• Today

    Oct 2

    70°Lo 46°

    Periods of rain and a t-storm

    Fair for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      35%
    • Precip
      51%
    • Hours of Precip
      5
  • Fri

    Oct 3

    53°Lo 35°

    Windy and colder

    Good for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      26%
    • Precip
      1%
    • Hours of Precip
      0
    more
  • Sat

    Oct 4

    52°Lo 41°

    Partly sunny and breezy

    Poor for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      44%
    • Precip
      3%
    • Hours of Precip
      0
    more
  • Sun

    Oct 5

    62°Lo 45°

    Partly sunny and warmer

    Poor for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      43%
    • Precip
      13%
    • Hours of Precip
      0
    more
  • Mon

    Oct 6

    61°Lo 45°

    Mostly cloudy

    Good for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      30%
    • Precip
      10%
    • Hours of Precip
      0
    more
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Hi 70° RealFeel® 72° Precipitation 85%

Day

N

E

S

W

  • WSW 5 mph
  • Gusts: 15 mph

Periods of rain and a thunderstorm

  • Max UV Index: 2 (Low)
  • Thunderstorms: 60%
  • Precipitation: 0.38 in
  • Rain: 0.38 in
  • Snow: 0 in
  • Ice: 0 in
  • Hours of Precipitation: 4.5 hrs
  • Hours of Rain: 4.5 hrs
Lo 46° RealFeel® 37° Precipitation 51%

Night

N

E

S

W

  • NW 10 mph
  • Gusts: 31 mph

An evening thunderstorm; otherwise, partly cloudy and cooler, turning breezy late

  • Max UV Index: N/A
  • Thunderstorms: 60%
  • Precipitation: 0.05 in
  • Rain: 0.05 in
  • Snow: 0 in
  • Ice: 0 in
  • Hours of Precipitation: 0.5 hrs
  • Hours of Rain: 0.5 hrs

Temperature History - Oct 2

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  Today Normal Record 10/2/2013
High 70° 69° 92° (1953) 86°
Low 46° 48° 27° (1974) 62°

Solunar Information for Des Moines, IA

Sunrise/Sunset

Sunrise / Sunset Illustration

Rises at 7:12 AM with 11:43 of sunlight, then sets at 6:55 PM

Moonrise/Moonset

Astronomy >
Moonrise / Moonset Illustration

Rises at 3:05 PM with 10:26 of moolight, then sets at 1:31 AM

Wed, Oct 8
Full
Wed, Oct 15
Last
Thu, Oct 23
New
Fri, Oct 31
First

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