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Des Moines, Iowa, USA — Moonrise, Moonset, and Moon Phases, May 2021

Moon: 3.0%
Waning Crescent
Current Time: May 9, 2021 at 6:53:28 pm
Moon Direction: 285° West
Moon Altitude: -5.4°
Moon Distance: 251,828 mi
Next New Moon: May 11, 2021, 1:59 pm
Next Full Moon: May 26, 2021, 6:13 am
Next Moonrise: Tomorrow, 5:39 am
Location of Des MoinesLocation

Moonrise, Moonset, and Phase Calendar for Des Moines, May 2021

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2021Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
MayMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
112:54 am (125°)9:53 am (235°)-5:24 am(21.9°)229,50575.4%
21:52 am (124°)10:59 am (236°)-6:24 am(22.9°)233,16864.6%
32:38 am (121°)12:07 pm (240°)-7:20 am(25.4°)236,91853.5%
43:15 am (116°)1:15 pm (246°)-8:12 am(29.1°)240,49042.5%
53:46 am (110°)2:21 pm (252°)-8:59 am(33.6°)243,70132.3%
64:11 am (104°)3:25 pm (259°)-9:44 am(38.7°)246,44223.1%
74:34 am (97°)4:26 pm (267°)-10:26 am(44.0°)248,66515.1%
84:56 am (90°)5:27 pm (274°)-11:06 am(49.4°)250,3678.7%
95:17 am (83°)6:27 pm (281°)-11:47 am(54.7°)251,5714.0%
105:39 am (76°)7:27 pm (288°)-12:28 pm(59.7°)252,3041.1%
116:04 am (70°)8:28 pm (294°)-1:11 pm(64.3°)252,5900.0%
126:31 am (64°)9:29 pm (299°)-1:55 pm(68.2°)252,4350.9%
137:03 am (60°)10:29 pm (302°)-2:43 pm(71.2°)251,8263.7%
147:41 am (56°)11:27 pm (305°)-3:32 pm(73.1°)250,7378.3%
158:27 am (55°)--4:23 pm(73.8°)249,13214.6%
16-12:19 am (305°)9:19 am (55°)5:14 pm(73.2°)246,98822.4%
17-1:06 am (304°)10:18 am (57°)6:06 pm(71.2°)244,30731.6%
18-1:46 am (300°)11:22 am (61°)6:57 pm(68.0°)241,13641.7%
19-2:21 am (295°)12:30 pm (67°)7:46 pm(63.6°)237,58552.6%
20-2:52 am (289°)1:39 pm (74°)8:35 pm(58.3°)233,83363.7%
21-3:19 am (282°)2:50 pm (82°)9:24 pm(52.2°)230,13074.4%
22-3:45 am (274°)4:03 pm (91°)10:13 pm(45.7°)226,78584.2%
23-4:12 am (265°)5:19 pm (100°)11:05 pm(39.1°)224,13092.1%
24-4:40 am (257°)6:37 pm (108°)Moon does not pass the meridian on this day.
25-5:13 am (249°)7:58 pm (116°)12:00 am(33.0°)222,47597.6%
26-5:51 am (242°)9:18 pm (122°)12:59 am(27.7°)222,04199.9%
27-6:38 am (237°)10:34 pm (125°)2:01 am(24.0°)222,91499.0%
28-7:35 am (235°)11:39 pm (125°)3:05 am(22.1°)225,00994.8%
29-8:41 am (235°)-4:09 am(22.2°)228,08888.0%
3012:32 am (123°)9:51 am (238°)-5:09 am(24.1°)231,81279.2%
311:14 am (119°)11:02 am (244°)-6:05 am(27.5°)235,81369.1%
* 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.

Partial Lunar Eclipse visible in Des Moines on May 26

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