Weather History for Des Moines, IA

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Wednesday, May 1, 2013

  Actual Average Record
Temperature  
Mean Temperature 51 °F 58 °F  
Max Temperature 60 °F 68 °F 92 °F (1887)
Min Temperature 41 °F 47 °F 27 °F (1909)
Degree Days  
Heating Degree Days 14 8  
Month to date heating degree days 14 8  
Since 1 July heating degree days 5841 6047  
Cooling Degree Days 0 1  
Month to date cooling degree days 0 1  
Year to date cooling degree days 12 15  
Moisture  
Dew Point 39 °F    
Average Humidity 61    
Maximum Humidity 71    
Minimum Humidity 51    
Precipitation  
Precipitation T in 0.15 in 1.18 in (1892)
Month to date precipitation T 0.15  
Year to date precipitation 11.05 8.59  
Snow  
Snow 0.00 in 0.00 in T in (1940)
Since 1 July snowfall 48.3 35.3  
Snow Depth 0.00 in    
Sea Level Pressure  
Sea Level Pressure 30.15 in    
Wind  
Wind Speed 21 mph (North)    
Max Wind Speed 33 mph    
Max Gust Speed 43 mph    
Visibility 10 miles    
Events Rain    
T = Trace of Precipitation, MM = Missing Value Source: NWS Daily Summary

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May. 01, 2013 Rise Set
Actual Time 6:11 AM CDT 8:12 PM CDT
Civil Twilight 5:41 AM CDT 8:43 PM CDT
Nautical Twilight 5:04 AM CDT 9:20 PM CDT
Astronomical Twilight 4:24 AM CDT 10:00 PM CDT
Moon 1:23 AM CDT (5/1) 11:50 AM CDT (5/1)
Length of Visible Light 15h 02m
Length of Day
14h 01m
Waning Gibbous, 59% of the Moon is Illuminated
May 1
Waning Gibbous
May 2
Last Quarter
May 9
New
May 17
First Quarter
May 24
Full

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 61.0 °F - 43.0 °F 52% 29.87 in 10.0 mi NNE 18.4 mph - N/A   Mostly Cloudy
1:54 AM 57.9 °F - 46.0 °F 65% 29.91 in 10.0 mi NNE 17.3 mph - N/A   Overcast
2:54 AM 57.9 °F - 44.1 °F 60% 29.93 in 10.0 mi NNE 16.1 mph 27.6 mph N/A   Mostly Cloudy
3:54 AM 57.0 °F - 43.0 °F 59% 29.97 in 10.0 mi North 17.3 mph - N/A   Mostly Cloudy
4:54 AM 55.9 °F - 43.0 °F 62% 29.99 in 10.0 mi North 20.7 mph 26.5 mph N/A   Mostly Cloudy
5:54 AM 54.0 °F - 39.0 °F 57% 30.03 in 10.0 mi North 17.3 mph 24.2 mph N/A   Mostly Cloudy
6:54 AM 53.1 °F - 42.1 °F 66% 30.07 in 10.0 mi North 13.8 mph 25.3 mph N/A   Overcast
7:54 AM 53.1 °F - 39.9 °F 61% 30.08 in 10.0 mi NNE 17.3 mph 27.6 mph N/A   Overcast
8:54 AM 54.0 °F - 39.9 °F 59% 30.10 in 10.0 mi NNE 20.7 mph - N/A   Overcast
9:54 AM 55.9 °F - 39.9 °F 55% 30.11 in 10.0 mi North 20.7 mph 28.8 mph N/A   Overcast
10:54 AM 57.9 °F - 41.0 °F 53% 30.13 in 10.0 mi North 21.9 mph 28.8 mph N/A   Overcast
11:54 AM 57.0 °F - 43.0 °F 59% 30.15 in 10.0 mi North 21.9 mph - N/A   Overcast
12:54 PM 55.0 °F - 41.0 °F 59% 30.16 in 10.0 mi North 18.4 mph 28.8 mph N/A   Overcast
1:54 PM 55.9 °F - 41.0 °F 57% 30.15 in 10.0 mi NNE 23.0 mph 28.8 mph N/A   Mostly Cloudy
2:54 PM 55.9 °F - 41.0 °F 57% 30.18 in 10.0 mi North 19.6 mph 26.5 mph N/A   Overcast
3:54 PM 53.1 °F - 39.9 °F 61% 30.20 in 10.0 mi North 23.0 mph 29.9 mph N/A   Overcast
4:30 PM 50.0 °F - 39.0 °F 66% 30.22 in 10.0 mi North 21.9 mph 34.5 mph N/A   Overcast
4:54 PM 46.0 °F 37.4 °F 37.0 °F 71% 30.24 in 10.0 mi North 25.3 mph 33.4 mph N/A   Overcast
5:08 PM 46.0 °F 37.8 °F 37.0 °F 71% 30.22 in 10.0 mi North 23.0 mph 33.4 mph N/A   Overcast
5:54 PM 45.0 °F 37.6 °F 36.0 °F 71% 30.24 in 10.0 mi North 17.3 mph 31.1 mph N/A   Overcast
6:12 PM 44.1 °F 36.2 °F 35.1 °F 71% 30.23 in 10.0 mi North 18.4 mph 29.9 mph N/A   Overcast
6:54 PM 44.1 °F 35.4 °F 35.1 °F 71% 30.25 in 10.0 mi North 21.9 mph 33.4 mph N/A   Overcast
7:54 PM 44.1 °F 34.8 °F 34.0 °F 68% 30.27 in 10.0 mi North 25.3 mph 35.7 mph N/A   Overcast
8:54 PM 42.1 °F 33.3 °F 34.0 °F 73% 30.29 in 10.0 mi North 19.6 mph 33.4 mph N/A   Overcast
9:54 PM 42.1 °F 32.6 °F 34.0 °F 73% 30.30 in 10.0 mi North 23.0 mph 35.7 mph N/A   Overcast
10:44 PM 42.1 °F 32.6 °F 34.0 °F 73% 30.30 in 10.0 mi North 23.0 mph 40.3 mph 0.00 in Rain Light Rain
10:54 PM 42.1 °F 31.9 °F 34.0 °F 73% 30.32 in 10.0 mi North 26.5 mph 40.3 mph 0.00 in Rain Light Rain
11:22 PM 42.1 °F 31.9 °F 34.0 °F 73% 30.28 in 10.0 mi North 26.5 mph 39.1 mph 0.00 in   Overcast
11:54 PM 43.0 °F 33.8 °F 34.0 °F 71% 30.29 in 10.0 mi NNE 23.0 mph 42.6 mph 0.00 in Rain Light Rain