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CLIDSM

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA 
530 PM CST FRI FEB 9 2018


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR FEBRUARY 9 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         20    250 AM  61    1976  34    -14       22       
  MINIMUM         14    459 PM -23    1899  17     -3        9       
  AVERAGE         17                        25     -8       16      
                                                                     
PRECIPITATION (IN)                                                   
  TODAY            0.01          0.70 2001   0.05  -0.04     0.00    
  MONTH TO DATE    0.65                      0.37   0.28     0.20    
  SINCE DEC 1      2.11                      2.79  -0.68     3.35    
  SINCE JAN 1      1.69                      1.37   0.32     1.94    
                                                                     
SNOWFALL (IN)                                                        
  TODAY            0.2           6.3  1960   0.3   -0.1      0.0     
  MONTH TO DATE    7.2                       2.9    4.3      2.6     
  SINCE DEC 1     17.7                      20.4   -2.7      8.9     
  SINCE JUL 1     17.7                      23.3   -5.6      8.9     
  SNOW DEPTH       5                                                 
                                                                     
DEGREE DAYS                                                          
 HEATING                                                             
  TODAY           48                        40      8       49       
  MONTH TO DATE  439                       365     74      334       
  SINCE DEC 1   2920                      2887     33     2636       
  SINCE JUL 1   3975                      4145   -170     3319       
                                                                     
 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    23   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     N (20)       
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    28   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NE (30)       
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    15.0                                         

                                                                     
SKY COVER                                                            
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM                                              
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.8                                              

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

                                                                     
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)                                          
 HIGHEST    88           700 AM                                     
 LOWEST     58           500 PM                                     
 AVERAGE    73                                                       

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR                    
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   34        66      1999                    
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   17       -20      1885                    

                                                                     
SUNRISE AND SUNSET                                                   
FEBRUARY  9 2018......SUNRISE   717 AM CST   SUNSET   541 PM CST   
FEBRUARY 10 2018......SUNRISE   716 AM CST   SUNSET   542 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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