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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1234 AM CST TUE DEC 12 2017

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR DECEMBER 11 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         45   1216 PM  64    1965  35     10       35
  MINIMUM         22   1159 PM  -8    1917  19      3       14
  AVERAGE         34                        27      7       25

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        T             1.04 1899   0.06  -0.06      T
  MONTH TO DATE    T                         0.59  -0.59     0.60
  SINCE DEC 1      T                         0.59  -0.59     0.60
  SINCE JAN 1     29.78                     35.19  -5.41    33.72

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        T             7.3  2000   0.3   -0.3       T
  MONTH TO DATE    T                         3.2   -3.2      1.7
  SINCE DEC 1      T                         3.2   -3.2      1.7
  SINCE JUL 1      T                         6.1   -6.1      1.7
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       31                        38     -7       40
  MONTH TO DATE  326                       398    -72      384
  SINCE DEC 1    326                       398    -72      384
  SINCE JUL 1   1381                      1656   -275     1067

 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    37   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (310)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    48   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (310)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    16.0


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.9


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    76           500 PM
 LOWEST     43           900 AM
 AVERAGE    60

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   35        64      1968
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   19       -11      2000
                                             1961
                                             1932


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
DECEMBER 12 2017......SUNRISE   732 AM CST   SUNSET   445 PM CST
DECEMBER 13 2017......SUNRISE   733 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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