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CLIDSM

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA                               
1251 AM CST THU DEC 7 2017


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR DECEMBER 6 2017...

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)                                                     
 YESTERDAY                                                           
  MAXIMUM         38    152 AM  69    1939  37      1       40       
  MINIMUM         21   1159 PM  -8    1882  21      0       24       
  AVERAGE         30                        29      1       32      
                                                                     
PRECIPITATION (IN)                                                   
  YESTERDAY        T             1.43 1994   0.05  -0.05      T      
  MONTH TO DATE    T                         0.32  -0.32     0.55    
  SINCE DEC 1      T                         0.32  -0.32     0.55    
  SINCE JAN 1     29.78                     34.92  -5.14    33.67    
                                                                     
SNOWFALL (IN)                                                        
  YESTERDAY        T             7.5  1994   0.2   -0.2       T      
  MONTH TO DATE    T                         1.6   -1.6      0.7     
  SINCE DEC 1      T                         1.6   -1.6      0.7     
  SINCE JUL 1      T                         4.5   -4.5      0.7     
  SNOW DEPTH       0                                                 
                                                                     
DEGREE DAYS                                                          
 HEATING                                                             
  YESTERDAY       35                        36     -1       33       
  MONTH TO DATE  144                       211    -67      167       
  SINCE DEC 1    144                       211    -67      167       
  SINCE JUL 1   1199                      1469   -270      850       
                                                                     
 COOLING                                                             
  YESTERDAY        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    30   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (310)      
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    36   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (310)      
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    14.2                                         

                                                                     
SKY COVER                                                            
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM                                              
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.8                                              

                                                                     
WEATHER CONDITIONS                                                  
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.                        
  LIGHT RAIN                                                         
  SNOW                                                               
  LIGHT SNOW                                                         

                                                                     
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)                                          
 HIGHEST    81           600 AM                                     
 LOWEST     41           400 PM                                     
 AVERAGE    61                                                       

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR                    
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   36        65      1894                    
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   20       -17      1882                    

                                                                     
SUNRISE AND SUNSET                                                   
DECEMBER  7 2017......SUNRISE   728 AM CST   SUNSET   445 PM CST   
DECEMBER  8 2017......SUNRISE   729 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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