Weather History for Des Moines, IA

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Month of March, 2013

  Max Avg Min Sum
Temperature  
Max Temperature 64 °F 41 °F 30 °F
Mean Temperature 53 °F 34 °F 23 °F
Min Temperature 44 °F 26 °F 14 °F
Degree Days  
Heating Degree Days (base 65) 42 31 12 972
Cooling Degree Days (base 65) 0 0 0 0
Growing Degree Days (base 50) 4 0 0 4
Dew Point  
Dew Point 50 °F 23 °F 2 °F
Precipitation  
Precipitation 0.51 in 0.07 in 0.00 in 1.67 in
Snowdepth 9.0 in 2.4 in 0.0 in -
Wind  
Wind 38 mph 11 mph 0 mph
Gust Wind 46 mph 24 mph 16 mph
Sea Level Pressure  
Sea Level Pressure 30.49 in 30.10 in 29.63 in

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Astronomy

Mar. 11, 2013 Rise Set
Actual Time 7:32 AM CDT 7:17 PM CDT
Civil Twilight 7:05 AM CDT 7:44 PM CDT
Nautical Twilight 6:32 AM CDT 8:16 PM CDT
Astronomical Twilight 6:00 AM CDT 8:49 PM CDT
Moon 7:06 AM CDT (3/11) 7:30 PM CDT (3/11)
Length of Visible Light 12h 39m
Length of Day
11h 44m
Waning Crescent, 0% of the Moon is Illuminated
Mar 11
Waning Crescent
Mar 11
New
Mar 19
First Quarter
Mar 27
Full
Apr 2
Last Quarter

Weather History Calendar

Precipitation Actual month total 1.67 Normal Month Total: 2.30
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
 
Snow
Actual:
30 | 26 0.01
Average:
42 | 24 0.06
Partly Cloudy
Actual:
32 | 18 0.00
Average:
42 | 24 0.06
Snow
Actual:
36 | 22 0.02
Average:
43 | 25 0.07
Snow
Actual:
39 | 29 0.01
Average:
43 | 25 0.06
Snow
Actual:
33 | 27 0.07
Average:
44 | 26 0.06
Snow
Actual:
33 | 20 T
Average:
44 | 26 0.07
Partly Cloudy
Actual:
35 | 18 0.00
Average:
45 | 26 0.06
Rain
Actual:
44 | 26 0.08
Average:
45 | 27 0.07
Thunderstorm
Actual:
44 | 38 0.42
Average:
46 | 27 0.06
Snow
Actual:
40 | 32 0.51
Average:
46 | 28 0.07
Snow
Actual:
32 | 23 0.04
Average:
47 | 28 0.07
Snow
Actual:
35 | 20 T
Average:
47 | 28 0.06
Scattered Clouds
Actual:
33 | 18 0.00
Average:
48 | 29 0.07
Partly Cloudy
Actual:
52 | 28 0.01
Average:
48 | 29 0.08
Partly Cloudy
Actual:
63 | 32 0.00
Average:
49 | 29 0.07
Overcast
Actual:
39 | 28 0.00
Average:
49 | 30 0.07
Snow
Actual:
41 | 23 T
Average:
50 | 30 0.08
Snow
Actual:
36 | 22 0.12
Average:
50 | 31 0.08
Partly Cloudy
Actual:
41 | 18 T
Average:
51 | 31 0.08
Snow
Actual:
30 | 16 T
Average:
51 | 31 0.08
Partly Cloudy
Actual:
38 | 14 0.00
Average:
52 | 32 0.07
Snow
Actual:
39 | 20 T
Average:
52 | 32 0.08
Snow
Actual:
41 | 29 0.09
Average:
52 | 32 0.08
Snow
Actual:
32 | 28 0.13
Average:
53 | 33 0.07
Snow
Actual:
37 | 28 0.03
Average:
53 | 33 0.09
Scattered Clouds
Actual:
38 | 23 0.00
Average:
54 | 33 0.08
Partly Cloudy
Actual:
47 | 25 0.00
Average:
54 | 34 0.08
Partly Cloudy
Actual:
58 | 31 0.00
Average:
55 | 34 0.09
Scattered Clouds
Actual:
64 | 35 0.00
Average:
55 | 34 0.09
Rain
Actual:
61 | 44 0.13
Average:
56 | 35 0.09
Snow
Actual:
55 | 33 T
Average:
56 | 35 0.10
 

