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Current local time in Des Moines

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 TimeMonday, April 24, 2017 at 8:11:53 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.
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WeatherWeather overview | Two-week forecast | Hour-by-hour | Past week
Current
conditions in
Des Moines International Airport
Overcast. Cool. 50 °F
Overcast. Cool.
Description:Overcast. Cool.
Temperature:50 °FComfort Level:46 °F
Wind:9 mph from 150° South-southeastDirection North-northwest
Last update:Mon 6:54 AM CDT
48 hour
forecast
Des Moines
MondayTuesday
AfternoonEveningNightMorningAfternoonEvening
High level clouds. Mild. Mostly sunny. Cool. Sprinkles. Overcast. Cool. Light showers. Cloudy. Cool. Sprinkles. Overcast. Mild. a few showers. Overcast. Mild.
73 °F62 °F57 °F62 °F70 °F63 °F
19 mphDirection North10 mphDirection North-northwest9 mphDirection North-northwest8 mphDirection Northwest10 mphDirection North-northwest8 mphDirection East-northeast
Weekly
forecast
Des Moines
TuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySundayMonday
Light showers. Overcast. Mild. Rain. Overcast. Cool. Sprinkles early. Cloudy. Cool. Sprinkles late. Cloudy. Cool. Rain. Overcast. Cool. Rain. Overcast. Cool. More sun than clouds. Cool.
Hi: 70 °F
Lo: 55 °F

Hi: 56 °F
Lo: 43 °F

Hi: 57 °F
Lo: 37 °F

Hi: 53 °F
Lo: 47 °F

Hi: 47 °F
Lo: 44 °F

Hi: 57 °F
Lo: 44 °F

Hi: 55 °F
Lo: 42 °F

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Sun
Sunrise at6:21 AMin direction72°East-northeastEast-northeast
Sunset at8:05 PMin direction289°West-northwestWest-northwest
Duration of day: 13 hours, 44 minutes (2 minutes, 32 seconds longer than yesterday)
Sun in south at 1:12 PM at altitude 62° above horizon
Civil twilightbegins at5:51 AM,ends at8:35 PM
Nautical twilightbegins at5:15 AM,ends at9:11 PM
Astronomical twilightbegins at4:37 AM,ends at9:49 PM
Moon
Moonrise at5:32 AMin direction91°EastEast
Moonset at6:03 PMin direction273°WestWest
Moon in south at 11:43 AM at altitude 48° above horizon
Previous phaseThird QuarterWednesday, April 19, 2017 at 4:57 AM
Next phaseNew MoonWednesday, April 26, 2017 at 7:16 AM
Fraction illuminated: 5.6% (at 8:11 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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Airports
Des Moines International AirportDSM About 5 mi Southwest Southwest  
Eppley AirfieldOMA About 121 mi West West  

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