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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
526 PM CST THU FEB 2 2017

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR FEBRUARY 2 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         25    419 PM  65    1924  32     -7       36
  MINIMUM         15    713 AM -26    1905  15      0       33
  AVERAGE         20                        24     -4       35

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            T             0.57 1983   0.04  -0.04     0.30
  MONTH TO DATE    T                         0.08  -0.08     0.30
  SINCE DEC 1      3.15                      2.50   0.65     6.42
  SINCE JAN 1      1.74                      1.08   0.66     0.98

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            T             3.9  1983   0.4   -0.4      2.5
  MONTH TO DATE    T                         0.7   -0.7      2.5
  SINCE DEC 1      6.3                      18.2  -11.9     14.2
  SINCE JUL 1      6.3                      21.1  -14.8     21.1
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           45                        41      4       30
  MONTH TO DATE   80                        82     -2       58
  SINCE DEC 1   2382                      2604   -222     2210
  SINCE JUL 1   3065                      3862   -797     3091

 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    21   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (310)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    25   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (330)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    13.1


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.7


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  LIGHT SNOW


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    67           200 AM
 LOWEST     46           300 PM
 AVERAGE    57

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   33        60      1928
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   15       -26      1996


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
FEBRUARY  2 2017......SUNRISE   725 AM CST   SUNSET   532 PM CST
FEBRUARY  3 2017......SUNRISE   724 AM CST   SUNSET   533 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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