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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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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
Des Moines
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
Des Moines
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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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
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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Des Moines International AirportDSM About 5 mi Southwest Southwest  
Eppley AirfieldOMA About 121 mi West West  

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