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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
527 PM CST FRI DEC 19 2014


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR DECEMBER 19 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         33    459 PM  58    1894  33      0       40
  MINIMUM         28    534 AM -18    1884  17     11       27
  AVERAGE         31                        25      6       34

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            T             0.78 2012   0.04  -0.04      T
  MONTH TO DATE    0.25                      0.94  -0.69     0.21
  SINCE DEC 1      0.25                      0.94  -0.69     0.21
  SINCE JAN 1     41.21                     35.54   5.67    31.40

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY           MM             5.6  2012   0.3   MM        0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    T                         5.6   -5.6      5.6
  SINCE DEC 1      T                         5.6   -5.6      5.6
  SINCE JUL 1      5.8                       8.5   -2.7      7.0
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           34                        40     -6       31
  MONTH TO DATE  596                       713   -117      805
  SINCE DEC 1    596                       713   -117      805
  SINCE JUL 1   1913                      1971    -58     2008

 COOLING
  TODAY            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    12   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SE (150)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    12   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SE (150)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     6.4


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  LT FREEZING RAIN
  SNOW
  LIGHT SNOW
  FOG
  HAZE


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    85           700 AM
 LOWEST     75           100 PM
 AVERAGE    80

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   32        61      1941
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   17       -13      1901


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
DECEMBER 19 2014......SUNRISE   737 AM CST   SUNSET   447 PM CST
DECEMBER 20 2014......SUNRISE   737 AM CST   SUNSET   447 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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