Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1001 AM CST FRI DEC 1 2017

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER
2017...

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

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              82   11/01/1938
 LOW              -10   11/29/1891
HIGHEST            70   11/24        68       2       76  11/17
LOWEST             16   11/22        11       5       22  11/20
AVG. MAXIMUM     50.2              47.9     2.3     59.3
AVG. MINIMUM     30.5              30.5     0.0     38.5
MEAN             40.3              39.2     1.1     48.9
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               2.8    -2.8        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     18              16.2     1.8        4
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.1    -0.1        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         7.10   1931
 MINIMUM         0.03   1969
TOTALS           0.25              2.19   -1.94     1.38
DAILY AVG.       0.01              0.07   -0.06     0.05
DAYS >= .01         4               8.3    -4.3        4
DAYS >= .10         1               4.3    -3.3        3
DAYS >= .50         0               1.5    -1.5        2
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.4    -0.4        0

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           14.7   5
                        0
                        -26215
TOTALS              T               2.5    -2.5        T
SINCE 7/1           T               2.9    -2.9        T
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               1.0    -1.0        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL        T   11/21 TO 11/21

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     735               774     -39      477
 SINCE 7/1       1055              1258    -203      683
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        1
 SINCE 1/1       1306              1066     240     1448
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.8
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    32/310    DATE  11/24
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    40/310    DATE  11/24

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            7
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             12
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         11

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     64

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       2
LIGHT RAIN                8     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      1
FOG                       9     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                      4

-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.

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