852  
CDUS43 KDMX 210639 CCB  
CLIDSM  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA  
1233 AM CST THU FEB 21 2019  
 
   
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..THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR FEBRUARY 20 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 32 146 PM 64 1981 38 -6 30  
1930  
MINIMUM 15 1136 PM -12 1929 21 -6 16  
AVERAGE 24 29 -5 23  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
YESTERDAY 0.20 0.67 2014 0.04 0.16 0.23  
MONTH TO DATE 1.61 0.85 0.76 1.25  
SINCE DEC 1 6.03 3.27 2.76 2.71  
SINCE JAN 1 3.13 1.85 1.28 2.29  
 
SNOWFALL (IN)  
YESTERDAY 2.7 5.8 1919 0.3 2.4 0.1  
MONTH TO DATE 22.5 6.0 16.5 12.1  
SINCE DEC 1 42.4 23.5 18.9 22.6  
SINCE JUL 1 43.9 26.4 17.5 22.6  
SNOW DEPTH 10  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
HEATING  
YESTERDAY 41 36 5 42  
MONTH TO DATE 914 779 135 876  
SINCE DEC 1 3323 3301 22 3357  
SINCE JUL 1 4827 4559 268 4412  
 
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 25 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION SW (240)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 33 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION E (110)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 12.1  
 
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.7  
 
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.  
LT FREEZING RAIN  
SNOW  
LIGHT SNOW  
FOG  
BLOWING SNOW  
 
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 100 600 AM  
LOWEST 72 400 PM  
AVERAGE 86  
   
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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 38 68 2017  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 21 -9 1885  
 
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
FEBRUARY 21 2019......SUNRISE 702 AM CST SUNSET 555 PM CST  
FEBRUARY 22 2019......SUNRISE 700 AM CST SUNSET 557 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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