• Early AM

    Apr 2

    Lo 56°

    A strong thunderstorm

    Fishing Weather
    • Precip
      54%
    • Cloud
      Cover
      84%
    • Wind
      Speed
      15 mph
    more
  • Today

    Apr 2

    70°Lo 40°

    Clouds giving way to some sun

    Excellent for fishing
    • Precip
      6%
    • Cloud
      Cover
      82%
    • Wind
      Speed
      12 mph
  • Fri

    Apr 3

    55°Lo 32°

    Mostly cloudy; breezy, cooler

    Good for fishing
    • Precip
      17%
    • Cloud
      Cover
      83%
    • Wind
      Speed
      17 mph
    more
  • Sat

    Apr 4

    68°Lo 45°

    Mostly sunny; breezy, warmer

    Very Good for fishing
    • Precip
      5%
    • Cloud
      Cover
      13%
    • Wind
      Speed
      17 mph
    more
  • Sun

    Apr 5

    71°Lo 44°

    Mostly sunny and mild

    Good for fishing
    • Precip
      14%
    • Cloud
      Cover
      19%
    • Wind
      Speed
      15 mph
    more
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Hi 70° RealFeel® 69° Precipitation 6%

Day

N

E

S

W

  • NNW 12 mph
  • Gusts: 20 mph

Mild; cloudy this morning, then times of clouds and sun this afternoon

  • Max UV Index: 5 (Moderate)
  • Thunderstorms: 3%
  • Precipitation: 0 in
  • Rain: 0 in
  • Snow: 0 in
  • Ice: 0 in
  • Hours of Precipitation: 0 hrs
  • Hours of Rain: 0 hrs
Lo 40° RealFeel® 29° Precipitation 13%

Night

N

E

S

W

  • NNW 12 mph
  • Gusts: 22 mph

Considerable clouds and cooler

  • Max UV Index: N/A
  • Thunderstorms: 3%
  • Precipitation: 0 in
  • Rain: 0 in
  • Snow: 0 in
  • Ice: 0 in
  • Hours of Precipitation: 0 hrs
  • Hours of Rain: 0 hrs

Temperature History - Apr 2

more Historical Weather Data >
  Today Normal Record 4/2/2014
High 70° 57° 87° (1981) 50°
Low 40° 36° 15° (1970) 33°

Solunar Information for Des Moines, IA

Sunrise/Sunset

Sunrise / Sunset Illustration

Rises at 6:56 AM with 12:45 of sunlight, then sets at 7:41 PM

Moonrise/Moonset

Astronomy >
Moonrise / Moonset Illustration

Rises at 6:14 PM with 12:15 of moolight, then sets at 6:29 AM

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

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Thu. Fishing Weather