• Tonight

    Sep 17

    Lo 55°

    Clear to partly cloudy

    Stargazing Weather
    • Cloud
      Cover
      12%
    • Precip
      5%
    • Hours of Precip
      0
    more
  • Thu

    Sep 18

    71°Lo 57°

    Times of clouds and sun

    Good for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      39%
    • Precip
      25%
    • Hours of Precip
      0
  • Fri

    Sep 19

    79°Lo 68°

    Times of clouds and sun

    Fair for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      66%
    • Precip
      21%
    • Hours of Precip
      0
    more
  • Sat

    Sep 20

    80°Lo 60°

    Showers and a heavier t-storm

    Very Good for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      16%
    • Precip
      60%
    • Hours of Precip
      5.5
    more
  • Sun

    Sep 21

    76°Lo 53°

    Mostly sunny and nice

    Excellent for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      0%
    • Precip
      3%
    • Hours of Precip
      0
    more
Next Previous
< Previous 8 hours Next 8 hours >
  Thu
1pm
2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm 6pm 7pm 8pm
  1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm 6pm 7pm 8pm
Forecast
Partly Cloudy
Partly Cloudy
Partly Sunny
Partly Sunny
Partly Sunny
Partly Sunny
Partly Sunny
Mostly Clear
Temp (°F) 68° 69° 71° 70° 69° 68° 66° 64°
RealFeel® 68° 70° 71° 68° 66° 64° 62° 61°
Humidity 65% 64% 60% 63% 65% 67% 72% 77%
   
  1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm 6pm 7pm 8pm
Rain
 
0%
 
0%
 
0%
 
0%
 
0%
 
0%
 
0%
 
1%
Snow
 
0%
 
0%
 
0%
 
0%
 
0%
 
0%
 
0%
 
0%
Ice
 
0%
 
0%
 
0%
 
0%
 
0%
 
0%
 
0%
 
0%
   
  1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm 6pm 7pm 8pm
Wind (mph) 9 SE 9 SE 9 SE 9 SE 9 SE 8 SE 7 SE 6 SE
UV Index 4 4 4 2 1 0 0 0
Cloud Cover 65% 50% 46% 46% 46% 46% 46% 26%
Dew Point 56° 56° 56° 56° 57° 57° 57° 57°
Middle Grid line 75 F Middle Grid line 70 F Middle Grid line 65 F Middle Grid line 60 F

Temperature History - Sep 18

more Historical Weather Data >
  Today Normal Record 9/18/2013
High 71° 75° 94° (1895) 92°
Low 57° 54° 36° (1916) 67°

Solunar Information for Des Moines, IA

Sunrise/Sunset

Sunrise / Sunset Illustration

Rises at 6:58 AM with 12:21 of sunlight, then sets at 7:19 PM

Moonrise/Moonset

Astronomy >
Moonrise / Moonset Illustration

Rises at 1:48 AM with 14:25 of moolight, then sets at 4:13 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.

Thu. Stargazing