189  
CDUS43 KDMX 240629  
CLIDSM  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA  
525 PM CST SUN FEB 23 2020  
   
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..THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR FEBRUARY 23 2020
 
 
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.  
 
CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010  
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1878 TO 2020  
 
WEATHER ITEM OBSERVED TIME RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST  
VALUE (LST) VALUE VALUE FROM YEAR  
NORMAL    
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TEMPERATURE (F)  
TODAY  
MAXIMUM 64 238 PM 65 1930 39 25 34  
MINIMUM 29 659 AM -13 1889 22 7 27  
AVERAGE 47 30 17 31  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
TODAY 0.00 0.87 2012 0.05 -0.05 0.66  
MONTH TO DATE 0.21 1.01 -0.80 2.27  
SINCE DEC 1 2.91 3.43 -0.52 6.69  
SINCE JAN 1 1.82 2.01 -0.19 3.79  
 
SNOWFALL (IN)  
TODAY 0.0 7.6 1924 0.3 -0.3 1.6  
MONTH TO DATE 2.7 6.8 -4.1 24.1  
SINCE DEC 1 22.3 24.3 -2.0 44.0  
SINCE JUL 1 27.8 27.2 0.6 45.5  
SNOW DEPTH 0  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
HEATING  
TODAY 18 35 -17 34  
MONTH TO DATE 880 884 -4 1032  
SINCE DEC 1 3122 3406 -284 3441  
SINCE JUL 1 4540 4664 -124 4945  
 
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 14 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION N (360)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 18 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION N (340)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 6.7  
 
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.3  
 
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.  
NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER WAS OBSERVED.  
 
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 92 700 AM  
LOWEST 20 200 PM  
AVERAGE 56  
   
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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 40 78 1930  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 22 -11 1889  
 
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
FEBRUARY 23 2020......SUNRISE 659 AM CST SUNSET 558 PM CST  
FEBRUARY 24 2020......SUNRISE 658 AM CST SUNSET 559 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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