Climatological Report (Daily)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1230 AM CST SUN MAR 1 2015


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR FEBRUARY 28 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1878 TO 2015


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         24    252 PM  69    1932  41    -17       43
  MINIMUM          2    623 AM -16    1962  24    -22        4
  AVERAGE         13                        32    -19       24

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.02          1.29 1987   0.05  -0.03     0.03
  MONTH TO DATE    0.67                      1.28  -0.61     1.84
  SINCE DEC 1      3.05                      3.70  -0.65     3.15
  SINCE JAN 1      2.02                      2.28  -0.26     2.34

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.3          14.2  1939   0.2    0.1      0.4
  MONTH TO DATE    9.7                       7.9    1.8     19.4
  SINCE DEC 1     23.3                      25.4   -2.1     40.5
  SINCE JUL 1     29.1                      28.3    0.8     41.9
  SNOW DEPTH       1

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       52                        33     19       41
  MONTH TO DATE 1313                      1051    262     1302
  SINCE DEC 1   3521                      3573    -52     4104
  SINCE JUL 1   4838                      4831      7     5307

 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    13   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (170)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    16   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SE (150)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     7.2


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.6


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    84           500 PM
 LOWEST     54          1100 AM
 AVERAGE    69

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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 2015.........SUNRISE   650 AM CST   SUNSET   605 PM CST
MARCH  2 2015.........SUNRISE   648 AM CST   SUNSET   606 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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