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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
533 PM CST MON DEC 4 2017


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR DECEMBER 4 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         69R   209 PM  67    1998  38     31       39
  MINIMUM         47    459 PM  -6    1886  21     26       31
  AVERAGE         58                        30     28       35

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          1.46 1973   0.05  -0.05     0.46
  MONTH TO DATE    0.00                      0.22  -0.22     0.55
  SINCE DEC 1      0.00                      0.22  -0.22     0.55
  SINCE JAN 1     29.78                     34.82  -5.04    33.67

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           5.7  1897   0.3   -0.3      0.7
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       1.1   -1.1      0.7
  SINCE DEC 1      0.0                       1.1   -1.1      0.7
  SINCE JUL 1      T                         4.0   -4.0      0.7
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY            7                        35    -28       30
  MONTH TO DATE   67                       139    -72      110
  SINCE DEC 1     67                       139    -72      110
  SINCE JUL 1   1122                      1397   -275      793

 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    35   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SW (240)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    43   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     W (250)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    20.6


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.9


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    78           800 AM
 LOWEST     53           200 PM
 AVERAGE    66

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   37        67      1975
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   21        -6      1886


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
DECEMBER  4 2017......SUNRISE   725 AM CST   SUNSET   445 PM CST
DECEMBER  5 2017......SUNRISE   726 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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