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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
102 AM CST SUN DEC 25 2016

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR DECEMBER 24 2016...

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)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         38   1132 AM  69    1889  32      6       34
  MINIMUM         24    817 AM -19    1983  16      8       27
  AVERAGE         31                        24      7       31

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        T             0.96 1895   0.04  -0.04     0.04
  MONTH TO DATE    0.88                      1.15  -0.27     4.85
  SINCE DEC 1      0.88                      1.15  -0.27     4.85
  SINCE JAN 1     34.00                     35.75  -1.75    44.04

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           7.0  1909   0.3   -0.3      0.8
  MONTH TO DATE    3.8                       7.1   -3.3      1.5
  SINCE DEC 1      3.8                       7.1   -3.3      1.5
  SINCE JUL 1      3.8                      10.0   -6.2      8.4
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       34                        41     -7       34
  MONTH TO DATE  962                       917     45      617
  SINCE DEC 1    962                       917     45      617
  SINCE JUL 1   1645                      2175   -530     1498

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        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    SE (150)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    22   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     E (110)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     5.7


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.8


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  LIGHT RAIN
  FOG
  FOG W/VISIBILITY <= 1/4 MILE
  HAZE


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST   100           900 AM
 LOWEST     82           300 AM
 AVERAGE    91

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   32        58      1936
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   16       -16      1879


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
DECEMBER 25 2016......SUNRISE   740 AM CST   SUNSET   450 PM CST
DECEMBER 26 2016......SUNRISE   740 AM CST   SUNSET   451 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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