Weather History for Des Moines, IA

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Month of October, 2012

  Max Avg Min Sum
Temperature  
Max Temperature 81 °F 63 °F 45 °F
Mean Temperature 69 °F 53 °F 38 °F
Min Temperature 64 °F 42 °F 27 °F
Degree Days  
Heating Degree Days (base 65) 27 12 0 385
Cooling Degree Days (base 65) 4 0 0 11
Growing Degree Days (base 50) 20 6 0 178
Dew Point  
Dew Point 66 °F 38 °F 15 °F
Precipitation  
Precipitation 0.75 in 0.07 in 0.00 in 2.00 in
Snowdepth 0.0 in 0.0 in 0.0 in -
Wind  
Wind 38 mph 9 mph 0 mph
Gust Wind 46 mph 24 mph 16 mph
Sea Level Pressure  
Sea Level Pressure 30.47 in 29.96 in 29.34 in

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Astronomy

Oct. 23, 2012 Rise Set
Actual Time 7:36 AM CDT 6:20 PM CDT
Civil Twilight 7:08 AM CDT 6:49 PM CDT
Nautical Twilight 6:35 AM CDT 7:21 PM CDT
Astronomical Twilight 6:03 AM CDT 7:53 PM CDT
Moon 3:08 PM CDT (10/23) 1:24 AM CDT (10/23)
Length of Visible Light 11h 41m
Length of Day
10h 44m
Waxing Gibbous, 67% of the Moon is Illuminated
Oct 23
Waxing Gibbous
Oct 29
Full
Nov 6
Last Quarter
Nov 13
New
Nov 20
First Quarter

Weather History Calendar

Precipitation Actual month total 2.00 Normal Month Total: 2.64
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
 
Mostly Cloudy
Actual:
79 | 54 0.00
Average:
70 | 48 0.09
Clear
Actual:
77 | 48 0.00
Average:
69 | 48 0.09
Scattered Clouds
Actual:
80 | 48 0.00
Average:
69 | 47 0.10
Rain
Actual:
65 | 46 0.01
Average:
68 | 47 0.08
Partly Cloudy
Actual:
52 | 36 0.00
Average:
68 | 47 0.09
Partly Cloudy
Actual:
46 | 30 0.00
Average:
67 | 46 0.08
Scattered Clouds
Actual:
57 | 27 0.00
Average:
67 | 46 0.08
Partly Cloudy
Actual:
68 | 38 0.00
Average:
67 | 46 0.09
Rain
Actual:
60 | 37 0.03
Average:
66 | 45 0.08
Scattered Clouds
Actual:
60 | 31 0.00
Average:
66 | 45 0.08
Partly Cloudy
Actual:
70 | 44 0.00
Average:
65 | 45 0.08
Rain
Actual:
62 | 38 0.05
Average:
65 | 44 0.09
Thunderstorm
Actual:
77 | 53 0.75
Average:
64 | 44 0.08
Rain
Actual:
62 | 47 0.19
Average:
64 | 44 0.07
Scattered Clouds
Actual:
70 | 41 0.00
Average:
64 | 43 0.09
Scattered Clouds
Actual:
77 | 52 0.00
Average:
63 | 43 0.08
Rain
Actual:
64 | 48 0.06
Average:
63 | 43 0.08
Rain
Actual:
51 | 44 0.42
Average:
62 | 42 0.09
Rain
Actual:
49 | 43 0.07
Average:
62 | 42 0.08
Partly Cloudy
Actual:
60 | 46 0.00
Average:
62 | 42 0.09
Scattered Clouds
Actual:
81 | 46 0.00
Average:
61 | 41 0.10
Thunderstorm
Actual:
73 | 64 0.29
Average:
61 | 41 0.09
Rain
Actual:
75 | 61 0.02
Average:
60 | 41 0.09
Overcast
Actual:
77 | 57 T
Average:
60 | 40 0.08
Thunderstorm
Actual:
57 | 39 0.11
Average:
59 | 40 0.09
Partly Cloudy
Actual:
45 | 33 0.00
Average:
59 | 40 0.09
Mostly Cloudy
Actual:
46 | 36 0.00
Average:
58 | 39 0.08
Partly Cloudy
Actual:
50 | 32 0.00
Average:
58 | 39 0.08
Partly Cloudy
Actual:
52 | 36 0.00
Average:
57 | 39 0.09
Partly Cloudy
Actual:
54 | 31 0.00
Average:
57 | 38 0.08
Scattered Clouds
Actual:
57 | 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

