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

Moon: 42.7%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: May 24, 2015 at 5:37:33 PM


Sunrise Today: 5:48 AM 61° Northeast
Sunset Today: 8:36 PM 299° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 12:02 PM 76° East
Moonset Today: 1:03 AM 286° West


Daylight Hours: 14 hours, 47 minutes (+1m 38s)

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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

5:37 PM

Altitude

31.0°

Heading

271° W

Phase

Daylight

Day length

14h 47m 54s

Change since

Yesterday: +1m 38s

Winter: +5h 38m

Summer: -23m 50s

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 – 3:47 AM
Astro. Twilight3:47 AM – 4:34 AM
Nautical Twilight4:34 AM – 5:15 AM
Civil Twilight5:15 AM – 5:48 AM
Daylight5:48 AM – 8:36 PM
Civil Twilight8:36 PM – 9:08 PM
Nautical Twilight9:08 PM – 9:49 PM
Astro. Twilight9:49 PM – 10:37 PM
Night10:37 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Des Moines - Next 7 days

2015Sunrise/setDaylengthSolar noon
MaySunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
May 245:48 AM8:36 PM14:47:55+1:381:11 PM (69.2°)94.136
May 255:47 AM8:36 PM14:49:30+1:351:11 PM (69.4°)94.152
May 265:46 AM8:37 PM14:51:03+1:321:12 PM (69.6°)94.168
May 275:46 AM8:38 PM14:52:33+1:291:12 PM (69.7°)94.184
May 285:45 AM8:39 PM14:54:00+1:271:12 PM (69.9°)94.199
May 295:44 AM8:40 PM14:55:24+1:231:12 PM (70.1°)94.215
May 305:44 AM8:41 PM14:56:45+1:201:12 PM (70.2°)94.229
* 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

5:37 PM

Altitude

54.0°

Heading

148° SE

Phase

Waxing Crescent

Percent illuminated

42.7%

Moon in Des Moines - Next 7 days

2015Moonrise/setMeridian passing
MayMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illum.
May 24-1:03 AM12:02 PM6:52 PM(57.6°)249,71743.2%
May 25-1:35 AM12:59 PM7:35 PM(54.1°)250,86553.0%
May 26-2:05 AM1:55 PM8:18 PM(50.3°)251,17962.6%
May 27-2:34 AM2:52 PM9:00 PM(46.4°)250,67571.8%
May 28-3:02 AM3:49 PM9:43 PM(42.6°)249,43080.1%
May 29-3:31 AM4:46 PM10:27 PM(38.9°)247,57687.5%
May 30-4:02 AM5:45 PM11:13 PM(35.5°)245,28093.4%
* 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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