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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1231 AM CST MON FEB 8 2016


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR FEBRUARY 7 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1878 TO 2016


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         45    110 PM  63    1987  34     11       46
  MINIMUM         29   1159 PM -21    1905  16     13       28
  AVERAGE         37                        25     12       37

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        T             0.75 1928   0.04  -0.04     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.40                      0.28   0.12     0.56
  SINCE DEC 1      6.52                      2.70   3.82     2.94
  SINCE JAN 1      1.08                      1.28  -0.20     1.91

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        T             3.4  2005   0.4   -0.4      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    4.1                       2.3    1.8      7.8
  SINCE DEC 1     15.8                      19.8   -4.0     21.4
  SINCE JUL 1     22.7                      22.7    0.0     27.2
  SNOW DEPTH       1

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       28                        40    -12       28
  MONTH TO DATE  241                       285    -44      333
  SINCE DEC 1   2393                      2807   -414     2541
  SINCE JUL 1   3274                      4065   -791     3858

 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    32   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (320)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    44   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (320)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    17.4


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.8


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  LIGHT SNOW


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    82           600 PM
 LOWEST     45           300 PM
 AVERAGE    64

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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 2016......SUNRISE   719 AM CST   SUNSET   539 PM CST
FEBRUARY  9 2016......SUNRISE   718 AM CST   SUNSET   540 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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