Weather History for Des Moines, IA

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Sunday, December 9, 2012

  Actual Average Record
Temperature  
Mean Temperature 29 °F 28 °F  
Max Temperature 38 °F 36 °F 62 °F (1946)
Min Temperature 20 °F 20 °F -13 °F (1919)
Degree Days  
Heating Degree Days 36 37  
Month to date heating degree days 195 322  
Since 1 July heating degree days 1292 1580  
Cooling Degree Days 0 0  
Month to date cooling degree days 0 0  
Year to date cooling degree days 1613 1066  
Moisture  
Dew Point 28 °F    
Average Humidity 82    
Maximum Humidity 96    
Minimum Humidity 68    
Precipitation  
Precipitation 0.22 in 0.05 in 0.63 in (1907)
Month to date precipitation 0.22 0.48  
Year to date precipitation 24.58 35.08  
Snow  
Snow 1.40 in 0.30 in 7.40 in (1885)
Month to date snowfall 1.4 2.5  
Since 1 July snowfall 1.4 5.4  
Snow Depth T in    
Sea Level Pressure  
Sea Level Pressure 29.90 in    
Wind  
Wind Speed 13 mph (NE)    
Max Wind Speed 33 mph    
Max Gust Speed 43 mph    
Visibility 5 miles    
Events Rain , Snow    
T = Trace of Precipitation, MM = Missing Value Source: NWS Daily Summary

