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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1238 AM CST TUE FEB 17 2015


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR FEBRUARY 16 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         27   1039 PM  66    1981  36     -9       27
  MINIMUM         12    223 AM -19    1958  19     -7       21
  AVERAGE         20                        28     -8       24

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        T             0.66 1932   0.05  -0.05      T
  MONTH TO DATE    0.38                      0.67  -0.29     0.78
  SINCE DEC 1      2.76                      3.09  -0.33     2.09
  SINCE JAN 1      1.73                      1.67   0.06     1.28

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        T             4.0  1975   0.3   -0.3       T
  MONTH TO DATE    7.9                       4.9    3.0     11.6
  SINCE DEC 1     21.5                      22.4   -0.9     32.7
  SINCE JUL 1     27.3                      25.3    2.0     34.1
  SNOW DEPTH       1

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       45                        37      8       41
  MONTH TO DATE  704                       633     71      826
  SINCE DEC 1   2912                      3155   -243     3628
  SINCE JUL 1   4229                      4413   -184     4831

 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    18   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (330)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    23   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     N (340)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     5.8


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  LIGHT SNOW


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    68           900 PM
 LOWEST     49          1200 PM
 AVERAGE    59

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   37        68      2011
                                             1981
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   19       -20      1958


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
FEBRUARY 17 2015......SUNRISE   707 AM CST   SUNSET   550 PM CST
FEBRUARY 18 2015......SUNRISE   706 AM CST   SUNSET   552 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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