Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
946 AM CST TUE DEC 1 2020

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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER 2020...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1878 TO 2020

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              82   11/01/1938
 LOW              -10   11/29/1891
HIGHEST            78   11/03        68      10       MM  MM
LOWEST             18   11/30        11       7       MM  MM
AVG. MAXIMUM     54.8              47.9     6.9       MM
AVG. MINIMUM     33.2              30.5     2.7       MM
MEAN             44.0              39.2     4.8       MM
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0       MM
DAYS MAX <= 32      1               2.8    -1.8       MM
DAYS MIN <= 32     18              16.2     1.8       MM
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.1    -0.1       MM

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         7.10   1931
 MINIMUM         0.03   1969
TOTALS           2.48              2.19    0.29       MM
DAILY AVG.       0.08              0.07    0.01       MM
DAYS >= .01         7               8.3    -1.3       MM
DAYS >= .10         4               4.3    -0.3       MM
DAYS >= .50         2               1.5     0.5       MM
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.4     0.6       MM

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           14.7   5
                        0
                        -26215
TOTALS            2.1               2.5    -0.4       MM
SINCE 7/1         5.2               2.9     2.3       MM
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM       MM
DAYS >= 1.0         1               1.0     0.0       MM
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         1   11/24                         MM  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      2.1   11/23 TO 11/23

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     622               774    -152       MM
 SINCE 7/1       1243              1258     -15       MM
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0       MM
 SINCE 1/1       1208              1066     142       MM
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              10.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    36/300    DATE  11/15
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    50/310    DATE  11/15

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     67

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              1     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       2
LIGHT RAIN                8     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW                1     SLEET                      2
FOG                       8     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      3

-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.

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