Weather History for Des Moines, IA

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Tuesday, May 8, 2012

  Actual Average Record
Temperature  
Mean Temperature 60 °F 60 °F  
Max Temperature 69 °F 70 °F 94 °F (1934)
Min Temperature 50 °F 50 °F 32 °F (1954)
Degree Days  
Heating Degree Days 5 6  
Month to date heating degree days 5 58  
Since 1 July heating degree days 4661 6097  
Cooling Degree Days 0 1  
Month to date cooling degree days 45 8  
Year to date cooling degree days 102 22  
Growing Degree Days 10 (Base 50)    
Moisture  
Dew Point 41 °F    
Average Humidity 54    
Maximum Humidity 71    
Minimum Humidity 37    
Precipitation  
Precipitation 0.00 in 0.15 in 1.41 in (1950)
Month to date precipitation 1.99 1.22  
Year to date precipitation 11.82 9.66  
Snow  
Snow 0.00 in 0.00 in T in (1938)
Month to date snowfall 0.0 0.0  
Since 1 July snowfall 20.9 35.3  
Snow Depth 0.00 in    
Sea Level Pressure  
Sea Level Pressure 29.98 in    
Wind  
Wind Speed 13 mph (WNW)    
Max Wind Speed 29 mph    
Max Gust Speed 37 mph    
Visibility 10 miles    
Events      
T = Trace of Precipitation, MM = Missing Value Source: NWS Daily Summary

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Astronomy

May. 08, 2012 Rise Set
Actual Time 6:02 AM CDT 8:20 PM CDT
Civil Twilight 5:31 AM CDT 8:51 PM CDT
Nautical Twilight 4:53 AM CDT 9:29 PM CDT
Astronomical Twilight 4:11 AM CDT 10:12 PM CDT
Moon 11:32 PM CDT (5/8) 8:09 AM CDT (5/8)
Length of Visible Light 15h 20m
Length of Day
14h 18m
Waning Gibbous, 90% of the Moon is Illuminated
May 8
Waning Gibbous
May 12
Last Quarter
May 20
New
May 28
First Quarter
Jun 4
Full

Hourly Weather History & Observations

Time (CDT) Temp. Dew Point Humidity Pressure Visibility Wind Dir Wind Speed Gust Speed Precip Events Conditions
12:54 AM 60.1 °F 44.1 °F 55% 30.00 in 10.0 mi WNW 5.8 mph - N/A   Mostly Cloudy
1:54 AM 57.0 °F 43.0 °F 59% 30.00 in 10.0 mi WNW 4.6 mph - N/A   Partly Cloudy
2:54 AM 55.0 °F 43.0 °F 64% 29.99 in 10.0 mi WNW 5.8 mph - N/A   Clear
3:54 AM 53.1 °F 42.1 °F 66% 29.96 in 10.0 mi West 4.6 mph - N/A   Clear
4:54 AM 51.1 °F 42.1 °F 71% 29.98 in 10.0 mi West 5.8 mph - N/A   Clear
5:54 AM 50.0 °F 39.9 °F 68% 29.99 in 10.0 mi WSW 4.6 mph - N/A   Partly Cloudy
6:54 AM 51.1 °F 41.0 °F 68% 30.00 in 10.0 mi WSW 3.5 mph - N/A   Partly Cloudy
7:54 AM 55.0 °F 42.1 °F 62% 30.00 in 10.0 mi West 9.2 mph - N/A   Partly Cloudy
8:54 AM 60.1 °F 43.0 °F 53% 30.00 in 10.0 mi WNW 16.1 mph - N/A   Partly Cloudy
9:54 AM 62.1 °F 43.0 °F 50% 30.00 in 10.0 mi WNW 17.3 mph - N/A   Clear
10:54 AM 64.9 °F 42.1 °F 43% 29.99 in 10.0 mi West 17.3 mph 26.5 mph N/A   Partly Cloudy
11:54 AM 66.0 °F 43.0 °F 43% 29.97 in 10.0 mi WNW 21.9 mph 31.1 mph N/A   Partly Cloudy
12:54 PM 66.9 °F 41.0 °F 39% 29.97 in 10.0 mi WNW 23.0 mph 33.4 mph N/A   Scattered Clouds
1:54 PM 66.9 °F 39.0 °F 36% 29.97 in 10.0 mi WNW 20.7 mph 31.1 mph N/A   Mostly Cloudy
2:54 PM 66.0 °F 39.0 °F 37% 29.96 in 10.0 mi WNW 20.7 mph 29.9 mph N/A   Mostly Cloudy
3:54 PM 66.0 °F 39.0 °F 37% 29.95 in 10.0 mi WNW 17.3 mph - N/A   Overcast
4:54 PM 64.9 °F 37.9 °F 37% 29.94 in 10.0 mi West 18.4 mph 29.9 mph N/A   Overcast
5:54 PM 64.0 °F 39.0 °F 40% 29.95 in 10.0 mi NW 19.6 mph 25.3 mph N/A   Mostly Cloudy
6:54 PM 63.0 °F 37.9 °F 40% 29.95 in 10.0 mi WNW 19.6 mph 25.3 mph N/A   Mostly Cloudy
7:54 PM 61.0 °F 39.9 °F 46% 29.97 in 10.0 mi NNW 12.7 mph - N/A   Mostly Cloudy
8:54 PM 57.0 °F 42.1 °F 57% 29.99 in 10.0 mi NW 8.1 mph - N/A   Partly Cloudy
9:54 PM 54.0 °F 41.0 °F 62% 30.01 in 10.0 mi WNW 6.9 mph - N/A   Clear
10:54 PM 53.1 °F 42.1 °F 66% 30.02 in 10.0 mi WNW 6.9 mph - N/A   Clear
11:54 PM 51.1 °F 42.1 °F 71% 30.02 in 10.0 mi West 5.8 mph - N/A   Clear