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Astronomy

Dec. 09, 2012 Rise Set
Actual Time 7:29 AM CST 4:44 PM CST
Civil Twilight 6:58 AM CST 5:15 PM CST
Nautical Twilight 6:23 AM CST 5:50 PM CST
Astronomical Twilight 5:50 AM CST 6:24 PM CST
Moon 3:01 AM CST (12/9) 1:53 PM CST (12/9)
Length of Visible Light 10h 17m
Length of Day
9h 14m
Waning Crescent, 18% of the Moon is Illuminated
Dec 9
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 37.9 °F 33.5 °F 32.0 °F 79% 29.93 in 8.0 mi SE 5.8 mph 16.1 mph N/A   Overcast
1:50 AM 37.4 °F 31.4 °F 32.0 °F 81% 29.91 in 6.0 mi SE 8.1 mph - 0.00 in Snow Light Snow
1:54 AM 37.0 °F 31.0 °F 32.0 °F 82% 29.93 in 6.0 mi ESE 8.1 mph - 0.00 in Snow Light Snow
2:54 AM 37.0 °F 33.3 °F 33.1 °F 86% 29.93 in 6.0 mi ESE 4.6 mph - 0.00 in Rain Light Rain
3:16 AM 37.4 °F 33.8 °F 33.8 °F 87% 29.90 in 6.0 mi ESE 4.6 mph - 0.00 in Rain Light Rain
3:54 AM 37.0 °F 34.5 °F 33.1 °F 86% 29.91 in 5.0 mi East 3.5 mph - 0.00 in Rain Light Rain
4:02 AM 37.4 °F 34.9 °F 33.8 °F 87% 29.89 in 4.0 mi East 3.5 mph - 0.01 in Rain Light Rain
4:54 AM 36.0 °F 32.1 °F 33.1 °F 89% 29.91 in 3.0 mi ENE 4.6 mph - 0.04 in Rain Light Rain
5:06 AM 35.6 °F 32.8 °F 33.8 °F 93% 29.88 in 2.5 mi NE 3.5 mph - 0.00 in Rain Light Rain
5:46 AM 33.8 °F 29.6 °F 32.0 °F 93% 29.88 in 1.5 mi NE 4.6 mph - 0.03 in Snow Light Snow
5:54 AM 34.0 °F 28.8 °F 32.0 °F 92% 29.90 in 1.2 mi NE 5.8 mph - 0.05 in Snow Light Snow
6:54 AM 34.0 °F 28.8 °F 32.0 °F 92% 29.91 in 1.2 mi NE 5.8 mph - 0.04 in Snow Light Snow
7:22 AM 33.8 °F 30.8 °F 32.0 °F 93% 29.89 in 1.2 mi ENE 3.5 mph - 0.02 in Snow Light Snow
7:36 AM 33.8 °F 30.8 °F 32.0 °F 93% 29.89 in 1.0 mi ENE 3.5 mph - 0.04 in Snow Light Snow
7:54 AM 34.0 °F 31.0 °F 32.0 °F 92% 29.91 in 1.2 mi ENE 3.5 mph - 0.05 in Snow Light Snow
8:08 AM 33.8 °F 29.6 °F 32.0 °F 93% 29.88 in 0.8 mi ENE 4.6 mph - 0.02 in Snow Light Snow
8:19 AM 33.8 °F 30.8 °F 32.0 °F 93% 29.88 in 1.2 mi East 3.5 mph - 0.02 in Snow Light Snow
8:54 AM 34.0 °F 31.0 °F 32.0 °F 92% 29.91 in 1.2 mi ENE 3.5 mph - 0.04 in Snow Light Snow
9:10 AM 33.8 °F 29.6 °F 32.0 °F 93% 29.88 in 1.2 mi East 4.6 mph - 0.00 in Snow Light Snow
9:16 AM 33.8 °F 30.8 °F 32.0 °F 93% 29.88 in 2.0 mi East 3.5 mph - 0.00 in Snow Light Snow
9:54 AM 35.1 °F 31.0 °F 32.0 °F 89% 29.89 in 2.0 mi East 4.6 mph - 0.00 in Snow Light Snow
10:17 AM 35.6 °F 31.7 °F 33.8 °F 93% 29.86 in 2.0 mi East 4.6 mph - 0.00 in Snow Light Snow
10:42 AM 35.6 °F 31.7 °F 33.8 °F 93% 29.87 in 5.0 mi SSE 4.6 mph - 0.00 in   Overcast
10:54 AM 35.1 °F 31.0 °F 33.1 °F 92% 29.89 in 5.0 mi South 4.6 mph - 0.00 in   Overcast
11:32 AM 35.6 °F 32.8 °F 33.8 °F 93% 29.86 in 1.8 mi WSW 3.5 mph - 0.00 in   Light Drizzle
11:50 AM 35.6 °F 30.7 °F 33.8 °F 93% 29.85 in 1.0 mi WSW 5.8 mph - 0.00 in   Light Drizzle
11:54 AM 35.1 °F 31.0 °F 33.1 °F 92% 29.87 in 1.0 mi WSW 4.6 mph - 0.00 in   Light Drizzle
12:54 PM 36.0 °F 29.0 °F 33.1 °F 89% 29.85 in 1.0 mi West 9.2 mph - 0.00 in   Overcast
1:02 PM 35.6 °F 28.0 °F 33.8 °F 93% 29.83 in 5.0 mi West 10.4 mph - N/A   Overcast
1:21 PM 35.6 °F 26.2 °F 33.8 °F 93% 29.81 in 8.0 mi WNW 15.0 mph - N/A   Overcast
1:51 PM 35.6 °F 25.5 °F 30.2 °F 81% 29.83 in 10.0 mi West 17.3 mph 24.2 mph N/A   Overcast
1:54 PM 35.1 °F 25.5 °F 30.0 °F 82% 29.86 in 10.0 mi West 15.0 mph 23.0 mph N/A   Overcast
2:54 PM 32.0 °F 20.1 °F 26.1 °F 79% 29.89 in 10.0 mi WNW 19.6 mph 24.2 mph N/A   Overcast
3:06 PM 32.0 °F 20.8 °F 24.8 °F 75% 29.87 in 10.0 mi West 17.3 mph 24.2 mph N/A   Overcast
3:54 PM 30.0 °F 17.5 °F 21.9 °F 72% 29.91 in 10.0 mi WNW 19.6 mph 28.8 mph N/A   Overcast
4:54 PM 27.0 °F 13.2 °F 18.0 °F 69% 29.93 in 10.0 mi WNW 20.7 mph 27.6 mph N/A   Overcast
5:54 PM 25.0 °F 10.6 °F 17.1 °F 72% 29.94 in 10.0 mi WNW 20.7 mph 25.3 mph 0.00 in Snow Light Snow
6:54 PM 23.0 °F 7.2 °F 15.1 °F 72% 29.95 in 10.0 mi WNW 23.0 mph 32.2 mph 0.00 in   Overcast
7:54 PM 21.9 °F 6.5 °F 15.1 °F 75% 29.96 in 9.0 mi WNW 20.7 mph 29.9 mph 0.00 in Snow Light Snow
8:54 PM 23.0 °F 7.6 °F 14.0 °F 68% 29.96 in 10.0 mi WNW 21.9 mph 42.6 mph 0.00 in   Overcast
9:54 PM 21.0 °F 3.6 °F 12.9 °F 71% 29.97 in 9.0 mi WNW 26.5 mph 31.1 mph 0.00 in Snow Light Snow
10:54 PM 19.9 °F 1.5 °F 12.0 °F 71% 29.99 in 10.0 mi NW 28.8 mph 36.8 mph 0.00 in   Overcast
11:54 PM 19.9 °F 3.2 °F 12.0 °F 71% 29.99 in 9.0 mi NW 23.0 mph 36.8 mph 0.00 in Snow Light Snow