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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
528 PM CST SAT FEB 6 2016


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR FEBRUARY 6 2016...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1878 TO 2016


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         38    446 PM  61    1882  33      5       39
  MINIMUM         28    735 AM -13    1982  16     12       12
  AVERAGE         33                        25      8       26

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          0.90 1881   0.04  -0.04     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.40                      0.24   0.16     0.56
  SINCE DEC 1      6.52                      2.66   3.86     2.94
  SINCE JAN 1      1.08                      1.24  -0.16     1.91

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           4.8  1921   0.3   -0.3      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    4.1                       1.9    2.2      7.8
  SINCE DEC 1     15.8                      19.4   -3.6     21.4
  SINCE JUL 1     22.7                      22.3    0.4     27.2
  SNOW DEPTH       1

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           32                        40     -8       39
  MONTH TO DATE  214                       245    -31      305
  SINCE DEC 1   2366                      2767   -401     2513
  SINCE JUL 1   3247                      4025   -778     3830

 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    14   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SW (220)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    17   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SW (210)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     7.2


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.9


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  FOG
  HAZE


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    92           800 AM
 LOWEST     70           400 PM
 AVERAGE    81

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   34        63      1987
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   16       -21      1905


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
FEBRUARY  6 2016......SUNRISE   721 AM CST   SUNSET   536 PM CST
FEBRUARY  7 2016......SUNRISE   720 AM CST   SUNSET   538 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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