Climatological Report (Daily)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1251 AM CST THU DEC 7 2017


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR DECEMBER 6 2017...

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)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         38    152 AM  69    1939  37      1       40
  MINIMUM         21   1159 PM  -8    1882  21      0       24
  AVERAGE         30                        29      1       32

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        T             1.43 1994   0.05  -0.05      T
  MONTH TO DATE    T                         0.32  -0.32     0.55
  SINCE DEC 1      T                         0.32  -0.32     0.55
  SINCE JAN 1     29.78                     34.92  -5.14    33.67

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

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       35                        36     -1       33
  MONTH TO DATE  144                       211    -67      167
  SINCE DEC 1    144                       211    -67      167
  SINCE JUL 1   1199                      1469   -270      850

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        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    30   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (310)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    36   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (310)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    14.2


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.8


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    81           600 AM
 LOWEST     41           400 PM
 AVERAGE    61

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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 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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