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This application dynamically generates many types of graphs. These graphs are derived from processing of various data sources done by the IEM. Please feel free to use these generated graphics in whatever way you wish.


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This chart presents monthly cooling degree days or heating degree days for a 20 year period of your choice. The 20 year limit is for plot usability only, the data download has all available years contained.

# IEM Climodat https://mesonet.agron.iastate.edu/climodat/
# Report Generated: 05 Aug 2021
# Climate Record: 1878-08-01 -> 2021-08-05
# Site Information: [IATDSM] Des Moines Area
# Contact Information: Daryl Herzmann akrherz@iastate.edu 515.294.5978
# THESE ARE THE MONTHLY COOLING DEGREE DAYS (base=65) FOR STATION  IATDSM
YEAR    JAN    FEB    MAR    APR    MAY    JUN    JUL    AUG    SEP    OCT    NOV    DEC
1878      M      M      M      M      M      M      M    368    149      9      0      0
1879      0      0      0     13    101    174    384    262     37    115      0      0
1880      0      0      0     10    145    216    306    282     68      0      0      0
1881      0      0      0      6    144    225    399    444    158     18      0      0
1882      0      0      0      6     18    172    153    240    114     22      0      0
1883      0      0      0      6     11    131    322    188     44      9      0      0
1884      0      0      0      1     20    203    268    166    148     42      0      0
1885      0      0      0      1     55    199    390    185     82      0      0      0
1886      0      0      0     21    107    246    474    424    146     36      0      0
1887      0      0      0     24    104    238    390    262    100     11      0      0
1888      0      0      0      4      6    157    378    208     34      0      0      0
1889      0      0      0      0     54    146    276    222     80      4      0      0
1890      0      0      0      2     42    260    369    165     62      7      0      0
1891      0      0      0      4     17    176    130    200    156     16      0      0
1892      0      0      0      0      2    159    275    232     92     25      0      0
1893      0      0      0      6     23    204    324    266    148     30      0      0
1894      0      0      4     30     60    294    394    342    134      6      0      0
1895      0      0      9     17    109    175    244    268    226      0      1      0
1896      0      0      0     28    112    190    258    244     36      0      0      0
1897      0      0      0      0     32    208    354    186    298     63      0      0
1898      0      0      0      7     38    219    284    277    146     16      0      0
1899      0      0      0      6     35    212    264    312    125     64      0      0
1900      0      0      0      6     96    159    285    395    121     52      0      0
1901      0      0      0     28     50    280    587    311    106     14      0      0
1902      0      0      0     14     93    104    296    178     10      8      0      0
1903      0      0      1      0     61     88    294    174     52      6      0      0
1904      0      0      0      0     16    109    206    170     96     20      0      0
1905      0      0      0      0     16    182    188    325    108     22      0      0
1906      0      0      0      0     79    150    200    316    138      0      0      0
1907      0      0      8      0     12    122    319    226    106      0      0      0
1908      0      0      0      6     54    138    294    208    191     22      0      0
1909      0      0      0      0     17    168    258    410     75     22      0      0
1910      0      0     16     18      4    231    328    271     80     30      0      0
1911      0      0      0      0    150    376    383    285    139      2      0      0
1912      0      0      0      0     96    142    352    244    144      4      0      0
1913      0      0      0     12     63    282    410    426    162     22      0      0
1914      0      0      0     16    101    288    422    339     91     16      0      0
1915      0      0      0     46     47    108    196    126     99      0      2      0
1916      0      0      0      7     71     94    510    342    126     25      0      0
1917      0      0      0      6     36    136    360    190     66      2      0      0
1918      0      0      0      0    147    238    332    424     26     35      0      0
1919      0      0      0      0     40    276    459    258    160     33      0      0
1920      0      0      0      0     43    240    272    202    150     56      0      0
1921      0      0      8     16    160    346    452    256    158      6      0      0
1922      0      0      0      2     53    286    248    302    154     45      0      0
1923      0      0      0      3     46    246    410    208     93      2      0      0
1924      0      0      0     12      8    153    224    268     21     25      0      0
1925      0      0      0     28     84    216    355    275    215      2      0      0
1926      0      0      0     15    114    110    346    337    115     14      0      0
1927      0      0      0      8     38    138    320    159    264     31      0      0
