IEM Daily Feature
Thursday, 04 January 2018

Almost 72 Hours Straight below 0

Posted: 04 Jan 2018 05:33 AM

Seasonally mild temperatures have been a struggle recently with numerous hours having below zero Fahrenheit values. In fact, many locations in the state recently completed a significant stretch of consecutive hours below zero. The featured chart shows the streak for the Des Moines Airport, whose streak of 2 days and 18 hours finished in the top ten longest since 1936 based on unofficial hourly archives maintained by the IEM.

Good = 7
Bad = 1
Abstain = 1