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

Moon: 59.4%
Third Quarter
Current Time: Jul 30, 2021 at 8:59:44 am
Sunrise Today: 6:07 am 64° Northeast
Sunset Today: 8:33 pm 296° Northwest
Moonset Today: 1:00 pm 281° West
Daylight Hours: 14 hours, 26 minutes (-2m 2s)
Location of Des MoinesLocation

Today's Sun Position in Des Moines

Time:8:59 am
Altitude:30.4°
Direction:92° E
Phase:Daylight

Day length today: 14h 26m 27s (Jul 30, 2021)

2 minutes, 2 seconds shorter than yesterday (Jul 29, 2021)

5 hours, 16 minutes longer than winter solstice (Dec 21, 2020)

45 minutes, 11 seconds shorter than summer solstice (Jun 20, 2021)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Des Moines Today

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Night12:00 am – 4:13 am
Astro. Twilight4:13 am – 4:56 am
Nautical Twilight4:56 am – 5:35 am
Civil Twilight5:35 am – 6:07 am
Daylight6:07 am – 8:33 pm
Civil Twilight8:33 pm – 9:05 pm
Nautical Twilight9:05 pm – 9:44 pm
Astro. Twilight9:44 pm – 10:27 pm
Night10:27 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Des Moines - Next 7 Days

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2021Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
JulSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Jul 306:07 am8:33 pm14:26:27−2:021:20 pm (66.7°)94.363
Jul 316:08 am8:32 pm14:24:22−2:041:20 pm (66.5°)94.353
Aug 16:09 am8:31 pm14:22:16−2:061:20 pm (66.2°)94.341
Aug 26:10 am8:30 pm14:20:08−2:081:20 pm (66.0°)94.330
Aug 36:11 am8:29 pm14:17:58−2:091:20 pm (65.7°)94.318
Aug 46:12 am8:28 pm14:15:46−2:111:20 pm (65.4°)94.305
Aug 56:13 am8:26 pm14:13:33−2:131:20 pm (65.2°)94.293
* 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 2021 Moon Phases

Moon in Des Moines - Next 7 days

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2021Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
JulMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Jul 30-1:00 pm-6:21 am(54.5°)248,16960.5%
Jul 3112:14 am2:01 pm-7:02 am(59.6°)250,00950.6%
Aug 112:38 am3:02 pm-7:45 am(64.2°)251,05140.9%
Aug 21:06 am4:03 pm-8:30 am(68.1°)251,26531.5%
Aug 31:38 am5:04 pm-9:17 am(71.2°)250,68922.8%
Aug 42:16 am6:02 pm-10:07 am(73.1°)249,41715.1%
Aug 53:02 am6:55 pm-10:58 am(73.8°)247,5888.6%
* 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, Fri, Jul 30, 2021
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryFri 5:51 amFri 8:35 pmFri 1:13 pmExtremely difficult to see
VenusFri 8:54 amFri 10:04 pmFri 3:29 pmGood visibility
MarsFri 8:04 amFri 9:39 pmFri 2:52 pmDifficult to see
JupiterFri 9:30 pmSat 8:02 amSat 2:46 amPerfect visibility
SaturnFri 8:36 pmSat 6:23 amSat 1:29 amPerfect visibility
UranusFri 12:29 amFri 2:30 pmFri 7:30 amDifficult to see
NeptuneThu 10:28 pmFri 10:05 amFri 4:17 amDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Des Moines.

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