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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
526 PM CDT TUE JUL 29 2014


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR JULY 29 2014...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

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)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         81    359 PM 102    1887  85     -4       75
  MINIMUM         57    547 AM  51    1971  67    -10       57
  AVERAGE         69                        76     -7       66

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          1.93 1895   0.13  -0.13      T
  MONTH TO DATE    2.35                      4.20  -1.85     0.83
  SINCE JUN 1      9.84                      9.14   0.70     4.06
  SINCE JAN 1     20.99                     22.32  -1.33    22.38

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            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
  TODAY            0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    2                         0      2        0
  SINCE JUN 1      2                        17    -15       19
  SINCE JUL 1      2                         0      2        0

 COOLING
  TODAY            4                        11     -7        1
  MONTH TO DATE  240                       326    -86      336
  SINCE JUN 1    496                       547    -51      591
  SINCE JAN 1    627                       623      4      693
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    15   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (320)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    18   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (330)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     6.1


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.2


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    90          1200 AM
 LOWEST     36           300 PM
 AVERAGE    63

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   85       103      1955
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   67        47      1971


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
JULY 29 2014..........SUNRISE   606 AM CDT   SUNSET   835 PM CDT
JULY 30 2014..........SUNRISE   607 AM CDT   SUNSET   834 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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