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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
533 PM CST THU DEC 7 2017


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR DECEMBER 7 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         27    339 PM  65    1894  36     -9       25
  MINIMUM         15    821 AM -17    1882  20     -5       18
  AVERAGE         21                        28     -7       22

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          0.96 1892   0.06  -0.06     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    T                         0.38  -0.38     0.55
  SINCE DEC 1      T                         0.38  -0.38     0.55
  SINCE JAN 1     29.78                     34.98  -5.20    33.67

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           5.0  1892   0.3   -0.3      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    T                         1.9   -1.9      0.7
  SINCE DEC 1      T                         1.9   -1.9      0.7
  SINCE JUL 1      T                         4.8   -4.8      0.7
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           44                        37      7       43
  MONTH TO DATE  188                       248    -60      210
  SINCE DEC 1    188                       248    -60      210
  SINCE JUL 1   1243                      1506   -263      893

 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    23   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (320)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    32   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (310)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    14.9


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.2


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    67           100 AM
 LOWEST     32           200 PM
 AVERAGE    50

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   36        69      1946
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   20       -14      1917


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
DECEMBER  7 2017......SUNRISE   728 AM CST   SUNSET   445 PM CST
DECEMBER  8 2017......SUNRISE   729 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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