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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1248 AM CST WED DEC 7 2016


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR DECEMBER 6 2016...

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)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         40    143 AM  69    1939  37      3       44
  MINIMUM         24   1159 PM  -8    1882  21      3       34
  AVERAGE         32                        29      3       39

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        T             1.43 1994   0.05  -0.05      T
  MONTH TO DATE    0.55                      0.32   0.23     0.04
  SINCE DEC 1      0.55                      0.32   0.23     0.04
  SINCE JAN 1     33.67                     34.92  -1.25    39.23

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        T             7.5  1994   0.2   -0.2      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.7                       1.6   -0.9      0.7
  SINCE DEC 1      0.7                       1.6   -0.9      0.7
  SINCE JUL 1      0.7                       4.5   -3.8      7.6
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       33                        36     -3       26
  MONTH TO DATE  167                       211    -44      163
  SINCE DEC 1    167                       211    -44      163
  SINCE JUL 1    850                      1469   -619     1044

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        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    26   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     W (290)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    32   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (300)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    16.4


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.2


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  LIGHT RAIN
  SNOW
  LIGHT SNOW


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    66           500 AM
 LOWEST     43           200 PM
 AVERAGE    55

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   36        65      1894
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   20       -17      1882


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
DECEMBER  7 2016......SUNRISE   728 AM CST   SUNSET   445 PM CST
DECEMBER  8 2016......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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