Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1019 AM CST THU MAR 1 2018

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY
2018...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010 CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1878 TO 2018

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
           VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                 NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F) RECORD HIGH              78   02/24/1930

 LOW              -26   02/03/1996
02/13/1905                          02/02/1905  HIGHEST
65   02/27        59       6       75  02/17  LOWEST             -6
 02/06        -5      -1        9  02/09  AVG. MAXIMUM     33.9
        36.1    -2.2     50.4  AVG. MINIMUM     16.0
18.8    -2.8     28.0  MEAN             25.0              27.4    -
2.4     39.2  DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0
0  DAYS MAX <= 32     13              10.5     2.5        4  DAYS
MIN <= 32     26              23.9     2.1       19  DAYS MIN <= 0
    1               2.6    -1.6        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES) RECORD MAXIMUM         3.20   1915

 MINIMUM         0.09   1931  TOTALS           1.76
1.28    0.48     0.77  DAILY AVG.       0.06              0.05
0.01     0.03  DAYS >= .01        14               7.8     6.2
 5  DAYS >= .10         6               3.5     2.5        4  DAYS
>= .50         1               0.6     0.4        0  DAYS >= 1.00
    0               0.1    -0.1        0

SNOWFALL (INCHES) RECORDS TOTAL           22.7   2008

TOTALS           12.3               7.9     4.4      4.4  SINCE 7/1
      22.8              28.3    -5.5     10.7  SNOWDEPTH AVG.      2
                4      -2        0  DAYS >= 1.0         3
   2.5     0.5        2  GREATEST SNOW DEPTH         8   02/11
                   2 02/25  02/10   02/09        24 HR TOTAL
5.4   02/05 TO 02/05


DEGREE_DAYS HEATING TOTAL    1114              1051      63      715

 SINCE 7/1       4650              4831    -181     3700  COOLING
TOTAL       0                 0       0        0   SINCE 1/1
 0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH) AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.9 HIGHEST WIND
SPEED/DIRECTION    33/180    DATE  02/18 HIGHEST GUST
SPEED/DIRECTION    45/170    DATE  02/18

SKY COVER POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM

AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.70 NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            4
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             12 NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         12

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     71

-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.

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