Climatological Report (Daily)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1240 AM CST THU FEB 8 2018


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR FEBRUARY 7 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         17    337 PM  63    1987  34    -17       49
  MINIMUM          8    552 AM -21    1905  16     -8       23
  AVERAGE         13                        25    -12       36

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.02          0.75 1928   0.04  -0.02      T
  MONTH TO DATE    0.64                      0.28   0.36      T
  SINCE DEC 1      2.10                      2.70  -0.60     3.15
  SINCE JAN 1      1.68                      1.28   0.40     1.74

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.3           3.4  2005   0.4   -0.1      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    6.8                       2.3    4.5       T
  SINCE DEC 1     17.3                      19.8   -2.5      6.3
  SINCE JUL 1     17.3                      22.7   -5.4      6.3
  SNOW DEPTH       6

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       52                        40     12       29
  MONTH TO DATE  345                       285     60      239
  SINCE DEC 1   2826                      2807     19     2541
  SINCE JUL 1   3881                      4065   -184     3224

 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    16   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (320)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    19   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (320)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     6.1


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.7


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  LIGHT SNOW
  FOG
  HAZE


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    84          1100 PM
 LOWEST     61           200 PM
 AVERAGE    73

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   34        60      1999
                                             1954
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   17       -21      1899


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
FEBRUARY  8 2018......SUNRISE   719 AM CST   SUNSET   540 PM CST
FEBRUARY  9 2018......SUNRISE   717 AM CST   SUNSET   541 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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