Weather History for Des Moines, IA

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Tuesday, February 28, 2012

  Actual Average Record
Temperature  
Mean Temperature 41 °F 32 °F  
Max Temperature 50 °F 41 °F 69 °F (1932)
Min Temperature 32 °F 24 °F -16 °F (1962)
Degree Days  
Heating Degree Days 24 33  
Month to date heating degree days 918 1051  
Since 1 July heating degree days 4039 4831  
Cooling Degree Days 0 0  
Month to date cooling degree days 0 0  
Year to date cooling degree days 0 0  
Moisture  
Dew Point 32 °F    
Average Humidity 68    
Maximum Humidity 82    
Minimum Humidity 53    
Precipitation  
Precipitation 0.14 in 0.05 in 1.29 in (1987)
Month to date precipitation 1.71 1.28  
Year to date precipitation 2.15 2.28  
Snow  
Snow T in 0.20 in 14.20 in (1939)
Month to date snowfall 10.5 7.9  
Since 1 July snowfall 20.6 28.3  
Snow Depth 0.00 in    
Sea Level Pressure  
Sea Level Pressure 29.97 in    
Wind  
Wind Speed 12 mph (SE)    
Max Wind Speed 21 mph    
Max Gust Speed 26 mph    
Visibility 9 miles    
Events Rain , Snow    
T = Trace of Precipitation, MM = Missing Value Source: NWS Daily Summary

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Feb. 28, 2012 Rise Set
Actual Time 6:51 AM CST 6:03 PM CST
Civil Twilight 6:23 AM CST 6:31 PM CST
Nautical Twilight 5:51 AM CST 7:03 PM CST
Astronomical Twilight 5:19 AM CST 7:35 PM CST
Moon 9:54 AM CST (2/28) 12:02 AM CST (2/28)
Length of Visible Light 12h 07m
Length of Day
11h 11m
Waxing Crescent, 38% of the Moon is Illuminated
Feb 28
Waxing Crescent
Feb 29
First Quarter
Mar 8
Full
Mar 14
Last Quarter
Mar 22
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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 33.1 °F 27.7 °F 21.0 °F 61% 30.38 in 9.0 mi ESE 5.8 mph - 0.00 in Snow Light Snow
1:54 AM 33.1 °F 23.4 °F 21.9 °F 64% 30.37 in 10.0 mi SE 13.8 mph - 0.00 in   Overcast
2:54 AM 32.0 °F 24.8 °F 21.9 °F 66% 30.35 in 10.0 mi East 8.1 mph - N/A   Mostly Cloudy
3:54 AM 32.0 °F 23.6 °F 21.9 °F 66% 30.31 in 10.0 mi ESE 10.4 mph - N/A   Overcast
4:54 AM 32.0 °F 24.2 °F 21.9 °F 66% 30.27 in 10.0 mi ESE 9.2 mph 18.4 mph N/A   Overcast
5:54 AM 33.1 °F 24.9 °F 23.0 °F 66% 30.24 in 10.0 mi ESE 10.4 mph 18.4 mph 0.00 in Rain Light Rain
6:15 AM 33.8 °F 24.8 °F 24.8 °F 70% 30.21 in 10.0 mi SE 12.7 mph - 0.00 in Rain Light Freezing Rain
6:54 AM 33.1 °F 24.4 °F 24.1 °F 70% 30.21 in 10.0 mi SE 11.5 mph - 0.00 in Rain Light Freezing Rain
7:15 AM 33.8 °F 24.3 °F 24.8 °F 70% 30.19 in 10.0 mi SE 13.8 mph - 0.00 in Rain Light Rain
7:54 AM 34.0 °F 24.6 °F 24.1 °F 67% 30.21 in 10.0 mi SE 13.8 mph - 0.00 in   Overcast
8:54 AM 36.0 °F 27.5 °F 24.1 °F 62% 30.19 in 10.0 mi SE 12.7 mph - N/A   Overcast
9:54 AM 37.0 °F 28.5 °F 26.1 °F 65% 30.16 in 10.0 mi SE 13.8 mph - 0.00 in Rain Light Rain
10:54 AM 37.0 °F 31.6 °F 28.9 °F 73% 30.13 in 5.0 mi SE 6.9 mph - 0.02 in Rain Light Rain
11:54 AM 39.0 °F 31.4 °F 30.0 °F 70% 30.08 in 10.0 mi SE 12.7 mph - 0.01 in   Overcast
12:54 PM 44.1 °F 38.6 °F 32.0 °F 63% 30.00 in 10.0 mi SE 10.4 mph - 0.00 in   Overcast
1:54 PM 46.0 °F 39.0 °F 30.9 °F 56% 29.91 in 10.0 mi ESE 17.3 mph 25.3 mph 0.00 in   Mostly Cloudy
2:54 PM 46.9 °F - 33.1 °F 59% 29.86 in 7.0 mi ESE 13.8 mph 19.6 mph 0.00 in Rain Light Rain
3:54 PM 46.9 °F - 35.1 °F 63% 29.82 in 8.0 mi ESE 13.8 mph 20.7 mph 0.01 in Rain Light Rain
4:54 PM 46.0 °F 40.6 °F 37.0 °F 71% 29.79 in 10.0 mi ESE 11.5 mph - 0.02 in Rain Light Rain
5:54 PM 46.0 °F 40.2 °F 37.0 °F 71% 29.75 in 10.0 mi ESE 12.7 mph - 0.00 in Rain Light Rain
6:13 PM 46.4 °F 41.5 °F 37.4 °F 71% 29.73 in 8.0 mi ESE 10.4 mph - 0.01 in Rain Light Rain
6:54 PM 46.0 °F 40.2 °F 41.0 °F 83% 29.72 in 9.0 mi SE 12.7 mph 19.6 mph 0.02 in Rain Light Rain
7:54 PM 46.9 °F - 43.0 °F 86% 29.65 in 7.0 mi ESE 12.7 mph 21.9 mph 0.00 in   Overcast
8:54 PM 46.9 °F - 44.1 °F 90% 29.60 in 7.0 mi ESE 11.5 mph - 0.04 in Rain Light Rain
9:35 PM 48.2 °F - 44.6 °F 87% 29.53 in 8.0 mi ESE 9.2 mph - 0.00 in   Overcast
9:54 PM 48.0 °F - 44.1 °F 86% 29.51 in 9.0 mi SE 12.7 mph 23.0 mph 0.00 in   Overcast
10:54 PM 50.0 °F - 45.0 °F 83% 29.46 in 9.0 mi SE 15.0 mph 21.9 mph N/A   Overcast
11:54 PM 50.0 °F - 46.0 °F 86% 29.41 in 7.0 mi SE 13.8 mph - 0.01 in Rain Light Rain