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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1232 AM CST FRI FEB 24 2017

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR FEBRUARY 23 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1878 TO 2017


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         49   1203 AM  65    1930  39     10       46
  MINIMUM         39    719 AM -13    1889  22     17       32
  AVERAGE         44                        30     14       39

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.10          0.87 2012   0.05   0.05     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.55                      1.01  -0.46     1.09
  SINCE DEC 1      3.70                      3.43   0.27     7.21
  SINCE JAN 1      2.29                      2.01   0.28     1.77

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           7.6  1924   0.3   -0.3      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    2.6                       6.8   -4.2     11.4
  SINCE DEC 1      8.9                      24.3  -15.4     23.1
  SINCE JUL 1      8.9                      27.2  -18.3     30.0
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       21                        35    -14       26
  MONTH TO DATE  579                       884   -305      812
  SINCE DEC 1   2881                      3406   -525     2964
  SINCE JUL 1   3564                      4664  -1100     3845

 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    24   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NE (60)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    32   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     E (70)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    15.2


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.9


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  THUNDERSTORM
  LIGHT RAIN
  FOG


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    89           900 PM
 LOWEST     71           300 PM
 AVERAGE    80

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   40        78      1930
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   22       -11      1889


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
FEBRUARY 24 2017......SUNRISE   656 AM CST   SUNSET   600 PM CST
FEBRUARY 25 2017......SUNRISE   655 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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