Weather History for Des Moines, IA

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Month of January, 2012

  Max Avg Min Sum
Temperature  
Max Temperature 65 °F 40 °F 12 °F
Mean Temperature 51 °F 31 °F 9 °F
Min Temperature 38 °F 21 °F 1 °F
Degree Days  
Heating Degree Days (base 65) 56 34 14 1059
Cooling Degree Days (base 65) 0 0 0 0
Growing Degree Days (base 50) 1 0 0 1
Dew Point  
Dew Point 43 °F 19 °F -10 °F
Precipitation  
Precipitation 0.20 in 0.02 in 0.00 in 0.42 in
Snowdepth 3.0 in 0.6 in 0.0 in -
Wind  
Wind 43 mph 11 mph 0 mph
Gust Wind 52 mph 26 mph 16 mph
Sea Level Pressure  
Sea Level Pressure 30.58 in 30.03 in 29.38 in

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Astronomy

Jan. 17, 2012 Rise Set
Actual Time 7:38 AM CST 5:11 PM CST
Civil Twilight 7:07 AM CST 5:41 PM CST
Nautical Twilight 6:33 AM CST 6:16 PM CST
Astronomical Twilight 6:00 AM CST 6:49 PM CST
Moon 1:58 AM CST (1/17) 12:05 PM CST (1/17)
Length of Visible Light 10h 34m
Length of Day
9h 33m
Waning Crescent, 35% of the Moon is Illuminated
Jan 17
Waning Crescent
Jan 23
New
Jan 30
First Quarter
Feb 7
Full
Feb 14
Last Quarter

Weather History Calendar

Precipitation Actual month total 0.42 Normal Month Total: 1.02
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Partly Cloudy
Actual:
38 | 26 0.00
Average:
31 | 15 0.04
Clear
Actual:
28 | 14 0.00
Average:
31 | 15 0.03
Partly Cloudy
Actual:
40 | 10 0.00
Average:
31 | 15 0.04
Scattered Clouds
Actual:
47 | 31 0.00
Average:
31 | 15 0.03
Scattered Clouds
Actual:
65 | 32 0.00
Average:
31 | 15 0.03
Partly Cloudy
Actual:
54 | 32 0.00
Average:
31 | 15 0.04
Partly Cloudy
Actual:
43 | 25 0.00
Average:
31 | 14 0.03
Partly Cloudy
Actual:
42 | 23 0.00
Average:
31 | 14 0.03
Clear
Actual:
53 | 24 0.00
Average:
31 | 14 0.03
Clear
Actual:
57 | 25 0.00
Average:
31 | 14 0.04
Snow
Actual:
43 | 18 0.02
Average:
31 | 14 0.03
Snow
Actual:
18 | 11 T
Average:
31 | 14 0.03
Snow
Actual:
22 | 9 T
Average:
31 | 14 0.03
Snow
Actual:
35 | 20 T
Average:
31 | 14 0.03
Scattered Clouds
Actual:
53 | 21 0.00
Average:
31 | 14 0.03
Snow
Actual:
45 | 28 T
Average:
31 | 14 0.03
Snow
Actual:
28 | 5 0.12
Average:
31 | 14 0.03
Snow
Actual:
31 | 1 T
Average:
31 | 14 0.04
Snow
Actual:
20 | 2 T
Average:
31 | 14 0.03
Snow
Actual:
12 | 5 T
Average:
31 | 14 0.03
Snow
Actual:
26 | 8 T
Average:
31 | 14 0.03
Snow
Actual:
37 | 24 0.20
Average:
31 | 14 0.03
Snow
Actual:
34 | 27 0.07
Average:
31 | 14 0.03
Mostly Cloudy
Actual:
34 | 25 0.00
Average:
31 | 14 0.03
Partly Cloudy
Actual:
44 | 27 0.00
Average:
31 | 14 0.04
Fog
Actual:
46 | 29 0.00
Average:
31 | 14 0.03
Snow
Actual:
39 | 27 0.01
Average:
32 | 14 0.03
Scattered Clouds
Actual:
44 | 23 0.00
Average:
32 | 15 0.04
Partly Cloudy
Actual:
37 | 26 0.00
Average:
32 | 15 0.03
Partly Cloudy
Actual:
65 | 36 0.00
Average:
32 | 15 0.04
Scattered Clouds
Actual:
61 | 38 0.00
Average:
32 | 15 0.04
 

