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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
620 PM CST MON FEB 19 2018


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR FEBRUARY 19 2018...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1878 TO 2018


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         47    742 AM  73    2017  37     10       73
  MINIMUM         32    459 PM -11    1936  20     12       40
  AVERAGE         40                        29     11       57

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.05          1.09 1888   0.05   0.00     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    1.01                      0.81   0.20     0.20
  SINCE DEC 1      2.47                      3.23  -0.76     3.35
  SINCE JAN 1      2.05                      1.81   0.24     1.94

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY           MM             4.3  2010   0.2   MM        0.0
  MONTH TO DATE   12.0                       5.7    6.3      2.6
  SINCE DEC 1     22.5                      23.2   -0.7      8.9
  SINCE JUL 1     22.5                      26.1   -3.6      8.9
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           25                        36    -11        8
  MONTH TO DATE  830                       743     87      532
  SINCE DEC 1   3311                      3265     46     2834
  SINCE JUL 1   4366                      4523   -157     3517

 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    17   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (300)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    21   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     E (110)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    10.4


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST   100           600 AM
 LOWEST     65          1200 AM
 AVERAGE    83

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   38        64      1981
                                             1930
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   21       -12      1929


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
FEBRUARY 19 2018......SUNRISE   704 AM CST   SUNSET   553 PM CST
FEBRUARY 20 2018......SUNRISE   703 AM CST   SUNSET   554 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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