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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1232 AM CST SAT FEB 21 2015

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR FEBRUARY 20 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         39    521 PM  64    1981  38      1       40
                                      1930
  MINIMUM         16   1201 AM -12    1929  21     -5       26
  AVERAGE         28                        29     -1       33

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        T             0.67 2014   0.04  -0.04     0.67
  MONTH TO DATE    0.39                      0.85  -0.46     1.68
  SINCE DEC 1      2.77                      3.27  -0.50     2.99
  SINCE JAN 1      1.74                      1.85  -0.11     2.18

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        T             5.8  1919   0.3   -0.3      1.7
  MONTH TO DATE    8.0                       6.0    2.0     15.6
  SINCE DEC 1     21.6                      23.5   -1.9     36.7
  SINCE JUL 1     27.4                      26.4    1.0     38.1
  SNOW DEPTH       1

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       37                        36      1       32
  MONTH TO DATE  905                       779    126      935
  SINCE DEC 1   3113                      3301   -188     3737
  SINCE JUL 1   4430                      4559   -129     4940

 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    20   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (190)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    23   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     S (190)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    11.1


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.7


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  LIGHT SNOW


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    63          1000 PM
 LOWEST     43           100 PM
 AVERAGE    53

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   38        67      1991
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   21        -9      1885


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
FEBRUARY 21 2015......SUNRISE   702 AM CST   SUNSET   555 PM CST
FEBRUARY 22 2015......SUNRISE   700 AM CST   SUNSET   557 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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