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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1242 AM CST THU FEB 26 2015


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR FEBRUARY 25 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         31   1221 PM  69    1995  40     -9       14
  MINIMUM         11   1159 PM  -8    2010  22    -11        2
  AVERAGE         21                        31    -10        8

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.08          1.07 1951   0.06   0.02      T
  MONTH TO DATE    0.47                      1.12  -0.65     1.81
  SINCE DEC 1      2.85                      3.54  -0.69     3.12
  SINCE JAN 1      1.82                      2.12  -0.30     2.31

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.8           6.5  1929   0.2    0.6      0.1
  MONTH TO DATE    8.8                       7.2    1.6     19.0
  SINCE DEC 1     22.4                      24.7   -2.3     40.1
  SINCE JUL 1     28.2                      27.6    0.6     41.5
  SNOW DEPTH       1

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       44                        34     10       57
  MONTH TO DATE 1140                       952    188     1151
  SINCE DEC 1   3348                      3474   -126     3953
  SINCE JUL 1   4665                      4732    -67     5156

 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    24   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     N (10)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    32   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NE (30)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    12.9


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    84           500 PM
 LOWEST     42           300 AM
 AVERAGE    63

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   40        70      1896
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   23       -14      1963
                                             1897


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
FEBRUARY 26 2015......SUNRISE   654 AM CST   SUNSET   601 PM CST
FEBRUARY 27 2015......SUNRISE   653 AM CST   SUNSET   603 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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