509  
CDUS43 KDMX 240629  
CLIDSM  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA  
1229 AM CST WED FEB 24 2021  
   
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..THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR FEBRUARY 23 2021
 
 
CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010  
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1878 TO 2021  
 
WEATHER ITEM OBSERVED TIME RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST  
VALUE (LST) VALUE VALUE FROM YEAR  
NORMAL    
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TEMPERATURE (F)  
YESTERDAY  
MAXIMUM 49 418 PM 65 1930 39 10 64  
MINIMUM 29 647 AM -13 1889 22 7 29  
AVERAGE 39 30 9 47  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
YESTERDAY 0.00 0.87 2012 0.05 -0.05 0.00  
MONTH TO DATE 0.70 1.01 -0.31 0.21  
SINCE DEC 1 4.01 3.43 0.58 2.91  
SINCE JAN 1 2.05 2.01 0.04 1.82  
 
SNOWFALL (IN)  
YESTERDAY 0.0 7.6 1924 0.3 -0.3 0.0  
MONTH TO DATE 11.9 6.8 5.1 2.7  
SINCE DEC 1 49.3 24.3 25.0 22.3  
SINCE JUL 1 54.5 27.2 27.3 27.8  
SNOW DEPTH 9  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
HEATING  
YESTERDAY 26 35 -9 18  
MONTH TO DATE 1238 884 354 880  
SINCE DEC 1 3527 3406 121 3122  
SINCE JUL 1 4770 4664 106 4540  
 
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 20 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION W (290)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 27 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION NW (300)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 9.1  
 
SKY COVER  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.2  
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.  
NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER WAS OBSERVED.  
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 81 800 AM  
LOWEST 52 200 PM  
AVERAGE 67  
   
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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 40 78 1930  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 22 -11 1889  
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
FEBRUARY 24 2021......SUNRISE 656 AM CST SUNSET 600 PM CST  
FEBRUARY 25 2021......SUNRISE 655 AM CST SUNSET 601 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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