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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
541 PM CST WED FEB 8 2017


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR FEBRUARY 8 2017...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

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)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         23   1256 AM  60    1999  34    -11       29
                                      1954
  MINIMUM         15   1021 AM -21    1899  17     -2       15
  AVERAGE         19                        25     -6       22

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.20          0.81 1918   0.04   0.16      T
  MONTH TO DATE    0.20                      0.32  -0.12     0.40
  SINCE DEC 1      3.35                      2.74   0.61     6.52
  SINCE JAN 1      1.94                      1.32   0.62     1.08

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            2.6           8.3  1901   0.3    2.3      0.3
  MONTH TO DATE    2.6                       2.6    0.0      4.5
  SINCE DEC 1      8.9                      20.1  -11.2     16.2
  SINCE JUL 1      8.9                      23.0  -14.1     23.1
  SNOW DEPTH       3

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           46                        40      6       43
  MONTH TO DATE  285                       325    -40      284
  SINCE DEC 1   2587                      2847   -260     2436
  SINCE JUL 1   3270                      4105   -835     3317

 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    18   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     N (10)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    27   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     N (20)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    12.9


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.8


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  SNOW
  LIGHT SNOW
  FOG
  BLOWING SNOW


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    84           200 AM
 LOWEST     45           300 PM
 AVERAGE    65

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   34        61      1976
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   17       -23      1899


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
FEBRUARY  8 2017......SUNRISE   718 AM CST   SUNSET   540 PM CST
FEBRUARY  9 2017......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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