Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
752 AM CDT SAT AUG 1 2015

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...THE DES MOINES CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JULY 2015...

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

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             110   07/25/1936
 LOW               47   07/30/1971
HIGHEST            97   07/13        97       0       93  07/21
LOWEST             58   07/09        55       3       53  07/03
                        07/07
AVG. MAXIMUM     84.9              85.7    -0.8     82.5
AVG. MINIMUM     67.4              66.8     0.6     63.2
MEAN             76.1              76.3    -0.2     72.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      7               7.8    -0.8        3
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        10.51   1958
 MINIMUM         0.04   1975
TOTALS           7.17              4.47    2.70     2.37
DAILY AVG.       0.23              0.14    0.09     0.08
DAYS >= .01        10              10.1    -0.1        7
DAYS >= .10         8               6.8     1.2        2
DAYS >= .50         5               3.2     1.8        1
DAYS >= 1.00        3               1.3     1.7        1

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   5
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
SINCE 7/1         0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   07/31 TO 07/31

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       0                 1      -1        2
 SINCE 7/1          0                 1      -1        2
COOLING TOTAL     353               349       4      253
 SINCE 1/1        690               646      44      640
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    40/050    DATE  07/24
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    55/030    DATE  07/24

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            9
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             15
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          7

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     68

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                5     RAIN                       5
LIGHT RAIN               14     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      14     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      8

-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.

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