Weather History for Des Moines, IA

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Sunday, October 23, 2011

  Actual Average Record
Temperature  
Mean Temperature 59 °F 50 °F  
Max Temperature 74 °F 60 °F 84 °F (1899)
Min Temperature 44 °F 41 °F 21 °F (1937)
Degree Days  
Heating Degree Days 6 15  
Month to date heating degree days 178 253  
Since 1 July heating degree days 294 353  
Cooling Degree Days 0 0  
Month to date cooling degree days 38 11  
Year to date cooling degree days 1353 1063  
Growing Degree Days 8 (Base 50)    
Moisture  
Dew Point 43 °F    
Average Humidity 61    
Maximum Humidity 86    
Minimum Humidity 35    
Precipitation  
Precipitation 0.00 in 0.09 in 1.19 in (1977)
Month to date precipitation 1.23 1.97  
Year to date precipitation 31.88 31.74  
Snow  
Snow 0.00 in 0.00 in 0.80 in (1938)
Month to date snowfall 0.0 0.2  
Since 1 July snowfall 0.0 0.2  
Since 1 September snowfall 0.0 0.2  
Snow Depth 0.00 in    
Sea Level Pressure  
Sea Level Pressure 29.94 in    
Wind  
Wind Speed 8 mph (WSW)    
Max Wind Speed 20 mph    
Max Gust Speed 25 mph    
Visibility 10 miles    
Events      
T = Trace of Precipitation, MM = Missing Value Source: NWS Daily Summary

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Astronomy

Oct. 23, 2011 Rise Set
Actual Time 7:35 AM CDT 6:21 PM CDT
Civil Twilight 7:07 AM CDT 6:50 PM CDT
Nautical Twilight 6:34 AM CDT 7:22 PM CDT
Astronomical Twilight 6:02 AM CDT 7:54 PM CDT
Moon 3:40 AM CDT (10/23) 4:15 PM CDT (10/23)
Length of Visible Light 11h 42m
Length of Day
10h 46m
Waning Crescent, 14% of the Moon is Illuminated
Oct 23
Waning Crescent
Oct 26
New
Nov 2
First Quarter
Nov 10
Full
Nov 18
Last Quarter

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 - 39.0 °F 66% 30.01 in 10.0 mi Calm Calm - N/A   Overcast
1:54 AM 50.0 °F - 39.9 °F 68% 30.01 in 10.0 mi Calm Calm - N/A   Overcast
2:54 AM 50.0 °F - 42.1 °F 74% 30.01 in 10.0 mi SSW 4.6 mph - N/A   Overcast
3:54 AM 50.0 °F - 41.0 °F 71% 30.00 in 10.0 mi South 3.5 mph - N/A   Overcast
4:54 AM 50.0 °F - 41.0 °F 71% 29.99 in 10.0 mi Calm Calm - N/A   Partly Cloudy
5:54 AM 48.0 °F - 39.9 °F 74% 29.99 in 10.0 mi SW 3.5 mph - N/A   Clear
6:54 AM 46.9 °F - 41.0 °F 80% 29.98 in 10.0 mi South 3.5 mph - N/A   Partly Cloudy
7:54 AM 44.1 °F 41.5 °F 39.0 °F 82% 29.97 in 10.0 mi South 4.6 mph - N/A   Scattered Clouds
8:54 AM 46.9 °F - 42.1 °F 83% 29.98 in 10.0 mi Calm Calm - N/A   Partly Cloudy
9:54 AM 55.9 °F - 46.0 °F 69% 29.99 in 10.0 mi SW 9.2 mph - N/A   Partly Cloudy
10:54 AM 62.1 °F - 46.9 °F 58% 29.96 in 10.0 mi SW 13.8 mph - N/A   Partly Cloudy
11:54 AM 68.0 °F - 46.0 °F 45% 29.94 in 10.0 mi WSW 13.8 mph - N/A   Mostly Cloudy
12:54 PM 71.1 °F - 46.0 °F 41% 29.91 in 10.0 mi WSW 13.8 mph - N/A   Scattered Clouds
1:54 PM 73.0 °F - 45.0 °F 37% 29.88 in 10.0 mi SW 18.4 mph 23.0 mph N/A   Mostly Cloudy
2:54 PM 72.0 °F - 44.1 °F 37% 29.86 in 10.0 mi WSW 15.0 mph - N/A   Mostly Cloudy
3:54 PM 73.9 °F - 45.0 °F 35% 29.85 in 10.0 mi WSW 13.8 mph - N/A   Mostly Cloudy
4:54 PM 73.0 °F - 46.0 °F 38% 29.84 in 10.0 mi WSW 11.5 mph - N/A   Mostly Cloudy
5:54 PM 69.1 °F - 45.0 °F 42% 29.84 in 10.0 mi WSW 9.2 mph - N/A   Partly Cloudy
6:54 PM 64.9 °F - 44.1 °F 47% 29.86 in 10.0 mi WSW 6.9 mph - N/A   Partly Cloudy
7:54 PM 63.0 °F - 44.1 °F 50% 29.87 in 10.0 mi WSW 9.2 mph - N/A   Partly Cloudy
8:54 PM 64.9 °F - 43.0 °F 45% 29.91 in 10.0 mi NW 11.5 mph - N/A   Scattered Clouds
9:54 PM 62.1 °F - 41.0 °F 46% 29.96 in 10.0 mi North 15.0 mph 21.9 mph N/A   Clear
10:54 PM 57.9 °F - 39.9 °F 51% 29.99 in 10.0 mi North 8.1 mph - N/A   Clear
11:54 PM 55.4 °F - 41.0 °F 58% 30.00 in 10.0 mi NNW 4.6 mph - N/A   Clear