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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
529 PM CST WED DEC 7 2016


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR DECEMBER 7 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    412 PM  65    1894  36    -11       51
  MINIMUM         18    857 AM -17    1882  20     -2       31
  AVERAGE         22                        28     -6       41

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          0.96 1892   0.06  -0.06      T
  MONTH TO DATE    0.55                      0.38   0.17     0.04
  SINCE DEC 1      0.55                      0.38   0.17     0.04
  SINCE JAN 1     33.67                     34.98  -1.31    39.23

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           5.0  1892   0.3   -0.3      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.7                       1.9   -1.2      0.7
  SINCE DEC 1      0.7                       1.9   -1.2      0.7
  SINCE JUL 1      0.7                       4.8   -4.1      7.6
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           43                        37      6       24
  MONTH TO DATE  210                       248    -38      187
  SINCE DEC 1    210                       248    -38      187
  SINCE JUL 1    893                      1506   -613     1068

 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    24   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (300)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    29   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     W (290)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    16.0


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.9


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER WAS OBSERVED.


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    67           500 AM
 LOWEST     50           300 PM
 AVERAGE    59

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   36        69      1946
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   20       -14      1917


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
DECEMBER  7 2016......SUNRISE   728 AM CST   SUNSET   445 PM CST
DECEMBER  8 2016......SUNRISE   729 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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