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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1227 AM CST THU FEB 22 2018


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR FEBRUARY 21 2018...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1878 TO 2018


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         27    328 PM  68    2017  38    -11       68
  MINIMUM         12    725 AM  -9    1885  21     -9       36
  AVERAGE         20                        30    -10       52

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.00          1.22 1976   0.05  -0.05     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    1.25                      0.90   0.35     0.45
  SINCE DEC 1      2.71                      3.32  -0.61     3.60
  SINCE JAN 1      2.29                      1.90   0.39     2.19

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           9.8  1976   0.2   -0.2      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE   12.1                       6.2    5.9      2.6
  SINCE DEC 1     22.6                      23.7   -1.1      8.9
  SINCE JUL 1     22.6                      26.6   -4.0      8.9
  SNOW DEPTH       T

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       45                        35     10       13
  MONTH TO DATE  920                       814    106      553
  SINCE DEC 1   3401                      3336     65     2855
  SINCE JUL 1   4456                      4594   -138     3538

 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    18   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (330)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    24   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     N (340)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     9.5


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.8


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER WAS OBSERVED.


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    80          1200 AM
 LOWEST     63           300 PM
 AVERAGE    72

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   39        73      2017
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   21       -10      1889


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
FEBRUARY 22 2018......SUNRISE   700 AM CST   SUNSET   557 PM CST
FEBRUARY 23 2018......SUNRISE   658 AM CST   SUNSET   558 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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