• Tonight

    Sep 21

    Lo 49°

    Clear

    Stargazing Weather
    • Cloud
      Cover
      4%
    • Precip
      1%
    • Hours of Precip
      0
    more
  • Mon

    Sep 22

    71°Lo 53°

    Nice with plenty of sun

    Very Good for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      26%
    • Precip
      5%
    • Hours of Precip
      0
    more
  • Tue

    Sep 23

    72°Lo 56°

    Sun and some clouds

    Poor for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      95%
    • Precip
      55%
    • Hours of Precip
      0.5
    more
  • Wed

    Sep 24

    72°Lo 57°

    Pleasant with periods of sun

    Excellent for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      23%
    • Precip
      16%
    • Hours of Precip
      0
  • Thu

    Sep 25

    77°Lo 58°

    Mostly sunny and nice

    Excellent for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      0%
    • Precip
      15%
    • Hours of Precip
      0
    more
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Hi 72° RealFeel® 69° Precipitation 22%

Day

N

E

S

W

  • SSE 8 mph
  • Gusts: 15 mph

Nice with intervals of clouds and sunshine

  • Max UV Index: 3 (Moderate)
  • Thunderstorms: 4%
  • Precipitation: 0 in
  • Rain: 0 in
  • Snow: 0 in
  • Ice: 0 in
  • Hours of Precipitation: 0 hrs
  • Hours of Rain: 0 hrs
Lo 57° RealFeel® 55° Precipitation 16%

Night

N

E

S

W

  • SSE 4 mph
  • Gusts: 8 mph

Clear to partly cloudy

  • Max UV Index: N/A
  • Thunderstorms: 6%
  • Precipitation: 0 in
  • Rain: 0 in
  • Snow: 0 in
  • Ice: 0 in
  • Hours of Precipitation: 0 hrs
  • Hours of Rain: 0 hrs

Temperature History - Sep 24

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  Today Normal Record 9/24/2013
High 72° 73° N/A 74°
Low 57° 51° N/A 58°

Solunar Information for Des Moines, IA

Sunrise/Sunset

Sunrise / Sunset Illustration

Rises at 7:04 AM with 12:05 of sunlight, then sets at 7:09 PM

Moonrise/Moonset

Astronomy >
Moonrise / Moonset Illustration

Rises at 7:27 AM with 11:52 of moolight, then sets at 7:19 PM

Wed, Sep 24
New
Wed, Oct 1
First
Wed, Oct 8
Full
Wed, Oct 15
Last

Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Studies Moon

Sep 14, 2014; 5:00 AM ET We now know the topographical structure of the moon better than our own planet thanks to LRO.

Wed. Stargazing