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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
525 PM CST SUN FEB 7 2016


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR FEBRUARY 7 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         45    110 PM  63    1987  34     11       46
  MINIMUM         35    635 AM -21    1905  16     19       28
  AVERAGE         40                        25     15       37

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            T             0.75 1928   0.04  -0.04     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.40                      0.28   0.12     0.56
  SINCE DEC 1      6.52                      2.70   3.82     2.94
  SINCE JAN 1      1.08                      1.28  -0.20     1.91

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY           MM             3.4  2005   0.4   MM        0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    4.1                       2.3    1.8      7.8
  SINCE DEC 1     15.8                      19.8   -4.0     21.4
  SINCE JUL 1     22.7                      22.7    0.0     27.2
  SNOW DEPTH       1

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           25                        40    -15       28
  MONTH TO DATE  238                       285    -47      333
  SINCE DEC 1   2390                      2807   -417     2541
  SINCE JUL 1   3271                      4065   -794     3858

 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    32   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (300)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    42   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     W (290)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    15.9


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.7


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  LIGHT SNOW


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    70           300 AM
 LOWEST     45           300 PM
 AVERAGE    58

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   34        60      1999
                                             1954
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   17       -21      1899


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
FEBRUARY  7 2016......SUNRISE   720 AM CST   SUNSET   538 PM CST
FEBRUARY  8 2016......SUNRISE   719 AM CST   SUNSET   539 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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