• Wed

    Jul 16

    75°Lo 55°

    Partly sunny and pleasant

    Very Good for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      0%
    • Precip
      14%
    • Hours of Precip
      0
    more
  • Thu

    Jul 17

    76°Lo 58°

    Chance of a p.m. shower

    Excellent for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      1%
    • Precip
      20%
    • Hours of Precip
      0
    more
  • Fri

    Jul 18

    84°Lo 66°

    Partly sunny

    Excellent for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      1%
    • Precip
      1%
    • Hours of Precip
      0
  • Sat

    Jul 19

    84°Lo 63°

    Mostly sunny

    Poor for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      80%
    • Precip
      55%
    • Hours of Precip
      1
    more
  • Sun

    Jul 20

    77°Lo 66°

    Humid with rain and a t-storm

    Very Good for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      28%
    • Precip
      8%
    • Hours of Precip
      6
    more
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Hi 84° RealFeel® 86° Precipitation 15%

Day

N

E

S

W

  • N 5 mph
  • Gusts: 14 mph

Partly sunny

  • Max UV Index: 7 (High)
  • Thunderstorms: 10%
  • Precipitation: 0 in
  • Rain: 0 in
  • Snow: 0 in
  • Ice: 0 in
  • Hours of Precipitation: 0 hrs
  • Hours of Rain: 0 hrs
Lo 66° RealFeel® 61° Precipitation 1%

Night

N

E

S

W

  • S 7 mph
  • Gusts: 14 mph

Clear

  • Max UV Index: N/A
  • Thunderstorms: 0%
  • 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 18

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  Today Normal Record 7/18/2013
High 84° 86° 104° (1934) 96°
Low 66° 67° 55° (1882) 76°

Solunar Information for Des Moines, IA

Sunrise/Sunset

Sunrise / Sunset Illustration

Rises at 5:56 AM with 14:49 of sunlight, then sets at 8:45 PM

Moonrise/Moonset

Astronomy >
Moonrise / Moonset Illustration

Rises at 12:01 AM with 13:19 of moolight, then sets at 1:20 PM

Sat, Jul 12
Full
Sat, Jul 19
Last
Sat, Jul 26
New
Mon, Aug 4
First

Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Studies Moon

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