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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
528 PM CST SUN FEB 22 2015


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR FEBRUARY 22 2015...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1878 TO 2015


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   1216 AM  68    1982  39    -24       34
  MINIMUM          7    932 AM -10    1889  21    -14       23
  AVERAGE         11                        30    -19       29

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          1.20 1971   0.06  -0.06     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.39                      0.96  -0.57     1.68
  SINCE DEC 1      2.77                      3.38  -0.61     2.99
  SINCE JAN 1      1.74                      1.96  -0.22     2.18

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           7.8  1994   0.3   -0.3      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    8.0                       6.5    1.5     15.6
  SINCE DEC 1     21.6                      24.0   -2.4     36.7
  SINCE JUL 1     27.4                      26.9    0.5     38.1
  SNOW DEPTH       T

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           54                        35     19       36
  MONTH TO DATE 1001                       849    152     1006
  SINCE DEC 1   3209                      3371   -162     3808
  SINCE JUL 1   4526                      4629   -103     5011

 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    23   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (320)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    28   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (320)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    13.4


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    63           700 AM
 LOWEST     46          1200 AM
 AVERAGE    55

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   39        65      1930
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   22       -13      1889


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
FEBRUARY 22 2015......SUNRISE   700 AM CST   SUNSET   557 PM CST
FEBRUARY 23 2015......SUNRISE   659 AM CST   SUNSET   558 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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