Climatological Report (Daily)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
118 AM CST SUN FEB 25 2018


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR FEBRUARY 24 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         35    439 PM  78    1930  40     -5       41
  MINIMUM         23    338 AM -11    1889  22      1       22
  AVERAGE         29                        31     -2       32

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.13          1.58 2007   0.05   0.08     0.21
  MONTH TO DATE    1.76                      1.06   0.70     0.76
  SINCE DEC 1      3.22                      3.48  -0.26     3.91
  SINCE JAN 1      2.80                      2.06   0.74     2.50

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        T             5.1  1975   0.2   -0.2      1.8
  MONTH TO DATE   12.3                       7.0    5.3      4.4
  SINCE DEC 1     22.8                      24.5   -1.7     10.7
  SINCE JUL 1     22.8                      27.4   -4.6     10.7
  SNOW DEPTH       T

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       36                        34      2       33
  MONTH TO DATE 1026                       918    108      612
  SINCE DEC 1   3507                      3440     67     2914
  SINCE JUL 1   4562                      4698   -136     3597

 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    25   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     W (270)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    30   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     W (270)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    11.2


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.9


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  RAIN
  LIGHT RAIN
  LT FREEZING RAIN
  SNOW
  LIGHT SNOW
  SLEET
  FOG


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST   100           200 PM
 LOWEST     78          1000 PM
 AVERAGE    89

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


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
FEBRUARY 25 2018......SUNRISE   655 AM CST   SUNSET   601 PM CST
FEBRUARY 26 2018......SUNRISE   654 AM CST   SUNSET   602 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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