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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1248 AM CST THU FEB 4 2016


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR FEBRUARY 3 2016...

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)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         34    114 AM  60    1928  33      1       27
  MINIMUM         14   1159 PM -26    1996  15     -1        6
  AVERAGE         24                        24      0       17

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.09          0.55 1919   0.04   0.05     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.39                      0.12   0.27     0.48
  SINCE DEC 1      6.51                      2.54   3.97     2.86
  SINCE JAN 1      1.07                      1.12  -0.05     1.83

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        1.6           5.2  1997   0.3    1.3      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    4.1                       1.0    3.1      6.4
  SINCE DEC 1     15.8                      18.5   -2.7     20.0
  SINCE JUL 1     22.7                      21.4    1.3     25.8
  SNOW DEPTH       3

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       41                        41      0       48
  MONTH TO DATE   99                       123    -24      150
  SINCE DEC 1   2251                      2645   -394     2358
  SINCE JUL 1   3132                      3903   -771     3675

 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    31   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (320)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    38   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (320)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    17.7


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.6


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  RAIN
  LIGHT RAIN
  SNOW
  LIGHT SNOW
  SLEET
  FOG
  HAZE
  BLOWING SNOW


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    85           300 AM
 LOWEST     59           400 PM
 AVERAGE    72

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   33        61      2005
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   16       -23      1883


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
FEBRUARY  4 2016......SUNRISE   724 AM CST   SUNSET   534 PM CST
FEBRUARY  5 2016......SUNRISE   723 AM CST   SUNSET   535 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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