343  
CDUS43 KDMX 200646  
CLIDSM  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA  
1246 AM CST TUE FEB 20 2018  
   
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..THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR FEBRUARY 19 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 47 742 AM 73 2017 37 10 73  
MINIMUM 27 1159 PM -11 1936 20 7 40  
AVERAGE 37 29 8 57  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
YESTERDAY 0.06 1.09 1888 0.05 0.01 0.00  
MONTH TO DATE 1.02 0.81 0.21 0.20  
SINCE DEC 1 2.48 3.23 -0.75 3.35  
SINCE JAN 1 2.06 1.81 0.25 1.94  
 
SNOWFALL (IN)  
YESTERDAY T 4.3 2010 0.2 -0.2 0.0  
MONTH TO DATE 12.0 5.7 6.3 2.6  
SINCE DEC 1 22.5 23.2 -0.7 8.9  
SINCE JUL 1 22.5 26.1 -3.6 8.9  
SNOW DEPTH 0  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
HEATING  
YESTERDAY 28 36 -8 8  
MONTH TO DATE 833 743 90 532  
SINCE DEC 1 3314 3265 49 2834  
SINCE JUL 1 4369 4523 -154 3517  
 
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 18 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION NW (310)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 21 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION NW (300)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 10.1  
 
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0  
 
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.  
LIGHT RAIN  
LT FREEZING RAIN  
LIGHT SNOW  
FOG  
 
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 100 600 AM  
LOWEST 65 1200 AM  
AVERAGE 83  
   
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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 38 64 1981  
1930  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 21 -12 1929  
 
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
FEBRUARY 20 2018......SUNRISE 703 AM CST SUNSET 554 PM CST  
FEBRUARY 21 2018......SUNRISE 701 AM CST SUNSET 556 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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