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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
528 PM CST WED DEC 28 2016


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR DECEMBER 28 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         47    320 PM  69    1984  31     16       28
  MINIMUM         30    204 AM -21    1924  15     15       21
  AVERAGE         39                        23     16       25

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          0.50 2015   0.04  -0.04     0.50
  MONTH TO DATE    1.41                      1.31   0.10     5.37
  SINCE DEC 1      1.41                      1.31   0.10     5.37
  SINCE JAN 1     34.53                     35.91  -1.38    44.56

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           5.4  2015   0.3   -0.3      5.4
  MONTH TO DATE    3.8                       8.2   -4.4      6.9
  SINCE DEC 1      3.8                       8.2   -4.4      6.9
  SINCE JUL 1      3.8                      11.1   -7.3     13.8
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           26                        42    -16       40
  MONTH TO DATE 1067                      1083    -16      760
  SINCE DEC 1   1067                      1083    -16      760
  SINCE JUL 1   1750                      2341   -591     1641

 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    17   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     W (290)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    22   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     W (290)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     9.9


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.7


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    78           400 AM
 LOWEST     42           200 PM
 AVERAGE    60

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   31        58      2006
                                             1999
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   15       -17      1917
                                             1880


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
DECEMBER 28 2016......SUNRISE   741 AM CST   SUNSET   452 PM CST
DECEMBER 29 2016......SUNRISE   741 AM CST   SUNSET   453 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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