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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1258 AM CST TUE DEC 6 2016

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR DECEMBER 5 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         51    122 PM  67    1975  37     14       52
  MINIMUM         30    251 AM  -6    1886  21      9       35
  AVERAGE         41                        29     12       44

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        T             1.04 1982   0.05  -0.05     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.55                      0.27   0.28     0.04
  SINCE DEC 1      0.55                      0.27   0.28     0.04
  SINCE JAN 1     33.67                     34.87  -1.20    39.23

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           5.5  1977   0.3   -0.3      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.7                       1.4   -0.7      0.7
  SINCE DEC 1      0.7                       1.4   -0.7      0.7
  SINCE JUL 1      0.7                       4.3   -3.6      7.6
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       24                        36    -12       21
  MONTH TO DATE  134                       175    -41      137
  SINCE DEC 1    134                       175    -41      137
  SINCE JUL 1    817                      1433   -616     1018

 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    24   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (180)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    30   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     S (180)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    12.5


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.6


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  LIGHT RAIN
  FOG


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST   100           100 AM
 LOWEST     56           100 PM
 AVERAGE    78

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   37        69      1939
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   21        -8      1882


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
DECEMBER  6 2016......SUNRISE   727 AM CST   SUNSET   445 PM CST
DECEMBER  7 2016......SUNRISE   728 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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