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Flag for USADes Moines, Iowa, United States
Des Moines is the capital of the state Iowa
The native name of United States is R
Current TimeThursday, March 23, 2017 at 5:02:46 PM CDT
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UTC/GMT Offset
Standard time zone:UTC/GMT -6 hours
Daylight saving time:+1 hour
Current time zone offset:UTC/GMT -5 hours
Time zone abbreviation:CDT - Central Daylight Time
Daylight Saving TimeDST started on Sunday, March 12, 2017 at 2:00 AM local standard time.
DST ends on Sunday, November 5, 2017 at 2:00 AM local daylight time.
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Des Moines International Airport
Mostly cloudy. Refreshingly cool. 56 °F
Mostly cloudy. Refreshingly cool.
Description:Mostly cloudy. Refreshingly cool.
Temperature:56 °FComfort Level:52 °F
Wind:17 mph from 140° SoutheastDirection Northwest
Last update:Thu 3:54 PM CDT
48 hour
Des Moines
Sprinkles. Overcast. Cool. a few showers. Scattered clouds. Cool. a few tstorms. More clouds than sun. Cool. Sprinkles. Cloudy. Mild. a few tstorms. Cloudy. Cool. Light showers. Overcast. Cool. Sprinkles. Overcast. Cool.
60 °F60 °F62 °F67 °F57 °F48 °F46 °F
9 mphDirection Northwest11 mphDirection North11 mphDirection North11 mphDirection North8 mphDirection South-southwest10 mphDirection South-southwest12 mphDirection South-southwest
Des Moines
a few tstorms. Cloudy. Mild. Strong thunderstorms. Overcast. Cool. Cloudy. Cool. Cloudy. Cool. Scattered clouds. Cool. Scattered clouds. Cool. Light rain. Mostly cloudy. Cool.
Hi: 67 °F
Lo: 54 °F

Hi: 53 °F
Lo: 43 °F

Hi: 54 °F
Lo: 42 °F

Hi: 51 °F
Lo: 44 °F

Hi: 57 °F
Lo: 42 °F

Hi: 57 °F
Lo: 37 °F

Hi: 55 °F
Lo: 44 °F

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Sunrise at7:12 AMin direction88°EastEast
Sunset at7:30 PMin direction273°WestWest
Duration of day: 12 hours, 18 minutes (2 minutes, 48 seconds longer than yesterday)
Sun in south at 1:21 PM at altitude 50° above horizon
Civil twilightbegins at6:44 AM,ends at7:58 PM
Nautical twilightbegins at6:12 AM,ends at8:31 PM
Astronomical twilightbegins at5:39 AM,ends at9:04 PM
Moonrise at4:35 AMin direction113°East-southeastEast-southeast
Moonset at2:53 PMin direction248°West-southwestWest-southwest
Moon in south at 9:42 AM at altitude 31° above horizon
Previous phaseThird QuarterMonday, March 20, 2017 at 10:59 AM
Next phaseNew MoonMonday, March 27, 2017 at 9:58 PM
Fraction illuminated: 20.1% (at 5:02 PM)
Dialing CodesInternational country code: + 1 (USA)
Area code: 515
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Coordinateslocation of Des Moines
Latitude: 41° 35' North
Longitude: 93° 36' West
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Des Moines International AirportDSM About 5 mi Southwest Southwest  
Eppley AirfieldOMA About 121 mi West West  

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