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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
132 AM CST MON FEB 23 2015


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR FEBRUARY 22 2015...

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)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         15   1216 AM  68    1982  39    -24       34
  MINIMUM          3   1159 PM -10    1889  21    -18       23
  AVERAGE          9                        30    -21       29

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        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)
  YESTERDAY        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
  YESTERDAY       56                        35     21       36
  MONTH TO DATE 1003                       849    154     1006
  SINCE DEC 1   3211                      3371   -160     3808
  SINCE JUL 1   4528                      4629   -101     5011

 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    23   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (320)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    28   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (320)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    12.2


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    63           700 AM
 LOWEST     45           700 PM
 AVERAGE    54

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


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
FEBRUARY 23 2015......SUNRISE   659 AM CST   SUNSET   558 PM CST
FEBRUARY 24 2015......SUNRISE   657 AM CST   SUNSET   559 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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