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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1239 AM CST FRI FEB 27 2015


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR FEBRUARY 26 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         11    414 PM  70    1896  40    -29       28
  MINIMUM         -1   1159 PM -14    1963  23    -24       -6
                                      1897
  AVERAGE          5                        32    -27       11

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        T             0.90 1912   0.05  -0.05      T
  MONTH TO DATE    0.65                      1.17  -0.52     1.81
  SINCE DEC 1      3.03                      3.59  -0.56     3.12
  SINCE JAN 1      2.00                      2.17  -0.17     2.31

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        T            12.2  1912   0.3   -0.3       T
  MONTH TO DATE    9.4                       7.5    1.9     19.0
  SINCE DEC 1     23.0                      25.0   -2.0     40.1
  SINCE JUL 1     28.8                      27.9    0.9     41.5
  SNOW DEPTH       1

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       60                        33     27       54
  MONTH TO DATE 1200                       985    215     1205
  SINCE DEC 1   3408                      3507    -99     4007
  SINCE JUL 1   4725                      4765    -40     5210

 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    21   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     N (350)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    27   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     N (350)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    12.4


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.4


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    75          1000 PM
 LOWEST     55          1100 AM
 AVERAGE    65

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   41        68      1981
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   23       -11      1962


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
FEBRUARY 27 2015......SUNRISE   653 AM CST   SUNSET   603 PM CST
FEBRUARY 28 2015......SUNRISE   651 AM CST   SUNSET   604 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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