Weather History for Des Moines, IA

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Saturday, December 15, 2012

  Actual Average Record
Temperature  
Mean Temperature 45 °F 26 °F  
Max Temperature 51 °F 34 °F 59 °F (2002)
Min Temperature 38 °F 18 °F -18 °F (1901)
Degree Days  
Heating Degree Days 20 39  
Month to date heating degree days 367 553  
Since 1 July heating degree days 1464 1811  
Cooling Degree Days 0 0  
Month to date cooling degree days 0 0  
Year to date cooling degree days 1613 1066  
Moisture  
Dew Point 42 °F    
Average Humidity 80    
Maximum Humidity 93    
Minimum Humidity 66    
Precipitation  
Precipitation 0.47 in 0.04 in 0.75 in (1940)
Month to date precipitation 0.69 0.77  
Year to date precipitation 25.05 35.37  
Snow  
Snow 0.00 in 0.30 in 6.20 in (1987)
Month to date snowfall 0.8 4.4  
Since 1 July snowfall 0.8 7.3  
Snow Depth 0.00 in    
Sea Level Pressure  
Sea Level Pressure 29.56 in    
Wind  
Wind Speed 13 mph (SW)    
Max Wind Speed 24 mph    
Max Gust Speed 30 mph    
Visibility 8 miles    
Events Rain    
T = Trace of Precipitation, MM = Missing Value Source: NWS Daily Summary

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Astronomy

Dec. 15, 2012 Rise Set
Actual Time 7:34 AM CST 4:45 PM CST
Civil Twilight 7:03 AM CST 5:17 PM CST
Nautical Twilight 6:28 AM CST 5:52 PM CST
Astronomical Twilight 5:54 AM CST 6:25 PM CST
Moon 9:26 AM CST (12/15) 7:52 PM CST (12/15)
Length of Visible Light 10h 14m
Length of Day
9h 11m
Waxing Crescent, 8% of the Moon is Illuminated
Dec 15
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 45.0 °F 37.9 °F 39.9 °F 82% 29.71 in 10.0 mi SE 16.1 mph - 0.02 in   Overcast
1:54 AM 44.1 °F 37.1 °F 39.0 °F 82% 29.68 in 4.0 mi SE 15.0 mph 23.0 mph 0.06 in Rain Light Rain
2:40 AM 43.0 °F 34.8 °F 39.9 °F 89% 29.64 in 5.0 mi SE 18.4 mph 23.0 mph 0.06 in Rain Rain
2:54 AM 43.0 °F 35.4 °F 39.9 °F 89% 29.64 in 4.0 mi SE 16.1 mph 21.9 mph 0.13 in Rain Rain
3:10 AM 43.0 °F 35.7 °F 39.9 °F 89% 29.62 in 6.0 mi SE 15.0 mph - 0.04 in Rain Rain
3:54 AM 43.0 °F 36.0 °F 39.9 °F 89% 29.60 in 8.0 mi SSE 13.8 mph - 0.13 in Rain Light Rain
4:54 AM 44.1 °F 37.4 °F 41.0 °F 89% 29.56 in 10.0 mi SE 13.8 mph - 0.04 in   Overcast
5:54 AM 44.6 °F 38.1 °F 42.8 °F 93% 29.54 in 10.0 mi SSE 13.8 mph - N/A   Overcast
6:54 AM 46.0 °F 39.0 °F 42.1 °F 86% 29.54 in 10.0 mi SSE 17.3 mph - N/A   Overcast
7:54 AM 46.0 °F 40.2 °F 43.0 °F 89% 29.53 in 6.0 mi SSE 12.7 mph - 0.01 in Rain Light Rain
8:54 AM 46.0 °F 40.6 °F 43.0 °F 89% 29.51 in 3.0 mi SSE 11.5 mph - 0.07 in Rain Light Rain
9:54 AM 46.9 °F - 44.1 °F 90% 29.51 in 5.0 mi SSE 8.1 mph - 0.01 in   Overcast
10:54 AM 46.9 °F - 45.0 °F 93% 29.51 in 4.0 mi SSE 5.8 mph - N/A   Overcast
11:54 AM 48.9 °F - 46.0 °F 90% 29.49 in 9.0 mi South 6.9 mph - N/A   Overcast
12:30 PM 50.0 °F - 46.0 °F 86% 29.48 in 10.0 mi SW 8.1 mph - N/A   Overcast
12:49 PM 51.8 °F - 46.4 °F 82% 29.47 in 10.0 mi WSW 8.1 mph - N/A   Overcast
12:54 PM 51.1 °F - 46.9 °F 86% 29.48 in 10.0 mi WSW 6.9 mph - N/A   Overcast
1:54 PM 50.0 °F - 46.0 °F 86% 29.49 in 10.0 mi SW 10.4 mph - N/A   Overcast
2:14 PM 50.0 °F - 46.0 °F 86% 29.48 in 10.0 mi WSW 8.1 mph - N/A   Overcast
2:54 PM 50.0 °F - 45.0 °F 83% 29.50 in 9.0 mi WSW 9.2 mph - N/A   Overcast
3:04 PM 50.0 °F - 45.0 °F 83% 29.50 in 9.0 mi WSW 10.4 mph - N/A   Overcast
3:31 PM 48.9 °F - 45.0 °F 86% 29.50 in 8.0 mi WSW 6.9 mph - N/A   Overcast
3:54 PM 48.9 °F - 45.0 °F 86% 29.52 in 7.0 mi SW 6.9 mph - N/A   Overcast
4:20 PM 48.9 °F - 45.0 °F 86% 29.52 in 8.0 mi SW 10.4 mph - N/A   Overcast
4:40 PM 48.0 °F - 44.1 °F 86% 29.53 in 8.0 mi WSW 11.5 mph - N/A   Overcast
4:54 PM 48.0 °F - 44.1 °F 86% 29.55 in 10.0 mi WSW 11.5 mph - N/A   Overcast
5:54 PM 48.0 °F - 42.1 °F 80% 29.59 in 10.0 mi West 16.1 mph - N/A   Overcast
6:35 PM 46.0 °F 39.6 °F 41.0 °F 83% 29.59 in 9.0 mi West 15.0 mph 24.2 mph N/A   Overcast
6:54 PM 46.0 °F 39.0 °F 41.0 °F 83% 29.60 in 10.0 mi West 17.3 mph - N/A   Overcast
7:54 PM 44.1 °F 38.6 °F 41.0 °F 89% 29.61 in 5.0 mi WNW 10.4 mph - N/A   Overcast
8:54 PM 42.1 °F 33.6 °F 37.9 °F 85% 29.62 in 4.0 mi West 18.4 mph - N/A   Overcast
9:54 PM 41.0 °F 33.5 °F 36.0 °F 82% 29.64 in 6.0 mi West 13.8 mph - 0.00 in   Light Drizzle
10:40 PM 39.9 °F 31.8 °F 35.1 °F 83% 29.63 in 7.0 mi WNW 15.0 mph - 0.00 in   Overcast
10:54 PM 39.0 °F 31.4 °F 35.1 °F 86% 29.66 in 7.0 mi WNW 12.7 mph - 0.00 in   Overcast
11:09 PM 39.0 °F 29.9 °F 34.0 °F 82% 29.65 in 7.0 mi WNW 17.3 mph - N/A   Overcast
11:54 PM 37.9 °F 28.5 °F 33.1 °F 83% 29.67 in 8.0 mi WNW 17.3 mph - N/A   Overcast