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Flag for U.S.A. Des Moines, U.S.A. — Sunrise, sunset, moon times for today

Moon: 27.8%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: Aug 31, 2014 at 1:23:00 AM


Sunrise Today: 6:40 AM 78° East
Sunset Today: 7:49 PM 282° West


Moonrise Today: 12:31 PM 110° East
Moonset Today: 10:59 PM 249° West


Daylight Hours: 13 hours, 9 minutes (-2m 39s)

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Today's Sun Position in Des Moines

The Sun's altitude in Des Moines today. The horizontal line signifies the horizon, the vertical lines show the times of sunrise and sunset. Altitude and heading are displayed in the box on the right. The graph defaults to current time. Hover over it to select a different time. How to use this

Sun's current position over earth

1:23 AM

Altitude

-39.7°

Heading

3° N

Phase

Night

Day length
13h 9m 40s

-2m 39s shorter

Night, Twilight and Daylight times in Des Moines today

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Day, night and twilight times in Des Moines today. Black is nighttime, light blue is daytime. The darker blue shadings represent the twilight phases during dawn (left) and dusk (right). Hover over the graph for more information. How to use this

Night12:00 AM – 5:01 AM
Astro. Twilight5:01 AM – 5:37 AM
Nautical Twilight5:37 AM – 6:11 AM
Civil Twilight6:11 AM – 6:40 AM
Daylight6:40 AM – 7:49 PM
Civil Twilight7:49 PM – 8:18 PM
Nautical Twilight8:18 PM – 8:52 PM
Astro. Twilight8:52 PM – 9:28 PM
Night9:28 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Des Moines - Next 7 days

2014Sunrise/setDaylengthSolar noon
AugSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Aug 316:40 AM7:49 PM13:09:40−2:391:15 PM (56.9°)93.831
Sep 16:41 AM7:48 PM13:07:00−2:401:14 PM (56.5°)93.808
Sep 26:42 AM7:46 PM13:04:19−2:401:14 PM (56.2°)93.785
Sep 36:43 AM7:44 PM13:01:38−2:411:14 PM (55.8°)93.762
Sep 46:44 AM7:43 PM12:58:57−2:411:14 PM (55.4°)93.739
Sep 56:45 AM7:41 PM12:56:15−2:411:13 PM (55.0°)93.716
Sep 66:46 AM7:39 PM12:53:32−2:421:13 PM (54.7°)93.692
* All times are in local Des Moines time.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2014

2014DateTime
March EquinoxMar 2011:57 AM
June SolsticeJun 215:51 AM
September EquinoxSep 229:29 PM
December SolsticeDec 215:03 PM
* All times are local Des Moines time.

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Today's moon in Des Moines

The Moon's path in Des Moines today. The horizontal line signifies the horizon, the vertical lines show times and headings of moonrise and moonset. The graph defaults to current time. Hover over it to select a different time. How to use this

Year 2014 Moon Phases

1:23 AM

Altitude

-33.7°

Heading

282° W

Phase

Waxing Crescent

Percent Illuminated

27.8%

Moon in Des Moines - Next 7 days

2014Moonrise/setMeridian passing
AugMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illum.
Aug 3112:31 PM10:59 PM-5:47 PM(32.3°)240,72134.3%
Sep 11:32 PM11:44 PM-6:39 PM(30.1°)237,45744.9%
Sep 22:32 PM--7:33 PM(29.0°)234,00456.2%
Sep 3-12:34 AM3:29 PM8:30 PM(29.0°)230,56967.5%
Sep 4-1:32 AM4:23 PM9:28 PM(30.2°)227,42578.2%
Sep 5-2:37 AM5:12 PM10:27 PM(32.7°)224,88387.4%
Sep 6-3:47 AM5:57 PM11:25 PM(36.3°)223,24094.5%
* Illumination is calculated at lunar noon, all times are in local Des Moines time.

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