Weather History for Des Moines, IA

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Month of August, 2014

  Max Avg Min Sum
Temperature  
Max Temperature 93 °F 84 °F 71 °F
Mean Temperature 84 °F 76 °F 69 °F
Min Temperature 76 °F 67 °F 57 °F
Degree Days  
Heating Degree Days (base 65) 0 0 0 0
Cooling Degree Days (base 65) 19 11 4 329
Growing Degree Days (base 50) 34 25 18 785
Dew Point  
Dew Point 78 °F 66 °F 51 °F
Precipitation  
Precipitation 3.38 in 0.45 in 0.00 in 11.36 in
Snowdepth 0.0 in 0.0 in 0.0 in -
Wind  
Wind 44 mph 7 mph 0 mph
Gust Wind 50 mph 26 mph 16 mph
Sea Level Pressure  
Sea Level Pressure 30.18 in 29.95 in 29.65 in

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Astronomy

Aug. 07, 2014 Rise Set
Actual Time 6:15 AM CDT 8:24 PM CDT
Civil Twilight 5:44 AM CDT 8:55 PM CDT
Nautical Twilight 5:07 AM CDT 9:32 PM CDT
Astronomical Twilight 4:25 AM CDT 10:13 PM CDT
Moon 5:42 PM CDT (8/7) 2:45 AM CDT (8/7)
Length of Visible Light 15h 10m
Length of Day
14h 09m
Waxing Gibbous, 87% of the Moon is Illuminated
Aug 7
Waxing Gibbous
Aug 10
Full
Aug 17
Last Quarter
Aug 25
New
Sep 2
First Quarter

Weather History Calendar

Precipitation Actual month total 11.36 Normal Month Total: 4.13
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
 
Scattered Clouds
Actual:
85 | 63 0.00
Average:
85 | 67 0.14
Scattered Clouds
Actual:
87 | 61 0.00
Average:
85 | 67 0.14
Partly Cloudy
Actual:
88 | 68 0.00
Average:
85 | 66 0.13
Rain
Actual:
89 | 68 T
Average:
85 | 66 0.13
Mostly Cloudy
Actual:
83 | 67 0.00
Average:
85 | 66 0.14
Thunderstorm
Actual:
73 | 67 1.86
Average:
85 | 66 0.13
Rain
Actual:
71 | 68 0.03
Average:
85 | 66 0.13
Rain
Actual:
80 | 66 T
Average:
85 | 66 0.14
Partly Cloudy
Actual:
80 | 68 T
Average:
85 | 66 0.13
Partly Cloudy
Actual:
79 | 67 T
Average:
85 | 66 0.13
Partly Cloudy
Actual:
81 | 64 0.00
Average:
85 | 66 0.13
Scattered Clouds
Actual:
80 | 58 0.00
Average:
84 | 66 0.14
Scattered Clouds
Actual:
84 | 57 0.00
Average:
84 | 66 0.14
Partly Cloudy
Actual:
85 | 63 T
Average:
84 | 65 0.14
Thunderstorm
Actual:
73 | 68 0.32
Average:
84 | 65 0.14
Rain
Actual:
79 | 68 0.10
Average:
84 | 65 0.15
Fog
Actual:
85 | 64 0.00
Average:
84 | 65 0.14
Partly Cloudy
Actual:
89 | 69 0.00
Average:
84 | 65 0.14
Scattered Clouds
Actual:
87 | 70 0.00
Average:
84 | 65 0.14
Thunderstorm
Actual:
84 | 68 2.10
Average:
84 | 65 0.13
Thunderstorm
Actual:
88 | 76 0.11
Average:
84 | 64 0.13
Thunderstorm
Actual:
90 | 73 0.12
Average:
83 | 64 0.14
Thunderstorm
Actual:
89 | 72 0.93
Average:
83 | 64 0.12
Partly Cloudy
Actual:
93 | 75 0.00
Average:
83 | 64 0.14
Thunderstorm
Actual:
92 | 73 0.01
Average:
83 | 64 0.13
Thunderstorm
Actual:
82 | 67 0.05
Average:
83 | 63 0.13
Rain
Actual:
76 | 68 0.01
Average:
83 | 63 0.13
Thunderstorm
Actual:
81 | 67 3.38
Average:
82 | 63 0.12
Thunderstorm
Actual:
85 | 68 0.49
Average:
82 | 62 0.12
Rain
Actual:
84 | 66 T
Average:
82 | 62 0.12
Thunderstorm
Actual:
89 | 67 1.85
Average:
82 | 62 0.12
 

