IEM Daily Feature
Thursday, 16 December 2021

December Hourly Temp Records

Posted: 16 Dec 2021 05:31 AM

It feels like it will take the rest of the year to cover all the wild events on 15 December with IEM Daily Features. First up is covering the extremely warm temperatures with most locations in the state setting new all-time record high temperatures for the month of December. While not an official statistic, the IEM computes hourly maximum values based on available data. The featured chart presents this for Des Moines and shows a number of records set mostly during the daylight hours along with the overall new high of 74 degrees shown. Just a mind blowing anomalous event and something that many folks will remember and compare with the 2020 Derecho.

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