• Tonight

    Aug 23

    Lo 72°

    A few strong t-storms late

    Stargazing Weather
    • Cloud
      Cover
      90%
    • Precip
      65%
    • Hours of Precip
      3.5
  • Wed

    Aug 24

    84°Lo 67°

    A shower and t-storm around

    Poor for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      94%
    • Precip
      25%
    • Hours of Precip
      3
    more
  • Thu

    Aug 25

    79°Lo 61°

    Periods of sun; less humid

    Fair for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      55%
    • Precip
      8%
    • Hours of Precip
      0
    more
  • Fri

    Aug 26

    75°Lo 64°

    Times of clouds and sun

    Poor for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      93%
    • Precip
      60%
    • Hours of Precip
      1.5
    more
  • Sat

    Aug 27

    80°Lo 68°

    Showers and a heavier t-storm

    Poor for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      99%
    • Precip
      55%
    • Hours of Precip
      4
    more
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Hi 83° RealFeel® 85° Precipitation 47%

Day

N

E

S

W

  • S 16 mph
  • Gusts: 26 mph

Breezy and more humid with some sun, then clouds; a strong t-storm in spots late this afternoon

  • Max UV Index: 6 (High)
  • Thunderstorms: 95%
  • Precipitation: 0 in
  • Rain: 0 in
  • Snow: 0 in
  • Ice: 0 in
  • Hours of Precipitation: 0.5 hrs
  • Hours of Rain: 0.5 hrs
Lo 72° RealFeel® 69° Precipitation 65%

Night

N

E

S

W

  • SSW 12 mph
  • Gusts: 20 mph

A strong t-storm early; a few strong t-storms late; thunderstorms can bring hail and damaging winds

  • Max UV Index: N/A
  • Thunderstorms: 95%
  • Precipitation: 0.61 in
  • Rain: 0.61 in
  • Snow: 0 in
  • Ice: 0 in
  • Hours of Precipitation: 3 hrs
  • Hours of Rain: 3 hrs

Temperature History - Aug 23

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  Today Normal Record 8/23/2015
High 83° 83° 99° (1975) 73°
Low 72° 64° 43° (1891) 56°

Solunar Information for Des Moines, IA

Sunrise/Sunset

Sunrise / Sunset Illustration

Rises at 6:32 AM with 13:29 of sunlight, then sets at 8:01 PM

Moonrise/Moonset

Astronomy >
Moonrise / Moonset Illustration

Rises at 11:28 PM with 14:09 of moolight, then sets at 1:37 PM

Thu, Aug 25
Last
Thu, Sep 1
New
Fri, Sep 9
First
Fri, Sep 16
Full

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Tue. Stargazing