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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
528 PM CST SUN FEB 12 2017


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR FEBRUARY 12 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         49    312 PM  70    1990  35     14       21
  MINIMUM         37    829 AM -21    1905  18     19        5
  AVERAGE         43                        26     17       13

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            T             0.74 1949   0.05  -0.05      T
  MONTH TO DATE    0.20                      0.50  -0.30     0.53
  SINCE DEC 1      3.35                      2.92   0.43     6.65
  SINCE JAN 1      1.94                      1.50   0.44     1.21

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY           MM             6.5  1894   0.3   MM         T
  MONTH TO DATE    2.6                       3.8   -1.2      8.0
  SINCE DEC 1      8.9                      21.3  -12.4     19.7
  SINCE JUL 1      8.9                      24.2  -15.3     26.6
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           22                        39    -17       52
  MONTH TO DATE  403                       482    -79      485
  SINCE DEC 1   2705                      3004   -299     2637
  SINCE JUL 1   3388                      4262   -874     3518

 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    26   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (320)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    35   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (320)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    16.7


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.5


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    93           300 AM
 LOWEST     34           200 PM
 AVERAGE    64

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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 2017......SUNRISE   713 AM CST   SUNSET   545 PM CST
FEBRUARY 13 2017......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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