Weather History for Des Moines, IA

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Month of May, 2014

  Max Avg Min Sum
Temperature  
Max Temperature 90 °F 75 °F 49 °F
Mean Temperature 79 °F 64 °F 46 °F
Min Temperature 71 °F 54 °F 36 °F
Degree Days  
Heating Degree Days (base 65) 19 4 0 137
Cooling Degree Days (base 65) 14 4 0 119
Growing Degree Days (base 50) 29 14 0 447
Dew Point  
Dew Point 69 °F 50 °F 25 °F
Precipitation  
Precipitation 0.95 in 0.14 in 0.00 in 3.40 in
Snowdepth 0.0 in 0.0 in 0.0 in -
Wind  
Wind 31 mph 10 mph 0 mph
Gust Wind 39 mph 24 mph 17 mph
Sea Level Pressure  
Sea Level Pressure 30.28 in 29.94 in 29.54 in

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Astronomy

May. 07, 2014 Rise Set
Actual Time 6:04 AM CDT 8:18 PM CDT
Civil Twilight 5:33 AM CDT 8:49 PM CDT
Nautical Twilight 4:55 AM CDT 9:27 PM CDT
Astronomical Twilight 4:13 AM CDT 10:09 PM CDT
Moon 1:19 PM CDT (5/7) 2:08 AM CDT (5/7)
Length of Visible Light 15h 16m
Length of Day
14h 14m
First Quarter, 55% of the Moon is Illuminated
May 7
First Quarter
May 14
Full
May 21
Last Quarter
May 28
New
Jun 5
First Quarter

Weather History Calendar

Precipitation Actual month total 3.40 Normal Month Total: 4.74
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
 
Rain
Actual:
49 | 42 T
Average:
68 | 47 0.15
Rain
Actual:
68 | 41 T
Average:
68 | 48 0.16
Rain
Actual:
72 | 45 T
Average:
69 | 48 0.15
Partly Cloudy
Actual:
66 | 49 0.00
Average:
69 | 48 0.16
Partly Cloudy
Actual:
71 | 48 0.00
Average:
69 | 49 0.15
Partly Cloudy
Actual:
77 | 49 0.00
Average:
69 | 49 0.15
Partly Cloudy
Actual:
90 | 57 0.00
Average:
70 | 49 0.15
Thunderstorm
Actual:
81 | 57 0.47
Average:
70 | 50 0.15
Partly Cloudy
Actual:
69 | 50 0.00
Average:
70 | 50 0.16
Thunderstorm
Actual:
81 | 52 0.14
Average:
71 | 50 0.16
Thunderstorm
Actual:
78 | 57 0.89
Average:
71 | 51 0.16
Thunderstorm
Actual:
72 | 50 0.95
Average:
71 | 51 0.16
Rain
Actual:
61 | 48 T
Average:
72 | 51 0.16
Rain
Actual:
61 | 41 0.03
Average:
72 | 52 0.15
Rain
Actual:
53 | 40 0.19
Average:
72 | 52 0.15
Partly Cloudy
Actual:
56 | 36 0.00
Average:
72 | 52 0.16
Scattered Clouds
Actual:
66 | 39 0.00
Average:
73 | 53 0.15
Partly Cloudy
Actual:
71 | 46 0.00
Average:
73 | 53 0.16
Rain
Actual:
76 | 58 T
Average:
73 | 53 0.15
Thunderstorm
Actual:
85 | 65 0.04
Average:
74 | 54 0.15
Thunderstorm
Actual:
84 | 61 0.00
Average:
74 | 54 0.15
Rain
Actual:
77 | 57 0.02
Average:
74 | 54 0.16
Partly Cloudy
Actual:
81 | 56 0.00
Average:
75 | 55 0.15
Partly Cloudy
Actual:
81 | 61 0.00
Average:
75 | 55 0.14
Thunderstorm
Actual:
81 | 63 0.45
Average:
75 | 55 0.15
Thunderstorm
Actual:
80 | 65 0.21
Average:
75 | 56 0.15
Thunderstorm
Actual:
82 | 64 T
Average:
76 | 56 0.14
Fog
Actual:
84 | 60 0.00
Average:
76 | 56 0.15
Scattered Clouds
Actual:
86 | 65 0.00
Average:
76 | 57 0.15
Partly Cloudy
Actual:
88 | 70 0.00
Average:
77 | 57 0.15
Thunderstorm
Actual:
87 | 71 0.01
Average:
77 | 57 0.16
 

