Weather History for Des Moines, IA

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Thursday, December 13, 2012

  Actual Average Record
Temperature  
Mean Temperature 42 °F 26 °F  
Max Temperature 52 °F 34 °F 64 °F (1921)
Min Temperature 31 °F 18 °F -14 °F (1961)
Degree Days  
Heating Degree Days 23 39  
Month to date heating degree days 322 475  
Since 1 July heating degree days 1419 1733  
Cooling Degree Days 0 0  
Month to date cooling degree days 0 0  
Year to date cooling degree days 1613 1066  
Moisture  
Dew Point 18 °F    
Average Humidity 43    
Maximum Humidity 56    
Minimum Humidity 29    
Precipitation  
Precipitation 0.00 in 0.05 in 0.89 in (1920)
Month to date precipitation 0.22 0.68  
Year to date precipitation 24.58 35.28  
Snow  
Snow 0.00 in 0.30 in 5.80 in (1920)
Month to date snowfall 0.8 3.8  
Since 1 July snowfall 0.8 6.7  
Snow Depth 0.00 in    
Sea Level Pressure  
Sea Level Pressure 30.06 in    
Wind  
Wind Speed 11 mph (SSW)    
Max Wind Speed 17 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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Dec. 13, 2012 Rise Set
Actual Time 7:33 AM CST 4:45 PM CST
Civil Twilight 7:01 AM CST 5:16 PM CST
Nautical Twilight 6:26 AM CST 5:51 PM CST
Astronomical Twilight 5:53 AM CST 6:25 PM CST
Moon 7:41 AM CST (12/13) 5:28 PM CST (12/13)
Length of Visible Light 10h 14m
Length of Day
9h 12m
Waxing Crescent, 0% of the Moon is Illuminated
Dec 13
Waxing Crescent
Dec 19
First Quarter
Dec 28
Full
Jan 4
Last Quarter
Jan 11
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Hourly Weather History & Observations

Time (CST) Temp. Windchill Dew Point Humidity Pressure Visibility Wind Dir Wind Speed Gust Speed Precip Events Conditions
12:54 AM 37.9 °F 29.6 °F 12.9 °F 36% 30.08 in 10.0 mi South 13.8 mph - N/A   Clear
1:54 AM 37.0 °F 28.5 °F 12.9 °F 37% 30.08 in 10.0 mi South 13.8 mph - N/A   Clear
2:54 AM 37.9 °F 28.5 °F 12.9 °F 36% 30.07 in 10.0 mi South 17.3 mph - N/A   Clear
3:54 AM 37.9 °F 28.9 °F 12.9 °F 36% 30.06 in 10.0 mi South 16.1 mph - N/A   Partly Cloudy
4:54 AM 37.0 °F 29.3 °F 14.0 °F 39% 30.05 in 10.0 mi South 11.5 mph - N/A   Partly Cloudy
5:54 AM 37.4 °F 28.9 °F 15.8 °F 41% 30.03 in 10.0 mi South 13.8 mph - N/A   Partly Cloudy
6:54 AM 36.0 °F 26.7 °F 15.1 °F 43% 30.05 in 10.0 mi South 15.0 mph 24.2 mph N/A   Mostly Cloudy
7:54 AM 35.1 °F 26.9 °F 16.0 °F 46% 30.06 in 10.0 mi South 11.5 mph - N/A   Mostly Cloudy
8:54 AM 36.0 °F 29.0 °F 17.1 °F 46% 30.07 in 10.0 mi SSW 9.2 mph - N/A   Mostly Cloudy
9:54 AM 42.1 °F 33.9 °F 18.0 °F 38% 30.08 in 10.0 mi SW 17.3 mph 25.3 mph N/A   Scattered Clouds
10:54 AM 46.0 °F 39.9 °F 19.0 °F 34% 30.06 in 10.0 mi SW 13.8 mph - N/A   Scattered Clouds
11:54 AM 48.0 °F - 19.9 °F 33% 30.06 in 10.0 mi SW 15.0 mph - N/A   Scattered Clouds
12:54 PM 48.2 °F - 17.6 °F 30% 30.03 in 10.0 mi SW 12.7 mph - N/A   Scattered Clouds
1:54 PM 52.0 °F - 21.0 °F 30% 30.02 in 10.0 mi SSW 12.7 mph - N/A   Partly Cloudy
2:54 PM 52.0 °F - 21.9 °F 31% 30.03 in 10.0 mi SW 11.5 mph - N/A   Mostly Cloudy
3:54 PM 50.0 °F - 21.9 °F 33% 30.05 in 10.0 mi SW 9.2 mph - N/A   Overcast
5:54 PM 42.8 °F 39.3 °F 21.2 °F 42% 30.07 in 10.0 mi South 5.8 mph - N/A   Scattered Clouds
6:54 PM 41.0 °F 37.1 °F 21.2 °F 45% 30.07 in 10.0 mi South 5.8 mph - N/A   Mostly Cloudy
7:54 PM 39.0 °F 34.8 °F 21.0 °F 49% 30.08 in 10.0 mi SSW 5.8 mph - N/A   Mostly Cloudy
8:54 PM 37.9 °F 32.7 °F 21.0 °F 51% 30.08 in 10.0 mi SSW 6.9 mph - N/A   Partly Cloudy
9:54 PM 39.0 °F 35.7 °F 21.0 °F 49% 30.09 in 10.0 mi SSW 4.6 mph - N/A   Partly Cloudy
10:54 PM 35.1 °F - 21.0 °F 57% 30.09 in 10.0 mi Calm Calm - N/A   Clear
11:54 PM 30.9 °F - 21.0 °F 67% 30.10 in 10.0 mi Calm Calm - N/A   Clear