General information about Des Moines
CountryUnited States
Region Iowa IA
Region 2Polk County 153
Region 3Lee Township 92409
Population203,433
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Cost of living in Des Moines
Expenses - USD/Month.Min.Med.
Accommodation 328 447
Food 312 496
Transportation 35 144
Communications and utilities 77 89
Clothing 19 71
Sports and leisure 20 103
Total7921,350
Accommodation in Des Moines USD/Month.
Shared room outside of centre331
Shared room in city centre452
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre498
1 bedroom apartment in city centre720
Coordinates of Des Moines
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
GMT -6
DST -5
Latitude41.600540000
Longitude-93.609110000
Elevation266 m.
Elevation (STRM3)264 m.
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Cost of living and prices in Des Moines

Restaurants
Meal Inexpensive Restaurant 1 pers. 10.0 USD
Meal Mid-range Restaurant 2 pers. 50.0 USD
Meal McMeal at McDonalds 1 pc. 7.0 USD
Drinks Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 3.0 USD
Drinks Imported Beer 0.33 liters 5.0 USD
Drinks Coke/Pepsi 0.33 liters 1.4 USD
Drinks Water 0.33 liters 1.3 USD
Drinks Cappuccino Portion 3.9 USD
Markets
Food Water 1.5 liters 1.7 USD
Food Loaf Bread 500 g. 2.2 USD
Food Eggs 12 pc. 2.9 USD
Food Milk 1 liter 0.9 USD
Food Onion 1 kg. 2.9 USD
Food Lettuce 1 head 1.7 USD
Food Rice white 1 kg. 4.4 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 4.4 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 4.6 USD
Food Cheese Local 1 kg. 11.0 USD
Meat Chicken Breasts 1 kg. 10.6 USD
Fruits Apples 1 kg. 5.7 USD
Fruits Banana 1 kg. 2.0 USD
Fruits Oranges 1 kg. 5.5 USD
Alcohol Wine, Mid-Range 1 bottle 13.0 USD
Alcohol Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 2.8 USD
Alcohol Imported Beer 0.33 liters 3.1 USD
Cigarettes Marlboro 1 pack 7.3 USD
Transportation
Public transport| One-way 1 ticket 1.8 USD
Public transport| Monthly Pass 1 month 44.0 USD
Taxi Taxi Start Start 2.0 USD
Taxi Normal Tariff 1 km 1.9 USD
Taxi Waiting 1 hour 28.0 USD
Fuel Gasoline 1 liter 0.6 USD
Automobile Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline 1 pc. 22,000.0 USD
Entertainment
Sport Fitness Club Fee 1 month 33.2 USD
Sport Tennis Court Rent 1 hour 30.0 USD
Rest Cinema, International Release 1 seat 9.0 USD
Goods
Clothing Jeans, Levis 501 1 Pair 40.6 USD
Clothing Summer Dress in Zara, H&M 1 pc. 36.3 USD
Shoes Nike Running Shoes 1 pair 74.8 USD
Shoes Men Leather Business Shoes 1 pair 91.0 USD
Accommodation
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 bedroom 900.0 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 bedroom 622.2 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 3 bedrooms 1,693.8 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 3 bedrooms 1,241.3 USD
Utilities Electricity, Heating... for 85m2 1 month 114.3 USD
Communication Mobile Calls 1 min. 0.1 USD
Communication Unlimited Internet 1 month 39.9 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 sq. meter 1,428.8 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 sq. meter 994.6 USD
Salary Disposable Salary 1 month 2,155.7 USD
Mortgage Interest Rate 1 year 4.41%
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Weather, climate, temperature by months in Des Moines

SeasonAutumnWinterSpringSummer
MonthSepOctNovDecJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugYear
Record high°C38352721192333343739414242
Average high°C251791-129172228302916
Average temperature°C19124-3-5-34111722252410
Average low°C136-1-8-10-7-15111719185
Record low°C-3-10-20-30-31-32-30-13-1384-32
RainDays9878871011111199108
SnowDays00267631000025
FogDays9810121010111097710113
ThunderstormsDays53100024798746
SnowfallCm.016232220135000090
Average precipitationMm.7966563625335899119125114104914
Relative humidity%69677074737166636669727469
Relative humidity morning%85807980777980787981848681
Relative humidity evening%52505966656357505153535456
Wind speedKm/h14161717171718191615141316
Day LengthHours13121010101113141516151413
Dew point°C125-1-7-10-7-33915181852
Growing degree-day°C47417129103351463876548147533467
Solar radiation, globalMj/m21611767913161922221914
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Des Moines - Closest airports

Total 10 items.
TitleRegionCountrySize
5 kmDes Moines International AirportDes MoinesL
69 kmOttumwa Regional AirportOttumwaM
72 kmFort Dodge Regional AirportFort DodgeM
91 kmWaterloo Regional AirportWaterlooM
100 kmThe Eastern Iowa AirportCedar RapidsL
109 kmMason City Municipal AirportMason CityM
114 kmNortheast Iowa Regional AirportCharles CityM
118 kmKirksville Regional AirportKirksvilleM
120 kmEppley AirfieldOmahaM
124 kmOffutt Air Force BaseOmahaM

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