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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
128 AM CDT FRI OCT 24 2014

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR OCTOBER 23 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         73    234 PM  84    1899  60     13       43
  MINIMUM         53   1159 PM  21    1937  41     12       32
                                      1895
  AVERAGE         63                        50     13       38

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.22          1.19 1977   0.09   0.13     0.03
  MONTH TO DATE    3.78                      1.97   1.81     3.09
  SINCE SEP 1      8.01                      5.02   2.99     5.45
  SINCE JAN 1     40.38                     31.74   8.64    29.00

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           0.8  1938   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.2   -0.2      0.0
  SINCE SEP 1      0.0                       0.2   -0.2      0.0
  SINCE JUL 1      0.0                       0.2   -0.2      0.0
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY        2                        15    -13       27
  MONTH TO DATE  215                       253    -38      222
  SINCE SEP 1    293                       347    -54      246
  SINCE JUL 1    295                       353    -58      246

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    1                        11    -10       31
  SINCE SEP 1    106                       124    -18      252
  SINCE JAN 1   1075                      1063     12     1353
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    13   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (160)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    15   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     S (170)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     6.9


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.7


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    93           900 AM
 LOWEST     44           400 PM
 AVERAGE    69

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   60        82      1927
                                             1897
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   40        21      1887


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
OCTOBER 24 2014.......SUNRISE   737 AM CDT   SUNSET   620 PM CDT
OCTOBER 25 2014.......SUNRISE   738 AM CDT   SUNSET   619 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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