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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
127 AM CDT SAT AUG 2 2014


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

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        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)
  YESTERDAY        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
  YESTERDAY        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
  YESTERDAY        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     9   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     E (80)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    11   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     E (70)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     2.6


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.3


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  FOG
  HAZE


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    93           500 AM
 LOWEST     40           500 PM
 AVERAGE    67

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


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
AUGUST  2 2014........SUNRISE   610 AM CDT   SUNSET   831 PM CDT
AUGUST  3 2014........SUNRISE   611 AM CDT   SUNSET   830 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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