IEM Daily Feature
Thursday, 09 December 2010

Hope after a cold start

Posted: 09 Dec 2010 05:50 AM

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The start of December has been on the cold side with an average of just 20 degrees for Ames so far. The featured chart presents some hope for warmer weather comparing the first 8 days of December versus the remaining 23. The cold starts most frequently see warmer weather for the remaining period, but only a few are above the overall average (blue dash). The far outlier to the left in the image was 2005, where the average temperature was only 6 degrees for the first 8 days of December. Thankfully, above freezing temperatures are expected today and tomorrow.

Good = 17
Bad = 6

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