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60s in December

Posted: 05 Dec 2023 09:06 PM, Views: 696
Breezy southwest winds will be boost temperatures in Iowa into the 50s on Wednesday and even 60 degrees seems possible on Thursday. The featured chart presents the frequency of at least a 60 degree high temperature by day of December for Des Moines. The bars are labelled with the number of years for that day on record. The overall frequency of 0.55 days indicates such a event happens about every other year during December. So be sure to enjoy the nice weather!
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