• Today

    May 5

    71°Lo 51°

    Partly sunny with a shower

    Excellent for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      0%
    • Precip
      5%
    • Hours of Precip
      1
    more
  • Fri

    May 6

    83°Lo 57°

    Sunny and very warm

    Poor for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      73%
    • Precip
      25%
    • Hours of Precip
      0
    more
  • Sat

    May 7

    70°Lo 52°

    Cooler with a shower or two

    Poor for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      90%
    • Precip
      40%
    • Hours of Precip
      3.5
  • Sun

    May 8

    68°Lo 56°

    An a.m. shower; mostly cloudy

    Poor for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      89%
    • Precip
      61%
    • Hours of Precip
      2
    more
  • Mon

    May 9

    72°Lo 58°

    Rain and a thunderstorm

    Poor for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      72%
    • Precip
      65%
    • Hours of Precip
      7.5
    more
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Cloud Cover 91% 91% 93% 94% 93% 45% 45% 45%
Dew Point 52° 53° 54° 57° 56° 54° 52° 53°
Middle Grid line 70 F Middle Grid line 65 F Middle Grid line 60 F

Temperature History - May 7

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  Today Normal Record 5/7/2015
High 70° 70° 92° (1966) 80°
Low 52° 49° 28° (1931) 67°

Solunar Information for Des Moines, IA

Sunrise/Sunset

Sunrise / Sunset Illustration

Rises at 6:03 AM with 14:17 of sunlight, then sets at 8:20 PM

Moonrise/Moonset

Astronomy >
Moonrise / Moonset Illustration

Rises at 7:01 AM with 14:29 of moolight, then sets at 9:30 PM

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Sat. Stargazing