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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
129 AM CDT THU OCT 2 2014


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR OCTOBER 1 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         72    409 PM  92    1976  70      2       84
  MINIMUM         59    638 AM  29    1985  48     11       57
  AVERAGE         66                        59      7       71

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        1.31          1.57 1883   0.09   1.22     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    1.31                      0.09   1.22     0.00
  SINCE SEP 1      5.54                      3.14   2.40     2.36
  SINCE JAN 1     37.91                     29.86   8.05    25.91

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 SEP 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                         7     -7        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         7     -7        0
  SINCE SEP 1     78                       101    -23       24
  SINCE JUL 1     80                       107    -27       24

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        1                         1      0        6
  MONTH TO DATE    1                         1      0        6
  SINCE SEP 1    106                       114     -8      227
  SINCE JAN 1   1075                      1053     22     1328
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    20   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SE (120)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    25   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SE (120)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     7.5


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.9


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  THUNDERSTORM
  HEAVY RAIN
  RAIN
  LIGHT RAIN
  FOG
  FOG W/VISIBILITY <= 1/4 MILE
  HAZE


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    93           600 AM
 LOWEST     73          1200 AM
 AVERAGE    83

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   69        92      1953
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   48        27      1974


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
OCTOBER  2 2014.......SUNRISE   712 AM CDT   SUNSET   655 PM CDT
OCTOBER  3 2014.......SUNRISE   714 AM CDT   SUNSET   653 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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