Weather History for Des Moines, IA

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Friday, October 19, 2012

  Actual Average Record
Temperature  
Mean Temperature 46 °F 52 °F  
Max Temperature 49 °F 62 °F 85 °F (2003)
Min Temperature 43 °F 42 °F 14 °F (1972)
Degree Days  
Heating Degree Days 19 13  
Month to date heating degree days 217 196  
Since 1 July heating degree days 286 296  
Cooling Degree Days 0 0  
Month to date cooling degree days 2 11  
Year to date cooling degree days 1601 1063  
Moisture  
Dew Point 42 °F    
Average Humidity 85    
Maximum Humidity 93    
Minimum Humidity 76    
Precipitation  
Precipitation 0.07 in 0.08 in 0.92 in (1934)
Month to date precipitation 2.92 1.60  
Year to date precipitation 22.61 31.37  
Snow  
Snow 0.00 in 0.00 in 0.70 in (1982)
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 29.63 in    
Wind  
Wind Speed 15 mph (NW)    
Max Wind Speed 23 mph    
Max Gust Speed 31 mph    
Visibility 8 miles    
Events Rain    
T = Trace of Precipitation, MM = Missing Value Source: NWS Daily Summary

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Astronomy

Oct. 19, 2012 Rise Set
Actual Time 7:31 AM CDT 6:26 PM CDT
Civil Twilight 7:03 AM CDT 6:54 PM CDT
Nautical Twilight 6:31 AM CDT 7:26 PM CDT
Astronomical Twilight 5:59 AM CDT 7:58 PM CDT
Moon 12:17 PM CDT (10/19) 10:03 PM CDT (10/19)
Length of Visible Light 11h 51m
Length of Day
10h 54m
Waxing Crescent, 24% of the Moon is Illuminated
Oct 19
Waxing Crescent
Oct 21
First Quarter
Oct 29
Full
Nov 6
Last Quarter
Nov 13
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Hourly Weather History & Observations

