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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
534 PM CST SAT FEB 13 2016


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR FEBRUARY 13 2016...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

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)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         15    459 PM  65    1921  35    -20       37
  MINIMUM          2    351 AM -26    1905  18    -16       15
  AVERAGE          9                        27    -18       26

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          1.05 1919   0.04  -0.04      T
  MONTH TO DATE    0.53                      0.54  -0.01     0.56
  SINCE DEC 1      6.65                      2.96   3.69     2.94
  SINCE JAN 1      1.21                      1.54  -0.33     1.91

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           8.7  1978   0.3   -0.3       T
  MONTH TO DATE    7.9                       4.1    3.8      7.9
  SINCE DEC 1     19.6                      21.6   -2.0     21.5
  SINCE JUL 1     26.5                      24.5    2.0     27.3
  SNOW DEPTH       2

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           56                        38     18       39
  MONTH TO DATE  541                       520     21      560
  SINCE DEC 1   2693                      3042   -349     2768
  SINCE JUL 1   3574                      4300   -726     4085

 COOLING
  TODAY            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    13   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SE (120)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    16   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SE (140)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     5.9


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.7


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    76          1200 AM
 LOWEST     46           500 PM
 AVERAGE    61

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   36        68      1954
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   18       -14      1936


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
FEBRUARY 13 2016......SUNRISE   713 AM CST   SUNSET   545 PM CST
FEBRUARY 14 2016......SUNRISE   712 AM CST   SUNSET   546 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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