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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1245 AM CST FRI FEB 5 2016

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR FEBRUARY 4 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1878 TO 2016


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         35    250 PM  61    2005  33      2       19
  MINIMUM         12    451 AM -23    1883  16     -4       -1
  AVERAGE         24                        24      0        9

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        T             0.85 1986   0.04  -0.04     0.08
  MONTH TO DATE    0.39                      0.16   0.23     0.56
  SINCE DEC 1      6.51                      2.58   3.93     2.94
  SINCE JAN 1      1.07                      1.16  -0.09     1.91

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        T             5.2  1971   0.3   -0.3      1.4
  MONTH TO DATE    4.1                       1.3    2.8      7.8
  SINCE DEC 1     15.8                      18.8   -3.0     21.4
  SINCE JUL 1     22.7                      21.7    1.0     27.2
  SNOW DEPTH       2

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       41                        41      0       56
  MONTH TO DATE  140                       164    -24      206
  SINCE DEC 1   2292                      2686   -394     2414
  SINCE JUL 1   3173                      3944   -771     3731

 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    22   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (300)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    26   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (320)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     9.3


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.5


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    80          1200 AM
 LOWEST     61           300 PM
 AVERAGE    71

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   33        65      1946
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   16       -18      1936
                                             1883


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
FEBRUARY  5 2016......SUNRISE   723 AM CST   SUNSET   535 PM CST
FEBRUARY  6 2016......SUNRISE   721 AM CST   SUNSET   536 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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