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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
527 PM CST TUE FEB 9 2016


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR FEBRUARY 9 2016...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

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)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         19    440 PM  61    1976  34    -15       34
  MINIMUM         10    847 AM -23    1899  17     -7       30
  AVERAGE         15                        25    -10       32

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            T             0.70 2001   0.05  -0.05     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.40                      0.37   0.03     0.56
  SINCE DEC 1      6.52                      2.79   3.73     2.94
  SINCE JAN 1      1.08                      1.37  -0.29     1.91

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY           MM             6.3  1960   0.3   MM        0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    5.3                       2.9    2.4      7.8
  SINCE DEC 1     17.0                      20.4   -3.4     21.4
  SINCE JUL 1     23.9                      23.3    0.6     27.2
  SNOW DEPTH       1

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           50                        40     10       33
  MONTH TO DATE  334                       365    -31      393
  SINCE DEC 1   2486                      2887   -401     2601
  SINCE JUL 1   3367                      4145   -778     3918

 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    28   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (320)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    38   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (310)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    18.7


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.6


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  LIGHT SNOW


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    73           200 AM
 LOWEST     54           300 PM
 AVERAGE    64

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   34        66      1999
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   17       -20      1885


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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