• Tonight

    Aug 29

    Lo 63°

    Clear to partly cloudy

    Stargazing Weather
    • Cloud
      Cover
      24%
    • Precip
      4%
    • Hours of Precip
      0
    more
  • Sun

    Aug 30

    84°Lo 68°

    Humid with plenty of sunshine

    Very Good for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      6%
    • Precip
      7%
    • Hours of Precip
      0
    more
  • Mon

    Aug 31

    88°Lo 69°

    Sunny, warm and humid

    Very Good for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      3%
    • Precip
      9%
    • Hours of Precip
      0
  • Tue

    Sep 1

    90°Lo 71°

    Mostly sunny and humid

    Poor for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      60%
    • Precip
      50%
    • Hours of Precip
      0.5
    more
  • Wed

    Sep 2

    89°Lo 71°

    Sunshine, breezy and warm

    Very Good for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      0%
    • Precip
      16%
    • Hours of Precip
      0
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Hi 88° RealFeel® 92° Precipitation 9%

Day

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  • S 10 mph
  • Gusts: 16 mph

Warm and humid with plenty of sunshine

  • Max UV Index: 6 (High)
  • Thunderstorms: 2%
  • Precipitation: 0 in
  • Rain: 0 in
  • Snow: 0 in
  • Ice: 0 in
  • Hours of Precipitation: 0 hrs
  • Hours of Rain: 0 hrs
Lo 69° RealFeel® 69° Precipitation 9%

Night

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  • SSE 6 mph
  • Gusts: 10 mph

Clear

  • Max UV Index: N/A
  • Thunderstorms: 7%
  • Precipitation: 0 in
  • Rain: 0 in
  • Snow: 0 in
  • Ice: 0 in
  • Hours of Precipitation: 0 hrs
  • Hours of Rain: 0 hrs

Temperature History - Aug 31

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  Today Normal Record 8/31/2014
High 88° 82° 99° (1913) 89°
Low 69° 62° 45° (1967) 67°

Solunar Information for Des Moines, IA

Sunrise/Sunset

Sunrise / Sunset Illustration

Rises at 6:39 AM with 13:11 of sunlight, then sets at 7:50 PM

Moonrise/Moonset

Astronomy >
Moonrise / Moonset Illustration

Rises at 9:05 PM with 13:00 of moolight, then sets at 10:05 AM

Sat, Aug 29
Full
Sat, Sep 5
Last
Sun, Sep 13
New
Mon, Sep 21
First

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.

Mon. Stargazing