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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
533 PM CST TUE FEB 24 2015


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR FEBRUARY 24 2015...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

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)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         40    400 PM  78    1930  40      0       26
  MINIMUM         15   1236 AM -11    1889  22     -7       14
  AVERAGE         28                        31     -3       20

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          1.58 2007   0.05  -0.05     0.13
  MONTH TO DATE    0.39                      1.06  -0.67     1.81
  SINCE DEC 1      2.77                      3.48  -0.71     3.12
  SINCE JAN 1      1.74                      2.06  -0.32     2.31

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           5.1  1975   0.2   -0.2      3.3
  MONTH TO DATE    8.0                       7.0    1.0     18.9
  SINCE DEC 1     21.6                      24.5   -2.9     40.0
  SINCE JUL 1     27.4                      27.4    0.0     41.4
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           37                        34      3       45
  MONTH TO DATE 1096                       918    178     1094
  SINCE DEC 1   3304                      3440   -136     3896
  SINCE JUL 1   4621                      4698    -77     5099

 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    24   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (310)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    32   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     N (340)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    15.7


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.5


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    67           600 AM
 LOWEST     44           500 PM
 AVERAGE    56

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   40        69      1995
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   22        -8      2010


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
FEBRUARY 24 2015......SUNRISE   657 AM CST   SUNSET   559 PM CST
FEBRUARY 25 2015......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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