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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
527 PM CST THU FEB 11 2016


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR FEBRUARY 11 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         21    427 PM  65    1882  35    -14       39
  MINIMUM          7    751 AM -24    1899  17    -10       12
  AVERAGE         14                        26    -12       26

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            T             0.37 1965   0.04  -0.04      T
  MONTH TO DATE    0.47                      0.45   0.02     0.56
  SINCE DEC 1      6.59                      2.87   3.72     2.94
  SINCE JAN 1      1.15                      1.45  -0.30     1.91

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY           MM             6.1  1905   0.3   MM        0.1
  MONTH TO DATE    6.4                       3.5    2.9      7.9
  SINCE DEC 1     18.1                      21.0   -2.9     21.5
  SINCE JUL 1     25.0                      23.9    1.1     27.3
  SNOW DEPTH       3

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           51                        39     12       39
  MONTH TO DATE  433                       443    -10      466
  SINCE DEC 1   2585                      2965   -380     2674
  SINCE JUL 1   3466                      4223   -757     3991

 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    15   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NE (30)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    18   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NE (40)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     6.8


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.6


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  LIGHT SNOW


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    73          1200 AM
 LOWEST     43           100 PM
 AVERAGE    58

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   35        70      1990
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   18       -21      1905


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
FEBRUARY 11 2016......SUNRISE   716 AM CST   SUNSET   543 PM CST
FEBRUARY 12 2016......SUNRISE   714 AM CST   SUNSET   544 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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