• Tonight

    Oct 1

    Lo 61°

    A couple of thunderstorms

    Stargazing Weather
    • Cloud
      Cover
      84%
    • Precip
      60%
    • Hours of Precip
      2.5
  • Thu

    Oct 2

    73°Lo 45°

    Mostly cloudy, rain beginning

    Good for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      50%
    • Precip
      53%
    • Hours of Precip
      6
    more
  • Fri

    Oct 3

    53°Lo 35°

    Windy and colder

    Poor for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      53%
    • Precip
      60%
    • Hours of Precip
      1
    more
  • Sat

    Oct 4

    53°Lo 42°

    Partly sunny

    Poor for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      68%
    • Precip
      3%
    • Hours of Precip
      0
    more
  • Sun

    Oct 5

    63°Lo 45°

    Some sun; breezy, warmer

    Poor for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      58%
    • Precip
      60%
    • Hours of Precip
      1.5
    more
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Forecast
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T-storms
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Temp (°F) 70° 71° 71° 71° 71° 69° 68° 67°
RealFeel® 69° 70° 67° 68° 68° 66° 64° 64°
Humidity 76% 76% 76% 78% 76% 77% 80% 80%
   
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Rain
 
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Snow
 
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  3pm 4pm 5pm 6pm 7pm 8pm 9pm 10pm
Wind (mph) 5 S 4 S 9 S 5 SSE 4 SSE 4 SSE 3 SSE 3 SSE
UV Index 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cloud Cover 100% 100% 100% 100% 95% 76% 71% 72%
Dew Point 62° 63° 63° 64° 63° 62° 62° 61°
Middle Grid line 75 F Middle Grid line 70 F Middle Grid line 65 F

Temperature History - Oct 1

more Historical Weather Data >
  Today Normal Record 10/1/2013
High 71° 70° 92° (1976) 84°
Low 61° 48° 29° (1985) 57°

Solunar Information for Des Moines, IA

Sunrise/Sunset

Sunrise / Sunset Illustration

Rises at 7:11 AM with 11:46 of sunlight, then sets at 6:57 PM

Moonrise/Moonset

Astronomy >
Moonrise / Moonset Illustration

Rises at 2:15 PM with 10:10 of moolight, then sets at 12:25 AM

Wed, Oct 1
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Last
Thu, Oct 23
New

Curiosity Tastes Mars

Dec 14, 2012; 5:00 AM ET The Mars Science Laboratory Rover 'Curiosity' continues its sampling and analyzing of the Martian surface.

Wed. Stargazing