1928      0      0      2      0     62     76    320    284     58     43      0      0
1929      0      0      0     25     60    164    320    266     96      1      0      0
1930      0      0      0     21     56    182    478    338    150     40      0      0
1931      0      0      0      7     64    360    420    238    269     35      0      0
1932      0      0      0      2     64    260    386    252     36      6      0      0
1933      0      0      0      0     80    449    403    212    214      3      2      0
1934      0      0      0      6    226    440    544    356     61     18      0      0
1935      0      0      0      4     10    126    494    328    122     16      0      0
1936      0      0      0      7    150    220    646    478    200      4      0      0
1937      0      0      0      4     60    200    394    426    165     28      0      0
1938      0      0      6     14     60    189    432    391    188     80      8      0
1939      0      0      0     22    167    248    418    208    223     24      0      0
1940      0      0      0      0     24    222    399    206    148     16      0      0
1941      0      0      0     11    137    205    343    343    122      6      0      0
1942      0      0      0     14     68    203    314    252    120     12      0      0
1943      0      0      6      0     42    241    344    296     50      2      0      0
1944      0      0      0      0    146    252    278    264     89      0      0      0
1945      0      0      0      3     21     84    260    278    106      4      0      0
1946      0      0      0     11      8    240    318    168     96     20      0      0
1947      0      0      0      0      4    133    299    526    219     82      0      0
1948      0      0      0     20     34    160    355    330    182      0      0      0
1949      0      0      0      4     88    272    378    274     13     26      0      0
1950      0      0      0      0     36    159    184    138     76     50      0      0
1951      0      0      0     15     62    100    268    230     26     26      0      0
1952      0      0      0     19     50    320    325    194    114      0      0      0
1953      0      0      0      2     63    284    351    310    104     56      0      0
1954      0      0      0     20     26    324    446    265    137     19      0      0
1955      0      0      0     18     76    152    497    406    165     14      0      0
1956      0      0      0      7    102    342    296    308    104     32      0      0
1957      0      0      0     12     27    176    454    294     29      0      0      0
1958      0      0      0      6     66    103    195    318     86     27      0      0
1959      0      0      0      2     76    249    290    400    112      0      0      0
1960      0      0      0     29     34    132    291    308    134     10      0      0
1961      0      0      0      0     32    180    282    256     92      5      0      0
1962      0      0      0     10    166    206    288    286     62     51      0      0
1963      0      0      0      7     38    272    336    216     84     81      0      0
1964      0      0      0      2     72    174    378    196     86      0      0      0
1965      0      0      0      7    123    160    302    257     42     15      0      0
1966      0      0      0      0     36    179    422    192     62      7      0      0
1967      0      0      8      8     68    142    236    184     30     25      0      0
1968      0      0      0      2     16    248    288    259     42     38      0      0
1969      0      0      0      0     96    124    342    300     80     19      0      0
1970      0      0      0     30    126    232    360    274    120     18      0      0
1971      0      0      0     12     24    354    228    257    190     50      0      0
1972      0      0      0      2     74    180    282    242    106      0      0      0
1973      0      0      0      2     17    258    352    370     92     28      0      0
1974      0      0      0      8     50    146    492    200     50      4      0      0
1975      0      0      0      3    112    230    400    374     56     30      0      0
1976      0      0      0     19     34    195    378    274    102     18      0      0
1977      0      0      0     43    166    291    496    223     83      1      0      0
1978      0      0      6      0     80    244    334    313    216      3      0      0
1979      0      0      0      0     46    190    295    297    114     14      0      0
1980      0      0      0     22     80    195    462    346    134      2      0      0
1981      0      0      1     26     41    236    350    231     90      2      0      0
1982      0      0      0      0     67     95    368    261    114     10      0      0
1983      0      0      0      4     19    264    492    566    178     18      0      0
1984      0      0      0      8     26    246    338    388     97      2      0      0
1985      0      0      0     44     65    130    355    214    170      0      0      0
1986      0      0     10     16     44    250    376    158    124      0      0      0
1987      0      0      0     30    116    297    418    244     60      0      0      0
1988      0      0      0      0    108    320    416    435     97      3      0      0
