Weather History for Des Moines, IA

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Month of October, 2011

  Max Avg Min Sum
Temperature  
Max Temperature 86 °F 68 °F 48 °F
Mean Temperature 74 °F 57 °F 42 °F
Min Temperature 64 °F 44 °F 30 °F
Degree Days  
Heating Degree Days (base 65) 23 10 0 295
Cooling Degree Days (base 65) 9 1 0 38
Growing Degree Days (base 50) 24 8 0 250
Dew Point  
Dew Point 61 °F 39 °F 18 °F
Precipitation  
Precipitation 1.11 in 0.04 in 0.00 in 1.22 in
Snowdepth 0.0 in 0.0 in 0.0 in -
Wind  
Wind 30 mph 9 mph 0 mph
Gust Wind 40 mph 24 mph 16 mph
Sea Level Pressure  
Sea Level Pressure 30.38 in 30.02 in 29.64 in

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Astronomy

Oct. 14, 2011 Rise Set
Actual Time 7:25 AM CDT 6:35 PM CDT
Civil Twilight 6:57 AM CDT 7:03 PM CDT
Nautical Twilight 6:25 AM CDT 7:35 PM CDT
Astronomical Twilight 5:53 AM CDT 8:07 PM CDT
Moon 7:46 PM CDT (10/14) 9:57 AM CDT (10/14)
Length of Visible Light 12h 05m
Length of Day
11h 10m
Waning Gibbous, 94% of the Moon is Illuminated
Oct 14
Waning Gibbous
Oct 19
Last Quarter
Oct 26
New
Nov 2
First Quarter
Nov 10
Full

Weather History Calendar

Precipitation Actual month total 1.22 Normal Month Total: 2.64
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
 
Clear
Actual:
67 | 42 0.00
Average:
70 | 48 0.09
Clear
Actual:
76 | 40 0.00
Average:
69 | 48 0.09
Clear
Actual:
80 | 45 0.00
Average:
69 | 47 0.10
Clear
Actual:
86 | 51 0.00
Average:
68 | 47 0.08
Clear
Actual:
85 | 54 0.00
Average:
68 | 47 0.09
Partly Cloudy
Actual:
82 | 54 0.00
Average:
67 | 46 0.08
Scattered Clouds
Actual:
84 | 64 0.00
Average:
67 | 46 0.08
Scattered Clouds
Actual:
84 | 64 0.00
Average:
67 | 46 0.09
Scattered Clouds
Actual:
82 | 59 0.00
Average:
66 | 45 0.08
Rain
Actual:
75 | 57 0.07
Average:
66 | 45 0.08
Fog
Actual:
78 | 54 0.00
Average:
65 | 45 0.08
Thunderstorm
Actual:
67 | 57 1.11
Average:
65 | 44 0.09
Scattered Clouds
Actual:
70 | 50 0.00
Average:
64 | 44 0.08
Scattered Clouds
Actual:
64 | 47 0.00
Average:
64 | 44 0.07
Scattered Clouds
Actual:
69 | 41 0.00
Average:
64 | 43 0.09
Partly Cloudy
Actual:
63 | 43 T
Average:
63 | 43 0.08
Rain
Actual:
52 | 38 0.04
Average:
63 | 43 0.08
Partly Cloudy
Actual:
51 | 35 0.00
Average:
62 | 42 0.09
Mostly Cloudy
Actual:
48 | 35 0.00
Average:
62 | 42 0.08
Scattered Clouds
Actual:
57 | 32 0.00
Average:
62 | 42 0.09
Scattered Clouds
Actual:
65 | 30 0.00
Average:
61 | 41 0.10
Partly Cloudy
Actual:
67 | 40 0.00
Average:
61 | 41 0.09
Partly Cloudy
Actual:
74 | 44 0.00
Average:
60 | 41 0.09
Partly Cloudy
Actual:
74 | 42 0.00
Average:
60 | 40 0.08
Partly Cloudy
Actual:
77 | 48 0.00
Average:
59 | 40 0.09
Mostly Cloudy
Actual:
53 | 44 0.00
Average:
59 | 40 0.09
Partly Cloudy
Actual:
58 | 37 0.00
Average:
58 | 39 0.08
Scattered Clouds
Actual:
58 | 32 0.00
Average:
58 | 39 0.08
Partly Cloudy
Actual:
60 | 31 0.00
Average:
57 | 39 0.09
Rain
Actual:
58 | 38 T
Average:
57 | 38 0.08
Clear
Actual:
59 | 31 0.00
Average:
57 | 38 0.08
 

