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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
854 AM CST SUN DEC 1 2013

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...THE DES MOINES CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER 2013...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1878 TO 2013

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            68   11/16        68       0       78  11/10
LOWEST              5   11/24        11      -6       12  11/27
AVG. MAXIMUM     47.1              47.9    -0.8     54.0
AVG. MINIMUM     28.1              30.5    -2.4     32.9
MEAN             37.6              39.2    -1.6     43.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      6               2.8     3.2        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     19              16.2     2.8       11
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.1    -0.1        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         7.10   1931
 MINIMUM         0.03   1969
TOTALS           1.35              2.19   -0.84     1.33
DAILY AVG.       0.05              0.07   -0.02     0.04
DAYS >= .01         8               8.3    -0.3        5
DAYS >= .10         3               4.3    -1.3        3
DAYS >= .50         1               1.5    -0.5        1
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.4    -0.4        0

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           14.7   5
                        0
                        -26215
TOTALS            1.4               2.5    -1.1        T
SINCE 7/1         1.4               2.9    -1.5        T
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               1.0    -1.0        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         1   11/22                          0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.6   MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     813               774      39      643
 SINCE 7/1       1203              1258     -55     1097
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        3
 SINCE 1/1       1353              1066     287     1613
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              10.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    32/170    DATE  11/08
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    40/200    DATE  11/16

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           12
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             10
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          8

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     64

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       2
LIGHT RAIN                7     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       1
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW                5     SLEET                      1
FOG                       7     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      2

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

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