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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1231 AM CST WED FEB 18 2015


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR FEBRUARY 17 2015...

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)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         24    154 PM  68    2011  37    -13       46
                                      1981
  MINIMUM         12   1159 PM -20    1958  19     -7       25
  AVERAGE         18                        28    -10       36

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.01          0.93 1961   0.04  -0.03     0.19
  MONTH TO DATE    0.39                      0.71  -0.32     0.97
  SINCE DEC 1      2.77                      3.13  -0.36     2.28
  SINCE JAN 1      1.74                      1.71   0.03     1.47

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.1           5.7  2008   0.3   -0.2      2.3
  MONTH TO DATE    8.0                       5.2    2.8     13.9
  SINCE DEC 1     21.6                      22.7   -1.1     35.0
  SINCE JUL 1     27.4                      25.6    1.8     36.4
  SNOW DEPTH       1

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       47                        37     10       29
  MONTH TO DATE  751                       670     81      855
  SINCE DEC 1   2959                      3192   -233     3657
  SINCE JUL 1   4276                      4450   -174     4860

 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    28   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (310)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    32   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (310)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    12.4


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.6


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    74          1000 AM
 LOWEST     49           700 PM
 AVERAGE    62

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   37        68      1981
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   20       -13      1903


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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