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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1254 AM CST THU FEB 16 2017


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR FEBRUARY 15 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         44    415 PM  75    1921  36      8       41
  MINIMUM         25    606 AM -17    1905  19      6       19
  AVERAGE         35                        27      8       30

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.00          0.70 2003   0.04  -0.04     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.20                      0.62  -0.42     0.74
  SINCE DEC 1      3.35                      3.04   0.31     6.86
  SINCE JAN 1      1.94                      1.62   0.32     1.42

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           5.7  2003   0.2   -0.2      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    2.6                       4.6   -2.0     11.4
  SINCE DEC 1      8.9                      22.1  -13.2     23.1
  SINCE JUL 1      8.9                      25.0  -16.1     30.0
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       30                        38     -8       35
  MONTH TO DATE  487                       596   -109      621
  SINCE DEC 1   2789                      3118   -329     2773
  SINCE JUL 1   3472                      4376   -904     3654

 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     N (360)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    25   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     N (360)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     8.1


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    81           600 AM
 LOWEST     36           300 PM
 AVERAGE    59

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   36        66      1981
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   19       -19      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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