Climatological Report (Daily)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1243 AM CST SAT FEB 25 2017

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR FEBRUARY 24 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1878 TO 2017


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         41   1212 AM  78    1930  40      1       40
  MINIMUM         22   1159 PM -11    1889  22      0       32
  AVERAGE         32                        31      1       36

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.21          1.58 2007   0.05   0.16      T
  MONTH TO DATE    0.76                      1.06  -0.30     1.09
  SINCE DEC 1      3.91                      3.48   0.43     7.21
  SINCE JAN 1      2.50                      2.06   0.44     1.77

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        1.8           5.1  1975   0.2    1.6       T
  MONTH TO DATE    4.4                       7.0   -2.6     11.4
  SINCE DEC 1     10.7                      24.5  -13.8     23.1
  SINCE JUL 1     10.7                      27.4  -16.7     30.0
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       33                        34     -1       29
  MONTH TO DATE  612                       918   -306      841
  SINCE DEC 1   2914                      3440   -526     2993
  SINCE JUL 1   3597                      4698  -1101     3874

 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    29   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (300)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    37   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (300)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    17.2


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  THUNDERSTORM
  RAIN
  LIGHT RAIN
  LT FREEZING RAIN
  SNOW
  LIGHT SNOW
  FOG
  BLOWING SNOW


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    93          1200 AM
 LOWEST     68          1100 PM
 AVERAGE    81

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   40        69      1995
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   22        -8      2010


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
FEBRUARY 25 2017......SUNRISE   655 AM CST   SUNSET   601 PM CST
FEBRUARY 26 2017......SUNRISE   653 AM CST   SUNSET   602 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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