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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
526 PM CST SAT FEB 18 2017

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR FEBRUARY 18 2017...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1878 TO 2017


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         67    413 PM  68    1981  37     30       53
  MINIMUM         35    747 AM -13    1903  20     15       32
  AVERAGE         51                        28     23       43

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          0.94 1961   0.05  -0.05     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.20                      0.76  -0.56     1.09
  SINCE DEC 1      3.35                      3.18   0.17     7.21
  SINCE JAN 1      1.94                      1.76   0.18     1.77

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           8.5  1908   0.3   -0.3      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    2.6                       5.5   -2.9     11.4
  SINCE DEC 1      8.9                      23.0  -14.1     23.1
  SINCE JUL 1      8.9                      25.9  -17.0     30.0
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           14                        37    -23       22
  MONTH TO DATE  524                       707   -183      704
  SINCE DEC 1   2826                      3229   -403     2856
  SINCE JUL 1   3509                      4487   -978     3737

 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    10   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (320)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    14   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (310)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     4.2


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.1


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  HAZE


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    89           700 AM
 LOWEST     26           400 PM
 AVERAGE    58

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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 2017......SUNRISE   705 AM CST   SUNSET   552 PM CST
FEBRUARY 19 2017......SUNRISE   704 AM CST   SUNSET   554 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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