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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
527 PM CST SAT DEC 3 2016

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR DECEMBER 3 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         43   1146 AM  69    2012  38      5       47
  MINIMUM         36    828 AM  -8    1919  22     14       24
  AVERAGE         40                        30     10       36

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            T             1.38 2011   0.06  -0.06     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    T                         0.17  -0.17     0.04
  SINCE DEC 1      T                         0.17  -0.17     0.04
  SINCE JAN 1     33.12                     34.77  -1.65    39.23

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY           MM             7.7  1990   0.3   MM        0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    T                         0.8   -0.8      0.7
  SINCE DEC 1      T                         0.8   -0.8      0.7
  SINCE JUL 1      T                         3.7   -3.7      7.6
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           25                        35    -10       29
  MONTH TO DATE   80                       104    -24       91
  SINCE DEC 1     80                       104    -24       91
  SINCE JUL 1    763                      1362   -599      972

 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    13   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SE (150)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    16   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     S (180)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     5.2


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.9


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  LIGHT RAIN


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    82           100 AM
 LOWEST     60          1100 AM
 AVERAGE    71

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   38        67      1998
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   21        -6      1886


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
DECEMBER  3 2016......SUNRISE   724 AM CST   SUNSET   445 PM CST
DECEMBER  4 2016......SUNRISE   725 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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