• Today

    Sep 16

    67°Lo 50°

    Fog in the a.m.; mostly sunny

    Excellent for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      14%
    • Precip
      8%
    • Hours of Precip
      0
    more
  • Wed

    Sep 17

    73°Lo 54°

    Partly sunny and nice

    Good for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      44%
    • Precip
      6%
    • Hours of Precip
      0
  • Thu

    Sep 18

    73°Lo 60°

    Times of clouds and sun

    Good for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      39%
    • Precip
      12%
    • Hours of Precip
      0
    more
  • Fri

    Sep 19

    82°Lo 69°

    Times of clouds and sun

    Poor for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      70%
    • Precip
      25%
    • Hours of Precip
      0
    more
  • Sat

    Sep 20

    76°Lo 59°

    Showers and a heavier t-storm

    Very Good for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      50%
    • Precip
      60%
    • Hours of Precip
      5.5
    more
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UV Index 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 0
Cloud Cover 45% 45% 45% 45% 45% 76% 76% 76%
Dew Point 57° 57° 57° 57° 57° 57° 57° 56°
Middle Grid line 75 F Middle Grid line 70 F Middle Grid line 65 F Middle Grid line 60 F

Temperature History - Sep 17

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  Today Normal Record 9/17/2013
High 73° 76° 95° (1925) 68°
Low 54° 55° 37° (1901) 55°

Solunar Information for Des Moines, IA

Sunrise/Sunset

Sunrise / Sunset Illustration

Rises at 6:57 AM with 12:24 of sunlight, then sets at 7:21 PM

Moonrise/Moonset

Astronomy >
Moonrise / Moonset Illustration

Rises at 12:54 AM with 14:40 of moolight, then sets at 3:34 PM

Tue, Sep 16
Last
Wed, Sep 24
New
Wed, Oct 1
First
Wed, Oct 8
Full

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.

Wed. Stargazing