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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1229 AM CST THU DEC 28 2017

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR DECEMBER 27 2017...

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)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM          6    351 PM  64    1946  31    -25       46
  MINIMUM         -8    808 AM -20    1886  16    -24       22
  AVERAGE         -1                        23    -24       34

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.06          1.48 1982   0.04   0.02     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.26                      1.27  -1.01     1.41
  SINCE DEC 1      0.26                      1.27  -1.01     1.41
  SINCE JAN 1     30.04                     35.87  -5.83    34.53

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.8          10.0  1904   0.3    0.5      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    2.7                       7.9   -5.2      3.8
  SINCE DEC 1      2.7                       7.9   -5.2      3.8
  SINCE JUL 1      2.7                      10.8   -8.1      3.8
  SNOW DEPTH       1

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       66                        42     24       31
  MONTH TO DATE  932                      1041   -109     1041
  SINCE DEC 1    932                      1041   -109     1041
  SINCE JUL 1   1987                      2299   -312     1724

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        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    13   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SE (150)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    16   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SE (120)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     5.9


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.5


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  LIGHT SNOW


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    86          1100 PM
 LOWEST     54           400 PM
 AVERAGE    70

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   31        69      1984
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   15       -21      1924


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
DECEMBER 28 2017......SUNRISE   740 AM CST   SUNSET   452 PM CST
DECEMBER 29 2017......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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