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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
529 PM CST SAT DEC 9 2017

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR DECEMBER 9 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         31    402 AM  62    1946  36     -5       24
  MINIMUM         23   1046 AM -13    1919  20      3        9
  AVERAGE         27                        28     -1       17

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            T             0.63 1907   0.05  -0.05     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    T                         0.48  -0.48     0.55
  SINCE DEC 1      T                         0.48  -0.48     0.55
  SINCE JAN 1     29.78                     35.08  -5.30    33.67

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            T             7.4  1885   0.3   -0.3      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    T                         2.5   -2.5      0.7
  SINCE DEC 1      T                         2.5   -2.5      0.7
  SINCE JUL 1      T                         5.4   -5.4      0.7
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           38                        37      1       48
  MONTH TO DATE  263                       322    -59      304
  SINCE DEC 1    263                       322    -59      304
  SINCE JUL 1   1318                      1580   -262      987

 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    22   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (330)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    30   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (320)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    14.5


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.6


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  LIGHT SNOW


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    75           100 AM
 LOWEST     50           100 PM
 AVERAGE    63

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   35        66      1890
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   19       -19      1919


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
DECEMBER  9 2017......SUNRISE   730 AM CST   SUNSET   445 PM CST
DECEMBER 10 2017......SUNRISE   730 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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