2021 Long Range Weather Forecast for Des Moines, IA

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See long range weather forecasts for the next 60 days from The Old Farmer’s Almanac! Our long range forecasts can be used to make more informed decisions about future plans that depend on the weather, from vacations and weddings to sporting events and outdoor activities.

To see long term forecasts for the entire year, pick up a copy of The 2021 Old Farmer’s Almanac, available online and in stores.

Note: Long range forecasts are regional, not city-specific.

Free 2-Month Weather Forecast

March 2021 Long Range Weather Forecast for Heartland
DatesWeather Conditions
Mar 1-5Rain arriving, turning mild
Mar 6-13Snow, then sunny, warm
Mar 14-23Showers, mild
Mar 24-31Rain, then sunny, warm
Marchtemperature 48° (4° above avg.)
precipitation 1.5" (1" below avg.)

April 2021 Long Range Weather Forecast for Heartland
DatesWeather Conditions
Apr 1-7Sunny; warm north, cool south
Apr 8-11T-storms, warm
Apr 12-24Rainy periods, cool
Apr 25-30Scattered t-storms, cool
Apriltemperature 55° (3° above avg. north, 1° below south)
precipitation 3.5" (avg.)

Annual Weather Summary
November 2020 to October 2021

Winter temperatures will be well above normal, on average, with the coldest periods in mid-December, from late December into early January, and in late February. Precipitation will be below normal, with snowfall below normal in most places. The snowiest periods will be in mid-November, early to mid-December, and mid-February. April and May temperatures will be above normal in the north and below normal in the south, with below-normal rain. Summer will be cooler and drier than normal, with the hottest periods in early July and mid-August. September and October will bring below-normal temperatures and rainfall.

Map showing Old Farmer's Almanac long range weather region number 10

About the Heartland Region

The Heartland long range weather region includes all or part of the following states: ILLINOIS (Belleville, Galesburg, Moline, Quincy, Rock Island), IOWA (Cedar Rapids, Davenport, Des Moines, Sioux City, Waterloo), KANSAS (Kansas City, Olathe, Overland Park, Topeka, Wichita), MISSOURI (Columbia, Independence, Kansas City, Saint Louis, Springfield), NEBRASKA (Bellevue, Fremont, Grand Island, Lincoln, Omaha), SOUTH DAKOTA (Yankton), WISCONSIN (Baraboo, Fitchburg, Madison, Middleton, Monroe).

Heartland Neighboring Regions

Here are the regions that neighbor the Heartland long range weather region:

Temperature and Precipitation November 2020 to October 2021

Temperature and Precipitation Chart, November 2020 to October 2021 for Des Moines, IA

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Family Reunion

I am hosting a family reunion Nov. 23rd & Nov. 24th in Milford, IA... can you give me an idea of what the weather will be like?? Hoping kids will be able to be outside some!!

Colder than average temps and

Colder than average temps and above normal snow for mid to late November

Wedding in curtis,ne

We want to host our wedding at my fiance's folks farm. Will it be. Cooler in October?

wedding outdoor

I want to know if its going to rain Sept 22 in Jennings Mo. 63136

It looks like it’s going to

It looks like it’s going to rain.

Wedding day

My wedding is september 22nd 2018 and its outside.. I'm in omaha Nebraska. Any chance for rain?

Outdoor wedding in late September

Just wondering what I should plan for temperature wise and if it's likely to rain or not. The wedding will be outdoors on September 22, 2018, in Dittmer, MO. We are just about 50 miles south-south-west of St. Louis.

outdoor event in october

I'm thinking about having a family & friends day in the park...the only available date is October 13th...2018, what kind of weather chances would I be taking?

WEDDING SEPT. 1

WHAT IS THE WEATHER PREDICTION FOR DES MOINES IOWA FOR SEPTEMBER 1ST?

Des Moines Weather Sept 1st

Get ready to sweat your balls off for September 1st in Des Moines is looking to be hotter than a snake’s ass in a wagon rut.

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