Climatological Report (Daily)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
624 PM CST FRI FEB 23 2018

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR FEBRUARY 23 2018...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1878 TO 2018


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         36    228 PM  65    1930  39     -3       49
  MINIMUM         29    742 AM -13    1889  22      7       39
  AVERAGE         33                        30      3       44

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.03          0.87 2012   0.05  -0.02     0.10
  MONTH TO DATE    1.63                      1.01   0.62     0.55
  SINCE DEC 1      3.09                      3.43  -0.34     3.70
  SINCE JAN 1      2.67                      2.01   0.66     2.29

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           7.6  1924   0.3   -0.3      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE   12.3                       6.8    5.5      2.6
  SINCE DEC 1     22.8                      24.3   -1.5      8.9
  SINCE JUL 1     22.8                      27.2   -4.4      8.9
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           32                        35     -3       21
  MONTH TO DATE  988                       884    104      579
  SINCE DEC 1   3469                      3406     63     2881
  SINCE JUL 1   4524                      4664   -140     3564

 COOLING
  TODAY            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    18   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     W (290)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    23   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     W (270)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    11.1


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.7


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  LIGHT RAIN
  FOG


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    96          1200 AM
 LOWEST     69          1200 PM
 AVERAGE    83

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   40        78      1930
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   22       -11      1889


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
FEBRUARY 23 2018......SUNRISE   658 AM CST   SUNSET   558 PM CST
FEBRUARY 24 2018......SUNRISE   657 AM CST   SUNSET   559 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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