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Historical Data

Weather Station Setup



Temperature

Partly Cloudy Partly Cloudy
Currently: 84, Min: 64.1, Max: 83.9
84.0°F 

 Hot 

Feels like: 89°F
  High Low
Today: 83.9°F (2:02 pm) 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 NE

Wind from NE
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: 64%


Dew Point: 71.0°F


Barometer: 29.98 inHg


Trend: Steady


Solar Radiation

907 W/m2


High: 976 @  1:27 pm

UV Index more information

Now: 5.5    Medium 


Max: 6.0 @  1:13 pm


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 47 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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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 A clear skyicon A mainly sunny skyicon Clear skiesicon Mostly cloudyicon Scattered thunderstorms in the evening, then cloudy with rain likely later at nighticon 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°65°89°67°87°67°76°62°78°56°
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0.00 in
90% Chance of
0.23 in
80% Chance of
0.37 in
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10 mph N

5 mph NE

8 mph SE

15 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° 57% Winds N
10 to 15 mph
Friday Night A clear sky icon A clear sky 65° Winds N
5 to 10 mph
Saturday
18 August
A mainly sunny sky icon A mainly sunny sky 89° 60% Winds light and variable
Saturday Night Clear skies icon Clear skies 67° Winds light and variable
Sunday
19 August
Mostly cloudy icon Mostly cloudy 87° 62% Winds SE at 5 to 10 mph
0.00 in
High 87F
Sunday Night Scattered thunderstorms in the evening, then cloudy with rain likely later at night icon Scattered thunderstorms in the evening, then cloudy with rain likely later at night 67° Chance of rain 90%
0.23 in
Winds E
5 to 10 mph
Monday
20 August
Thunderstorms likely in the morning icon Thunderstorms likely in the morning 76° 83% Winds NNE at 10 to 20 mph
0.37 in
High 76F
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 20 mph
Tuesday
21 August
Partly cloudy skies icon Partly cloudy skies 78° 65% Winds NNW
10 to 20 mph
Tuesday Night Clear skies icon Clear skies 56° Winds NNW
10 to 15 mph
Wednesday
22 August
Sunny icon Sunny 80° 55% Winds WNW
5 to 10 mph
Wednesday Night Clear skies icon Clear skies 59° Winds light and variable
Thursday
23 August
Mostly sunny skies during the morning hours will give way to occasional showers in the afternoon icon Mostly sunny skies during the morning hours will give way to occasional showers in the afternoon 82° 58% Chance of rain 40%
0.03 in
Winds S
10 to 15 mph
Thursday 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 64° Chance of rain 60%
0.15 in
Winds S
10 to 15 mph
Friday
24 August
A few passing clouds, otherwise generally sunny icon A few passing clouds, otherwise generally sunny 83° 71% Winds SSW
10 to 15 mph
Friday Night Clear icon Clear 64° Winds S
5 to 10 mph
Saturday
25 August
Sunshine icon Sunshine 85° 70% Winds S
10 to 15 mph
Saturday Night Partly cloudy skies icon Partly cloudy skies 68° Winds S
5 to 10 mph
Sunday
26 August
Sun and a few passing clouds icon Sun and a few passing clouds 87° 68% Winds SSW
10 to 20 mph
Sunday Night Clear skies early icon Clear skies early 69° Winds S at 10 to 15 mph
0.02 in
Low 69F
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Soil moisture and temperature more information

 Depth
in in 
   Moisture - cb          Temperature - °F   
MinMaxActualGrow conditionsActualMax Min
4587
Saturated
(0 - 11cb)
Ideal growth
(70 - 100°F)
737571
12152020
Adequate
(11 - 26cb)
Ideal growth
(70 - 100°F)
727372
24101010
Saturated
(0 - 11cb)
Ideal growth
(70 - 100°F)
747573
36232424
Adequate
(11 - 26cb)
Ideal growth
(70 - 100°F)
727372

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