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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
641 PM CST SUN DEC 4 2016

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR DECEMBER 4 2016...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1878 TO 2016


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         39    155 PM  67    1998  38      1       52
  MINIMUM         33    832 AM  -6    1886  21     12       27
  AVERAGE         36                        30      6       40

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.46          1.46 1973   0.05   0.41     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.55                      0.22   0.33     0.04
  SINCE DEC 1      0.55                      0.22   0.33     0.04
  SINCE JAN 1     33.67                     34.82  -1.15    39.23

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.7           5.7  1897   0.3    0.4      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.7                       1.1   -0.4      0.7
  SINCE DEC 1      0.7                       1.1   -0.4      0.7
  SINCE JUL 1      0.7                       4.0   -3.3      7.6
  SNOW DEPTH       1

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           29                        35     -6       25
  MONTH TO DATE  109                       139    -30      116
  SINCE DEC 1    109                       139    -30      116
  SINCE JUL 1    792                      1397   -605      997

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE DEC 1      0                         0      0        0
  SINCE JAN 1   1448                      1066    382     1211
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    15   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     W (260)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    17   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     W (270)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     9.3


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.9


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  RAIN
  LIGHT RAIN
  SNOW
  LIGHT SNOW
  FOG
  HAZE


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST   100           600 AM
 LOWEST     85           100 PM
 AVERAGE    93

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   37        67      1975
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   21        -6      1886


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
DECEMBER  4 2016......SUNRISE   725 AM CST   SUNSET   445 PM CST
DECEMBER  5 2016......SUNRISE   726 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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