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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
530 PM CST THU DEC 29 2016


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR DECEMBER 29 2016...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

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)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         41    337 PM  58    2006  31     10       26
                                      1999
  MINIMUM         33    820 AM -17    1917  15     18       20
                                      1880
  AVERAGE         37                        23     14       23

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          0.78 1885   0.04  -0.04     0.01
  MONTH TO DATE    1.41                      1.35   0.06     5.38
  SINCE DEC 1      1.41                      1.35   0.06     5.38
  SINCE JAN 1     34.53                     35.95  -1.42    44.57

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           2.0  1907   0.3   -0.3       T
  MONTH TO DATE    3.8                       8.5   -4.7      6.9
  SINCE DEC 1      3.8                       8.5   -4.7      6.9
  SINCE JUL 1      3.8                      11.4   -7.6     13.8
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           28                        42    -14       42
  MONTH TO DATE 1095                      1125    -30      802
  SINCE DEC 1   1095                      1125    -30      802
  SINCE JUL 1   1778                      2383   -605     1683

 COOLING
  TODAY            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    39   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (310)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    49   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (320)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    22.7


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.1


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    64           200 AM
 LOWEST     38           300 PM
 AVERAGE    51

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   31        63      2004
                                             1965
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   15       -15      1968


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
DECEMBER 29 2016......SUNRISE   741 AM CST   SUNSET   453 PM CST
DECEMBER 30 2016......SUNRISE   741 AM CST   SUNSET   454 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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