Climatological Report (Daily)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1238 AM CST SAT FEB 18 2017


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR FEBRUARY 17 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         75R       MM  68    2011  37     38       38
                                      1981
  MINIMUM         40        MM -20    1958  19     21       30
  AVERAGE         58                        28     30       34

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.00          0.93 1961   0.04  -0.04      T
  MONTH TO DATE    0.20                      0.71  -0.51     1.09
  SINCE DEC 1      3.35                      3.13   0.22     7.21
  SINCE JAN 1      1.94                      1.71   0.23     1.77

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           5.7  2008   0.3   -0.3       T
  MONTH TO DATE    2.6                       5.2   -2.6     11.4
  SINCE DEC 1      8.9                      22.7  -13.8     23.1
  SINCE JUL 1      8.9                      25.6  -16.7     30.0
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY        7                        37    -30       31
  MONTH TO DATE  510                       670   -160      682
  SINCE DEC 1   2812                      3192   -380     2834
  SINCE JUL 1   3495                      4450   -955     3715

 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 (210)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    24   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SW (220)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     9.9


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.3


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    65           700 AM
 LOWEST     22           300 PM
 AVERAGE    44

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   37        68      1981
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   20       -13      1903


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
FEBRUARY 18 2017......SUNRISE   705 AM CST   SUNSET   552 PM CST
FEBRUARY 19 2017......SUNRISE   704 AM CST   SUNSET   554 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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