Time (CDT) Temp. Windchill Dew Point Humidity Pressure Visibility Wind Dir Wind Speed Gust Speed Precip Events Conditions
12:21 AM 44.6 °F 36.4 °F 41.0 °F 87% 29.45 in 10.0 mi WNW 20.7 mph - 0.01 in Rain Light Rain
12:46 AM 44.6 °F 36.9 °F 39.2 °F 81% 29.45 in 10.0 mi WNW 18.4 mph 28.8 mph 0.01 in Rain Light Rain
12:54 AM 44.1 °F 35.7 °F 39.9 °F 85% 29.47 in 10.0 mi WNW 20.7 mph 28.8 mph 0.02 in Rain Light Rain
1:23 AM 44.6 °F 36.9 °F 39.2 °F 81% 29.46 in 10.0 mi WNW 18.4 mph 28.8 mph 0.01 in Rain Light Rain
1:54 AM 44.1 °F 35.9 °F 39.9 °F 85% 29.47 in 10.0 mi WNW 19.6 mph 28.8 mph 0.03 in Rain Light Rain
2:07 AM 42.8 °F 34.8 °F 39.2 °F 87% 29.46 in 10.0 mi WNW 17.3 mph 27.6 mph 0.01 in Rain Light Rain
2:54 AM 44.1 °F 36.5 °F 39.9 °F 85% 29.48 in 10.0 mi WNW 17.3 mph 24.2 mph 0.02 in Rain Light Rain
3:54 AM 44.1 °F 37.1 °F 41.0 °F 89% 29.48 in 10.0 mi WNW 15.0 mph 21.9 mph 0.01 in Rain Light Rain
4:17 AM 44.6 °F 37.2 °F 42.8 °F 93% 29.48 in 9.0 mi WNW 17.3 mph - 0.01 in   Light Drizzle
4:54 AM 45.0 °F 38.2 °F 42.1 °F 90% 29.50 in 9.0 mi NW 15.0 mph - 0.01 in   Light Drizzle
5:54 AM 45.0 °F 37.9 °F 42.1 °F 90% 29.52 in 7.0 mi NW 16.1 mph - 0.00 in   Light Drizzle
6:54 AM 45.0 °F 38.5 °F 42.1 °F 90% 29.55 in 6.0 mi NW 13.8 mph 21.9 mph 0.00 in   Light Drizzle
7:54 AM 45.0 °F 37.9 °F 43.0 °F 93% 29.57 in 7.0 mi NW 16.1 mph - 0.00 in   Overcast
8:54 AM 45.0 °F 38.5 °F 43.0 °F 93% 29.60 in 3.0 mi NW 13.8 mph - 0.00 in   Light Drizzle
9:28 AM 46.4 °F 40.1 °F 42.8 °F 87% 29.61 in 2.5 mi NW 15.0 mph - 0.00 in   Light Drizzle
9:54 AM 46.0 °F 39.6 °F 44.1 °F 93% 29.63 in 2.5 mi NW 15.0 mph - 0.00 in   Light Drizzle
10:05 AM 46.4 °F 40.4 °F 44.6 °F 93% 29.62 in 6.0 mi NW 13.8 mph - 0.00 in   Light Drizzle
10:25 AM 46.4 °F 40.4 °F 44.6 °F 93% 29.63 in 9.0 mi NW 13.8 mph - 0.00 in   Overcast
10:54 AM 46.0 °F 39.0 °F 44.1 °F 93% 29.66 in 1.8 mi NW 17.3 mph - 0.00 in   Light Drizzle
11:06 AM 46.4 °F 40.1 °F 44.6 °F 93% 29.65 in 3.0 mi NW 15.0 mph - 0.00 in   Light Drizzle
11:54 AM 46.9 °F - 44.1 °F 90% 29.68 in 10.0 mi WNW 15.0 mph - 0.00 in   Light Drizzle
12:49 PM 48.2 °F - 44.6 °F 87% 29.67 in 10.0 mi NW 16.1 mph 24.2 mph 0.00 in   Overcast
12:54 PM 48.9 °F - 44.1 °F 83% 29.68 in 10.0 mi NW 15.0 mph 24.2 mph 0.00 in   Overcast
1:54 PM 48.9 °F - 43.0 °F 80% 29.68 in 10.0 mi NW 17.3 mph 24.2 mph N/A   Overcast
2:45 PM 48.2 °F - 42.8 °F 82% 29.68 in 10.0 mi WNW 16.1 mph - N/A   Overcast
2:54 PM 48.0 °F - 43.0 °F 83% 29.70 in 10.0 mi WNW 20.7 mph - N/A   Overcast
3:54 PM 48.0 °F - 43.0 °F 83% 29.71 in 9.0 mi WNW 15.0 mph 26.5 mph 0.00 in   Light Drizzle
4:23 PM 46.4 °F 39.2 °F 44.6 °F 93% 29.70 in 4.0 mi WNW 18.4 mph 25.3 mph 0.00 in   Light Drizzle
4:54 PM 46.9 °F - 43.0 °F 86% 29.72 in 8.0 mi WNW 18.4 mph 26.5 mph 0.00 in   Overcast
5:09 PM 46.4 °F 39.0 °F 42.8 °F 87% 29.71 in 10.0 mi WNW 19.6 mph 25.3 mph N/A   Overcast
5:54 PM 46.9 °F - 42.1 °F 83% 29.73 in 10.0 mi WNW 16.1 mph 23.0 mph N/A   Overcast
6:15 PM 46.4 °F 40.4 °F 42.8 °F 87% 29.73 in 10.0 mi WNW 13.8 mph - N/A   Overcast
6:54 PM 46.9 °F - 42.1 °F 83% 29.75 in 10.0 mi WNW 15.0 mph - N/A   Overcast
7:54 PM 46.9 °F - 42.1 °F 83% 29.77 in 10.0 mi WNW 12.7 mph - N/A   Overcast
8:54 PM 46.9 °F - 42.1 °F 83% 29.78 in 10.0 mi WNW 12.7 mph - N/A   Overcast
9:51 PM 46.4 °F 39.8 °F 41.0 °F 81% 29.78 in 10.0 mi WNW 16.1 mph - N/A   Overcast
9:54 PM 46.9 °F - 41.0 °F 80% 29.79 in 10.0 mi NW 16.1 mph - N/A   Overcast
10:47 PM 46.4 °F 41.5 °F 41.0 °F 81% 29.78 in 10.0 mi WNW 10.4 mph - N/A   Overcast
10:54 PM 46.0 °F 41.4 °F 41.0 °F 83% 29.79 in 10.0 mi WNW 9.2 mph - N/A   Overcast
11:54 PM 46.0 °F 41.4 °F 39.9 °F 79% 29.79 in 10.0 mi NW 9.2 mph - N/A   Overcast