Weather History for Des Moines, IA

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Saturday, December 8, 2012

  Actual Average Record
Temperature  
Mean Temperature 34 °F 28 °F  
Max Temperature 40 °F 36 °F 69 °F (1946)
Min Temperature 27 °F 20 °F -14 °F (1917)
Degree Days  
Heating Degree Days 31 37  
Month to date heating degree days 159 285  
Since 1 July heating degree days 1256 1543  
Cooling Degree Days 0 0  
Month to date cooling degree days 0 0  
Year to date cooling degree days 1613 1066  
Moisture  
Dew Point 27 °F    
Average Humidity 70    
Maximum Humidity 81    
Minimum Humidity 59    
Precipitation  
Precipitation T in 0.05 in 0.68 in (2009)
Month to date precipitation T 0.43  
Year to date precipitation 24.36 35.03  
Snow  
Snow T in 0.30 in 10.60 in (2009)
Month to date snowfall T 2.2  
Since 1 July snowfall T 5.1  
Snow Depth 0.00 in    
Sea Level Pressure  
Sea Level Pressure 30.00 in    
Wind  
Wind Speed 6 mph (East)    
Max Wind Speed 16 mph    
Max Gust Speed 22 mph    
Visibility 9 miles    
Events Rain    
T = Trace of Precipitation, MM = Missing Value Source: NWS Daily Summary

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Astronomy

Dec. 08, 2012 Rise Set
Actual Time 7:28 AM CST 4:44 PM CST
Civil Twilight 6:57 AM CST 5:15 PM CST
Nautical Twilight 6:23 AM CST 5:50 PM CST
Astronomical Twilight 5:49 AM CST 6:24 PM CST
Moon 1:51 AM CST (12/8) 1:17 PM CST (12/8)
Length of Visible Light 10h 18m
Length of Day
9h 15m
Waning Crescent, 28% of the Moon is Illuminated
Dec 8
Waning Crescent
Dec 13
New
Dec 19
First Quarter
Dec 28
Full
Jan 4
Last Quarter

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 36.0 °F 30.3 °F 27.0 °F 70% 29.98 in 10.0 mi North 6.9 mph - N/A   Overcast
1:09 AM 35.6 °F 29.2 °F 26.6 °F 70% 29.95 in 10.0 mi North 8.1 mph - N/A   Overcast
1:54 AM 35.1 °F 28.6 °F 25.0 °F 67% 29.98 in 10.0 mi North 8.1 mph - N/A   Overcast
2:39 AM 33.8 °F 28.6 °F 24.8 °F 70% 29.97 in 10.0 mi North 5.8 mph - N/A   Scattered Clouds
2:54 AM 32.0 °F 26.4 °F 24.1 °F 73% 29.99 in 10.0 mi North 5.8 mph - N/A   Scattered Clouds
3:34 AM 32.0 °F 26.4 °F 24.8 °F 75% 29.97 in 10.0 mi North 5.8 mph - N/A   Mostly Cloudy
3:54 AM 30.9 °F 25.2 °F 24.1 °F 76% 29.99 in 10.0 mi NNE 5.8 mph - N/A   Mostly Cloudy
4:21 AM 30.2 °F 26.7 °F 23.0 °F 75% 29.98 in 10.0 mi NNE 3.5 mph - N/A   Scattered Clouds
4:54 AM 30.9 °F 27.5 °F 23.0 °F 72% 30.01 in 10.0 mi North 3.5 mph - N/A   Mostly Cloudy
5:54 AM 30.0 °F - 23.0 °F 75% 30.02 in 10.0 mi Calm Calm - N/A   Clear
6:54 AM 28.9 °F - 23.0 °F 78% 30.03 in 10.0 mi Calm Calm - N/A   Clear
7:54 AM 27.0 °F - 21.9 °F 81% 30.04 in 10.0 mi Calm Calm - N/A   Scattered Clouds
8:54 AM 32.0 °F 28.7 °F 24.1 °F 73% 30.04 in 10.0 mi NE 3.5 mph - N/A   Scattered Clouds
9:54 AM 33.1 °F 30.0 °F 25.0 °F 72% 30.05 in 10.0 mi East 3.5 mph - N/A   Mostly Cloudy
10:54 AM 36.0 °F 32.1 °F 26.1 °F 67% 30.05 in 10.0 mi Variable 4.6 mph - N/A   Mostly Cloudy
11:54 AM 37.0 °F 34.5 °F 27.0 °F 67% 30.04 in 10.0 mi ESE 3.5 mph - N/A   Mostly Cloudy
12:54 PM 39.0 °F 34.8 °F 27.0 °F 62% 30.01 in 10.0 mi SE 5.8 mph - N/A   Mostly Cloudy
1:54 PM 39.0 °F 35.7 °F 28.0 °F 65% 30.00 in 10.0 mi SE 4.6 mph - N/A   Overcast
2:54 PM 39.9 °F 34.5 °F 28.9 °F 65% 29.99 in 10.0 mi East 8.1 mph - N/A   Overcast
3:54 PM 39.0 °F 33.4 °F 28.0 °F 65% 29.99 in 10.0 mi ESE 8.1 mph - N/A   Overcast
4:54 PM 37.9 °F 32.1 °F 28.9 °F 70% 29.99 in 9.0 mi ESE 8.1 mph - N/A   Overcast
5:54 PM 37.0 °F 30.4 °F 30.0 °F 76% 29.99 in 6.0 mi SE 9.2 mph - N/A   Haze
6:54 PM 37.0 °F 31.0 °F 30.9 °F 79% 29.99 in 5.0 mi ESE 8.1 mph - 0.00 in Rain Light Rain
7:54 PM 37.0 °F 30.4 °F 30.9 °F 79% 30.00 in 7.0 mi ESE 9.2 mph - 0.00 in   Overcast
8:54 PM 37.0 °F 30.4 °F 30.0 °F 76% 29.99 in 9.0 mi SE 9.2 mph - N/A   Overcast
9:54 PM 37.0 °F 28.5 °F 30.0 °F 76% 29.99 in 9.0 mi SE 13.8 mph - N/A   Overcast
10:54 PM 37.0 °F 29.3 °F 30.9 °F 79% 29.96 in 8.0 mi ESE 11.5 mph - N/A   Overcast
11:21 PM 37.4 °F 28.2 °F 30.2 °F 75% 29.94 in 8.0 mi SE 16.1 mph 21.9 mph N/A   Overcast
11:54 PM 37.0 °F 29.3 °F 32.0 °F 82% 29.97 in 8.0 mi SE 11.5 mph - N/A   Overcast