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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
527 PM CST WED FEB 25 2015


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR FEBRUARY 25 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         31   1221 PM  69    1995  40     -9       14
  MINIMUM         20    459 PM  -8    2010  22     -2        2
  AVERAGE         26                        31     -5        8

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.06          1.07 1951   0.06   0.00      T
  MONTH TO DATE    0.45                      1.12  -0.67     1.81
  SINCE DEC 1      2.83                      3.54  -0.71     3.12
  SINCE JAN 1      1.80                      2.12  -0.32     2.31

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            T             6.5  1929   0.2   -0.2      0.1
  MONTH TO DATE    8.0                       7.2    0.8     19.0
  SINCE DEC 1     21.6                      24.7   -3.1     40.1
  SINCE JUL 1     27.4                      27.6   -0.2     41.5
  SNOW DEPTH       T

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           39                        34      5       57
  MONTH TO DATE 1135                       952    183     1151
  SINCE DEC 1   3343                      3474   -131     3953
  SINCE JUL 1   4660                      4732    -72     5156

 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    24   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NE (40)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    31   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NE (40)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    11.0


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  SNOW
  LIGHT SNOW
  FOG


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    84           500 PM
 LOWEST     42           300 AM
 AVERAGE    63

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   40        70      1896
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   23       -14      1963
                                             1897


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
FEBRUARY 25 2015......SUNRISE   656 AM CST   SUNSET   600 PM CST
FEBRUARY 26 2015......SUNRISE   654 AM CST   SUNSET   601 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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