• Tonight

    May 1

    Lo 40°

    Some rain and a t-storm early

    Outdoor Barbecue Weather
    • Precip
      45%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      47°
    • Wind
      Speed
      12 mph
  • Mon

    May 2

    57°Lo 38°

    Warmer with variable clouds

    Good for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      17%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      58°
    • Wind
      Speed
      9 mph
    more
  • Tue

    May 3

    66°Lo 46°

    Partly sunny and warmer

    Very Good for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      25%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      71°
    • Wind
      Speed
      8 mph
    more
  • Wed

    May 4

    55°Lo 35°

    Cooler with a shower in spots

    Poor for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      42%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      52°
    • Wind
      Speed
      14 mph
    more
  • Thu

    May 5

    62°Lo 41°

    Partly sunny and breezy

    Good for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      4%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      62°
    • Wind
      Speed
      14 mph
    more
Next Previous
Hi 51° RealFeel® 47° Precipitation 45%

Day

N

E

S

W

  • NE 12 mph
  • Gusts: 22 mph

Areas of drizzle this morning; otherwise, mostly cloudy

  • Max UV Index: 2 (Low)
  • Thunderstorms: 20%
  • Precipitation: 0 in
  • Rain: 0 in
  • Snow: 0 in
  • Ice: 0 in
  • Hours of Precipitation: 1 hrs
  • Hours of Rain: 1 hrs
Lo 40° RealFeel® 37° Precipitation 55%

Night

N

E

S

W

  • NNE 7 mph
  • Gusts: 15 mph

Occasional rain and a thunderstorm this evening; otherwise, mostly cloudy and chilly

  • Max UV Index: N/A
  • Thunderstorms: 30%
  • Precipitation: 0.08 in
  • Rain: 0.08 in
  • Snow: 0 in
  • Ice: 0 in
  • Hours of Precipitation: 1 hrs
  • Hours of Rain: 1 hrs

Temperature History - May 1

more Historical Weather Data >
  Today Normal Record 5/1/2015
High 51° 65° 90° (1951) 67°
Low 40° 44° 30° (1943) 38°

Sunrise/Sunset

Sunrise / Sunset Illustration

Rises at 5:48 AM with 14:05 of sunlight, then sets at 7:53 PM

Moonrise/Moonset

Astronomy >
Moonrise / Moonset Illustration

Rises at 2:45 AM with 11:09 of moolight, then sets at 1:54 PM

Algonquin Weather Report

Chicago: Temperature roller coaster in store for new week

May 1, 2016; 7:54 PM ET

The start of May will bring a fluctuation in temperatures throughout the week in Chicago. 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.

Sun. Outdoor Entertaining

Sun. Wind Maps

Sun. UV Index