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

Moon: 88.5%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Mar 31, 2015 at 3:47:45 PM


Sunrise Today: 7:00 AM 84° East
Sunset Today: 7:39 PM 277° West


Moonrise Today: 4:21 PM 80° East
Moonset Today: 5:02 AM 283° West


Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 38 minutes (+2m 46s)

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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

3:47 PM

Altitude

39.9°

Heading

232° SW

Phase

Daylight

Day length

12h 38m 59s

Change since

yesterday: +2m 46s

Winter: +3h 29m

Summer: -2h 32m

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 – 5:25 AM
Astro. Twilight5:25 AM – 5:59 AM
Nautical Twilight5:59 AM – 6:32 AM
Civil Twilight6:32 AM – 7:00 AM
Daylight7:00 AM – 7:39 PM
Civil Twilight7:39 PM – 8:07 PM
Nautical Twilight8:07 PM – 8:40 PM
Astro. Twilight8:40 PM – 9:14 PM
Night9:14 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Des Moines - Next 7 days

2015Sunrise/setDaylengthSolar noon
MarSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Mar 317:00 AM7:39 PM12:38:59+2:461:19 PM (52.7°)92.860
Apr 16:58 AM7:40 PM12:41:46+2:461:18 PM (53.0°)92.886
Apr 26:56 AM7:41 PM12:44:32+2:461:18 PM (53.4°)92.913
Apr 36:55 AM7:42 PM12:47:18+2:451:18 PM (53.8°)92.939
Apr 46:53 AM7:43 PM12:50:04+2:451:18 PM (54.2°)92.966
Apr 56:51 AM7:44 PM12:52:49+2:451:17 PM (54.6°)92.993
Apr 66:50 AM7:45 PM12:55:34+2:441:17 PM (54.9°)93.020
* All times are local time for Des Moines. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2015

2015DateTime
March EquinoxMar 205:46 PM
June SolsticeJun 2111:39 AM
September EquinoxSep 233:22 AM
December SolsticeDec 2110:49 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 2015 Moon Phases

3:47 PM

Altitude

-6.4°

Heading

74° E

Phase

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

88.5%

Moon in Des Moines - Next 7 days

2015Moonrise/setMeridian passing
MarMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illum.
Mar 31-5:02 AM4:21 PM11:00 PM(54.4°)252,25890.3%
Apr 1-5:32 AM5:17 PM11:42 PM(50.7°)252,18095.2%
Apr 2-6:01 AM6:13 PM---
Apr 3-6:29 AM7:10 PM12:25 AM(46.9°)251,59998.5%
Apr 4-6:59 AM8:08 PM1:08 AM(43.1°)250,60299.9%
Apr 5-7:29 AM9:06 PM1:52 AM(39.4°)249,25699.4%
Apr 6-8:03 AM10:04 PM2:37 AM(36.1°)247,60396.9%
* All times are local time for Des Moines. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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