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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
528 PM CST WED FEB 18 2015


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR FEBRUARY 18 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         12    110 AM  68    1981  37    -25       55
  MINIMUM          0    749 AM -13    1903  20    -20       30
  AVERAGE          6                        28    -22       43

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            T             0.94 1961   0.05  -0.05     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.39                      0.76  -0.37     0.97
  SINCE DEC 1      2.77                      3.18  -0.41     2.28
  SINCE JAN 1      1.74                      1.76  -0.02     1.47

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            T             8.5  1908   0.3   -0.3      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    8.0                       5.5    2.5     13.9
  SINCE DEC 1     21.6                      23.0   -1.4     35.0
  SINCE JUL 1     27.4                      25.9    1.5     36.4
  SNOW DEPTH       1

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           59                        37     22       22
  MONTH TO DATE  810                       707    103      877
  SINCE DEC 1   3018                      3229   -211     3679
  SINCE JUL 1   4335                      4487   -152     4882

 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    28   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (320)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    35   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (320)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    19.5


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.3


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  LIGHT SNOW
  HAZE


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    63           200 AM
 LOWEST     46           200 PM
 AVERAGE    55

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   37        70      1930
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   20       -11      1936


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
FEBRUARY 18 2015......SUNRISE   706 AM CST   SUNSET   552 PM CST
FEBRUARY 19 2015......SUNRISE   704 AM CST   SUNSET   553 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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