Weather History for Des Moines, IA

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Thursday, August 21, 2014

  Actual Average Record
Temperature  
Mean Temperature 82 °F 74 °F  
Max Temperature 88 °F 84 °F 102 °F (1936)
Min Temperature 76 °F 64 °F 47 °F (1950)
Degree Days  
Heating Degree Days 0 0  
Month to date heating degree days 0 0  
Since 1 June heating degree days 2 18  
Since 1 July heating degree days 2 1  
Cooling Degree Days 17 9  
Month to date cooling degree days 198 213  
Year to date cooling degree days 838 859  
Since 1 June cooling degree days 707 783  
Growing Degree Days 32 (Base 50)    
Moisture  
Dew Point 73 °F    
Average Humidity 76    
Maximum Humidity 88    
Minimum Humidity 63    
Precipitation  
Precipitation 0.11 in 0.13 in 2.92 in (1946)
Month to date precipitation 4.52 2.86  
Year to date precipitation 25.53 25.45  
Snow  
Snow 0.00 in 0.00 in - ()
Month to date snowfall 0.0 0.0  
Since 1 June snowfall 0.0 0.0  
Since 1 July snowfall 0.0 0.0  
Snow Depth 0.00 in    
Sea Level Pressure  
Sea Level Pressure 29.82 in    
Wind  
Wind Speed 8 mph (South)    
Max Wind Speed 21 mph    
Max Gust Speed 24 mph    
Visibility 10 miles    
Events Thunderstorm    
T = Trace of Precipitation, MM = Missing Value Source: NWS Daily Summary

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Astronomy

Aug. 21, 2014 Rise Set
Actual Time 6:29 AM CDT 8:05 PM CDT
Civil Twilight 6:00 AM CDT 8:34 PM CDT
Nautical Twilight 5:24 AM CDT 9:09 PM CDT
Astronomical Twilight 4:47 AM CDT 9:47 PM CDT
Moon 2:59 AM CDT (8/21) 5:35 PM CDT (8/21)
Length of Visible Light 14h 34m
Length of Day
13h 35m
Waning Crescent, 13% of the Moon is Illuminated
Aug 21
Waning Crescent
Aug 25
New
Sep 2
First Quarter
Sep 8
Full
Sep 15
Last 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 77.0 °F - 73.0 °F 88% 29.82 in 10.0 mi ESE 4.6 mph - N/A   Scattered Clouds
1:54 AM 77.0 °F - 72.0 °F 84% 29.81 in 10.0 mi South 6.9 mph - N/A   Partly Cloudy
2:54 AM 77.0 °F - 72.0 °F 84% 29.80 in 10.0 mi South 6.9 mph - N/A   Partly Cloudy
3:54 AM 77.0 °F - 71.1 °F 82% 29.80 in 10.0 mi SSW 8.1 mph - N/A   Mostly Cloudy
4:54 AM 77.0 °F - 70.0 °F 79% 29.77 in 10.0 mi South 9.2 mph - N/A   Scattered Clouds
5:54 AM 77.0 °F - 69.1 °F 76% 29.77 in 10.0 mi South 12.7 mph - N/A   Overcast
6:54 AM 77.0 °F - 69.1 °F 76% 29.79 in 10.0 mi SSW 9.2 mph - N/A   Overcast
7:54 AM 78.1 °F - 69.1 °F 74% 29.81 in 10.0 mi SW 12.7 mph - N/A   Overcast
8:54 AM 79.0 °F - 70.0 °F 74% 29.81 in 10.0 mi SW 10.4 mph - N/A   Overcast
9:54 AM 82.0 °F 85.9 °F 70.0 °F 67% 29.83 in 10.0 mi SW 6.9 mph - N/A   Overcast
10:13 AM 82.0 °F 85.9 °F 70.0 °F 67% 29.87 in 10.0 mi WSW 9.2 mph - N/A Thunderstorm Thunderstorm
10:54 AM 78.1 °F - 72.0 °F 81% 29.85 in 10.0 mi Variable 3.5 mph - N/A   Overcast
11:54 AM 80.1 °F 84.2 °F 73.0 °F 79% 29.86 in 10.0 mi South 6.9 mph - N/A   Overcast
12:54 PM 82.9 °F 88.8 °F 73.0 °F 72% 29.86 in 10.0 mi South 9.2 mph 17.3 mph N/A   Overcast
1:54 PM 84.0 °F 90.2 °F 73.0 °F 69% 29.84 in 10.0 mi South 10.4 mph - N/A   Mostly Cloudy
2:54 PM 84.9 °F 91.4 °F 73.0 °F 67% 29.83 in 10.0 mi SSE 11.5 mph - N/A   Mostly Cloudy
3:54 PM 86.0 °F 95.1 °F 75.0 °F 70% 29.83 in 10.0 mi South 13.8 mph - N/A   Scattered Clouds
4:54 PM 87.1 °F 95.4 °F 73.9 °F 65% 29.83 in 10.0 mi SSW 15.0 mph - N/A   Scattered Clouds
5:54 PM 87.1 °F 95.4 °F 73.9 °F 65% 29.83 in 10.0 mi South 11.5 mph - N/A   Partly Cloudy
6:54 PM 86.0 °F 95.1 °F 75.0 °F 70% 29.82 in 10.0 mi SSW 9.2 mph - N/A   Partly Cloudy
7:54 PM 84.0 °F 92.6 °F 75.9 °F 76% 29.82 in 10.0 mi SSE 4.6 mph - N/A   Partly Cloudy
8:54 PM 82.0 °F 89.4 °F 75.9 °F 82% 29.83 in 10.0 mi SSE 5.8 mph - N/A   Partly Cloudy
9:54 PM 82.9 °F 90.8 °F 75.9 °F 79% 29.85 in 10.0 mi SE 4.6 mph - N/A   Partly Cloudy
10:54 PM 82.0 °F 89.4 °F 75.9 °F 82% 29.85 in 10.0 mi SE 4.6 mph - N/A   Mostly Cloudy
11:54 PM 82.0 °F 89.4 °F 75.9 °F 82% 29.84 in 10.0 mi ESE 4.6 mph - N/A   Scattered Clouds