Weather History for Des Moines, IA

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Tuesday, April 30, 2013

  Actual Average Record
Temperature  
Mean Temperature 73 °F 57 °F  
Max Temperature 86 °F 68 °F 92 °F (1926)
Min Temperature 60 °F 47 °F 29 °F (1908)
Degree Days  
Heating Degree Days 0 9  
Month to date heating degree days 498 412  
Since 1 July heating degree days 5827 6039  
Cooling Degree Days 8 1  
Month to date cooling degree days 12 13  
Year to date cooling degree days 12 14  
Growing Degree Days 26 (Base 50)    
Moisture  
Dew Point 53 °F    
Average Humidity 51    
Maximum Humidity 64    
Minimum Humidity 37    
Precipitation  
Precipitation 0.00 in 0.16 in 2.58 in (1986)
Month to date precipitation 6.53 3.86  
Year to date precipitation 11.05 8.44  
Snow  
Snow 0.00 in 0.00 in 1.00 in (1960)
Month to date snowfall T 1.8  
Since 1 July snowfall 48.3 35.3  
Snow Depth 0.00 in    
Sea Level Pressure  
Sea Level Pressure 29.65 in    
Wind  
Wind Speed 17 mph (SW)    
Max Wind Speed 31 mph    
Max Gust Speed 40 mph    
Visibility 10 miles    
Events Thunderstorm    
T = Trace of Precipitation, MM = Missing Value Source: NWS Daily Summary

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Astronomy

Apr. 30, 2013 Rise Set
Actual Time 6:12 AM CDT 8:11 PM CDT
Civil Twilight 5:42 AM CDT 8:41 PM CDT
Nautical Twilight 5:05 AM CDT 9:18 PM CDT
Astronomical Twilight 4:25 AM CDT 9:58 PM CDT
Moon 12:36 AM CDT (4/30) 10:41 AM CDT (4/30)
Length of Visible Light 14h 59m
Length of Day
13h 59m
Waning Gibbous, 70% of the Moon is Illuminated
Apr 30
Waning Gibbous
May 2
Last Quarter
May 9
New
May 17
First Quarter
May 24
Full

Hourly Weather History & Observations

Time (CDT) Temp. Heat Index Dew Point Humidity Pressure Visibility Wind Dir Wind Speed Gust Speed Precip Events Conditions
12:10 AM 73.0 °F - 61.0 °F 66% 29.58 in 10.0 mi South 13.8 mph - 0.00 in   Overcast
12:54 AM 73.9 °F - 60.1 °F 62% 29.55 in 10.0 mi SSW 17.3 mph 27.6 mph 0.00 in   Overcast
1:15 AM 73.9 °F - 60.1 °F 62% 29.57 in 10.0 mi SSW 16.1 mph 25.3 mph N/A Thunderstorm Thunderstorm
1:54 AM 73.0 °F - 59.0 °F 61% 29.56 in 10.0 mi South 15.0 mph - N/A Thunderstorm Thunderstorm
2:07 AM 73.0 °F - 59.0 °F 61% 29.57 in 10.0 mi South 11.5 mph 21.9 mph N/A   Mostly Cloudy
2:54 AM 73.0 °F - 57.0 °F 57% 29.55 in 10.0 mi SSW 18.4 mph 24.2 mph N/A   Scattered Clouds
3:54 AM 73.0 °F - 55.0 °F 53% 29.55 in 10.0 mi SSW 20.7 mph 28.8 mph N/A   Mostly Cloudy
4:54 AM 72.0 °F - 53.1 °F 51% 29.55 in 10.0 mi SSW 19.6 mph - N/A   Mostly Cloudy
5:54 AM 71.1 °F - 51.1 °F 49% 29.57 in 10.0 mi SSW 19.6 mph 29.9 mph N/A   Mostly Cloudy
6:54 AM 71.1 °F - 48.9 °F 45% 29.59 in 10.0 mi SSW 23.0 mph 32.2 mph N/A   Mostly Cloudy
7:54 AM 73.0 °F - 48.0 °F 41% 29.62 in 10.0 mi SSW 20.7 mph 34.5 mph N/A   Scattered Clouds
8:54 AM 75.0 °F - 48.0 °F 38% 29.65 in 10.0 mi SSW 24.2 mph 40.3 mph N/A   Mostly Cloudy
9:54 AM 75.0 °F - 48.0 °F 38% 29.65 in 10.0 mi SW 27.6 mph 36.8 mph N/A   Mostly Cloudy
10:54 AM 80.1 °F 79.9 °F 53.1 °F 39% 29.65 in 10.0 mi SW 24.2 mph 33.4 mph N/A   Mostly Cloudy
11:54 AM 82.0 °F 81.3 °F 54.0 °F 38% 29.66 in 10.0 mi SW 28.8 mph 34.5 mph N/A   Scattered Clouds
12:54 PM 82.0 °F 81.6 °F 55.9 °F 41% 29.65 in 10.0 mi WSW 21.9 mph 27.6 mph N/A   Scattered Clouds
1:54 PM 84.0 °F 83.0 °F 55.9 °F 38% 29.65 in 10.0 mi WSW 16.1 mph 25.3 mph N/A   Mostly Cloudy
2:54 PM 84.0 °F 83.3 °F 57.0 °F 40% 29.66 in 10.0 mi WSW 19.6 mph 24.2 mph N/A   Overcast
3:51 PM 80.6 °F 80.3 °F 53.6 °F 39% 29.68 in 10.0 mi North 21.9 mph - N/A   Overcast
3:54 PM 80.1 °F 79.9 °F 53.1 °F 39% 29.66 in 10.0 mi North 13.8 mph 20.7 mph N/A   Overcast
4:54 PM 81.0 °F 80.4 °F 53.1 °F 38% 29.67 in 10.0 mi North 9.2 mph - N/A   Mostly Cloudy
5:54 PM 81.0 °F 80.5 °F 54.0 °F 39% 29.69 in 10.0 mi NNE 6.9 mph - N/A   Mostly Cloudy
6:54 PM 80.1 °F 79.9 °F 53.1 °F 39% 29.71 in 10.0 mi NNE 5.8 mph - N/A   Overcast
7:54 PM 79.0 °F - 52.0 °F 39% 29.73 in 10.0 mi East 6.9 mph - N/A   Mostly Cloudy
8:54 PM 75.0 °F - 50.0 °F 41% 29.75 in 10.0 mi North 9.2 mph - N/A   Overcast
9:54 PM 71.1 °F - 46.0 °F 41% 29.81 in 10.0 mi NNE 13.8 mph 23.0 mph N/A   Mostly Cloudy
10:54 PM 66.0 °F - 46.0 °F 48% 29.84 in 10.0 mi NNE 16.1 mph - N/A   Scattered Clouds
11:54 PM 62.1 °F - 45.0 °F 53% 29.84 in 10.0 mi NNE 13.8 mph 26.5 mph N/A   Partly Cloudy