• Tonight

    Aug 27

    Lo 66°

    Heavy rain and a t-storm late

    Stargazing Weather
    • Cloud
      Cover
      96%
    • Precip
      75%
    • Hours of Precip
      5
  • Fri

    Aug 28

    77°Lo 63°

    Rain and a t-storm; breezy

    Poor for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      77%
    • Precip
      25%
    • Hours of Precip
      5.5
    more
  • Sat

    Aug 29

    81°Lo 64°

    Mostly sunny

    Fair for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      26%
    • Precip
      5%
    • Hours of Precip
      0
    more
  • Sun

    Aug 30

    86°Lo 67°

    Sunny and beautiful

    Very Good for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      0%
    • Precip
      7%
    • Hours of Precip
      0
    more
  • Mon

    Aug 31

    88°Lo 70°

    Humid with plenty of sunshine

    Very Good for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      0%
    • Precip
      9%
    • Hours of Precip
      0
    more
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Hi 76° RealFeel® 75° Precipitation 57%

Day

N

E

S

W

  • SSE 10 mph
  • Gusts: 18 mph

A shower in spots late this morning; otherwise, cloudy

  • Max UV Index: 4 (Moderate)
  • Thunderstorms: 29%
  • Precipitation: 0.03 in
  • Rain: 0.03 in
  • Snow: 0 in
  • Ice: 0 in
  • Hours of Precipitation: 1 hrs
  • Hours of Rain: 1 hrs
Lo 66° RealFeel® 59° Precipitation 75%

Night

N

E

S

W

  • SE 10 mph
  • Gusts: 18 mph

Periods of rain, some heavy, and a thunderstorm late; otherwise, a t-storm this evening; cloudy

  • Max UV Index: N/A
  • Thunderstorms: 29%
  • Precipitation: 0.56 in
  • Rain: 0.56 in
  • Snow: 0 in
  • Ice: 0 in
  • Hours of Precipitation: 4 hrs
  • Hours of Rain: 4 hrs

Temperature History - Aug 27

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  Today Normal Record 8/27/2014
High 76° 82° 99° (2013) 76°
Low 66° 63° 45° (1986) 68°

Solunar Information for Des Moines, IA

Sunrise/Sunset

Sunrise / Sunset Illustration

Rises at 6:35 AM with 13:21 of sunlight, then sets at 7:56 PM

Moonrise/Moonset

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Moonrise / Moonset Illustration

Rises at 6:25 PM with 10:47 of moolight, then sets at 5:12 AM

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Last
Sun, Sep 13
New
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