1989      0      0      6     42     50    150    373    262     58     14      0      0
1990      0      0      1     25      4    220    275    290    180     10      2      0
1991      0      0      8     18    166    294    342    270    147     12      0      0
1992      0      0      0     10     62    167    190    130     81      8      0      0
1993      0      0      0      0     28    163    274    274     18     14      0      0
1994      0      0      0     22     60    238    246    206    119      4      0      0
1995      0      0      0      0      8    200    355    438     86     10      0      0
1996      0      0      0      4     43    208    238    225     66     10      0      0
1997      0      0      0      0     13    214    332    220     97     64      0      0
1998      0      0      2      0     96    162    323    315    188      3      0      0
1999      0      0      0      0     37    200    454    229     70     10      1      0
2000      0      0      3      4     86    151    272    325    153     22      0      0
2001      0      0      0     27     58    202    401    315     66      6      0      0
2002      0      0      0     25     50    287    408    246    148      6      0      0
2003      0      0      0     22     26    193    360    397     89     16      0      0
2004      0      0      0     22     88    136    228    146    131      3      0      0
2005      0      0      0     17     36    286    391    323    198     44      0      0
2006      0      0      0     16     94    268    436    298     44     31      0      0
2007      0      0     12     18    102    231    366    382    124     39      0      0
2008      0      0      0      2     36    190    322    237     90     18      1      0
2009      0      0      0      8     52    233    220    246    100      0      0      0
2010      0      0      2     30     99    274    408    402    104     22      0      0
2011      0      0      0      9     93    232    516    350     92     36      0      0
2012      0      0     32     22    145    328    600    326    112     10      3      0
2013      0      0      0     12     87    248    342    384    218     30      0      0
2014      0      0      0     12    116    246    246    322    102      0      0      0
2015      0      0      0      6     69    248    345    255    238     15      0      0
2016      0      0      0     18     71    370    366    342    213     31      0      0
2017      0      0      0     12     62    300    454    224    200     18      0      0
2018      0      0      0      4    211    332    364    323    163      6      0      0
2019      0      0      0      4     49    214    392    255    208      9      0      0
2020      0      0      0      6     39    304    414    311     86     20      0      0
2021      0      0      0     20     67    326    328     20      M      M      M      M
MEAN      0      0      1     10     67    215    348    280    116     19      0      0
# THESE ARE THE MONTHLY COOLING DEGREE DAYS (base=60) FOR STATION  IATDSM
YEAR    JAN    FEB    MAR    APR    MAY    JUN    JUL    AUG    SEP    OCT    NOV    DEC
1878      M      M      M      M      M      M      M    523    238     43      2      0
1879      0      0      4     34    186    307    540    410     96    192      0      0
1880      0      0      1     29    262    354    454    432    138     16      0      0
1881      0      0      0     18    278    370    554    600    264     42      0      0
1882      0      0      0     22     50    282    301    386    202     58      0      0
1883      0      0      0     24     39    260    478    336     99     23      0      0
1884      0      0      0     14     82    336    423    312    266     84      0      0
1885      0      0      0     14    122    328    544    314    170     14      0      0
1886      0      0      0     55    210    388    630    574    240     90      3      0
1887      0      0      0     62    212    372    546    394    180     23      2      0
1888      0      0      0     14     42    274    534    352    107     10      5      0
1889      0      0      0      9    113    251    430    374    160     15      0      0
1890      0      0      0     20     88    394    524    298    108     22      0      0
1891      0      0      0     28     62    296    268    322    266     38      0      0
1892      0      0      0      2     25    285    427    378    194     76      0      0
1893      0      0      2     16     70    342    480    418    246     66      0      0
1894      0      0     12     67    127    435    549    496    234     34      0      0
1895      0      0     14     52    190    316    390    422    334      4      8      0
1896      0      0      0     90    217    314    408    394     90      4      4      0
1897      0      0      0     12     88    314    509    322    427    115      0      0
1898      0      0      0     20    106    365    439    430    250     40      0      0
1899      0      0      0     30    102    360    418    466    206    117      0      0
1900      0      0      0     37    183    304    440    550    212    104      0      0
1901      0      0      0     54    118    412    742    466    208     52      0      0
