Climatological Report (Daily)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1248 AM CST MON FEB 1 2016


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR JANUARY 31 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         48    153 PM  65    1989  32     16       40
  MINIMUM         34   1159 PM -21    1996  15     19       27
  AVERAGE         41                        24     17       34

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.00          0.75 2015   0.04  -0.04     0.75
  MONTH TO DATE    0.68                      1.00  -0.32     1.35
  SINCE DEC 1      6.12                      2.42   3.70     2.38
  SINCE JAN 1      0.68                      1.00  -0.32     1.35

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           6.0  2002   0.3   -0.3      5.2
  MONTH TO DATE    4.0                       8.5   -4.5     11.7
  SINCE DEC 1     11.8                      17.5   -5.7     13.6
  SINCE JUL 1     18.7                      20.4   -1.7     19.4
  SNOW DEPTH       T

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       24                        42    -18       31
  MONTH TO DATE 1267                      1316    -49     1189
  SINCE DEC 1   2152                      2522   -370     2208
  SINCE JUL 1   3033                      3780   -747     3525

 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    21   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (310)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    23   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (300)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     8.9


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    89           300 AM
 LOWEST     60           200 PM
 AVERAGE    75

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   32        60      2012
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   15       -19      1917


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
FEBRUARY  1 2016......SUNRISE   727 AM CST   SUNSET   530 PM CST
FEBRUARY  2 2016......SUNRISE   726 AM CST   SUNSET   531 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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