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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1250 AM CST TUE FEB 9 2016


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR FEBRUARY 8 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1878 TO 2016


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         29   1203 AM  60    1999  34     -5       42
                                      1954
  MINIMUM         15   1159 PM -21    1899  17     -2       34
  AVERAGE         22                        25     -3       38

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        T             0.81 1918   0.04  -0.04      T
  MONTH TO DATE    0.40                      0.32   0.08     0.56
  SINCE DEC 1      6.52                      2.74   3.78     2.94
  SINCE JAN 1      1.08                      1.32  -0.24     1.91

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        1.2           8.3  1901   0.3    0.9      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    5.3                       2.6    2.7      7.8
  SINCE DEC 1     17.0                      20.1   -3.1     21.4
  SINCE JUL 1     23.9                      23.0    0.9     27.2
  SNOW DEPTH       T

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       43                        40      3       27
  MONTH TO DATE  284                       325    -41      360
  SINCE DEC 1   2436                      2847   -411     2568
  SINCE JUL 1   3317                      4105   -788     3885

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        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    38   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (330)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    51   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (320)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    23.7


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.9


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  HEAVY SNOW
  SNOW
  LIGHT SNOW
  BLOWING SNOW


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    77           400 AM
 LOWEST     61          1000 PM
 AVERAGE    69

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   34        61      1976
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   17       -23      1899


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
FEBRUARY  9 2016......SUNRISE   718 AM CST   SUNSET   540 PM CST
FEBRUARY 10 2016......SUNRISE   717 AM CST   SUNSET   541 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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