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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1243 AM CST WED MAR 1 2017

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR FEBRUARY 28 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         65   1220 PM  69    1932  41     24       59
  MINIMUM         39   1159 PM -16    1962  24     15       35
  AVERAGE         52                        32     20       47

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        T             1.29 1987   0.05  -0.05     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.77                      1.28  -0.51     1.09
  SINCE DEC 1      3.92                      3.70   0.22     7.21
  SINCE JAN 1      2.51                      2.28   0.23     1.77

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0          14.2  1939   0.2   -0.2      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    4.4                       7.9   -3.5     11.4
  SINCE DEC 1     10.7                      25.4  -14.7     23.1
  SINCE JUL 1     10.7                      28.3  -17.6     30.0
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       13                        33    -20       18
  MONTH TO DATE  715                      1051   -336      930
  SINCE DEC 1   3017                      3573   -556     3082
  SINCE JUL 1   3700                      4831  -1131     3963

 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    22   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (320)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    28   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (330)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    10.2

SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0

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

RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    92           800 PM
 LOWEST     43           100 PM
 AVERAGE    68
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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   42        77      1992
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   24       -22      1962

SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MARCH  1 2017.........SUNRISE   649 AM CST   SUNSET   606 PM CST
MARCH  2 2017.........SUNRISE   647 AM CST   SUNSET   607 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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