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CLIMATE REPORT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA

531 PM CDT FRI AUG 1 2014


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR AUGUST 1 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         85    154 PM 101    1987  85      0       89
  MINIMUM         63    506 AM  51    1898  67     -4       63
  AVERAGE         74                        76     -2       76

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          2.61 1972   0.14  -0.14     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.00                      0.14  -0.14     0.00
  SINCE JUN 1      9.86                      9.55   0.31     4.25
  SINCE JAN 1     21.01                     22.73  -1.72    22.57

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            9                        11     -2       11
  MONTH TO DATE    9                        11     -2       11
  SINCE JUN 1    518                       581    -63      617
  SINCE JAN 1    649                       657     -8      719
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED     8   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SE (140)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    11   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     E (80)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     1.8


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.3


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  FOG
  HAZE


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    93           500 AM
 LOWEST     43           400 PM
 AVERAGE    68

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   85       100      1964
                                             1930
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   67        51      1907


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
AUGUST  1 2014........SUNRISE   609 AM CDT   SUNSET   832 PM CDT
AUGUST  2 2014........SUNRISE   610 AM CDT   SUNSET   831 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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