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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
525 PM CST WED JAN 28 2015


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR JANUARY 28 2015...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1878 TO 2015


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         52    417 PM  56    1931  32     20       18
  MINIMUM         30    830 AM -20    1885  15     15       -4
  AVERAGE         41                        23     18        7

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          0.82 1989   0.03  -0.03     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.60                      0.89  -0.29     0.50
  SINCE DEC 1      1.63                      2.31  -0.68     1.31
  SINCE JAN 1      0.60                      0.89  -0.29     0.50

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           1.8  1918   0.3   -0.3      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    6.5                       7.6   -1.1      7.5
  SINCE DEC 1      8.4                      16.6   -8.2     21.1
  SINCE JUL 1     14.2                      19.5   -5.3     22.5
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           24                        42    -18       58
  MONTH TO DATE 1087                      1190   -103     1320
  SINCE DEC 1   2106                      2399   -293     2673
  SINCE JUL 1   3423                      3657   -234     3876

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE DEC 1      0                         0      0        0
  SINCE JAN 1      0                         0      0        0
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    22   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SE (150)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    26   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     S (160)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    13.7


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.9


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  FOG
  HAZE


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    92           500 AM
 LOWEST     56           300 PM
 AVERAGE    74

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   32        62      1919
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   15       -23      1966


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
JANUARY 28 2015.......SUNRISE   730 AM CST   SUNSET   525 PM CST
JANUARY 29 2015.......SUNRISE   729 AM CST   SUNSET   526 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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