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
Aug high avg low high avg low high avg low high avg low high avg low high avg high sum  
1 85 74 63 62 60 58 93 67 40 30.09 30.06 30.04 10 9 6 9 3 11 0.00  
2 87 74 61 64 60 58 87 64 40 30.15 30.11 30.06 10 10 7 9 4 - 0.00  
3 88 78 68 65 62 61 81 61 40 30.12 30.07 30.01 10 10 10 14 7 17 0.00  
4 89 79 68 68 65 63 84 67 50 30.05 30.01 29.96 10 10 10 13 5 15 T Rain
5 83 75 67 68 66 64 87 73 58 30.07 30.03 29.99 10 10 7 13 5 15 0.00  
6 73 70 67 68 66 65 90 87 84 30.08 30.02 29.96 10 4 1 15 9 22 1.86 Rain , Thunderstorm
7 71 70 68 68 66 64 90 87 84 29.99 29.96 29.93 8 4 1 13 8 19 0.03 Rain
8 80 73 66 66 65 62 93 78 62 30.03 29.99 29.97 10 8 4 15 7 19 T Rain
9 80 74 68 66 64 62 87 73 58 30.07 30.02 29.99 10 9 6 13 6 16 T  
10 79 73 67 68 65 63 90 77 64 30.04 30.01 29.98 10 8 4 8 3 11 T  
11 81 73 64 67 61 55 93 69 45 30.02 29.99 29.97 10 9 5 22 12 28 0.00  
12 80 69 58 59 54 51 80 60 39 30.08 30.05 30.02 10 10 10 18 9 23 0.00  
13 84 71 57 60 56 53 87 64 40 30.14 30.08 30.05 10 10 9 13 4 17 0.00  
14 85 74 63 65 61 59 90 68 46 30.09 30.04 29.97 10 10 8 12 4 16 T  
15 73 71 68 68 66 63 90 82 73 30.02 29.95 29.87 10 9 4 15 7 18 0.32 Rain , Thunderstorm
16 79 74 68 68 66 66 93 81 69 29.90 29.85 29.82 10 8 2 13 7 16 0.10 Rain
17 85 75 64 70 66 62 100 81 61 29.99 29.93 29.88 10 5 0 12 4 18 0.00 Fog
18 89 79 69 72 69 66 90 73 55 29.93 29.81 29.72 10 8 4 16 9 19 0.00  
19 87 79 70 70 66 63 90 68 45 29.80 29.76 29.70 10 10 10 12 5 14 0.00  
20 84 76 68 73 68 64 90 78 65 29.92 29.84 29.77 10 7 1 33 9 46 2.10 Rain , Hail , Thunderstorm
21 88 82 76 76 73 69 88 76 63 29.87 29.82 29.77 10 10 10 21 8 24 0.11 Thunderstorm
22 90 82 73 78 74 68 87 78 68 29.93 29.88 29.81 10 10 2 29 5 36 0.12 Rain , Thunderstorm
23 89 81 72 78 73 70 94 78 61 29.96 29.89 29.81 10 6 0 23 11 30 0.93 Fog , Rain , Thunderstorm
24 93 84 75 76 73 69 94 75 56 29.87 29.84 29.81 10 10 6 20 11 23 0.00  
25 92 83 73 75 72 64 82 69 55 30.01 29.92 29.85 10 10 10 16 7 20 0.01 Rain , Thunderstorm
26 82 75 67 65 63 61 93 74 54 30.18 30.10 30.00 10 10 9 33 8 41 0.05 Rain , Thunderstorm
27 76 72 68 68 65 61 84 79 73 30.17 30.11 30.05 10 10 10 12 5 16 0.01 Rain
28 81 74 67 72 68 64 100 87 74 30.07 29.96 29.86 10 6 0 25 8 29 3.38 Rain , Thunderstorm
29 85 77 68 71 68 65 97 79 61 29.97 29.83 29.75 10 7 1 17 9 21 0.49 Rain , Thunderstorm
30 84 75 66 69 66 64 93 76 58 29.90 29.84 29.77 10 10 7 15 6 19 T Rain
31 89 78 67 73 68 64 90 74 57 29.86 29.77 29.65 10 8 0 44 13 50 1.85 Fog , Rain , Thunderstorm