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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
529 PM CST SAT FEB 17 2018


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR FEBRUARY 17 2018...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

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)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         41    359 PM  75    2017  37      4       75
  MINIMUM         22    157 AM -20    1958  19      3       40
  AVERAGE         32                        28      4       58

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.02          0.93 1961   0.04  -0.02     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.96                      0.71   0.25     0.20
  SINCE DEC 1      2.42                      3.13  -0.71     3.35
  SINCE JAN 1      2.00                      1.71   0.29     1.94

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.4           5.7  2008   0.3    0.1      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE   12.0                       5.2    6.8      2.6
  SINCE DEC 1     22.5                      22.7   -0.2      8.9
  SINCE JUL 1     22.5                      25.6   -3.1      8.9
  SNOW DEPTH       T

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           33                        37     -4        7
  MONTH TO DATE  779                       670    109      510
  SINCE DEC 1   3260                      3192     68     2812
  SINCE JUL 1   4315                      4450   -135     3495

 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    22   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     W (290)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    26   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     W (290)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    10.8


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.9


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  LIGHT SNOW
  FOG
  HAZE


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    92          1100 AM
 LOWEST     50           500 AM
 AVERAGE    71

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   37        68      1981
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   20       -13      1903


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
FEBRUARY 17 2018......SUNRISE   707 AM CST   SUNSET   551 PM CST
FEBRUARY 18 2018......SUNRISE   706 AM CST   SUNSET   552 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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