• Early AM

    Sep 30

    Lo 60°

    Partly cloudy

    Stargazing Weather
    • Cloud
      Cover
      25%
    • Precip
      9%
    • Hours of Precip
      0
    more
  • Today

    Sep 30

    74°Lo 61°

    Not as warm

    Poor for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      88%
    • Precip
      63%
    • Hours of Precip
      3
  • Wed

    Oct 1

    73°Lo 62°

    A couple of thunderstorms

    Poor for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      89%
    • Precip
      60%
    • Hours of Precip
      8
    more
  • Thu

    Oct 2

    73°Lo 50°

    Rather cloudy, rain beginning

    Good for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      48%
    • Precip
      55%
    • Hours of Precip
      4
    more
  • Fri

    Oct 3

    60°Lo 41°

    Cooler with variable clouds

    Fair for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      7%
    • Precip
      2%
    • Hours of Precip
      0
    more
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Hi 74° RealFeel® 71° Precipitation 25%

Day

N

E

S

W

  • SE 9 mph
  • Gusts: 19 mph

Not as warm with some sunshine giving way to clouds

  • Max UV Index: 4 (Moderate)
  • Thunderstorms: 7%
  • Precipitation: 0 in
  • Rain: 0 in
  • Snow: 0 in
  • Ice: 0 in
  • Hours of Precipitation: 0 hrs
  • Hours of Rain: 0 hrs
Lo 61° RealFeel® 55° Precipitation 63%

Night

N

E

S

W

  • SE 14 mph
  • Gusts: 28 mph

Mostly cloudy, breezy and mild with a couple of showers and a thunderstorm

  • Max UV Index: N/A
  • Thunderstorms: 40%
  • Precipitation: 0.3 in
  • Rain: 0.3 in
  • Snow: 0 in
  • Ice: 0 in
  • Hours of Precipitation: 3 hrs
  • Hours of Rain: 3 hrs

Temperature History - Sep 30

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  Today Normal Record 9/30/2013
High 74° 70° 92° (1952) 78°
Low 61° 49° 26° (1899) 50°

Solunar Information for Des Moines, IA

Sunrise/Sunset

Sunrise / Sunset Illustration

Rises at 7:10 AM with 11:48 of sunlight, then sets at 6:58 PM

Moonrise/Moonset

Astronomy >
Moonrise / Moonset Illustration

Rises at 1:22 PM with 10:03 of moolight, then sets at 11:25 PM

Wed, Oct 1
First
Wed, Oct 8
Full
Wed, Oct 15
Last
Thu, Oct 23
New

Curiosity Tastes Mars

Dec 14, 2012; 5:00 AM ET The Mars Science Laboratory Rover 'Curiosity' continues its sampling and analyzing of the Martian surface.

Tue. Stargazing