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Des Moines County, Iowa 

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Weather in Des Moines County, Iowa

The most pleasant months of the year for Des Moines County are September, June and May. In Des Moines County, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. July is the hottest month for Des Moines County with an average high temperature of 85.8°, which ranks it as one of the hottest places in Iowa. December is the snowiest month in Des Moines County with 7.1 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall. July is the most humid month, though humidity is low for most of the year.


Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 86 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 16
Rain: averages 39 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 24 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Des Moines County area is 8.4 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Iowa.

8.4 / 10

A higher score indicates a more comfortable year-round climate. The US average for the comfort index is 7.8. Our index is based on the total number of days annually within the comfort range of 70-80 degrees, and we also applied a penalty for days of excessive humidity.


Average Monthly High and Low (°F)
HighLow
January33° 16°
February38° 20°
March50° 31°
April63° 42°
May73° 53°
June82° 62°
July86° 66°
August84° 65°
September77° 56°
October65° 44°
November50° 32°
December36° 20°
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: Des Moines
Hot
Days
Freezing
Days
Rainy
Days
Snowy
Days
January02874
February02474
March01891
April04110
May10120
June40100
July80100
August6090
September2080
October0380
November01581
December02784

YOU SHOULD KNOW

Many people confuse weather and climate but they are different. Weather is the conditions of the atmosphere over a short period of time, and climate is how the atmosphere is over long periods of time.

Weather is how the atmosphere is behaving and its effects upon life and human activities. Weather can change from minute-to-minute. Most people think of weather in terms of temperature, humidity, precipitation, cloudiness, brightness, visibility, wind, and atmospheric pressure.

Climate is the description of the long-term pattern of weather in a place. Climate can mean the average weather for a particular region and time period taken over 30 years. Climate is the average of weather over time.


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MAPS OF DES MOINES COUNTY, IOWA
ZIP CODES IN DES MOINES COUNTY, IOWA
52601 52655 52637 52623 52650 52638 52660


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