• Early AM

    Jul 30

    Lo 63°

    Partly to mostly cloudy

    Hunting Weather
    • Precip
      11%
    • Cloud
      Cover
      69%
    • Wind
      Gust
      12 mph
    more
  • Today

    Jul 30

    82°Lo 65°

    Partly sunny

    Good for hunting
    • Precip
      8%
    • Cloud
      Cover
      29%
    • Wind
      Gust
      7 mph
    more
  • Sun

    Jul 31

    84°Lo 70°

    Sunshine and pleasant

    Very Good for hunting
    • Precip
      65%
    • Cloud
      Cover
      81%
    • Wind
      Gust
      12 mph
    more
  • Mon

    Aug 1

    87°Lo 73°

    Clouds and sun with a t-storm

    Fair for hunting
    • Precip
      40%
    • Cloud
      Cover
      95%
    • Wind
      Gust
      12 mph
  • Tue

    Aug 2

    93°Lo 73°

    Partly sunny, warm and muggy

    Poor for hunting
    • Precip
      22%
    • Cloud
      Cover
      9%
    • Wind
      Gust
      9 mph
    more
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Hi 87° RealFeel® 97° Precipitation 51%

Day

N

E

S

W

  • ESE 9 mph
  • Gusts: 13 mph

Periods of clouds and sun with a thunderstorm; humid

  • Max UV Index: 6 (High)
  • Thunderstorms: 90%
  • Precipitation: 0.11 in
  • Rain: 0.11 in
  • Snow: 0 in
  • Ice: 0 in
  • Hours of Precipitation: 1.5 hrs
  • Hours of Rain: 1.5 hrs
Lo 73° RealFeel® 69° Precipitation 40%

Night

N

E

S

W

  • SE 7 mph
  • Gusts: 12 mph

Cloudy and humid; watch for a strong thunderstorm late

  • Max UV Index: N/A
  • Thunderstorms: 95%
  • Precipitation: 0.1 in
  • Rain: 0.1 in
  • Snow: 0 in
  • Ice: 0 in
  • Hours of Precipitation: 1 hrs
  • Hours of Rain: 1 hrs

Temperature History - Aug 1

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  Today Normal Record 8/1/2015
High 87° 85° 99° (2012) 88°
Low 73° 66° 51° (1898) 68°

Solunar Information for West Des Moines, IA

Sunrise/Sunset

Sunrise / Sunset Illustration

Rises at 6:10 AM with 14:21 of sunlight, then sets at 8:31 PM

Moonrise/Moonset

Astronomy >
Moonrise / Moonset Illustration

Rises at 4:57 AM with 14:39 of moolight, then sets at 7:36 PM

Tue, Aug 2
New
Wed, Aug 10
First
Thu, Aug 18
Full
Thu, Aug 25
Last

Best Weather for Deer Hunting

Nov 9, 2011; 5:00 AM ET Deer researchers explain what weather conditions favor deer movement.

Mon. Hunting Weather