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

2014 Temp. (°F) Dew Point (°F) Humidity (%) Sea Level Press. (in) Visibility (mi) Wind (mph) Precip. (in) Events
May high avg low high avg low high avg low high avg low high avg low high avg high sum  
1 49 46 42 39 38 37 82 74 66 29.95 29.87 29.80 10 10 10 24 15 32 T Rain
2 68 55 41 43 39 36 86 59 32 29.94 29.82 29.70 10 10 10 31 10 39 T Rain
3 72 59 45 45 40 35 71 49 27 29.96 29.89 29.82 10 10 10 20 9 26 T Rain
4 66 58 49 43 39 35 74 57 40 30.05 29.95 29.87 10 10 10 22 11 31 0.00  
5 71 60 48 42 36 27 54 44 33 29.88 29.85 29.82 10 10 8 18 11 25 0.00  
6 77 63 49 52 44 35 61 48 35 29.86 29.71 29.60 10 10 9 22 14 30 0.00  
7 90 74 57 64 56 43 70 54 38 29.63 29.59 29.54 10 10 8 24 13 29 0.00  
8 81 69 57 65 61 50 84 68 51 29.71 29.66 29.60 10 9 2 24 14 32 0.47 Rain , Thunderstorm
9 69 60 50 48 42 36 72 53 34 29.86 29.79 29.70 10 10 10 22 12 28 0.00  
10 81 67 52 58 48 40 72 49 26 29.89 29.80 29.72 10 9 1 24 10 35 0.14 Rain , Thunderstorm
11 78 68 57 65 60 54 97 81 64 29.88 29.78 29.65 10 7 1 31 10 39 0.89 Rain , Thunderstorm
12 72 61 50 67 58 45 93 83 73 29.96 29.78 29.67 10 8 0 26 13 33 0.95 Fog , Rain , Thunderstorm
13 61 55 48 46 39 34 77 59 40 30.26 30.11 29.97 10 10 7 24 13 30 T Rain
14 61 51 41 42 38 35 89 64 39 30.28 30.20 30.10 10 10 10 24 5 30 0.03 Rain
15 53 47 40 45 37 31 83 70 56 30.14 30.11 30.08 10 9 5 23 12 31 0.19 Rain
16 56 46 36 35 30 25 82 56 30 30.14 30.11 30.09 10 10 10 14 6 20 0.00  
17 66 53 39 34 31 26 76 51 26 30.17 30.14 30.11 10 10 10 12 5 16 0.00  
18 71 59 46 43 38 33 61 46 31 30.19 30.12 30.01 10 10 10 22 11 27 0.00  
19 76 67 58 60 53 41 67 58 49 30.02 29.84 29.70 10 10 9 29 14 37 T Rain
20 85 75 65 66 62 57 78 65 51 29.85 29.79 29.74 10 10 9 20 6 23 0.04 Rain , Thunderstorm
21 84 73 61 65 58 44 93 61 28 30.07 29.92 29.82 10 5 0 17 10 23 0.00 Fog , Thunderstorm
22 77 67 57 52 48 41 80 55 29 30.25 30.14 30.07 10 10 10 29 6 34 0.02 Rain
23 81 69 56 52 46 39 80 53 25 30.21 30.15 30.10 10 10 10 12 6 15 0.00  
24 81 71 61 56 49 44 68 50 32 30.15 30.10 30.03 10 10 10 18 9 22 0.00  
25 81 72 63 68 62 54 93 76 59 30.06 30.01 29.94 10 7 1 23 8 27 0.45 Rain , Thunderstorm
26 80 73 65 67 64 61 93 78 62 29.99 29.95 29.89 10 10 2 23 7 27 0.21 Rain , Thunderstorm
27 82 73 64 67 63 60 93 72 51 29.97 29.92 29.87 10 10 10 15 5 19 T Rain , Thunderstorm
28 84 72 60 66 63 59 97 74 51 30.01 29.95 29.91 10 7 0 16 9 21 0.00 Fog
29 86 76 65 65 62 57 78 65 51 30.04 30.00 29.96 10 10 6 16 9 20 0.00  
30 88 79 70 68 65 63 84 65 45 30.08 30.04 30.00 10 9 5 16 8 23 0.00  
31 87 79 71 69 67 66 84 68 51 30.08 30.00 29.92 10 9 5 21 9 25 0.01 Rain , Thunderstorm