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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
528 PM CST MON FEB 20 2017

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR FEBRUARY 20 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         62    457 PM  64    1981  38     24       55
                                      1930
  MINIMUM         58    726 AM -12    1929  21     37       38
  AVERAGE         60                        29     31       47

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.25          0.67 2014   0.04   0.21     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.45                      0.85  -0.40     1.09
  SINCE DEC 1      3.60                      3.27   0.33     7.21
  SINCE JAN 1      2.19                      1.85   0.34     1.77

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           5.8  1919   0.3   -0.3      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    2.6                       6.0   -3.4     11.4
  SINCE DEC 1      8.9                      23.5  -14.6     23.1
  SINCE JUL 1      8.9                      26.4  -17.5     30.0
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY            5                        36    -31       18
  MONTH TO DATE  537                       779   -242      734
  SINCE DEC 1   2839                      3301   -462     2886
  SINCE JUL 1   3522                      4559  -1037     3767

 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    18   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SW (210)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    23   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     S (200)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    11.0


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    90          1200 PM
 LOWEST     60           200 AM
 AVERAGE    75

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   38        67      1991
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   21        -9      1885


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
FEBRUARY 20 2017......SUNRISE   702 AM CST   SUNSET   555 PM CST
FEBRUARY 21 2017......SUNRISE   701 AM CST   SUNSET   556 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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