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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
526 PM CST THU DEC 1 2016

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR DECEMBER 1 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         38    232 PM  66    1970  39     -1       36
  MINIMUM         35    919 AM  -8    1893  23     12       30
  AVERAGE         37                        31      6       33

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          1.08 1945   0.06  -0.06      T
  MONTH TO DATE    0.00                      0.06  -0.06      T
  SINCE DEC 1      0.00                      0.06  -0.06      T
  SINCE JAN 1     33.12                     34.66  -1.54    39.19

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           5.7  1985   0.3   -0.3      0.1
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.3   -0.3      0.1
  SINCE DEC 1      0.0                       0.3   -0.3      0.1
  SINCE JUL 1      T                         3.2   -3.2      7.0
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           28                        34     -6       32
  MONTH TO DATE   28                        34     -6       32
  SINCE DEC 1     28                        34     -6       32
  SINCE JUL 1    711                      1292   -581      913

 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    21   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     W (290)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    26   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (300)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    14.3


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    75          1200 AM
 LOWEST     70           200 AM
 AVERAGE    73

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   39        67      1973
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   22        -8      1886


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
DECEMBER  1 2016......SUNRISE   722 AM CST   SUNSET   445 PM CST
DECEMBER  2 2016......SUNRISE   723 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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