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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
526 PM CST WED FEB 22 2017

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR FEBRUARY 22 2017...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

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)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         73R  1150 AM  68    1982  39     34       44
  MINIMUM         47    721 AM -10    1889  21     26       31
  AVERAGE         60                        30     30       38

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          1.20 1971   0.06  -0.06     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.45                      0.96  -0.51     1.09
  SINCE DEC 1      3.60                      3.38   0.22     7.21
  SINCE JAN 1      2.19                      1.96   0.23     1.77

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           7.8  1994   0.3   -0.3      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    2.6                       6.5   -3.9     11.4
  SINCE DEC 1      8.9                      24.0  -15.1     23.1
  SINCE JUL 1      8.9                      26.9  -18.0     30.0
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY            5                        35    -30       27
  MONTH TO DATE  558                       849   -291      786
  SINCE DEC 1   2860                      3371   -511     2938
  SINCE JUL 1   3543                      4629  -1086     3819

 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    26   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     W (250)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    31   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     W (250)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    13.9


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.1


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER WAS OBSERVED.


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    58           700 AM
 LOWEST     25          1100 AM
 AVERAGE    42

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   39        65      1930
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   22       -13      1889


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
FEBRUARY 22 2017......SUNRISE   659 AM CST   SUNSET   557 PM CST
FEBRUARY 23 2017......SUNRISE   658 AM CST   SUNSET   558 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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