Weather History for Des Moines, IA

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Tuesday, October 18, 2011

  Actual Average Record
Temperature  
Mean Temperature 43 °F 52 °F  
Max Temperature 51 °F 62 °F 87 °F (1950)
Min Temperature 35 °F 42 °F 22 °F (1972)
Degree Days  
Heating Degree Days 22 13  
Month to date heating degree days 101 183  
Since 1 July heating degree days 217 283  
Cooling Degree Days 0 0  
Month to date cooling degree days 38 11  
Year to date cooling degree days 1353 1063  
Moisture  
Dew Point 32 °F    
Average Humidity 64    
Maximum Humidity 82    
Minimum Humidity 46    
Precipitation  
Precipitation 0.00 in 0.09 in 2.01 in (1892)
Month to date precipitation 1.23 1.52  
Year to date precipitation 31.88 31.29  
Snow  
Snow 0.00 in 0.00 in T in (1991)
Month to date snowfall 0.0 0.1  
Since 1 July snowfall 0.0 0.1  
Since 1 September snowfall 0.0 0.1  
Snow Depth 0.00 in    
Sea Level Pressure  
Sea Level Pressure 29.99 in    
Wind  
Wind Speed 11 mph (NNW)    
Max Wind Speed 21 mph    
Max Gust Speed 28 mph    
Visibility 10 miles    
Events      
T = Trace of Precipitation, MM = Missing Value Source: NWS Daily Summary

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Astronomy

Oct. 18, 2011 Rise Set
Actual Time 7:29 AM CDT 6:29 PM CDT
Civil Twilight 7:01 AM CDT 6:57 PM CDT
Nautical Twilight 6:29 AM CDT 7:29 PM CDT
Astronomical Twilight 5:57 AM CDT 8:01 PM CDT
Moon 11:08 PM CDT (10/18) 1:23 PM CDT (10/18)
Length of Visible Light 11h 55m
Length of Day
10h 59m
Waning Gibbous, 64% of the Moon is Illuminated
Oct 18
Waning Gibbous
Oct 19
Last Quarter
Oct 26
New
Nov 2
First Quarter
Nov 10
Full

Hourly Weather History & Observations

Time (CDT) Temp. Windchill Dew Point Humidity Pressure Visibility Wind Dir Wind Speed Gust Speed Precip Events Conditions
12:54 AM 50.0 °F - 30.2 °F 47% 29.92 in 10.0 mi NW 11.5 mph - N/A   Overcast
1:54 AM 50.0 °F - 30.2 °F 47% 29.92 in 10.0 mi NW 8.1 mph - N/A   Overcast
2:54 AM 48.9 °F - 30.9 °F 50% 29.94 in 10.0 mi NW 8.1 mph - N/A   Overcast
3:54 AM 48.0 °F - 30.0 °F 50% 29.93 in 10.0 mi NW 11.5 mph - N/A   Overcast
4:54 AM 46.9 °F - 30.0 °F 52% 29.93 in 10.0 mi NNW 9.2 mph - N/A   Overcast
5:54 AM 46.4 °F 41.1 °F 30.2 °F 53% 29.93 in 10.0 mi NNW 11.5 mph - N/A   Overcast
6:54 AM 46.0 °F 41.4 °F 30.0 °F 54% 29.95 in 10.0 mi NNW 9.2 mph - N/A   Overcast
7:54 AM 44.1 °F 38.1 °F 30.0 °F 58% 29.97 in 10.0 mi NNW 11.5 mph - N/A   Overcast
8:54 AM 42.1 °F 37.1 °F 30.0 °F 62% 29.99 in 10.0 mi NNW 8.1 mph - N/A   Overcast
9:54 AM 44.1 °F 39.0 °F 30.9 °F 60% 30.00 in 10.0 mi NNW 9.2 mph - N/A   Overcast
10:54 AM 46.9 °F - 33.1 °F 59% 30.00 in 10.0 mi North 17.3 mph - N/A   Overcast
11:31 AM 46.4 °F 39.8 °F 33.8 °F 62% 30.00 in 10.0 mi North 16.1 mph 23.0 mph N/A   Overcast
11:54 AM 46.9 °F - 33.1 °F 59% 30.01 in 10.0 mi North 18.4 mph 27.6 mph N/A   Overcast
12:54 PM 46.0 °F 39.6 °F 33.1 °F 61% 30.00 in 10.0 mi NNW 15.0 mph - N/A   Overcast
1:31 PM 46.4 °F 38.7 °F 33.8 °F 62% 29.98 in 10.0 mi NNW 20.7 mph 25.3 mph N/A   Overcast
1:54 PM 46.0 °F 39.0 °F 34.0 °F 63% 29.99 in 10.0 mi NNW 17.3 mph 25.3 mph N/A   Overcast
2:54 PM 46.0 °F 39.9 °F 34.0 °F 63% 30.00 in 10.0 mi NNW 13.8 mph - N/A   Overcast
3:54 PM 45.0 °F 38.5 °F 33.1 °F 63% 30.01 in 10.0 mi NNW 13.8 mph 21.9 mph N/A   Overcast
4:54 PM 45.0 °F 37.9 °F 33.1 °F 63% 30.01 in 10.0 mi North 16.1 mph 20.7 mph N/A   Overcast
5:54 PM 46.9 °F - 32.0 °F 56% 30.01 in 10.0 mi North 11.5 mph 18.4 mph N/A   Overcast
6:54 PM 44.1 °F 40.1 °F 32.0 °F 63% 30.03 in 10.0 mi NNE 6.9 mph - N/A   Scattered Clouds
7:54 PM 43.0 °F 38.8 °F 32.0 °F 65% 30.04 in 10.0 mi North 6.9 mph - N/A   Scattered Clouds
8:54 PM 39.9 °F 35.1 °F 30.9 °F 70% 30.05 in 10.0 mi NNE 6.9 mph - N/A   Clear
9:54 PM 39.9 °F 35.8 °F 30.9 °F 70% 30.04 in 10.0 mi North 5.8 mph - N/A   Partly Cloudy
10:54 PM 37.9 °F 32.1 °F 30.9 °F 76% 30.03 in 10.0 mi NNW 8.1 mph - N/A   Clear
11:54 PM 36.0 °F 30.3 °F 30.0 °F 79% 30.02 in 10.0 mi NW 6.9 mph - N/A   Clear