Weather History for Des Moines, IA

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Saturday, April 12, 2014

  Actual Average Record
Temperature  
Mean Temperature 72 °F 50 °F  
Max Temperature 86 °F 61 °F 87 °F (1916)
Min Temperature 58 °F 40 °F 18 °F (1940)
Degree Days  
Heating Degree Days 0 15  
Month to date heating degree days 193 204  
Since 1 July heating degree days 6430 5831  
Cooling Degree Days 7 0  
Month to date cooling degree days 7 0  
Year to date cooling degree days 7 1  
Growing Degree Days 22 (Base 50)    
Moisture  
Dew Point 48 °F    
Average Humidity 50    
Maximum Humidity 67    
Minimum Humidity 32    
Precipitation  
Precipitation 0.22 in 0.12 in 0.93 in (1909)
Month to date precipitation 0.44 1.27  
Year to date precipitation 3.41 5.85  
Snow  
Snow 0.00 in 0.10 in 3.20 in (1997)
Month to date snowfall 0.1 1.1  
Since 1 July snowfall 47.6 34.6  
Snow Depth 0.00 in    
Sea Level Pressure  
Sea Level Pressure 29.65 in    
Wind  
Wind Speed 12 mph (SSW)    
Max Wind Speed 38 mph    
Max Gust Speed 50 mph    
Visibility 10 miles    
Events Rain , Thunderstorm    
T = Trace of Precipitation, MM = Missing Value Source: NWS Daily Summary

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Astronomy

Apr. 12, 2014 Rise Set
Actual Time 6:39 AM CDT 7:51 PM CDT
Civil Twilight 6:11 AM CDT 8:20 PM CDT
Nautical Twilight 5:36 AM CDT 8:54 PM CDT
Astronomical Twilight 5:01 AM CDT 9:30 PM CDT
Moon 5:29 PM CDT (4/12) 5:08 AM CDT (4/12)
Length of Visible Light 14h 09m
Length of Day
13h 12m
Waxing Gibbous, 93% of the Moon is Illuminated
Apr 12
Waxing Gibbous
Apr 15
Full
Apr 22
Last Quarter
Apr 29
New
May 6
First Quarter

Hourly Weather History & Observations

Time (CDT) Temp. Heat Index Dew Point Humidity Pressure Visibility Wind Dir Wind Speed Gust Speed Precip Events Conditions
12:54 AM 62.1 °F - 32.0 °F 32% 29.88 in 10.0 mi South 9.2 mph - N/A   Overcast
1:54 AM 61.0 °F - 32.0 °F 34% 29.86 in 10.0 mi SSE 10.4 mph - N/A   Overcast
2:54 AM 62.1 °F - 32.0 °F 32% 29.81 in 10.0 mi SSE 11.5 mph - N/A   Overcast
3:54 AM 61.0 °F - 32.0 °F 34% 29.79 in 10.0 mi SSE 13.8 mph - N/A   Mostly Cloudy
4:54 AM 61.0 °F - 32.0 °F 34% 29.77 in 10.0 mi SSE 12.7 mph - N/A   Overcast
5:54 AM 60.1 °F - 33.1 °F 36% 29.77 in 10.0 mi ESE 6.9 mph - N/A   Overcast
6:54 AM 57.9 °F - 39.0 °F 49% 29.74 in 10.0 mi SSE 11.5 mph - N/A   Scattered Clouds
7:54 AM 60.1 °F - 43.0 °F 53% 29.73 in 10.0 mi South 15.0 mph - N/A   Scattered Clouds
8:54 AM 63.0 °F - 46.9 °F 56% 29.74 in 10.0 mi South 10.4 mph - N/A   Scattered Clouds
9:54 AM 66.9 °F - 51.1 °F 57% 29.74 in 10.0 mi Variable 4.6 mph - N/A   Mostly Cloudy
10:54 AM 70.0 °F - 55.0 °F 59% 29.70 in 10.0 mi South 12.7 mph - N/A   Scattered Clouds
11:54 AM 77.0 °F - 57.0 °F 50% 29.66 in 10.0 mi South 23.0 mph 34.5 mph N/A   Scattered Clouds
12:54 PM 81.0 °F 81.0 °F 57.0 °F 44% 29.64 in 10.0 mi SSW 17.3 mph - N/A   Scattered Clouds
1:54 PM 84.0 °F 83.3 °F 57.0 °F 40% 29.61 in 10.0 mi SSW 18.4 mph - N/A   Scattered Clouds
2:54 PM 84.0 °F 83.0 °F 55.9 °F 38% 29.57 in 10.0 mi SSW 12.7 mph 24.2 mph N/A   Scattered Clouds
3:54 PM 84.9 °F 83.7 °F 55.9 °F 37% 29.56 in 10.0 mi SSW 11.5 mph - N/A   Mostly Cloudy
4:54 PM 84.9 °F 83.6 °F 55.0 °F 36% 29.53 in 10.0 mi SSW 11.5 mph - N/A   Overcast
5:54 PM 84.0 °F 82.9 °F 55.0 °F 37% 29.52 in 10.0 mi South 12.7 mph - N/A   Overcast
6:54 PM 82.0 °F 81.3 °F 54.0 °F 38% 29.53 in 10.0 mi SSW 11.5 mph - N/A   Overcast
7:54 PM 77.0 °F - 55.0 °F 47% 29.50 in 10.0 mi South 6.9 mph - N/A   Overcast
8:54 PM 78.1 °F - 55.9 °F 46% 29.49 in 10.0 mi SSW 9.2 mph - N/A   Overcast
9:03 PM 77.0 °F - 55.9 °F 48% 29.52 in 10.0 mi WSW 6.9 mph - N/A Thunderstorm Thunderstorm
9:47 PM 69.8 °F - 48.2 °F 46% 29.53 in 10.0 mi West 24.2 mph 29.9 mph N/A Rain , Thunderstorm Light Thunderstorms and Rain
9:54 PM 70.0 °F - 48.9 °F 47% 29.52 in 10.0 mi West 19.6 mph 31.1 mph 0.00 in Rain , Thunderstorm Light Thunderstorms and Rain
10:21 PM 62.1 °F - 54.0 °F 75% 29.54 in 1.5 mi West 33.4 mph 50.6 mph 0.02 in Rain , Thunderstorm Heavy Thunderstorms and Rain
10:29 PM 63.0 °F - 53.1 °F 70% 29.53 in 5.0 mi WNW 24.2 mph 39.1 mph 0.13 in Rain , Thunderstorm Light Thunderstorms and Rain
10:54 PM 64.0 °F - 53.1 °F 67% 29.54 in 8.0 mi WNW 24.2 mph - 0.15 in Rain , Thunderstorm Light Thunderstorms and Rain
11:54 PM 61.0 °F - 55.9 °F 83% 29.59 in 10.0 mi SSE 3.5 mph - 0.06 in Thunderstorm Thunderstorm