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Below are the temperatures expected today at popular destinations in Iowa. Select a destination to compare today's forecast with average weather conditions.

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The weather guide for Iowa (Des Moines) shows long term weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia) & today's weather forecast provided by meteoblue. Find out more about our data sources.

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When is the best time to go to Iowa?

The best time to go to Iowa (Des Moines) is June based on the following average weather conditions.

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  • -2°C maximum daytime temperature in January in Iowa (Des Moines)-2
  • 1°C maximum daytime temperature in February in Iowa (Des Moines)1
  • 8°C maximum daytime temperature in March in Iowa (Des Moines)8
  • 17°C maximum daytime temperature in April in Iowa (Des Moines)17
  • 23°C maximum daytime temperature in May in Iowa (Des Moines)23
  • 28°C maximum daytime temperature in June in Iowa (Des Moines)28
  • 30°C maximum daytime temperature in July in Iowa (Des Moines)30
  • 29°C maximum daytime temperature in August in Iowa (Des Moines)29
  • 24°C maximum daytime temperature in September in Iowa (Des Moines)24
  • 18°C maximum daytime temperature in October in Iowa (Des Moines)18
  • 9°C maximum daytime temperature in November in Iowa (Des Moines)9
  • 0°C maximum daytime temperature in December in Iowa (Des Moines)0

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More about the USA

Which is the hottest month in Iowa?

The hottest time of year in Des Moines, Iowa is normally July. Expect maximum daytime temperatures to reach 30°C with high heat and humidity.

Which month has the most rain in Iowa?

In terms of rainfall, June is usually the wettest month in Des Moines, Iowa with 115mm on average. There are normally 10 days in June with some rain.

When is it sunniest in Iowa?

The sunniest time of year in Des Moines, Iowa is normally July with bright sunshine on average for 73% of daylight hours; that's 11 hours of sunshine per day.

What is the flight time to Iowa from the UK?

The flight time to Iowa from the UK is typically 11.5 hours.

What is the time difference between Iowa and the UK?

The time difference between Iowa and the UK is GMT-6 hours.

What is the main language spoken in Iowa?

The main language spoken in Iowa is English.

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What is the currency in Iowa?

The currency in Iowa is the US Dollar (USD).

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Which plugs are used in Iowa?

Iowa uses electrical plug type A + B (120 Volts).

Which side of the road do they drive on in Iowa?

They drive on the right side of the road in Iowa.

Do you need a visa for Iowa?

Yes, UK passport holders do need a visa to enter Iowa.

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Compare Iowa weather with the USA

Below the Iowa weather chart shows average maximum daytime temperature for Iowa, USA (Des Moines) and the USA (Washington).

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