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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1236 AM CST WED FEB 15 2017


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR FEBRUARY 14 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         52    304 PM  68    1954  36     16       25
  MINIMUM         29    601 AM -14    1936  18     11       15
  AVERAGE         41                        27     14       20

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.00          0.96 1992   0.04  -0.04     0.12
  MONTH TO DATE    0.20                      0.58  -0.38     0.74
  SINCE DEC 1      3.35                      3.00   0.35     6.86
  SINCE JAN 1      1.94                      1.58   0.36     1.42

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           5.2  2003   0.3   -0.3      2.2
  MONTH TO DATE    2.6                       4.4   -1.8     11.4
  SINCE DEC 1      8.9                      21.9  -13.0     23.1
  SINCE JUL 1      8.9                      24.8  -15.9     30.0
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       24                        38    -14       45
  MONTH TO DATE  457                       558   -101      586
  SINCE DEC 1   2759                      3080   -321     2738
  SINCE JUL 1   3442                      4338   -896     3619

 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    26   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (320)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    34   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (300)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    12.6


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.5


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER WAS OBSERVED.


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    85           400 AM
 LOWEST     41           200 PM
 AVERAGE    63

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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 2017......SUNRISE   709 AM CST   SUNSET   549 PM CST
FEBRUARY 16 2017......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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