• Light rain 77°
    Stargazing Current Weather
    • Visibility
      10 mi
    • Cloud
      Cover
      35%
    • Ceiling
      29900 ft
  • Today

    Jul 23

    Hi 89°

    A thunderstorm in spots

    Fair for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      38%
    • Precip
      25%
    • Hours of Precip
      1
    Day Details >
  • Tomorrow

    Jul 24

    Hi 86°

    Partly sunny and less humid

    Poor for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      95%
    • Precip
      16%
    • Hours of Precip
      0
    Day Details >
  • Monday

    Jul 25

    Hi 86°

    Partly sunny and comfortable

    Very Good for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      27%
    • Precip
      8%
    • Hours of Precip
      0
    Day Details >
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Thunderstorms in the area late Tuesday night through Wednesday afternoon

7/23 7/24 Now: 6:35am
AM 6-10
  • 6am Partly sunny 77° 11%
  • 7am Partly sunny 76° 12%
  • 8am Intermittent clouds 78° 14%
  • 9am Intermittent clouds 79° 14%
  • 10am Intermittent clouds 81° 18%
PM 5-10
  • 5pm Intermittent clouds 89° 32%
  • 6pm Intermittent clouds 88° 32%
  • 7pm Intermittent clouds 87° 22%
  • 8pm Partly sunny 86° 2%
  • 9pm Partly cloudy 84° 2%
  • 10pm Partly cloudy 83° 2%
PM 11-4
  • 11pm Partly cloudy 82° 2%
  • 12am Partly cloudy 81° 2%
  • 1am Partly cloudy 80° 4%
  • 2am Partly cloudy 79° 7%
  • 3am Partly cloudy 78° 7%
  • 4am Mostly clear 76° 7%
Hourly Forecast >
Jul 23, 2016; 1:16 AM ET
Five-day Weather Forecast for Des Moines, IA
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Solunar Information for Ames, IA

Sunrise/Sunset

Sunrise / Sunset Illustration

Rises at 6:00 AM with 14:42 of sunlight, then sets at 8:42 PM

Moonrise/Moonset

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Moonrise / Moonset Illustration

Rises at 11:00 PM with 12:11 of moolight, then sets at 11:11 AM

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