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Above 50 in December

17 Dec 2014 05:39 AM
The stretch of warm weather this past weekend was rather remarkable for December. For the Des Moines Airport, the temperature stayed at or above 50 degrees for just over 2 straight days. The featured chart displays the longest consecutive stretches of time in December that the temperature was at or above 50 degrees. According to this analysis based on IEM archives, this was the longest such streak for Des Moines in December. What makes it even more remarkable is that this followed the longest streak below 32 degrees in November, which was just last month! You can generate plots like this for other sites in the country and for a threshold and month of your choice.

Good: 12
Bad: 7
Abstain: 4

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