• Tonight

    May 5

    Lo 62°

    Rather cloudy and mild

    Stargazing Weather
    • Cloud
      Cover
      90%
    • Precip
      25%
    • Hours of Precip
      1
    more
  • Wed

    May 6

    76°Lo 62°

    Mainly cloudy with a t-storm

    Poor for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      90%
    • Precip
      55%
    • Hours of Precip
      2
    more
  • Thu

    May 7

    79°Lo 58°

    A shower and t-storm around

    Poor for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      80%
    • Precip
      41%
    • Hours of Precip
      5
    more
  • Fri

    May 8

    73°Lo 56°

    Clouds and sun with a t-storm

    Poor for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      66%
    • Precip
      17%
    • Hours of Precip
      1.5
    more
  • Sat

    May 9

    73°Lo 59°

    A shower and t-storm around

    Poor for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      84%
    • Precip
      75%
    • Hours of Precip
      6
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Hi 73° RealFeel® 73° Precipitation 60%

Day

N

E

S

W

  • ENE 9 mph
  • Gusts: 16 mph

Mostly cloudy with a couple of showers and a thunderstorm

  • Max UV Index: 5 (Moderate)
  • Thunderstorms: 40%
  • Precipitation: 0.2 in
  • Rain: 0.2 in
  • Snow: 0 in
  • Ice: 0 in
  • Hours of Precipitation: 2 hrs
  • Hours of Rain: 2 hrs
Lo 59° RealFeel® 49° Precipitation 75%

Night

N

E

S

W

  • ENE 13 mph
  • Gusts: 21 mph

Mostly cloudy with late-night rain

  • Max UV Index: N/A
  • Thunderstorms: 20%
  • Precipitation: 0.6 in
  • Rain: 0.6 in
  • Snow: 0 in
  • Ice: 0 in
  • Hours of Precipitation: 4 hrs
  • Hours of Rain: 4 hrs

Temperature History - May 9

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  Today Normal Record 5/9/2014
High 73° 70° 94° (1895) 69°
Low 59° 50° 32° (1923) 50°

Solunar Information for Des Moines, IA

Sunrise/Sunset

Sunrise / Sunset Illustration

Rises at 6:02 AM with 14:19 of sunlight, then sets at 8:21 PM

Moonrise/Moonset

Astronomy >
Moonrise / Moonset Illustration

Rises at 12:34 AM with 10:19 of moolight, then sets at 10:53 AM

Mon, May 11
Last
Mon, May 18
New
Mon, May 25
First
Tue, Jun 2
Full

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