1902      0      0      0     26    186    195    449    324     66     30     10      0
1903      0      0      6     15    162    196    444    314    130     22      0      0
1904      0      0      0      3     80    250    361    314    192     55      0      0
1905      0      0      6      8     58    322    340    480    226     56      0      0
1906      0      0      0     18    165    288    354    462    246     14      4      0
1907      0      0     23      0     46    228    474    374    186     14      0      0
1908      0      0      0     44    135    250    444    354    314     58      0      0
1909      0      0      0      0     85    302    401    562    148     62      4      0
1910      0      0     54     49     38    337    484    416    161     84      0      0
1911      0      0      4      6    246    526    534    429    238     11      0      0
1912      0      0      0      5    208    246    503    394    214     27      0      0
1913      0      0      0     41    120    410    565    580    244     68      2      0
1914      0      0      0     52    189    433    578    492    190     76      2      0
1915      0      0      0    112     82    222    344    242    203     24      8      0
1916      0      0      0     18    154    200    665    488    210     56      6      0
1917      0      0      0     20     70    248    514    338    154     10      0      0
1918      0      0      2      0    261    382    485    580     84     78      4      0
1919      0      0      0      7     85    406    614    412    274     60      0      0
1920      0      0      3      0    124    376    426    354    272    136      0      0
1921      0      0     14     42    256    489    608    410    283     38      0      0
1922      0      0      0      8    146    424    402    457    256     92      0      0
1923      0      0      0     16    110    363    564    357    186     16      0      0
1924      0      0      0     39     27    278    370    422     74     80      1      0
1925      0      0      1     71    136    362    504    430    326      8      0      0
1926      0      0      0     36    208    238    500    492    212     45      0      0
1927      0      0      0     33     90    240    475    302    350     72      0      0
1928      0      0     14     13    154    190    476    430    134     86      0      0
1929      0      0      0     50    112    284    474    418    170     16      0      0
1930      0      4      1     52    122    310    632    490    270     84      4      0
1931      0      0      0     47    124    494    574    392    392     90      4      0
1932      0      0      0     10    165    410    541    405    126     21      0      0
1933      0      0      0     10    161    594    558    365    332     14      6      0
1934      0      0      0     24    350    590    700    494    128     76      0      0
1935      0      0      6     22     38    236    648    468    216     42      0      0
1936      0      0      2     18    276    346    800    632    304     30      0      0
1937      0      0      0     12    144    330    548    581    259     60      0      0
1938      0      0     14     51    128    336    586    546    300    154     18      0
1939      0      0      3     48    280    384    574    363    339     60      0      0
1940      0      0      0      8     60    371    554    348    252     63      0      0
1941      0      0      0     48    238    325    494    498    232     32      7      0
1942      0      0      0     54    119    324    469    398    212     40      6      0
1943      0      0     10      4     80    356    499    448    100     29      0      0
1944      0      0      0      4    261    374    432    400    178     18      6      0
1945      0      0      8     13     62    185    408    433    181     18      0      0
1946      0      0      9     40     42    360    472    305    180     66      0      1
1947      0      0      0     10     24    237    451    681    319    164      0      0
1948      0      0      0     54     94    304    510    486    291      2      0      0
1949      0      0      0     18    174    417    534    425     72     77      0      0
1950      0      0      1      8     97    284    336    270    171    116      0      0
1951      0      0      0     34    154    216    420    380    101     61      0      0
1952      0      0      3     55    113    468    480    344    210      6      2      0
1953      0      0      0      8    119    425    506    464    204    118      3      0
1954      0      0      0     45     72    451    602    416    252     44      0      0
1955      0      0      0     50    172    269    652    560    275     50      0      0
1956      0      0      0     19    185    484    451    451    196     96      0      0
1957      0      0      0     46     92    313    609    447     96      6      0      0
1958      0      0      0     24    163    214    346    453    186     76      2      0
1959      0      0      0      7    157    384    439    553    192      2      0      0
1960      0      0      0     56    112    267    446    463    222     32      0      0
1961      0      0      0      4     78    318    436    410    160     42      0      0
1962      0      0      0     40    293    342    443    440    138    100      0      0
