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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
526 PM CST FRI FEB 24 2017

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR FEBRUARY 24 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         41   1212 AM  78    1930  40      1       40
  MINIMUM         26    459 PM -11    1889  22      4       32
  AVERAGE         34                        31      3       36

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.18          1.58 2007   0.05   0.13      T
  MONTH TO DATE    0.73                      1.06  -0.33     1.09
  SINCE DEC 1      3.88                      3.48   0.40     7.21
  SINCE JAN 1      2.47                      2.06   0.41     1.77

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY           MM             5.1  1975   0.2   MM         T
  MONTH TO DATE    2.6                       7.0   -4.4     11.4
  SINCE DEC 1      8.9                      24.5  -15.6     23.1
  SINCE JUL 1      8.9                      27.4  -18.5     30.0
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           31                        34     -3       29
  MONTH TO DATE  610                       918   -308      841
  SINCE DEC 1   2912                      3440   -528     2993
  SINCE JUL 1   3595                      4698  -1103     3874

 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    29   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (300)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    37   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (300)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    17.8


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  THUNDERSTORM
  RAIN
  LIGHT RAIN
  LT FREEZING RAIN
  SNOW
  LIGHT SNOW
  FOG


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    93          1200 AM
 LOWEST     84           500 PM
 AVERAGE    89

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   40        69      1995
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   22        -8      2010


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
FEBRUARY 24 2017......SUNRISE   656 AM CST   SUNSET   600 PM CST
FEBRUARY 25 2017......SUNRISE   655 AM CST   SUNSET   601 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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