Climatological Report (Daily)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
104 AM CST WED FEB 3 2016


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR FEBRUARY 2 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1878 TO 2016


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         36    430 PM  65    1924  32      4       16
  MINIMUM         33    354 AM -26    1905  15     18       -5
  AVERAGE         35                        24     11        6

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.30          0.57 1983   0.04   0.26     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.30                      0.08   0.22     0.48
  SINCE DEC 1      6.42                      2.50   3.92     2.86
  SINCE JAN 1      0.98                      1.08  -0.10     1.83

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        2.5           3.9  1983   0.4    2.1      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    2.5                       0.7    1.8      6.4
  SINCE DEC 1     14.2                      18.2   -4.0     20.0
  SINCE JUL 1     21.1                      21.1    0.0     25.8
  SNOW DEPTH       T

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       30                        41    -11       59
  MONTH TO DATE   58                        82    -24      102
  SINCE DEC 1   2210                      2604   -394     2310
  SINCE JUL 1   3091                      3862   -771     3627

 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    33   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     E (80)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    45   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     E (80)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    13.7


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  LIGHT RAIN
  HEAVY SNOW
  SNOW
  LIGHT SNOW
  FOG
  FOG W/VISIBILITY <= 1/4 MILE
  HAZE


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    92          1200 PM
 LOWEST     70           600 AM
 AVERAGE    81

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


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
FEBRUARY  3 2016......SUNRISE   725 AM CST   SUNSET   533 PM CST
FEBRUARY  4 2016......SUNRISE   724 AM CST   SUNSET   534 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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