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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
526 PM CST SAT FEB 14 2015


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR FEBRUARY 14 2015...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

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)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         36   1238 AM  68    1954  36      0       20
  MINIMUM         12    454 PM -14    1936  18     -6        8
  AVERAGE         24                        27     -3       14

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            T             0.96 1992   0.04  -0.04     0.09
  MONTH TO DATE    0.38                      0.58  -0.20     0.63
  SINCE DEC 1      2.76                      3.00  -0.24     1.94
  SINCE JAN 1      1.73                      1.58   0.15     1.13

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY           MM             5.2  2003   0.3   MM        1.4
  MONTH TO DATE    7.9                       4.4    3.5     10.3
  SINCE DEC 1     21.5                      21.9   -0.4     31.4
  SINCE JUL 1     27.3                      24.8    2.5     32.8
  SNOW DEPTH       1

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           41                        38      3       51
  MONTH TO DATE  601                       558     43      741
  SINCE DEC 1   2809                      3080   -271     3543
  SINCE JUL 1   4126                      4338   -212     4746

 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    30   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     N (10)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    38   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     N (10)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    17.3


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.8


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  LIGHT SNOW


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    78           200 AM
 LOWEST     42           500 PM
 AVERAGE    60

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   36        75      1921
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   19       -17      1905


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
FEBRUARY 14 2015......SUNRISE   711 AM CST   SUNSET   547 PM CST
FEBRUARY 15 2015......SUNRISE   710 AM CST   SUNSET   548 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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