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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
534 PM CST THU DEC 8 2016


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR DECEMBER 8 2016...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

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)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         25    347 PM  69    1946  36    -11       51
  MINIMUM         12    748 AM -14    1917  20     -8       34
  AVERAGE         19                        28     -9       43

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            T             0.68 2009   0.05  -0.05     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.55                      0.43   0.12     0.04
  SINCE DEC 1      0.55                      0.43   0.12     0.04
  SINCE JAN 1     33.67                     35.03  -1.36    39.23

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            T            10.6  2009   0.3   -0.3      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.7                       2.2   -1.5      0.7
  SINCE DEC 1      0.7                       2.2   -1.5      0.7
  SINCE JUL 1      0.7                       5.1   -4.4      7.6
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           46                        37      9       22
  MONTH TO DATE  256                       285    -29      209
  SINCE DEC 1    256                       285    -29      209
  SINCE JUL 1    939                      1543   -604     1090

 COOLING
  TODAY            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    30   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (300)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    38   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (310)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    19.9


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.5


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  LIGHT SNOW


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    67          1200 AM
 LOWEST     55           200 PM
 AVERAGE    61

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   36        62      1946
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   20       -13      1919


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
DECEMBER  8 2016......SUNRISE   729 AM CST   SUNSET   445 PM CST
DECEMBER  9 2016......SUNRISE   730 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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