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Current local time in Des Moines

Flag for U.S.A.Des Moines, Iowa, United States
Des Moines is the capital of the state Iowa
Current TimeThursday, April 24, 2014 at 9:06:15 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 9, 2014 at 2:00 AM local standard time.
DST ends on Sunday, November 2, 2014 at 2:00 AM local daylight time.
Sunday, March 9, 2014: DST starts in USA and Canada
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WeatherWeather overview | Two-week forecast | Hour-by-hour | Past week
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Des Moines International Airport
Light rain. Mostly cloudy. Cool. 52 °F
Light rain. Mostly cloudy. Cool.
Description:Light rain. Mostly cloudy. Cool.
Temperature:52 °FComfort Level:48 °F
Wind:13 mph from 150° South-southeastDirection North-northwest
Last update:Thu 7:54 AM CDT
48 hour
Des Moines
Thunderstorms. Overcast. Cool. Cloudy. Cool. Clear. Chilly. Sunny. Chilly. Mostly sunny. Mild. Partly sunny. Mild. Scattered clouds. Cool.
58 °F53 °F42 °F41 °F76 °F63 °F52 °F
11 mphDirection East-southeast10 mphDirection South-southeast7 mphDirection East7 mphDirection East-northeast12 mphDirection Northeast9 mphDirection North9 mphDirection North-northeast
Des Moines
Partly sunny. Mild. Partly cloudy. Mild. Strong thunderstorms. Overcast. Mild. Strong thunderstorms. Overcast. Mild. Widely scattered tstorms. Overcast. Cool. Cloudy. Cool. Mostly cloudy. Cool.
Hi: 76 °F
Lo: 41 °F

Hi: 74 °F
Lo: 50 °F

Hi: 71 °F
Lo: 57 °F

Hi: 72 °F
Lo: 54 °F

Hi: 58 °F
Lo: 46 °F

Hi: 53 °F
Lo: 38 °F

Hi: 58 °F
Lo: 46 °F

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Sunrise at6:21 AMin direction72°East-northeastEast-northeast
Sunset at8:05 PMin direction288°West-northwestWest-northwest
Duration of day: 13 hours, 43 minutes (2 minutes, 32 seconds longer than yesterday)
Sun in south at 1:13 PM at altitude 61° above horizon
Civil twilightbegins at5:51 AM,ends at8:35 PM
Nautical twilightbegins at5:16 AM,ends at9:11 PM
Astronomical twilightbegins at4:37 AM,ends at9:49 PM
Moonrise at3:37 AMin direction99°EastEast
Moonset at3:18 PMin direction263°WestWest
Moon in south at 9:23 AM at altitude 42° above horizon
Previous phaseThird QuarterTuesday, April 22, 2014 at 2:52 AM
Next phaseNew MoonTuesday, April 29, 2014 at 1:15 AM
Fraction illuminated: 25.2% (at 9:06 AM)
Dialing CodesInternational country code: + 1 (U.S.A.)
Area code: 515
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Coordinateslocation of Des Moines
Latitude: 41° 36' North
Longitude: 93° 38' West
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Des Moines International AirportDSM About 5 mi South-southwest South-southwest  
Eppley AirfieldOMA About 119 mi West West  

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