1963      0      0      2     22     86    418    492    358    190    197      0      0
1964      0      0      0      8    169    300    534    328    162     11      7      0
1965      0      0      0     18    232    308    458    398    110     46      0      0
1966      0      0      0      4     86    312    576    334    134     32      0      0
1967      0      0     18     23    104    274    377    322    118     55      0      0
1968      0      0      6     14     46    378    441    402    114     72      0      0
1969      0      0      0      2    180    230    496    455    195     42      0      0
1970      0      0      0     52    229    370    515    430    202     50      0      0
1971      0      0      2     36     75    504    376    408    288    104      0      0
1972      0      0      0     13    150    306    428    384    200      6      0      0
1973      0      0      0     20     78    408    507    525    198     86      0      0
1974      0      0      0     32    102    274    646    344    114     34      0      0
1975      0      0      0     20    200    369    554    529    111     74      4      0
1976      0      0      0     42     95    340    533    427    190     48      0      0
1977      0      0      0    106    302    439    652    374    197      6      0      0
1978      0      0     10      1    154    384    488    468    324     10      5      0
1979      0      0      0      6    109    326    448    443    218     38      0      0
1980      0      0      0     40    168    336    617    501    243     20      0      0
1981      0      0      6     74     98    386    498    384    202     14      0      0
1982      0      0      0      0    170    216    523    410    202     30      0      0
1983      0      0      5      9     55    400    646    722    284     36      4      0
1984      0      0      0     12     76    396    492    542    191     29      0      0
1985      0      0      0     88    174    252    510    369    252      6      0      0
1986      0      0     30     42    121    398    532    296    239      8      0      0
1987      0      0      3     65    233    440    573    378    164      6      6      0
1988      0      0      0     10    230    466    571    583    212     14      0      0
1989      0      0     16     80    123    272    528    411    130     56      0      0
1990      0      0     11     54     51    356    426    445    279     30      8      0
1991      0      0     15     38    276    444    498    424    236     42      0      0
1992      0      0      2     30    134    308    346    258    153     50      0      0
1993      0      0      0      0     86    286    428    426     66     24      0      0
1994      0      0      0     36    150    374    401    348    230     28      0      0
1995      0      0      1      0     45    332    507    592    177     34      0      0
1996      0      0      0     14     90    335    393    380    126     48      0      0
1997      0      0      0      3     39    364    482    374    204    112      0      0
1998      0      0     11     10    210    270    478    470    320     16      2      0
1999      0      0      0      4    105    328    610    382    140     40     12      0
2000      0      0      8     23    178    281    426    480    258     90      2      0
2001      0      0      0     68    125    326    556    470    144     23     20      0
2002      0      0      0     50    103    434    562    395    264     15      0      0
2003      0      0      4     50     87    328    514    550    168     57      0      0
2004      0      0      8     46    180    264    381    276    257     22      1      0
2005      0      0      4     62    106    436    546    478    320     78      0      0
2006      0      0      0     48    174    408    591    452    125     56      2      0
2007      0      0     36     45    210    381    522    538    232     75      0      0
2008      0      0      0     17     86    340    478    392    184     43     16      0
2009      0      0      1     24    133    375    374    392    228      0      4      0
2010      0      0     10     70    170    424    563    557    218     65      0      0
2011      0      0      0     27    170    380    671    504    170     82      0      0
2012      0      0     84     56    272    472    754    480    216     50      8      0
2013      0      0      0     23    168    378    496    539    342     66      0      0
2014      0      0      0     34    204    396    398    478    206     16      0      0
2015      0      0      5     30    164    394    500    406    361     52      6      0
2016      0      0      8     50    152    520    521    498    345     94     12      0
2017      0      0      2     52    147    448    610    379    326     64      0      0
2018      0      0      0     12    351    482    518    478    269     20      0      0
2019      0      0      0     20    110    361    547    408    348     14      0      0
2020      0      0      0     26    106    454    570    466    175     47      6      0
2021      0      0      0     52    129    474    483     40      M      M      M      M
MEAN      0      0      4     30    140    348    501    428    210     50      2      0
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