2012 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 79 67 54 47 41 32 66 46 25 29.91 29.87 29.83 10 10 10 22 7 28 0.00  
2 77 63 48 49 42 37 66 48 29 29.95 29.90 29.85 10 10 10 10 4 13 0.00  
3 80 64 48 48 41 33 80 50 19 29.95 29.90 29.85 10 10 10 18 6 24 0.00  
4 65 56 46 45 37 30 61 49 36 30.27 30.14 29.91 10 10 10 29 14 36 0.01 Rain
5 52 44 36 29 25 19 70 50 29 30.31 30.27 30.21 10 10 9 22 9 25 0.00  
6 46 38 30 25 23 20 63 54 45 30.34 30.30 30.27 10 10 10 18 8 23 0.00  
7 57 42 27 27 22 18 85 54 22 30.30 30.21 30.07 10 10 10 17 6 23 0.00  
8 68 53 38 34 31 26 70 47 24 30.06 29.94 29.83 10 10 10 28 15 38 0.00  
9 60 49 37 42 36 29 76 61 46 30.10 29.92 29.82 10 10 10 23 10 28 0.03 Rain
10 60 46 31 29 25 19 75 48 20 30.24 30.16 30.09 10 10 10 18 8 23 0.00  
11 70 57 44 37 31 23 62 46 29 30.35 30.13 30.05 10 10 10 24 13 30 0.00  
12 62 50 38 46 25 15 77 47 17 30.43 30.30 30.09 10 10 5 20 11 28 0.05 Rain
13 77 65 53 65 59 46 97 81 64 30.04 29.80 29.62 10 5 1 21 12 28 0.75 Rain , Thunderstorm
14 62 55 47 58 49 39 93 72 51 29.95 29.72 29.52 10 9 3 31 14 40 0.19 Rain
15 70 56 41 43 40 36 82 57 32 30.01 29.94 29.83 10 10 10 12 5 15 0.00  
16 77 65 52 51 47 43 72 54 36 29.82 29.56 29.44 10 10 10 21 11 25 0.00  
17 64 56 48 53 45 32 86 65 44 29.50 29.42 29.34 10 10 9 38 15 46 0.06 Rain
18 51 48 44 45 39 26 92 65 38 29.46 29.42 29.38 10 8 2 33 18 43 0.42 Rain
19 49 46 43 45 42 39 93 85 76 29.79 29.63 29.45 10 8 2 23 15 31 0.07 Rain
20 60 53 46 45 42 41 82 67 51 29.88 29.83 29.78 10 10 10 12 5 15 0.00  
21 81 64 46 62 52 42 86 66 45 29.86 29.81 29.76 10 10 9 20 9 23 0.00  
22 73 69 64 66 64 61 93 83 73 29.83 29.78 29.75 10 9 3 14 7 20 0.29 Rain , Thunderstorm
23 75 68 61 65 62 57 90 79 68 29.80 29.75 29.68 10 9 2 18 9 24 0.02 Rain
24 77 67 57 66 64 58 93 79 64 29.79 29.73 29.65 10 10 7 18 9 22 T  
25 57 48 39 55 42 28 93 78 62 30.20 29.81 29.59 10 7 2 29 18 45 0.11 Rain , Thunderstorm
26 45 39 33 28 26 24 75 62 49 30.47 30.41 30.31 10 10 10 18 9 26 0.00  
27 46 41 36 28 24 23 70 56 41 30.43 30.36 30.15 10 10 9 8 3 12 0.00  
28 50 41 32 25 22 19 69 52 34 30.39 30.34 30.29 10 10 10 8 4 14 0.00  
29 52 44 36 31 26 19 64 52 39 30.34 30.28 30.18 10 10 10 15 8 - 0.00  
30 54 43 31 28 27 25 78 57 36 30.19 30.11 30.04 10 10 10 10 6 - 0.00  
31 57 44 31 29 25 21 75 52 28 30.09 30.04 29.99 10 10 10 13 5 18 0.00