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Des Moines, IA, USA — Sunrise, Sunset, and Moon Times for Today

Moon: 56.1%
Third Quarter
Current Time: Aug 18, 2022 at 9:01:36 am
Sunrise Today: 6:26 am 72° East
Sunset Today: 8:09 pm 288° West
Moonrise Today: 11:44 pm 63° Northeast
Moonset Today: 1:48 pm 295° Northwest
Daylight Hours: 13 hours, 43 minutes (-2m 29s)
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Today's Sun Position in Des Moines

Time:9:01 am
Altitude:27.8°
Direction:97° E
Phase:Daylight

Day length today: 13h 43m 9s (Aug 18, 2022)

2 minutes, 29 seconds shorter than yesterday (Aug 17, 2022)

4 hours, 33 minutes longer than winter solstice (Dec 21, 2021)

1 hour, 28 minutes shorter than summer solstice (Jun 21, 2022)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Des Moines Today

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Night12:00 am – 4:42 am
Astro. Twilight4:42 am – 5:20 am
Nautical Twilight5:20 am – 5:56 am
Civil Twilight5:56 am – 6:26 am
Daylight6:26 am – 8:09 pm
Civil Twilight8:09 pm – 8:38 pm
Nautical Twilight8:38 pm – 9:14 pm
Astro. Twilight9:14 pm – 9:52 pm
Night9:52 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Des Moines - Next 7 Days

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2022Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
AugSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Aug 186:26 am8:09 pm13:43:09−2:291:18 pm (61.3°)94.090
Aug 196:27 am8:07 pm13:40:39−2:301:17 pm (61.0°)94.073
Aug 206:28 am8:06 pm13:38:07−2:311:17 pm (60.7°)94.055
Aug 216:29 am8:04 pm13:35:34−2:321:17 pm (60.4°)94.037
Aug 226:30 am8:03 pm13:33:01−2:331:17 pm (60.0°)94.018
Aug 236:31 am8:01 pm13:30:27−2:341:16 pm (59.7°)93.999
Aug 246:32 am8:00 pm13:27:52−2:351:16 pm (59.3°)93.979
* All times are local time for Des Moines. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Today's Moon in Des Moines

Year 2022 Moon Phases

Moon in Des Moines - Next 7 days

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2022Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
AugMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Aug 18-1:48 pm11:44 pm6:26 am(65.1°)244,99257.2%
Aug 19-2:53 pm-7:13 am(69.4°)247,83447.0%
Aug 2012:16 am3:55 pm-8:01 am(72.6°)249,96137.2%
Aug 2112:53 am4:53 pm-8:51 am(74.6°)251,31028.0%
Aug 221:38 am5:45 pm-9:42 am(75.3°)251,88619.7%
Aug 232:30 am6:31 pm-10:33 am(74.6°)251,74512.6%
Aug 243:28 am7:09 pm-11:22 am(72.7°)250,9886.8%
* All times are local time for Des Moines. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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Planets Visible in the Sky in Des Moines This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Thu, Aug 18, 2022
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryThu 8:40 amThu 9:05 pmThu 2:53 pmDifficult to see
VenusThu 4:56 amThu 7:24 pmThu 12:10 pmFairly good visibility
MarsThu 12:03 amThu 2:27 pmThu 7:15 amPerfect visibility
JupiterWed 9:51 pmThu 10:07 amThu 3:59 amPerfect visibility
SaturnThu 7:56 pmFri 6:06 amFri 1:01 amPerfect visibility
UranusWed 11:27 pmThu 1:38 pmThu 6:33 amAverage visibility
NeptuneThu 9:15 pmFri 8:57 amFri 3:06 amDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Des Moines.

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