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Historical Data

Weather Station Setup



Temperature

Few Clouds Few Clouds
Currently: 73.8, Min: 64.1, Max: 73.8
73.8°F 

 Warm 

Feels like: 74°F
  High Low
Today: 73.8°F (10:42 am) 64.1°F (6:19 am)
Yesterday: 83.7°F (3:20 pm) 67.3°F (11:33 pm)
Month: 96.2°F 59.7°F
Year: 98.0°F -18.0°F
Last year: 81.5°F (3:44 pm) 66.6°F (4:27 am)
Records/today: 104.0°F (1988) 47.0°F (1897)
Normals/today: 84.0°F 65.0°F

Rain

Rain Today:0.00 in


Rain Rate/hr:0.00 in


Yesterday:0.14 in


This Month:1.00 in


Season Total:25.53 in


Wind

Wind from ENE

Wind from ENE
2.0 mph

1 Bft
Light air


Gust:
2.0 mph


Gust today:
11.0 mph at 10:35 am


Almanac

Sun:   sunrise  6:26 am sunset  8:10 pm

Daylight hh:mm 13:44 ( -3 minutes)


Moon:  moonrise  1:25 pm moonset  12:09 am

Waxing Crescent,  37% Illuminated

Humidity & Barometer

Humidity: 84%


Dew Point: 69.0°F


Barometer: 29.98 inHg


Trend: Steady


Solar Radiation

105 W/m2


High: 193 @  10:33 am

UV Index more information

Now: 1.9    Low 


Max: 2.5 @  10:36 am


Air quality for West Side of Des Moines and Just East of Windsor Heights, Iowa - Click on an image to enlarge it - For more information visit Airnow.gov

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Good Moderate Unhealthy-Sensitive Groups Unhealthy Very Unhealthy Hazardous

Des Moines, IA - Air quality forecast  

Current PM2.5 18 Good
     
2018-08-17 O3 0-50 Good
     
2018-08-18 O3 0-50 Good
     
2018-08-19 O3 0-50 Good
     
2018-08-20 O3 0-50 Good
     
2018-08-21 O3 0-50 Good
     
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     Forecast issued at: Thursday Aug 16 2018

UV Index Forecast 

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7.8 7.7 7.8 7.7 7.2 6.8
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UV forecast courtesy of and Copyright © KNMI/ESA (www.temis.nl). Used with permission.   - script v3: by Wim van der Kuil - Leuven-Template.eu
weather forecast (summary)  more information

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icon Partly cloudyicon Mainly clearicon A mainly sunny skyicon A mostly clear skyicon Intervals of clouds and sunshine in the morning with more clouds for later in the dayicon Showers and scattered thunderstormsicon Thunderstorms likely in the morningicon Some clouds early will give way to generally clear conditions overnighticon Partly cloudy skiesicon Clear skies
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86°64°89°67°87°67°74°62°78°56°
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0.21 in
80% Chance of
0.14 in
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11 mph N

5 mph NNE

9 mph SE

13 mph NNE

14 mph NNW

Graphs


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Table

Date Forecast icon Humidity Rain Wind
Friday
17 August
Partly cloudy icon Partly cloudy 86° 67% Winds N
10 to 15 mph
Friday Night Mainly clear icon Mainly clear 64° Winds NNW
5 to 10 mph
Saturday
18 August
A mainly sunny sky icon A mainly sunny sky 89° 61% Winds light and variable
Saturday Night A mostly clear sky icon A mostly clear sky 67° Winds E
5 to 10 mph
Sunday
19 August
Intervals of clouds and sunshine in the morning with more clouds for later in the day icon Intervals of clouds and sunshine in the morning with more clouds for later in the day 87° 64% Winds SE
5 to 10 mph
Sunday Night Showers and scattered thunderstorms icon Showers and scattered thunderstorms 67° Chance of rain 90%
0.21 in
Winds E
5 to 10 mph
Monday
20 August
Thunderstorms likely in the morning icon Thunderstorms likely in the morning 74° 83% Winds NNE at 10 to 20 mph
0.14 in
High 74F
Monday Night Some clouds early will give way to generally clear conditions overnight icon Some clouds early will give way to generally clear conditions overnight 62° Winds NNW
10 to 15 mph
Tuesday
21 August
Partly cloudy skies icon Partly cloudy skies 78° 68% Winds NNW
10 to 20 mph
Tuesday Night Clear skies icon Clear skies 56° Winds NNW
10 to 15 mph
Wednesday
22 August
Mainly sunny icon Mainly sunny 80° 56% Winds light and variable
Wednesday Night Clear skies icon Clear skies 59° Winds light and variable
Thursday
23 August
Sunshine and clouds mixed icon Sunshine and clouds mixed 82° 59% Winds S
10 to 15 mph
Thursday Night Scattered thunderstorms, especially overnight icon Scattered thunderstorms, especially overnight 64° Chance of rain 60%
0.16 in
Winds S
5 to 10 mph
Friday
24 August
Isolated thunderstorms in the morning icon Isolated thunderstorms in the morning 83° 74% Winds SSW at 10 to 15 mph
0.02 in
High 83F
Friday Night Clear skies icon Clear skies 64° Winds S
5 to 10 mph
Saturday
25 August
Sunshine icon Sunshine 85° 72% Winds S
10 to 15 mph
Saturday Night Partly cloudy icon Partly cloudy 68° Winds S
5 to 10 mph
Sunday
26 August
Except for a few afternoon clouds, mainly sunny icon Except for a few afternoon clouds, mainly sunny 87° 70% Winds SSW
10 to 20 mph
Sunday Night Partial cloudiness early, with scattered showers and thunderstorms later during the night icon Partial cloudiness early, with scattered showers and thunderstorms later during the night 69° Chance of rain 40%
0.05 in
Winds S
10 to 15 mph
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Soil moisture and temperature more information

 Depth
in in 
   Moisture - cb          Temperature - °F   
MinMaxActualGrow conditionsActualMax Min
4588
Saturated
(0 - 11cb)
Ideal growth
(70 - 100°F)
717571
12151919
Adequate
(11 - 26cb)
Ideal growth
(70 - 100°F)
737373
24101010
Saturated
(0 - 11cb)
Ideal growth
(70 - 100°F)
737573
36232424
Adequate
(11 - 26cb)
Ideal growth
(70 - 100°F)
737373

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