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CLIDSM

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA                               
1237 AM CST THU DEC 6 2018


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...THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR DECEMBER 5 2018...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1878 TO 2018


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST     
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR     
                                                  NORMAL             
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TEMPERATURE (F)                                                     
 YESTERDAY                                                           
  MAXIMUM         41    223 PM  67    1975  37      4       37       
  MINIMUM         20    733 AM  -6    1886  21     -1       25       
  AVERAGE         31                        29      2       31      
                                                                     
PRECIPITATION (IN)                                                   
  YESTERDAY        0.00          1.04 1982   0.05  -0.05      T      
  MONTH TO DATE    1.33                      0.27   1.06      T      
  SINCE DEC 1      1.33                      0.27   1.06      T      
  SINCE JAN 1     40.46                     34.87   5.59    29.78    
                                                                     
SNOWFALL (IN)                                                        
  YESTERDAY        0.0           5.5  1977   0.3   -0.3       T      
  MONTH TO DATE    0.7                       1.4   -0.7       T      
  SINCE DEC 1      0.7                       1.4   -0.7       T      
  SINCE JUL 1      2.2                       4.3   -2.1       T      
  SNOW DEPTH       T                                                 
                                                                     
DEGREE DAYS                                                          
 HEATING                                                             
  YESTERDAY       34                        36     -2       34       
  MONTH TO DATE  171                       175     -4      109       
  SINCE DEC 1    171                       175     -4      109       
  SINCE JUL 1   1675                      1433    242     1164       
                                                                     
 COOLING                                                             
  YESTERDAY        0                         0      0        0       
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0       
  SINCE DEC 1      0                         0      0        0       
  SINCE JAN 1   1439                      1066    373     1306       
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WIND (MPH)                                                           
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    16   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (320)      
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    21   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (320)      
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     9.1                                         

                                                                     
SKY COVER                                                            
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM                                              
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.5                                              

                                                                     
WEATHER CONDITIONS                                                  
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.                        
  NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER WAS OBSERVED.                               

                                                                     
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)                                          
 HIGHEST    96           100 AM                                     
 LOWEST     54           200 PM                                     
 AVERAGE    75                                                       

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THE DES MOINES IA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR                    
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   37        69      1939                    
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   21        -8      1882                    

                                                                     
SUNRISE AND SUNSET                                                   
DECEMBER  6 2018......SUNRISE   727 AM CST   SUNSET   445 PM CST   
DECEMBER  7 2018......SUNRISE   728 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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