• Early AM

    Jul 5

    Lo 64°

    Clear

    Stargazing Weather
    • Cloud
      Cover
      29%
    • Precip
      2%
    • Hours of Precip
      0
    more
  • Today

    Jul 5

    87°Lo 72°

    Partly sunny; breezy, humid

    Poor for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      95%
    • Precip
      25%
    • Hours of Precip
      0
    more
  • Mon

    Jul 6

    82°Lo 59°

    Showers and a heavier t-storm

    Poor for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      77%
    • Precip
      61%
    • Hours of Precip
      7
    more
  • Tue

    Jul 7

    75°Lo 58°

    Pleasant with clouds and sun

    Fair for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      46%
    • Precip
      9%
    • Hours of Precip
      0
    more
  • Wed

    Jul 8

    77°Lo 62°

    Partly sunny

    Poor for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      97%
    • Precip
      25%
    • Hours of Precip
      0
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Hi 77° RealFeel® 79° Precipitation 25%

Day

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E

S

W

  • NE 7 mph
  • Gusts: 9 mph

Partly sunny

  • Max UV Index: 7 (High)
  • Thunderstorms: 13%
  • Precipitation: 0 in
  • Rain: 0 in
  • Snow: 0 in
  • Ice: 0 in
  • Hours of Precipitation: 0 hrs
  • Hours of Rain: 0 hrs
Lo 62° RealFeel® 62° Precipitation 25%

Night

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E

S

W

  • E 5 mph
  • Gusts: 9 mph

Low clouds

  • Max UV Index: N/A
  • Thunderstorms: 17%
  • Precipitation: 0 in
  • Rain: 0 in
  • Snow: 0 in
  • Ice: 0 in
  • Hours of Precipitation: 0 hrs
  • Hours of Rain: 0 hrs

Temperature History - Jul 8

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  Today Normal Record 7/8/2014
High 77° 86° 100° (1936) 83°
Low 62° 67° 52° (1908) 66°

Solunar Information for Des Moines, IA

Sunrise/Sunset

Sunrise / Sunset Illustration

Rises at 5:48 AM with 15:03 of sunlight, then sets at 8:51 PM

Moonrise/Moonset

Astronomy >
Moonrise / Moonset Illustration

Rises at 12:30 AM with 12:54 of moolight, then sets at 1:24 PM

Wed, Jul 8
Last
Thu, Jul 16
New
Fri, Jul 24
First
Fri, Jul 31
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.

Wed. Stargazing