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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1234 AM CST MON DEC 22 2014


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR DECEMBER 21 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         44    955 PM  63    1941  32     12       26
  MINIMUM         37   1235 AM -18    1989  16     21       21
  AVERAGE         41                        24     17       24

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        T             0.60 1881   0.04  -0.04     0.10
  MONTH TO DATE    0.25                      1.03  -0.78     0.31
  SINCE DEC 1      0.25                      1.03  -0.78     0.31
  SINCE JAN 1     41.21                     35.63   5.58    31.50

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           3.8  1905   0.3   -0.3      1.1
  MONTH TO DATE    T                         6.2   -6.2      6.7
  SINCE DEC 1      T                         6.2   -6.2      6.7
  SINCE JUL 1      5.8                       9.1   -3.3      8.1
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       24                        41    -17       41
  MONTH TO DATE  650                       794   -144      885
  SINCE DEC 1    650                       794   -144      885
  SINCE JUL 1   1967                      2052    -85     2088

 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     S (200)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    32   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     S (190)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    14.6


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  LIGHT RAIN
  FOG
  HAZE


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    92          1200 AM
 LOWEST     76          1200 PM
 AVERAGE    84

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   32        64      1933
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   16       -20      1989


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
DECEMBER 22 2014......SUNRISE   738 AM CST   SUNSET   448 PM CST
DECEMBER 23 2014......SUNRISE   739 AM CST   SUNSET   449 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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