• Today

    Jul 11

    82°Lo 71°

    Showers and a heavier t-storm

    Poor for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      89%
    • Precip
      65%
    • Hours of Precip
      7
  • Sat

    Jul 12

    86°Lo 67°

    Strong t-storms, mainly later

    Poor for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      90%
    • Precip
      61%
    • Hours of Precip
      4
    more
  • Sun

    Jul 13

    84°Lo 62°

    Some sun, a t-storm; humid

    Good for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      23%
    • Precip
      25%
    • Hours of Precip
      1
    more
  • Mon

    Jul 14

    74°Lo 52°

    Partly sunny

    Very Good for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      1%
    • Precip
      6%
    • Hours of Precip
      0
    more
  • Tue

    Jul 15

    72°Lo 53°

    Mostly sunny and comfortable

    Very Good for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      0%
    • Precip
      11%
    • Hours of Precip
      0
    more
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Hi 82° RealFeel® 87° Precipitation 65%

Day

N

E

S

W

  • SSE 8 mph
  • Gusts: 15 mph

A couple of showers and a heavy thunderstorm; humid with clouds and breaks of sun

  • Max UV Index: 6 (High)
  • Thunderstorms: 60%
  • Precipitation: 0.61 in
  • Rain: 0.61 in
  • Snow: 0 in
  • Ice: 0 in
  • Hours of Precipitation: 4 hrs
  • Hours of Rain: 4 hrs
Lo 71° RealFeel® 67° Precipitation 65%

Night

N

E

S

W

  • SE 12 mph
  • Gusts: 19 mph

A few strong t-storms; mostly cloudy; storms can bring downpours, large hail and damaging winds

  • Max UV Index: N/A
  • Thunderstorms: 95%
  • Precipitation: 0.6 in
  • Rain: 0.6 in
  • Snow: 0 in
  • Ice: 0 in
  • Hours of Precipitation: 3 hrs
  • Hours of Rain: 3 hrs

Temperature History - Jul 11

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  Today Normal Record 7/11/2013
High 82° 86° 103° (1954) 86°
Low 71° 67° 54° (1945) 63°

Solunar Information for Des Moines, IA

Sunrise/Sunset

Sunrise / Sunset Illustration

Rises at 5:51 AM with 14:58 of sunlight, then sets at 8:49 PM

Moonrise/Moonset

Astronomy >
Moonrise / Moonset Illustration

Rises at 7:59 PM with 10:14 of moolight, then sets at 6:13 AM

Sat, Jul 12
Full
Sat, Jul 19
Last
Sat, Jul 26
New
Mon, Aug 4
First

Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Studies Moon

Jul 6, 2014; 8:00 AM ET We now know the topographical structure of the moon better than our own planet thanks to LRO.

Fri. Stargazing