Past IEM Features tagged: laborday
After a very pleasant and cool start to the Labor Day weekend, Monday will be much warmer with highs well into the 80s. The featured chart presents the Labor Day high temperatures each year for Des Moines. The overall average comes in at 81 degrees, so we'll be above that this year. A caveat to plots like these is that long term daily temperature records are often observed in the morning, so the reported 24 hour high temperature was likely for the previous day.
Labor Day this year looks to be great, if you like lots of sunshine and high temperatures around 70! The featured chart presents the high temperature and daily average wind speed for Labor Days since 1971. The forecasted value for this year is shown in red. The average high temperature for this day is just above 80!