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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1255 AM CST SUN FEB 22 2015


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR FEBRUARY 21 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    709 AM  67    1991  38     -7       39
  MINIMUM         15   1159 PM  -9    1885  21     -6       21
  AVERAGE         23                        30     -7       30

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        T             1.22 1976   0.05  -0.05      T
  MONTH TO DATE    0.39                      0.90  -0.51     1.68
  SINCE DEC 1      2.77                      3.32  -0.55     2.99
  SINCE JAN 1      1.74                      1.90  -0.16     2.18

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        T             9.8  1976   0.2   -0.2       T
  MONTH TO DATE    8.0                       6.2    1.8     15.6
  SINCE DEC 1     21.6                      23.7   -2.1     36.7
  SINCE JUL 1     27.4                      26.6    0.8     38.1
  SNOW DEPTH       T

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       42                        35      7       35
  MONTH TO DATE  947                       814    133      970
  SINCE DEC 1   3155                      3336   -181     3772
  SINCE JUL 1   4472                      4594   -122     4975

 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    22   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (310)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    29   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (330)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    11.2


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.7


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  LIGHT SNOW


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    81           900 AM
 LOWEST     54          1100 PM
 AVERAGE    68

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   39        68      1982
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   21       -10      1889


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
FEBRUARY 22 2015......SUNRISE   700 AM CST   SUNSET   557 PM CST
FEBRUARY 23 2015......SUNRISE   659 AM CST   SUNSET   558 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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