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

Moon: 97.6%

Waning Gibbous

Current Time: Apr 20, 2019 at 1:31:42 pm


Sunrise Today: 6:27 am 74° East
Sunset Today: 8:00 pm 286° West


Moonrise Today: 9:35 pm 109° East
Moonset Today: 7:30 am 254° West


Daylight Hours: 13 hours, 33 minutes (+2m 36s)

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Today's Sun Position in Des Moines

Time:1:31 pm
Altitude:59.8°
Direction:189° S
Phase:Daylight

Day length today: 13h 33m 6s (Apr 20, 2019)

2 minutes, 36 seconds longer than yesterday (Apr 19, 2019)

4 hours, 23 minutes longer than winter solstice (Dec 21, 2018)

1 hour, 38 minutes shorter than summer solstice (Jun 21, 2018)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Des Moines Today

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Night12:00 am – 4:45 am
Astro. Twilight4:45 am – 5:22 am
Nautical Twilight5:22 am – 5:57 am
Civil Twilight5:57 am – 6:27 am
Daylight6:27 am – 8:00 pm
Civil Twilight8:00 pm – 8:29 pm
Nautical Twilight8:29 pm – 9:04 pm
Astro. Twilight9:04 pm – 9:42 pm
Night9:42 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Des Moines - Next 7 Days

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2019Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
AprSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Apr 206:27 am8:00 pm13:33:06+2:361:13 pm (60.0°)93.387
Apr 216:25 am8:01 pm13:35:41+2:351:13 pm (60.4°)93.412
Apr 226:24 am8:02 pm13:38:16+2:341:12 pm (60.7°)93.438
Apr 236:22 am8:03 pm13:40:50+2:331:12 pm (61.0°)93.464
Apr 246:21 am8:04 pm13:43:22+2:321:12 pm (61.4°)93.489
Apr 256:19 am8:05 pm13:45:54+2:311:12 pm (61.7°)93.515
Apr 266:18 am8:06 pm13:48:24+2:301:12 pm (62.0°)93.540
* 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 2019 Moon Phases

Moon in Des Moines - Next 7 days

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2019Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
AprMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Apr 20-7:30 am9:35 pm2:02 am(37.0°)231,01498.9%
Apr 21-8:05 am10:43 pm2:54 am(32.5°)234,07095.4%
Apr 22-8:45 am11:47 pm3:47 am(29.0°)237,50889.7%
Apr 23-9:28 am-4:39 am(26.7°)241,03582.2%
Apr 2412:46 am10:16 am-5:32 am(25.6°)244,35573.4%
Apr 251:38 am11:09 am-6:23 am(25.7°)247,21064.0%
Apr 262:24 am12:04 pm-7:12 am(26.9°)249,40554.1%
* 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, Sat, Apr 20, 2019
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySat 5:40 amSat 5:42 pmSat 11:40 amDifficult to see
VenusSat 5:25 amSat 5:21 pmSat 11:23 amFairly good visibility
MarsSat 8:34 amSat 11:41 pmSat 4:07 pmAverage visibility
JupiterSun 12:16 amSun 9:28 amSun 4:52 amPerfect visibility
SaturnSun 2:04 amSun 11:26 amSun 6:45 amPerfect visibility
UranusSat 6:36 amSat 8:06 pmSat 1:21 pmExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneSat 4:55 amSat 4:18 pmSat 10:37 amVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Des Moines.

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