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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
531 PM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR OCTOBER 31 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         44    333 PM  86    1950  57    -13       54
  MINIMUM         30    720 AM  18    1949  38     -8       43
  AVERAGE         37                        47    -10       49

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            T             1.87 1922   0.08  -0.08      T
  MONTH TO DATE    3.78                      2.64   1.14     3.92
  SINCE SEP 1      8.01                      5.69   2.32     6.28
  SINCE JAN 1     40.38                     32.41   7.97    29.83

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           T    1991   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.4   -0.4      0.0
  SINCE SEP 1      0.0                       0.4   -0.4      0.0
  SINCE JUL 1      0.0                       0.4   -0.4      0.0
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           28                        18     10       16
  MONTH TO DATE  302                       384    -82      366
  SINCE SEP 1    380                       478    -98      390
  SINCE JUL 1    382                       484   -102      390

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    1                        14    -13       31
  SINCE SEP 1    106                       127    -21      252
  SINCE JAN 1   1075                      1066      9     1353
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    29   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     N (10)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    38   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     N (10)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    16.0


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    58          1200 AM
 LOWEST     33           400 PM
 AVERAGE    46

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   56        82      1938
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   38        16      1895


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
OCTOBER 31 2014.......SUNRISE   745 AM CDT   SUNSET   611 PM CDT
NOVEMBER  1 2014......SUNRISE   746 AM CDT   SUNSET   609 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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