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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1233 AM CST MON FEB 19 2018


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR FEBRUARY 18 2018...

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)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         54    201 PM  68    1981  37     17       67
  MINIMUM         24   1250 AM -13    1903  20      4       35
  AVERAGE         39                        28     11       51

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.00          0.94 1961   0.05  -0.05     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.96                      0.76   0.20     0.20
  SINCE DEC 1      2.42                      3.18  -0.76     3.35
  SINCE JAN 1      2.00                      1.76   0.24     1.94

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           8.5  1908   0.3   -0.3      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE   12.0                       5.5    6.5      2.6
  SINCE DEC 1     22.5                      23.0   -0.5      8.9
  SINCE JUL 1     22.5                      25.9   -3.4      8.9
  SNOW DEPTH       T

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       26                        37    -11       14
  MONTH TO DATE  805                       707     98      524
  SINCE DEC 1   3286                      3229     57     2826
  SINCE JUL 1   4341                      4487   -146     3509

 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    33   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (180)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    45   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     S (170)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    13.7


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.6


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    88           100 AM
 LOWEST     32           200 PM
 AVERAGE    60

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   37        73      2017
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   20       -11      1936


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
FEBRUARY 19 2018......SUNRISE   704 AM CST   SUNSET   553 PM CST
FEBRUARY 20 2018......SUNRISE   703 AM CST   SUNSET   554 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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