Weather History for Des Moines, IA

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Friday, March 15, 2013

  Actual Average Record
Temperature  
Mean Temperature 48 °F 39 °F  
Max Temperature 63 °F 49 °F 81 °F (2012)
Min Temperature 32 °F 29 °F 0 °F (1890)
Degree Days  
Heating Degree Days 17 26  
Month to date heating degree days 493 436  
Since 1 July heating degree days 4850 5267  
Cooling Degree Days 0 0  
Month to date cooling degree days 0 0  
Year to date cooling degree days 0 0  
Moisture  
Dew Point 36 °F    
Average Humidity 70    
Maximum Humidity 89    
Minimum Humidity 51    
Precipitation  
Precipitation 0.00 in 0.07 in 2.44 in (1919)
Month to date precipitation 1.17 0.99  
Year to date precipitation 4.02 3.27  
Snow  
Snow 0.00 in 0.10 in 15.60 in (2004)
Month to date snowfall 4.5 2.9  
Since 1 July snowfall 43.2 31.2  
Snow Depth 0.00 in    
Sea Level Pressure  
Sea Level Pressure 29.86 in    
Wind  
Wind Speed 6 mph (ESE)    
Max Wind Speed 14 mph    
Max Gust Speed 17 mph    
Visibility 7 miles    
Events      
T = Trace of Precipitation, MM = Missing Value Source: NWS Daily Summary

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Mar. 15, 2013 Rise Set
Actual Time 7:25 AM CDT 7:21 PM CDT
Civil Twilight 6:58 AM CDT 7:49 PM CDT
Nautical Twilight 6:26 AM CDT 8:21 PM CDT
Astronomical Twilight 5:53 AM CDT 8:54 PM CDT
Moon 9:13 AM CDT (3/15) 11:39 PM CDT (3/15)
Length of Visible Light 12h 50m
Length of Day
11h 55m
Waxing Crescent, 15% of the Moon is Illuminated
Mar 15
Waxing Crescent
Mar 19
First Quarter
Mar 27
Full
Apr 2
Last Quarter
Apr 10
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Hourly Weather History & Observations

Time (CDT) Temp. Windchill Dew Point Humidity Pressure Visibility Wind Dir Wind Speed Gust Speed Precip Events Conditions
12:54 AM 32.0 °F 26.4 °F 28.0 °F 85% 30.08 in 5.0 mi SW 5.8 mph - N/A   Clear
1:54 AM 33.1 °F 28.7 °F 28.9 °F 85% 30.04 in 6.0 mi SSW 4.6 mph - N/A   Clear
2:54 AM 33.1 °F 28.7 °F 28.9 °F 85% 30.03 in 6.0 mi SSW 4.6 mph - N/A   Clear
3:54 AM 33.1 °F - 28.9 °F 85% 30.00 in 6.0 mi Calm Calm - N/A   Clear
4:54 AM 33.1 °F 30.0 °F 30.0 °F 89% 29.97 in 5.0 mi South 3.5 mph - N/A   Clear
5:54 AM 34.0 °F 31.0 °F 30.9 °F 89% 29.96 in 5.0 mi SSW 3.5 mph - N/A   Overcast
6:54 AM 34.0 °F 31.0 °F 30.9 °F 89% 29.96 in 5.0 mi SSE 3.5 mph - N/A   Overcast
7:54 AM 34.0 °F 31.0 °F 30.9 °F 89% 29.95 in 4.0 mi East 3.5 mph - N/A   Overcast
8:54 AM 37.0 °F 34.5 °F 32.0 °F 82% 29.93 in 5.0 mi ESE 3.5 mph - N/A   Overcast
9:54 AM 41.0 °F 37.1 °F 35.1 °F 79% 29.88 in 6.0 mi ESE 5.8 mph - N/A   Haze
10:54 AM 44.1 °F 41.5 °F 36.0 °F 73% 29.87 in 6.0 mi ESE 4.6 mph - N/A   Haze
11:54 AM 48.0 °F - 39.0 °F 71% 29.81 in 7.0 mi ESE 6.9 mph - N/A   Overcast
12:54 PM 53.1 °F - 39.0 °F 59% 29.81 in 10.0 mi ESE 6.9 mph - N/A   Overcast
1:54 PM 55.9 °F - 42.1 °F 60% 29.77 in 10.0 mi ESE 8.1 mph - N/A   Overcast
2:54 PM 57.9 °F - 42.1 °F 56% 29.74 in 10.0 mi SSE 3.5 mph - N/A   Overcast
3:54 PM 61.0 °F - 43.0 °F 52% 29.72 in 10.0 mi Calm Calm - N/A   Overcast
4:54 PM 60.1 °F - 44.1 °F 55% 29.72 in 10.0 mi NE 8.1 mph - N/A   Overcast
5:54 PM 53.6 °F - 42.8 °F 67% 29.72 in 9.0 mi ENE 11.5 mph - N/A   Overcast
6:54 PM 51.1 °F - 41.0 °F 68% 29.73 in 9.0 mi ENE 9.2 mph - N/A   Mostly Cloudy
7:54 PM 48.0 °F - 39.0 °F 71% 29.74 in 10.0 mi ENE 5.8 mph - N/A   Mostly Cloudy
8:54 PM 46.9 °F - 39.0 °F 74% 29.74 in 9.0 mi ENE 6.9 mph - N/A   Mostly Cloudy
9:54 PM 44.1 °F 40.8 °F 37.9 °F 79% 29.77 in 7.0 mi North 5.8 mph - N/A   Scattered Clouds
10:54 PM 42.1 °F 36.1 °F 37.0 °F 82% 29.79 in 5.0 mi NNW 10.4 mph - N/A   Haze
11:43 PM 39.0 °F 32.8 °F 35.1 °F 86% 29.80 in 4.0 mi North 9.2 mph - N/A   Mostly Cloudy
11:54 PM 39.0 °F 31.8 °F 35.1 °F 86% 29.81 in 4.0 mi NNW 11.5 mph - N/A   Overcast