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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
527 PM CST THU FEB 16 2017

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR FEBRUARY 16 2017...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

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)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         65    352 PM  66    1981  36     29       37
  MINIMUM         32    518 AM -19    1958  19     13       32
  AVERAGE         49                        28     21       35

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          0.66 1932   0.05  -0.05     0.35
  MONTH TO DATE    0.20                      0.67  -0.47     1.09
  SINCE DEC 1      3.35                      3.09   0.26     7.21
  SINCE JAN 1      1.94                      1.67   0.27     1.77

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           4.0  1975   0.3   -0.3       T
  MONTH TO DATE    2.6                       4.9   -2.3     11.4
  SINCE DEC 1      8.9                      22.4  -13.5     23.1
  SINCE JUL 1      8.9                      25.3  -16.4     30.0
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           16                        37    -21       30
  MONTH TO DATE  503                       633   -130      651
  SINCE DEC 1   2805                      3155   -350     2803
  SINCE JUL 1   3488                      4413   -925     3684

 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    14   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     W (260)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    18   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     W (250)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     9.3


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.6


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    64           700 AM
 LOWEST     30           200 PM
 AVERAGE    47

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   37        68      2011
                                             1981
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   19       -20      1958


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
FEBRUARY 16 2017......SUNRISE   708 AM CST   SUNSET   550 PM CST
FEBRUARY 17 2017......SUNRISE   707 AM CST   SUNSET   551 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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