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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
527 PM CST TUE FEB 21 2017

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR FEBRUARY 21 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         68R   400 PM  67    1991  38     30       45
  MINIMUM         36        MM  -9    1885  21     15       34
  AVERAGE         52                        30     22       40

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          1.22 1976   0.05  -0.05     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.45                      0.90  -0.45     1.09
  SINCE DEC 1      3.60                      3.32   0.28     7.21
  SINCE JAN 1      2.19                      1.90   0.29     1.77

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           9.8  1976   0.2   -0.2      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    2.6                       6.2   -3.6     11.4
  SINCE DEC 1      8.9                      23.7  -14.8     23.1
  SINCE JUL 1      8.9                      26.6  -17.7     30.0
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           13                        35    -22       25
  MONTH TO DATE  553                       814   -261      759
  SINCE DEC 1   2855                      3336   -481     2911
  SINCE JUL 1   3538                      4594  -1056     3792

 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    13   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SW (210)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    MM   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    MM
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     7.4


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.2


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  FOG


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    93           500 AM
 LOWEST     26           400 PM
 AVERAGE    60

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   39        68      1982
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   21       -10      1889


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
FEBRUARY 21 2017......SUNRISE   701 AM CST   SUNSET   556 PM CST
FEBRUARY 22 2017......SUNRISE   659 AM CST   SUNSET   557 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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