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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
531 PM CST THU FEB 9 2017


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR FEBRUARY 9 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         22    459 PM  61    1976  34    -12       19
  MINIMUM          9    753 AM -23    1899  17     -8       10
  AVERAGE         16                        25     -9       15

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          0.70 2001   0.05  -0.05      T
  MONTH TO DATE    0.20                      0.37  -0.17     0.40
  SINCE DEC 1      3.35                      2.79   0.56     6.52
  SINCE JAN 1      1.94                      1.37   0.57     1.08

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           6.3  1960   0.3   -0.3      0.1
  MONTH TO DATE    2.6                       2.9   -0.3      4.6
  SINCE DEC 1      8.9                      20.4  -11.5     16.3
  SINCE JUL 1      8.9                      23.3  -14.4     23.2
  SNOW DEPTH       2

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           49                        40      9       50
  MONTH TO DATE  334                       365    -31      334
  SINCE DEC 1   2636                      2887   -251     2486
  SINCE JUL 1   3319                      4145   -826     3367

 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    17   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (310)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    21   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     W (290)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     8.1


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.7


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    73           200 AM
 LOWEST     47           400 PM
 AVERAGE    60

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   34        66      1999
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   17       -20      1885


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
FEBRUARY  9 2017......SUNRISE   717 AM CST   SUNSET   541 PM CST
FEBRUARY 10 2017......SUNRISE   716 AM CST   SUNSET   542 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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