• Tonight

    Apr 1

    Lo 55°

    Cloudy with a strong t-storm

    Stargazing Weather
    • Cloud
      Cover
      95%
    • Precip
      60%
    • Hours of Precip
      2
  • Thu

    Apr 2

    70°Lo 40°

    Clouds giving way to some sun

    Poor for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      95%
    • Precip
      13%
    • Hours of Precip
      0
    more
  • Fri

    Apr 3

    55°Lo 32°

    Mostly cloudy; breezy, cooler

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

    Apr 4

    68°Lo 45°

    Mostly sunny; breezy, warmer

    Poor for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      54%
    • Precip
      10%
    • Hours of Precip
      0
    more
  • Sun

    Apr 5

    71°Lo 44°

    Mostly sunny and mild

    Poor for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      68%
    • Precip
      50%
    • Hours of Precip
      0.5
    more
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Temp (°F) 72° 75° 79° 80° 82° 82° 82° 80°
RealFeel® 71° 75° 78° 78° 80° 79° 78° 75°
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Wind (mph) 20 S 22 S 23 S 26 S 24 S 25 S 29 SSW 28 SSW
UV Index 4 5 6 5 4 3 2 1
Cloud Cover 9% 9% 9% 60% 25% 25% 25% 33%
Dew Point 34° 37° 36° 35° 36° 36° 41° 45°
Middle Grid line 85 F Middle Grid line 80 F Middle Grid line 75 F Middle Grid line 70 F

Temperature History - Apr 1

more Historical Weather Data >
  Today Normal Record 4/1/2014
High 82° 56° 87° (2003) 47°
Low 55° 36° 11° (1881) 23°

Solunar Information for Des Moines, IA

Sunrise/Sunset

Sunrise / Sunset Illustration

Rises at 6:58 AM with 12:42 of sunlight, then sets at 7:40 PM

Moonrise/Moonset

Astronomy >
Moonrise / Moonset Illustration

Rises at 5:18 PM with 12:43 of moolight, then sets at 6:01 AM

Sat, Apr 4
Full
Sun, Apr 12
Last
Sat, Apr 18
New
Sat, Apr 25
First

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