Climatological Report (Daily)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1250 AM CST THU FEB 15 2018


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR FEBRUARY 14 2018...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1878 TO 2018


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         45    323 PM  68    1954  36      9       52
  MINIMUM         28    632 AM -14    1936  18     10       29
  AVERAGE         37                        27     10       41

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.00          0.96 1992   0.04  -0.04     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.94                      0.58   0.36     0.20
  SINCE DEC 1      2.40                      3.00  -0.60     3.35
  SINCE JAN 1      1.98                      1.58   0.40     1.94

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           5.2  2003   0.3   -0.3      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE   11.6                       4.4    7.2      2.6
  SINCE DEC 1     22.1                      21.9    0.2      8.9
  SINCE JUL 1     22.1                      24.8   -2.7      8.9
  SNOW DEPTH       5

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       28                        38    -10       24
  MONTH TO DATE  670                       558    112      457
  SINCE DEC 1   3151                      3080     71     2759
  SINCE JUL 1   4206                      4338   -132     3442

 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    18   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SW (220)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    24   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     S (200)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     9.0


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.6


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  FOG
  HAZE


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    92           700 PM
 LOWEST     69          1200 AM
 AVERAGE    81

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   36        75      1921
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   19       -17      1905


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
FEBRUARY 15 2018......SUNRISE   710 AM CST   SUNSET   548 PM CST
FEBRUARY 16 2018......SUNRISE   708 AM CST   SUNSET   550 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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