• Tonight

    Mar 4

    Lo -2°

    Mainly clear and frigid

    Outdoor Barbecue Weather
    • Precip
      5%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
    • Wind
      Gust
      24 mph
  • Thu

    Mar 5

    12°Lo -3°

    Sunny and frigid

    Poor for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      4%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
    • Wind
      Gust
      16 mph
    more
  • Fri

    Mar 6

    25°Lo 22°

    Partly sunny and breezy

    Poor for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      13%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      10°
    • Wind
      Gust
      27 mph
    more
  • Sat

    Mar 7

    38°Lo 22°

    Chilly with clouds and sun

    Poor for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      6%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      33°
    • Wind
      Gust
      18 mph
    more
  • Sun

    Mar 8

    37°Lo 23°

    Partly sunny and chilly

    Poor for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      11%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      34°
    • Wind
      Gust
      15 mph
    more
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Hi 18° RealFeel® 6° Precipitation 5%

Day

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  • NW 14 mph
  • Gusts: 24 mph

Breezy and colder with a blend of sun and clouds

  • Max UV Index: 0 (Low)
  • Thunderstorms: 0%
  • Precipitation: 0 in
  • Rain: 0 in
  • Snow: 0 in
  • Ice: 0 in
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  • Hours of Rain: 0 hrs
Lo -2° RealFeel® -15° Precipitation 0%

Night

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  • WNW 9 mph
  • Gusts: 16 mph

Mainly clear and bitterly cold; extreme cold can be dangerous for outdoor activities late

  • Max UV Index: N/A
  • Thunderstorms: 0%
  • Precipitation: 0 in
  • Rain: 0 in
  • Snow: 0 in
  • Ice: 0 in
  • Hours of Precipitation: 0 hrs
  • Hours of Rain: 0 hrs

Temperature History - Mar 4

more Historical Weather Data >
  Today Normal Record 3/4/2014
High 18° 42° N/A 27°
Low -2° 26° N/A 12°

Sunrise/Sunset

Sunrise / Sunset Illustration

Rises at 6:24 AM with 11:23 of sunlight, then sets at 5:47 PM

Moonrise/Moonset

Astronomy >
Moonrise / Moonset Illustration

Rises at 5:05 PM with 13:03 of moolight, then sets at 6:08 AM

Algonquin Weather Report

Chicago: Bitter Cold to Depart by the Weekend

March 4, 2015; 2:53 PM ET

While frigid conditions will encompass the Chicago area over the next couple of days, the weekend will offer a break from the bitter cold. more >

Is Your Outdoor Gear Waterproof?

Dec 5, 2012; 5:00 AM ET Now that it's cold enough to hit the slopes, you may want to look more closely at what materials your winter sports gear is made of. As it turns out, not all waterproofing is created equal.

Wed. Outdoor Entertaining

Wed. Wind Maps

Wed. UV Index