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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
527 PM CST THU FEB 23 2017

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR FEBRUARY 23 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         49   1203 AM  65    1930  39     10       46
  MINIMUM         39    719 AM -13    1889  22     17       32
  AVERAGE         44                        30     14       39

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.01          0.87 2012   0.05  -0.04     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.46                      1.01  -0.55     1.09
  SINCE DEC 1      3.61                      3.43   0.18     7.21
  SINCE JAN 1      2.20                      2.01   0.19     1.77

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           7.6  1924   0.3   -0.3      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    2.6                       6.8   -4.2     11.4
  SINCE DEC 1      8.9                      24.3  -15.4     23.1
  SINCE JUL 1      8.9                      27.2  -18.3     30.0
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           21                        35    -14       26
  MONTH TO DATE  579                       884   -305      812
  SINCE DEC 1   2881                      3406   -525     2964
  SINCE JUL 1   3564                      4664  -1100     3845

 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    22   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     E (80)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    28   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     E (80)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    13.9


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.8


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    86           400 AM
 LOWEST     71           300 PM
 AVERAGE    79

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   40        78      1930
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   22       -11      1889


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
FEBRUARY 23 2017......SUNRISE   658 AM CST   SUNSET   558 PM CST
FEBRUARY 24 2017......SUNRISE   656 AM CST   SUNSET   600 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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