.42   5.95     5.23
  SINCE JAN 1     30.52                     26.60   3.92    23.55

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        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
  YESTERDAY        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
  YESTERDAY       10                         7      3       24
  MONTH TO DATE  316                       287     29      375
  SINCE JUN 1    825                       857    -32      981
  SINCE JAN 1    956                       933     23     1083
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    15   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     W (270)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    19   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     W (270)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     5.8


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.5


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER WAS OBSERVED.


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    93           300 AM
 LOWEST     58           300 PM
 AVERAGE    76

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   82        99      1913
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   62        45      1967
                                             1915


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
AUGUST 31 2014........SUNRISE   640 AM CDT   SUNSET   749 PM CDT
SEPTEMBER  1 2014.....SUNRISE   641 AM CDT   SUNSET   748 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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