Calendar Legend

Sunny
Clear
Mostly Cloudy
Partly Sunny
Partly Cloudy
Mostly Sunny
Cloudy Rain Snow
Hail
Flurries
Thunderstorms Hazy
Fog
Sleet '?' denotes
'chance of'
Unknown

Daily Weather History & Observations

2011 Temp. (°F) Dew Point (°F) Humidity (%) Sea Level Press. (in) Visibility (mi) Wind (mph) Precip. (in) Events
Oct high avg low high avg low high avg low high avg low high avg low high avg high sum  
1 67 55 42 40 37 35 82 57 32 30.38 30.30 30.24 10 10 10 12 5 15 0.00  
2 76 58 40 39 36 34 76 49 21 30.31 30.24 30.17 10 10 10 13 6 15 0.00  
3 80 63 45 42 37 33 71 45 18 30.25 30.20 30.16 10 10 10 12 4 15 0.00  
4 86 69 51 47 42 37 59 41 23 30.22 30.16 30.09 10 10 10 21 11 25 0.00  
5 85 70 54 48 43 38 66 43 20 30.16 30.10 30.04 10 10 10 20 9 24 0.00  
6 82 68 54 50 45 41 66 46 25 30.11 30.05 29.99 10 10 10 24 13 30 0.00  
7 84 74 64 58 54 50 63 52 40 30.07 30.03 29.98 10 10 10 30 17 39 0.00  
8 84 74 64 59 54 50 63 51 39 30.14 30.10 30.06 10 10 10 23 14 29 0.00  
9 82 71 59 56 51 49 72 53 33 30.22 30.15 30.09 10 10 10 21 10 26 0.00  
10 75 66 57 60 52 46 87 66 44 30.09 30.02 29.96 10 10 3 18 7 22 0.07 Rain
11 78 66 54 60 54 49 100 69 37 29.97 29.91 29.80 10 6 0 16 7 24 0.00 Fog
12 67 62 57 61 56 50 93 79 65 29.78 29.70 29.64 10 9 1 17 6 21 1.11 Rain , Thunderstorm
13 70 60 50 52 44 35 89 61 33 29.75 29.71 29.68 10 10 10 30 14 38 0.00  
14 64 56 47 41 36 30 66 49 31 29.96 29.85 29.74 10 10 10 30 16 40 0.00  
15 69 55 41 40 35 29 76 49 22 30.05 29.94 29.78 10 10 10 18 9 23 0.00  
16 63 53 43 42 35 27 68 49 29 30.03 29.93 29.75 10 10 10 23 9 28 T  
17 52 45 38 42 36 28 86 70 53 30.06 30.00 29.95 10 10 10 14 7 17 0.04 Rain
18 51 43 35 34 32 30 82 64 46 30.05 29.99 29.92 10 10 10 21 11 28 0.00  
19 48 42 35 36 32 28 79 66 53 30.04 30.01 29.98 10 10 10 21 12 28 0.00  
20 57 45 32 32 29 26 85 59 32 30.06 29.99 29.94 10 10 10 25 11 31 0.00  
21 65 48 30 35 32 26 85 58 31 30.16 30.09 30.04 10 10 10 14 5 18 0.00  
22 67 54 40 40 37 34 85 57 29 30.15 30.08 30.01 10 10 9 9 4 12 0.00  
23 74 59 44 47 43 39 86 61 35 30.01 29.94 29.84 10 10 10 20 8 25 0.00  
24 74 58 42 44 39 37 83 55 27 30.12 30.03 29.87 10 10 10 16 7 21 0.00  
25 77 63 48 53 48 40 68 55 41 29.92 29.76 29.66 10 10 10 26 15 33 0.00  
26 53 49 44 40 37 35 76 63 50 30.08 30.03 29.91 10 10 10 22 10 29 0.00  
27 58 48 37 37 28 19 82 53 24 30.17 30.12 30.07 10 10 10 17 6 21 0.00  
28 58 45 32 30 24 18 69 46 22 30.17 30.14 30.10 10 10 10 25 8 31 0.00  
29 60 46 31 26 23 20 66 45 23 30.16 30.05 29.89 10 10 9 15 7 20 0.00  
30 58 48 38 38 31 25 66 48 30 30.04 29.93 29.84 10 10 10 29 13 36 T Rain
31 59 45 31 31 27 25 82 55 28 30.13 30.06 30.00 10 10 10 13 6 14 0.00