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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
532 PM CST MON FEB 8 2016


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR FEBRUARY 8 2016...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

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)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         29   1203 AM  60    1999  34     -5       42
                                      1954
  MINIMUM         17   1115 AM -21    1899  17      0       34
  AVERAGE         23                        25     -2       38

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            T             0.81 1918   0.04  -0.04      T
  MONTH TO DATE    0.40                      0.32   0.08     0.56
  SINCE DEC 1      6.52                      2.74   3.78     2.94
  SINCE JAN 1      1.08                      1.32  -0.24     1.91

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY           MM             8.3  1901   0.3   MM        0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    4.1                       2.6    1.5      7.8
  SINCE DEC 1     15.8                      20.1   -4.3     21.4
  SINCE JUL 1     22.7                      23.0   -0.3     27.2
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           42                        40      2       27
  MONTH TO DATE  283                       325    -42      360
  SINCE DEC 1   2435                      2847   -412     2568
  SINCE JUL 1   3316                      4105   -789     3885

 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    38   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (330)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    51   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (320)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    24.3


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.9


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  HEAVY SNOW
  SNOW
  LIGHT SNOW
  BLOWING SNOW


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    77           400 AM
 LOWEST     62           100 PM
 AVERAGE    70

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   34        61      1976
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   17       -23      1899


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
FEBRUARY  8 2016......SUNRISE   719 AM CST   SUNSET   539 PM CST
FEBRUARY  9 2016......SUNRISE   718 AM CST   SUNSET   540 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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