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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1256 AM CST TUE FEB 24 2015

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR FEBRUARY 23 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1878 TO 2015


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         20    521 PM  65    1930  39    -19       27
  MINIMUM         -2    740 AM -13    1889  22    -24       17
  AVERAGE          9                        30    -21       22

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.00          0.87 2012   0.05  -0.05     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.39                      1.01  -0.62     1.68
  SINCE DEC 1      2.77                      3.43  -0.66     2.99
  SINCE JAN 1      1.74                      2.01  -0.27     2.18

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           7.6  1924   0.3   -0.3      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    8.0                       6.8    1.2     15.6
  SINCE DEC 1     21.6                      24.3   -2.7     36.7
  SINCE JUL 1     27.4                      27.2    0.2     38.1
  SNOW DEPTH       T

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       56                        35     21       43
  MONTH TO DATE 1059                       884    175     1049
  SINCE DEC 1   3267                      3406   -139     3851
  SINCE JUL 1   4584                      4664    -80     5054

 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    17   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SW (220)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    21   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SW (220)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     7.8


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.1


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    65           700 AM
 LOWEST     35           400 PM
 AVERAGE    50

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   40        78      1930
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   22       -11      1889


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
FEBRUARY 24 2015......SUNRISE   657 AM CST   SUNSET   559 PM CST
FEBRUARY 25 2015......SUNRISE   656 AM CST   SUNSET   600 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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