• Tonight

    Aug 4

    Lo 66°

    Mainly cloudy with a t-storm

    Stargazing Weather
    • Cloud
      Cover
      77%
    • Precip
      56%
    • Hours of Precip
      2
    more
  • Wed

    Aug 5

    81°Lo 67°

    Rather cloudy with a t-storm

    Fair for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      45%
    • Precip
      25%
    • Hours of Precip
      1
  • Thu

    Aug 6

    85°Lo 71°

    Humid with periods of sun

    Poor for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      79%
    • Precip
      62%
    • Hours of Precip
      1
    more
  • Fri

    Aug 7

    90°Lo 69°

    Periods of sun

    Fair for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      41%
    • Precip
      9%
    • Hours of Precip
      0
    more
  • Sat

    Aug 8

    85°Lo 71°

    Sun and some clouds

    Fair for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      46%
    • Precip
      55%
    • Hours of Precip
      1
    more
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Hi 81° RealFeel® 87° Precipitation 55%

Day

N

E

S

W

  • SSE 8 mph
  • Gusts: 13 mph

Mostly cloudy with a shower or thunderstorm

  • Max UV Index: 6 (High)
  • Thunderstorms: 60%
  • Precipitation: 0.1 in
  • Rain: 0.1 in
  • Snow: 0 in
  • Ice: 0 in
  • Hours of Precipitation: 1 hrs
  • Hours of Rain: 1 hrs
Lo 67° RealFeel® 68° Precipitation 25%

Night

N

E

S

W

  • SE 6 mph
  • Gusts: 12 mph

Partly cloudy

  • Max UV Index: N/A
  • Thunderstorms: 24%
  • 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 5

more Historical Weather Data >
  Today Normal Record 8/5/2014
High 81° 85° 108° (1934) 83°
Low 67° 66° 47° (1889) 67°

Solunar Information for West Des Moines, IA

Sunrise/Sunset

Sunrise / Sunset Illustration

Rises at 6:13 AM with 14:15 of sunlight, then sets at 8:28 PM

Moonrise/Moonset

Astronomy >
Moonrise / Moonset Illustration

Rises at 11:46 PM with 13:45 of moolight, then sets at 1:31 PM

Fri, Aug 7
Last
Fri, Aug 14
New
Sat, Aug 22
First
Sat, Aug 29
Full

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Wed. Stargazing