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

Moon: 96.6%

Waning Gibbous

Current Time: May 5, 2015 at 5:26:33 PM


Sunrise Today: 6:07 AM 67° East
Sunset Today: 8:17 PM 293° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 9:55 PM 114° Southeast
Moonset Today: 7:19 AM 248° West


Daylight Hours: 14 hours, 10 minutes (+2m 18s)

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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

5:26 PM

Altitude

30.3°

Heading

265° W

Phase

Daylight

Day length

14h 10m 3s

Change since

Yesterday: +2m 18s

Winter: +5h

Summer: -1h 1m

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 – 4:17 AM
Astro. Twilight4:17 AM – 4:58 AM
Nautical Twilight4:58 AM – 5:36 AM
Civil Twilight5:36 AM – 6:07 AM
Daylight6:07 AM – 8:17 PM
Civil Twilight8:17 PM – 8:47 PM
Nautical Twilight8:47 PM – 9:25 PM
Astro. Twilight9:25 PM – 10:06 PM
Night10:06 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Des Moines - Next 7 days

2015Sunrise/setDaylengthSolar noon
MaySunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
May 56:07 AM8:17 PM14:10:03+2:181:11 PM (64.7°)93.751
May 66:05 AM8:18 PM14:12:20+2:171:11 PM (65.0°)93.773
May 76:04 AM8:19 PM14:14:36+2:151:11 PM (65.3°)93.796
May 86:03 AM8:20 PM14:16:50+2:141:11 PM (65.6°)93.819
May 96:02 AM8:21 PM14:19:02+2:121:11 PM (65.8°)93.841
May 106:01 AM8:22 PM14:21:13+2:101:11 PM (66.1°)93.863
May 116:00 AM8:23 PM14:23:21+2:081:11 PM (66.3°)93.885
* 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

5:26 PM

Altitude

-47.5°

Heading

68° E

Phase

Waning Gibbous

Percent illuminated

96.6%

Moon in Des Moines - Next 7 days

2015Moonrise/setMeridian passing
MayMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illum.
May 5-7:19 AM9:55 PM2:09 AM(31.7°)243,06398.5%
May 6-8:04 AM10:51 PM3:00 AM(30.0°)240,87394.9%
May 7-8:55 AM11:45 PM3:53 AM(29.3°)238,69489.1%
May 8-9:51 AM-4:47 AM(29.6°)236,55881.3%
May 912:34 AM10:53 AM-5:42 AM(31.1°)234,49171.7%
May 101:19 AM11:58 AM-6:36 AM(33.5°)232,52960.9%
May 112:00 AM1:05 PM-7:29 AM(37.0°)230,73449.2%
* 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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