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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 TimeSunday, May 28, 2017 at 7:29:19 AM 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.
Maine Considers Atlantic Standard Time
Maine Considers Atlantic Standard Time
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HolidaysMonday, May 29: Memorial Day
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Des Moines International Airport
Passing clouds. Cool. 58 °F
Passing clouds. Cool.
Description:Passing clouds. Cool.
Temperature:58 °FComfort Level:58 °F
Wind:No wind
Last update:Sun 6:54 AM CDT
48 hour
Des Moines
Mostly sunny. Pleasantly warm. Mostly sunny. Mild. Clear. Cool. Sunny. Mild. Partly cloudy. Mild. Mostly sunny. Cool.
78 °F64 °F56 °F68 °F74 °F61 °F
15 mphDirection East-southeast8 mphDirection East-southeast8 mphDirection East12 mphDirection Southeast18 mphDirection East-southeast7 mphDirection East-southeast
Des Moines
Partly cloudy. Mild. Passing clouds. Mild. Passing clouds. Mild. Showers late. Scattered clouds. Mild. Tstorms early. Overcast. Warm. Partly cloudy. Warm. Partly sunny. Mild.
Hi: 74 °F
Lo: 55 °F

Hi: 75 °F
Lo: 51 °F

Hi: 74 °F
Lo: 49 °F

Hi: 79 °F
Lo: 54 °F

Hi: 83 °F
Lo: 62 °F

Hi: 80 °F
Lo: 56 °F

Hi: 74 °F
Lo: 58 °F

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Sunrise at5:45 AMin direction60°East-northeastEast-northeast
Sunset at8:39 PMin direction300°West-northwestWest-northwest
Duration of day: 14 hours, 54 minutes (1 minute, 25 seconds longer than yesterday)
Sun in south at 1:12 PM at altitude 70° above horizon
Civil twilightbegins at5:12 AM,ends at9:12 PM
Nautical twilightbegins at4:30 AM,ends at9:54 PM
Astronomical twilightbegins at3:42 AM,ends at10:43 PM
Moonrise at8:48 AMin direction64°East-northeastEast-northeast
Moonset at11:42 PMin direction295°West-northwestWest-northwest
Moon in south at 4:17 PM at altitude 66° above horizon
Previous phaseNew MoonThursday, May 25, 2017 at 2:45 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterThursday, June 1, 2017 at 7:42 AM
Fraction illuminated: 10.8% (at 7:29 AM)
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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