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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1234 AM CST FRI DEC 15 2017


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR DECEMBER 14 2017...

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)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         33   1249 PM  60    1975  34     -1       23
  MINIMUM         26    922 AM -17    1901  18      8        8
  AVERAGE         30                        26      4       16

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.00          0.84 2015   0.05  -0.05     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.02                      0.73  -0.71     0.60
  SINCE DEC 1      0.02                      0.73  -0.71     0.60
  SINCE JAN 1     29.80                     35.33  -5.53    33.72

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           5.1  1951   0.3   -0.3      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    T                         4.1   -4.1      1.7
  SINCE DEC 1      T                         4.1   -4.1      1.7
  SINCE JUL 1      T                         7.0   -7.0      1.7
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       35                        39     -4       49
  MONTH TO DATE  428                       514    -86      529
  SINCE DEC 1    428                       514    -86      529
  SINCE JUL 1   1483                      1772   -289     1212

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        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    20   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     N (360)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    24   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     N (340)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     5.9


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER WAS OBSERVED.


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    72          1000 PM
 LOWEST     54          1200 PM
 AVERAGE    63

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   34        59      2002
                                             1939
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   18       -18      1901


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
DECEMBER 15 2017......SUNRISE   734 AM CST   SUNSET   446 PM CST
DECEMBER 16 2017......SUNRISE   735 AM CST   SUNSET   446 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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