• Early AM

    Apr 19

    Lo 48°

    Mainly clear

    Stargazing Weather
    • Cloud
      Cover
      24%
    • Precip
      2%
    • Hours of Precip
      0
    more
  • Today

    Apr 19

    74°Lo 55°

    Breezy with clouds and sun

    Fair for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      59%
    • Precip
      25%
    • Hours of Precip
      0
    more
  • Sun

    Apr 20

    74°Lo 57°

    Mainly cloudy with a t-storm

    Poor for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      95%
    • Precip
      68%
    • Hours of Precip
      6.5
    more
  • Mon

    Apr 21

    71°Lo 46°

    A morning shower or two

    Good for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      19%
    • Precip
      8%
    • Hours of Precip
      1
  • Tue

    Apr 22

    67°Lo 46°

    Partly sunny

    Very Good for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      36%
    • Precip
      13%
    • Hours of Precip
      0
    more
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Hi 71° RealFeel® 71° Precipitation 65%

Day

N

E

S

W

  • N 10 mph
  • Gusts: 20 mph

A brief shower or two in the morning; otherwise, clouds giving way to some sun

  • Max UV Index: 6 (High)
  • Thunderstorms: 29%
  • Precipitation: 0.1 in
  • Rain: 0.1 in
  • Snow: 0 in
  • Ice: 0 in
  • Hours of Precipitation: 1 hrs
  • Hours of Rain: 1 hrs
Lo 46° RealFeel® 40° Precipitation 8%

Night

N

E

S

W

  • NNW 7 mph
  • Gusts: 15 mph

Clear to partly cloudy

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

Temperature History - Apr 21

more Historical Weather Data >
  Today Normal Record 4/21/2013
High 71° 65° 91° (1980) 69°
Low 46° 43° 24° (1966) 43°

Solunar Information for Des Moines, IA

Sunrise/Sunset

Sunrise / Sunset Illustration

Rises at 6:28 AM with 13:33 of sunlight, then sets at 8:01 PM

Moonrise/Moonset

Astronomy >
Moonrise / Moonset Illustration

Rises at 12:43 AM with 10:04 of moolight, then sets at 10:47 AM

Tue, Apr 22
Last
Tue, Apr 29
New
Wed, May 7
First
Wed, May 14
Full

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.

Mon. Stargazing