Calendar Legend

Sunny
Clear
Mostly Cloudy
Partly Sunny
Partly Cloudy
Mostly Sunny
Cloudy Rain Snow
Hail
Flurries
Thunderstorms Hazy
Fog
Sleet '?' denotes
'chance of'
Unknown

Daily Weather History & Observations

2013 Temp. (°F) Dew Point (°F) Humidity (%) Sea Level Press. (in) Visibility (mi) Wind (mph) Precip. (in) Events
Mar high avg low high avg low high avg low high avg low high avg low high avg high sum  
1 30 28 26 22 19 15 81 72 63 30.35 30.25 30.15 10 7 2 17 10 21 0.01 Snow
2 32 25 18 18 16 13 80 67 53 30.37 30.30 30.22 10 10 10 15 7 18 0.00  
3 36 29 22 23 18 15 77 62 47 30.20 30.04 29.91 10 10 7 18 11 24 0.02 Rain , Snow
4 39 34 29 30 27 24 85 75 64 29.97 29.86 29.78 10 8 1 17 12 28 0.01 Snow
5 33 30 27 30 23 19 92 81 69 30.32 30.06 29.94 10 6 1 33 16 39 0.07 Snow
6 33 27 20 20 18 16 81 70 59 30.45 30.39 30.33 10 10 9 22 9 26 T Snow
7 35 27 18 23 19 14 92 74 56 30.40 30.35 30.29 10 8 4 15 9 20 0.00  
8 44 35 26 32 27 21 81 69 57 30.31 30.22 30.06 10 8 4 20 12 24 0.08 Rain
9 44 41 38 43 37 32 96 86 76 30.03 29.82 29.64 9 4 0 20 10 25 0.42 Fog , Rain , Thunderstorm
10 40 36 32 39 33 28 96 91 85 29.79 29.72 29.63 10 2 0 23 14 30 0.51 Fog , Rain , Snow
11 32 28 23 29 23 18 92 81 69 29.99 29.81 29.73 10 5 1 25 14 29 0.04 Snow
12 35 28 20 24 20 15 84 73 61 30.29 30.12 29.99 10 9 2 38 15 46 T Snow
13 33 26 18 19 15 12 80 62 43 30.49 30.41 30.32 10 10 10 17 8 21 0.00  
14 52 40 28 35 28 18 76 63 50 30.32 30.16 30.09 10 10 7 15 8 18 0.01  
15 63 48 32 44 36 28 89 70 51 30.08 29.86 29.72 10 7 4 14 6 17 0.00  
16 39 34 28 34 26 19 85 70 54 30.23 30.03 29.82 10 8 3 25 14 31 0.00  
17 41 32 23 27 21 16 74 61 48 30.21 30.04 29.86 10 10 9 22 12 28 T Snow
18 36 29 22 32 26 12 92 73 53 30.02 29.81 29.73 10 5 0 27 17 40 0.12 Fog , Rain , Snow
19 41 30 18 19 12 5 75 54 32 30.29 30.18 30.03 10 10 10 24 13 32 T  
20 30 23 16 16 8 2 68 54 39 30.37 30.29 30.18 10 9 6 28 15 35 T Snow
21 38 26 14 16 9 3 68 50 32 30.17 30.09 30.00 10 10 10 13 7 17 0.00  
22 39 30 20 23 16 13 77 59 40 30.10 30.07 30.02 10 10 10 13 6 15 T Snow
23 41 35 29 29 23 16 85 61 37 30.15 30.09 30.03 10 6 0 16 8 19 0.09 Snow
24 32 30 28 27 26 23 85 76 66 30.05 29.96 29.90 9 2 0 20 13 26 0.13 Fog , Snow
25 37 33 28 27 23 17 92 70 47 30.29 30.07 29.97 10 6 1 23 13 33 0.03 Snow
26 38 31 23 21 19 16 75 64 52 30.38 30.34 30.30 10 10 10 17 9 20 0.00  
27 47 36 25 26 22 19 75 57 38 30.38 30.34 30.27 10 10 9 13 6 16 0.00  
28 58 45 31 33 29 25 85 61 36 30.33 30.29 30.23 10 10 10 16 7 20 0.00  
29 64 50 35 34 32 30 82 56 30 30.30 30.22 30.13 10 10 7 15 8 21 0.00  
30 61 53 44 50 44 34 93 77 60 30.10 29.96 29.87 10 7 2 17 7 20 0.13 Rain
31 55 44 33 42 33 16 92 60 28 30.11 29.94 29.90 10 5 0 29 13 36 T Fog , Snow