Climatological Report (Daily)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
525 PM CST SAT DEC 2 2017


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR DECEMBER 2 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         59    246 PM  67    1973  39     20       41
  MINIMUM         31    727 AM  -8    1886  22      9       35
  AVERAGE         45                        30     15       38

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          0.64 1893   0.05  -0.05      T
  MONTH TO DATE    0.00                      0.11  -0.11      T
  SINCE DEC 1      0.00                      0.11  -0.11      T
  SINCE JAN 1     29.78                     34.71  -4.93    33.12

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           8.0  1893   0.2   -0.2       T
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.5   -0.5       T
  SINCE DEC 1      0.0                       0.5   -0.5       T
  SINCE JUL 1      T                         3.4   -3.4       T
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           20                        35    -15       27
  MONTH TO DATE   42                        69    -27       55
  SINCE DEC 1     42                        69    -27       55
  SINCE JUL 1   1097                      1327   -230      738

 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     9   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (310)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    10   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (310)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     3.8


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.4


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    75           700 AM
 LOWEST     23           300 PM
 AVERAGE    49

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   38        69      2012
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   22        -8      1919


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
DECEMBER  2 2017......SUNRISE   723 AM CST   SUNSET   445 PM CST
DECEMBER  3 2017......SUNRISE   724 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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