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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
527 PM CST TUE FEB 13 2018

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR FEBRUARY 13 2018...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

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)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         38    420 PM  65    1921  35      3       52
  MINIMUM         14   1232 AM -26    1905  18     -4       24
  AVERAGE         26                        27     -1       38

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            T             1.05 1919   0.04  -0.04     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.94                      0.54   0.40     0.20
  SINCE DEC 1      2.40                      2.96  -0.56     3.35
  SINCE JAN 1      1.98                      1.54   0.44     1.94

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            T             8.7  1978   0.3   -0.3      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE   11.6                       4.1    7.5      2.6
  SINCE DEC 1     22.1                      21.6    0.5      8.9
  SINCE JUL 1     22.1                      24.5   -2.4      8.9
  SNOW DEPTH       7

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           39                        38      1       27
  MONTH TO DATE  642                       520    122      433
  SINCE DEC 1   3123                      3042     81     2735
  SINCE JUL 1   4178                      4300   -122     3418

 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    16   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (180)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    20   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     S (170)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     9.2


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.8


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  LIGHT SNOW


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    68          1000 AM
 LOWEST     54           300 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 2018......SUNRISE   712 AM CST   SUNSET   546 PM CST
FEBRUARY 14 2018......SUNRISE   711 AM CST   SUNSET   547 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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