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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1258 AM CST WED FEB 21 2018

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR FEBRUARY 20 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         30    535 AM  64    1981  38     -8       62
                                      1930
  MINIMUM         16   1159 PM -12    1929  21     -5       51
  AVERAGE         23                        29     -6       57

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.23          0.67 2014   0.04   0.19     0.25
  MONTH TO DATE    1.25                      0.85   0.40     0.45
  SINCE DEC 1      2.71                      3.27  -0.56     3.60
  SINCE JAN 1      2.29                      1.85   0.44     2.19

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.1           5.8  1919   0.3   -0.2      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE   12.1                       6.0    6.1      2.6
  SINCE DEC 1     22.6                      23.5   -0.9      8.9
  SINCE JUL 1     22.6                      26.4   -3.8      8.9
  SNOW DEPTH       T

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       42                        36      6        8
  MONTH TO DATE  875                       779     96      540
  SINCE DEC 1   3356                      3301     55     2842
  SINCE JUL 1   4411                      4559   -148     3525

 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    22   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (300)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    26   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (300)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    13.6


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.8


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    92           600 AM
 LOWEST     73           700 PM
 AVERAGE    83

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   38        68      2017
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   21        -9      1885


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
FEBRUARY 21 2018......SUNRISE   701 AM CST   SUNSET   556 PM CST
FEBRUARY 22 2018......SUNRISE   700 AM CST   SUNSET   557 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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