534  
CDUS43 KDMX 200641 RRB  
CLIDSM  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA  
1241 AM CST WED FEB 20 2019  
   
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..THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR FEBRUARY 19 2019
 
 
CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010  
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1878 TO 2019  
 
WEATHER ITEM OBSERVED TIME RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST  
VALUE (LST) VALUE VALUE FROM YEAR  
NORMAL    
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TEMPERATURE (F)  
YESTERDAY  
MAXIMUM 24 1159 PM 73 2017 37 -13 47  
MINIMUM -3 732 AM -11 1936 20 -23 27  
AVERAGE 11 29 -18 37  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
YESTERDAY 0.02 1.09 1888 0.05 -0.03 0.06  
MONTH TO DATE 1.41 0.81 0.60 1.02  
SINCE DEC 1 5.83 3.23 2.60 2.48  
SINCE JAN 1 2.93 1.81 1.12 2.06  
 
SNOWFALL (IN)  
YESTERDAY 0.4 4.3 2010 0.2 0.2 T  
MONTH TO DATE 19.8 5.7 14.1 12.0  
SINCE DEC 1 39.7 23.2 16.5 22.5  
SINCE JUL 1 41.2 26.1 15.1 22.5  
SNOW DEPTH 9  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
HEATING  
YESTERDAY 54 36 18 28  
MONTH TO DATE 873 743 130 834  
SINCE DEC 1 3282 3265 17 3315  
SINCE JUL 1 4786 4523 263 4370  
 
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 17 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION E (80)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 27 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION E (70)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 6.3  
 
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.9  
 
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.  
LIGHT SNOW  
FOG  
 
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 100 1200 AM  
LOWEST 67 100 PM  
AVERAGE 84  
   
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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 2019......SUNRISE 703 AM CST SUNSET 554 PM CST  
FEBRUARY 21 2019......SUNRISE 702 AM CST SUNSET 555 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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