• Today

    Apr 29

    58°Lo 45°

    Mostly cloudy

    Poor for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      98%
    • Precip
      88%
    • Hours of Precip
      6
    more
  • Sat

    Apr 30

    56°Lo 45°

    Heavy rain and a thunderstorm

    Poor for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      99%
    • Precip
      66%
    • Hours of Precip
      11.5
  • Sun

    May 1

    59°Lo 43°

    Breezy with periods of rain

    Good for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      28%
    • Precip
      2%
    • Hours of Precip
      3
    more
  • Mon

    May 2

    66°Lo 48°

    Warmer with some sun

    Fair for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      50%
    • Precip
      6%
    • Hours of Precip
      0
    more
  • Tue

    May 3

    70°Lo 50°

    Sunshine and patchy clouds

    Excellent for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      35%
    • Precip
      9%
    • Hours of Precip
      0
    more
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Temperature History - Apr 30

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  Today Normal Record 4/30/2015
High 56° 68° 92° (1926) 74°
Low 45° 47° 29° (1908) 45°

Solunar Information for Des Moines, IA

Sunrise/Sunset

Sunrise / Sunset Illustration

Rises at 6:12 AM with 14:00 of sunlight, then sets at 8:12 PM

Moonrise/Moonset

Astronomy >
Moonrise / Moonset Illustration

Rises at 2:27 AM with 10:44 of moolight, then sets at 1:11 PM

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