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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
531 PM CST FRI DEC 9 2016


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR DECEMBER 9 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         24    336 PM  62    1946  36    -12       56
  MINIMUM          9    744 AM -13    1919  20    -11       35
  AVERAGE         17                        28    -11       46

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          0.63 1907   0.05  -0.05     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.55                      0.48   0.07     0.04
  SINCE DEC 1      0.55                      0.48   0.07     0.04
  SINCE JAN 1     33.67                     35.08  -1.41    39.23

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           7.4  1885   0.3   -0.3      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.7                       2.5   -1.8      0.7
  SINCE DEC 1      0.7                       2.5   -1.8      0.7
  SINCE JUL 1      0.7                       5.4   -4.7      7.6
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           48                        37     11       19
  MONTH TO DATE  304                       322    -18      228
  SINCE DEC 1    304                       322    -18      228
  SINCE JUL 1    987                      1580   -593     1109

 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    15   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (330)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    19   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     N (340)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     6.5


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.5


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    76           300 AM
 LOWEST     54           300 PM
 AVERAGE    65

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   35        66      1890
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   19       -19      1919


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
DECEMBER  9 2016......SUNRISE   730 AM CST   SUNSET   445 PM CST
DECEMBER 10 2016......SUNRISE   731 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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