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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1258 AM CST MON DEC 29 2014

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR DECEMBER 28 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         36    357 PM  69    1984  31      5       51
  MINIMUM         16    810 AM -21    1924  15      1       27
  AVERAGE         26                        23      3       39

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.00          0.45 1948   0.04  -0.04      T
  MONTH TO DATE    1.04                      1.31  -0.27     0.71
  SINCE DEC 1      1.04                      1.31  -0.27     0.71
  SINCE JAN 1     42.00                     35.91   6.09    31.90

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           4.0  1966   0.3   -0.3       T
  MONTH TO DATE    1.9                       8.2   -6.3     12.2
  SINCE DEC 1      1.9                       8.2   -6.3     12.2
  SINCE JUL 1      7.7                      11.1   -3.4     13.6
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       39                        42     -3       26
  MONTH TO DATE  863                      1083   -220     1192
  SINCE DEC 1    863                      1083   -220     1192
  SINCE JUL 1   2180                      2341   -161     2395

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE DEC 1      0                         0      0        0
  SINCE JAN 1   1075                      1066      9     1353
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED     9   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (190)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    12   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SW (220)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     4.9

SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.4

WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER WAS OBSERVED.

RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    88           600 AM
 LOWEST     56           400 PM
 AVERAGE    72
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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   31        58      2006
                                             1999
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   15       -17      1917
                                             1880

SUNRISE AND SUNSET
DECEMBER 29 2014......SUNRISE   741 AM CST   SUNSET   453 PM CST
DECEMBER 30 2014......SUNRISE   741 AM CST   SUNSET   454 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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