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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
528 PM CST TUE DEC 12 2017

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR DECEMBER 12 2017...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1878 TO 2017


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         33    420 PM  64    1968  35     -2       32
  MINIMUM         14    752 AM -11    2000  19     -5        8
                                      1961
                                      1932
  AVERAGE         24                        27     -3       20

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          1.15 2015   0.04  -0.04     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    T                         0.63  -0.63     0.60
  SINCE DEC 1      T                         0.63  -0.63     0.60
  SINCE JAN 1     29.78                     35.23  -5.45    33.72

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           6.3  1972   0.3   -0.3      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    T                         3.5   -3.5      1.7
  SINCE DEC 1      T                         3.5   -3.5      1.7
  SINCE JUL 1      T                         6.4   -6.4      1.7
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           41                        38      3       45
  MONTH TO DATE  367                       436    -69      429
  SINCE DEC 1    367                       436    -69      429
  SINCE JUL 1   1422                      1694   -272     1112

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE DEC 1      0                         0      0        0
  SINCE JAN 1   1306                      1066    240     1448
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    17   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (320)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    23   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (320)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    10.7


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    80           200 AM
 LOWEST     39           100 PM
 AVERAGE    60

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   34        64      1921
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   18       -14      1961
                                             1917


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
DECEMBER 12 2017......SUNRISE   732 AM CST   SUNSET   445 PM CST
DECEMBER 13 2017......SUNRISE   733 AM CST   SUNSET   445 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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