Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
801 AM CST TUE DEC 1 2015

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1878 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              82   11/01/1938
 LOW              -10   11/29/1891
HIGHEST            79   11/02        68      11       66  11/10
                                                          11/03
LOWEST             15   11/21        11       4        4  11/27
AVG. MAXIMUM     54.8              47.9     6.9     42.8
AVG. MINIMUM     36.6              30.5     6.1     24.4
MEAN             45.7              39.2     6.5     33.6
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      2               2.8    -0.8       11
DAYS MIN <= 32     12              16.2    -4.2       20
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.1    -0.1        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         7.10   1931
 MINIMUM         0.03   1969
TOTALS           3.36              2.19    1.17     0.58
DAILY AVG.       0.11              0.07    0.04     0.02
DAYS >= .01        12               8.3     3.7        7
DAYS >= .10         8               4.3     3.7        3
DAYS >= .50         2               1.5     0.5        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.4    -0.4        0

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           14.7   5
                        0
                        -26215
TOTALS            6.9               2.5     4.4      5.8
SINCE 7/1         6.9               2.9     4.0      5.8
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         1               1.0     0.0        2
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         5   11/21                          2  11/28
                                                          11/27
                                                          11/26
 24 HR TOTAL      6.7   MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     573               774    -201      935
 SINCE 7/1        881              1258    -377     1317
COOLING TOTAL       1                 0       1        0
 SINCE 1/1       1211              1066     145     1075
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              11.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    41/290    DATE  11/12
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    57/290    DATE  11/11

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           11
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              9
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         10

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     65

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       6
LIGHT RAIN               11     FREEZING RAIN              2
LT FREEZING RAIN          4     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       3
LIGHT SNOW                3     SLEET                      0
FOG                      11     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                      1

-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.

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