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Des Moines, Iowa, USA — Moonrise, Moonset, and Moon Phases, March 2020

Moon: 26.7%
Waxing Crescent
Current Time: Oct 21, 2020 at 2:33:46 am
Moon Direction: 285° West
Moon Altitude: -52.9°
Moon Distance: 231,425 mi
Next Full Moon: Oct 31, 2020, 9:49 am
Next New Moon: Nov 14, 2020, 11:07 pm
Next Moonrise: Today, 1:18 pm
Location of Des MoinesLocation

Moonrise, Moonset, and Phase Calendar for Des Moines, March 2020

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2020Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
MarMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
110:20 am (67°)--5:36 pm(65.9°)246,24441.7%
2-1:00 am (295°)10:55 am (63°)6:25 pm(68.9°)242,99352.0%
3-2:02 am (299°)11:36 am (60°)7:17 pm(70.9°)239,22362.5%
4-3:03 am (302°)12:26 pm (58°)8:13 pm(71.6°)235,15472.9%
5-4:01 am (302°)1:25 pm (59°)9:11 pm(70.7°)231,09082.4%
6-4:53 am (300°)2:33 pm (61°)10:10 pm(68.3°)227,39490.5%
7-5:39 am (296°)3:47 pm (66°)11:09 pm(64.3°)224,43796.4%
Note: hours shift because clocks change forward 1 hour. (See the note below this table for details)
8-7:19 am (290°)6:04 pm (73°)Moon does not pass the meridian on this day.
9-7:55 am (283°)7:23 pm (81°)1:06 am(59.2°)222,53999.5%
10-8:27 am (275°)8:40 pm (89°)2:01 am(53.1°)221,90599.3%
11-8:59 am (267°)9:57 pm (98°)2:55 am(46.8°)222,58396.0%
12-9:30 am (259°)11:13 pm (106°)3:49 am(40.6°)224,45789.7%
13-10:03 am (251°)-4:42 am(35.0°)227,28181.1%
1412:27 am (112°)10:39 am (245°)-5:36 am(30.3°)230,73270.9%
151:37 am (118°)11:20 am (241°)-6:31 am(26.9°)234,47360.0%
162:43 am (121°)12:07 pm (238°)-7:26 am(24.8°)238,20248.9%
173:42 am (122°)12:59 pm (238°)-8:21 am(24.0°)241,68138.2%
184:34 am (122°)1:56 pm (239°)-9:14 am(24.7°)244,75028.3%
195:17 am (120°)2:55 pm (242°)-10:04 am(26.5°)247,32219.6%
205:54 am (116°)3:56 pm (246°)-10:52 am(29.3°)249,36912.3%
216:26 am (111°)4:56 pm (251°)-11:38 am(33.0°)250,9026.6%
226:53 am (105°)5:56 pm (257°)-12:21 pm(37.2°)251,9502.7%
237:18 am (99°)6:55 pm (264°)-1:02 pm(41.9°)252,5450.6%
247:42 am (93°)7:53 pm (270°)-1:43 pm(46.7°)252,7030.3%
258:05 am (87°)8:52 pm (277°)-2:24 pm(51.6°)252,4232.0%
268:28 am (80°)9:51 pm (283°)-3:05 pm(56.4°)251,6845.4%
278:53 am (74°)10:51 pm (289°)-3:48 pm(60.9°)250,45210.7%
289:21 am (69°)11:52 pm (294°)-4:32 pm(64.9°)248,68817.5%
299:54 am (64°)--5:20 pm(68.2°)246,36725.8%
30-12:54 am (298°)10:32 am (60°)6:10 pm(70.6°)243,49835.2%
31-1:54 am (301°)11:17 am (58°)7:03 pm(71.7°)240,14145.6%
* 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.

Note that Daylight Saving Time starts on Sunday, March 8, 2020 at 2:00 am, and this is accounted for above.

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