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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
527 PM CST MON FEB 12 2018

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR FEBRUARY 12 2018...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1878 TO 2018


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         18    346 PM  70    1990  35    -17       49
  MINIMUM          2    556 AM -21    1905  18    -16       31
  AVERAGE         10                        26    -16       40

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          0.74 1949   0.05  -0.05      T
  MONTH TO DATE    0.94                      0.50   0.44     0.20
  SINCE DEC 1      2.40                      2.92  -0.52     3.35
  SINCE JAN 1      1.98                      1.50   0.48     1.94

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           6.5  1894   0.3   -0.3      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE   11.6                       3.8    7.8      2.6
  SINCE DEC 1     22.1                      21.3    0.8      8.9
  SINCE JUL 1     22.1                      24.2   -2.1      8.9
  SNOW DEPTH       7

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           55                        39     16       25
  MONTH TO DATE  603                       482    121      406
  SINCE DEC 1   3084                      3004     80     2708
  SINCE JUL 1   4139                      4262   -123     3391

 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    17   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NE (50)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    22   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NE (60)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     7.7


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.6


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    87           600 AM
 LOWEST     43           100 PM
 AVERAGE    65

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   35        65      1921
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   18       -26      1905


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
FEBRUARY 12 2018......SUNRISE   714 AM CST   SUNSET   545 PM CST
FEBRUARY 13 2018......SUNRISE   712 AM CST   SUNSET   546 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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