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

2012 Temp. (°F) Dew Point (°F) Humidity (%) Sea Level Press. (in) Visibility (mi) Wind (mph) Precip. (in) Events
Jan high avg low high avg low high avg low high avg low high avg low high avg high sum  
1 38 32 26 33 19 11 85 60 35 30.45 30.21 29.79 10 10 10 43 25 52 0.00  
2 28 21 14 15 8 3 67 52 37 30.58 30.52 30.43 10 10 10 32 17 45 0.00  
3 40 25 10 24 12 5 76 55 34 30.55 30.21 29.96 10 10 10 25 10 30 0.00  
4 47 39 31 27 26 24 85 64 42 30.21 30.12 29.97 10 10 10 20 11 28 0.00  
5 65 49 32 29 27 24 70 47 24 30.05 29.89 29.71 10 10 10 17 8 21 0.00  
6 54 43 32 30 28 22 75 57 38 30.00 29.83 29.68 10 10 10 23 10 29 0.00  
7 43 34 25 26 23 19 75 63 51 30.30 30.17 30.01 10 10 10 12 6 16 0.00  
8 42 33 23 28 24 20 92 74 55 30.39 30.32 30.29 10 10 9 9 3 9 0.00  
9 53 39 24 28 24 20 81 58 35 30.27 30.14 30.05 10 10 10 22 10 25 0.00  
10 57 41 25 29 25 21 75 54 33 30.05 29.91 29.73 10 10 10 14 6 17 0.00  
11 43 31 18 34 20 6 84 70 56 29.89 29.78 29.64 10 7 1 35 15 44 0.02 Snow
12 18 15 11 8 4 0 73 66 58 29.97 29.88 29.83 10 9 2 33 22 44 T Snow
13 22 16 9 9 4 1 80 63 45 30.12 30.05 29.98 10 8 2 23 11 33 T Snow
14 35 28 20 27 19 9 88 75 62 30.20 30.12 30.00 10 10 8 15 5 16 T Snow
15 53 37 21 28 24 19 88 63 38 30.19 29.95 29.75 10 10 8 28 13 36 0.00  
16 45 37 28 30 26 19 75 62 49 29.84 29.75 29.69 10 10 9 17 9 25 T Snow
17 28 17 5 19 11 1 92 71 49 30.40 30.09 29.76 10 4 0 29 15 33 0.12 Fog , Snow
18 31 16 1 19 10 -2 87 69 50 30.37 30.05 29.86 10 10 9 23 11 31 T Snow
19 20 11 2 3 -6 -10 69 58 46 30.23 30.16 29.98 10 10 6 22 10 26 T Snow
20 12 9 5 5 1 -10 76 63 49 30.26 30.13 30.03 10 8 2 17 9 22 T Snow
21 26 17 8 19 10 2 81 75 68 30.27 30.13 29.81 10 8 2 24 10 31 T Snow
22 37 31 24 36 31 19 100 88 75 29.83 29.54 29.38 10 2 0 22 12 28 0.20 Fog , Rain , Snow
23 34 31 27 32 25 19 96 86 75 30.07 29.69 29.40 10 5 1 28 17 35 0.07 Snow
24 34 30 25 24 21 19 85 76 66 30.32 30.25 30.09 10 10 7 15 6 20 0.00  
25 44 36 27 31 27 23 85 74 62 30.30 30.13 29.97 10 9 7 17 7 20 0.00  
26 46 38 29 34 30 25 100 77 53 29.94 29.86 29.79 10 6 0 24 11 30 0.00 Fog
27 39 33 27 30 26 18 85 74 63 30.12 29.97 29.88 10 9 1 29 9 39 0.01 Rain , Snow
28 44 34 23 20 17 13 81 55 29 30.23 30.15 30.08 10 10 10 25 12 35 0.00  
29 37 32 26 19 16 13 75 57 38 30.27 30.16 30.02 10 10 10 18 10 25 0.00  
30 65 51 36 35 27 20 57 41 24 29.97 29.80 29.73 10 10 10 23 13 30 0.00  
31 61 50 38 43 37 32 86 61 36 30.04 29.85 29.75 10 10 10 20 11 25 0.00