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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
530 PM CST WED DEC 13 2017


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR DECEMBER 13 2017...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1878 TO 2017


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         49    841 AM  64    1921  34     15       22
  MINIMUM         28   1235 AM -14    1961  18     10        6
                                      1917
  AVERAGE         39                        26     13       14

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.02          1.79 2015   0.05  -0.03     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.02                      0.68  -0.66     0.60
  SINCE DEC 1      0.02                      0.68  -0.66     0.60
  SINCE JAN 1     29.80                     35.28  -5.48    33.72

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY           MM             5.8  1920   0.3   MM        0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    T                         3.8   -3.8      1.7
  SINCE DEC 1      T                         3.8   -3.8      1.7
  SINCE JUL 1      T                         6.7   -6.7      1.7
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           26                        39    -13       51
  MONTH TO DATE  393                       475    -82      480
  SINCE DEC 1    393                       475    -82      480
  SINCE JUL 1   1448                      1733   -285     1163

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE DEC 1      0                         0      0        0
  SINCE JAN 1   1306                      1066    240     1448
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    39   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (310)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    50   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (300)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    18.3


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.8


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  LIGHT RAIN
  FOG


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    78           200 AM
 LOWEST     45           800 AM
 AVERAGE    62

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   34        60      1975
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   18       -17      1901


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
DECEMBER 13 2017......SUNRISE   733 AM CST   SUNSET   445 PM CST
DECEMBER 14 2017......SUNRISE   734 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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