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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
526 PM CST SUN DEC 3 2017


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR DECEMBER 3 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         63    235 PM  69    2012  38     25       43
  MINIMUM         31    545 AM  -8    1919  22      9       36
  AVERAGE         47                        30     17       40

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          1.38 2011   0.06  -0.06     0.09
  MONTH TO DATE    0.00                      0.17  -0.17     0.09
  SINCE DEC 1      0.00                      0.17  -0.17     0.09
  SINCE JAN 1     29.78                     34.77  -4.99    33.21

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           7.7  1990   0.3   -0.3       T
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.8   -0.8       T
  SINCE DEC 1      0.0                       0.8   -0.8       T
  SINCE JUL 1      T                         3.7   -3.7       T
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           18                        35    -17       25
  MONTH TO DATE   60                       104    -44       80
  SINCE DEC 1     60                       104    -44       80
  SINCE JUL 1   1115                      1362   -247      763

 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    20   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (160)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    23   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SE (150)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     8.5


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.5


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    76           900 AM
 LOWEST     47          1200 PM
 AVERAGE    62

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   38        67      1998
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   21        -6      1886


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
DECEMBER  3 2017......SUNRISE   724 AM CST   SUNSET   445 PM CST
DECEMBER  4 2017......SUNRISE   725 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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