• Early AM

    May 5

    Lo 49°

    Periods of rain and a thunderstorm

    Lawn Mowing Weather
    • Hours of Precip
      4
    • Precip
      70%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      73°
    more
  • Today

    May 5

    59°Lo 51°

    Cloudy, a t-storm; cooler

    Fair for lawn mowing
    • Hours of Precip
      5
    • Precip
      56%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      57°
    more
  • Wed

    May 6

    73°Lo 58°

    Warmer with a shower or two

    Fair for lawn mowing
    • Hours of Precip
      2
    • Precip
      59%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      79°
  • Thu

    May 7

    80°Lo 61°

    Partly sunny, breezy and warm

    Excellent for lawn mowing
    • Hours of Precip
      0
    • Precip
      15%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      82°
    more
  • Fri

    May 8

    78°Lo 59°

    A shower and t-storm around

    Poor for lawn mowing
    • Hours of Precip
      6
    • Precip
      60%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      80°
    more
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Hi 73° RealFeel® 79° Precipitation 59%

Day

N

E

S

W

  • SSE 7 mph
  • Gusts: 12 mph

Intervals of clouds and sun with a brief shower or two; warmer

  • Max UV Index: 7 (High)
  • Thunderstorms: 29%
  • Precipitation: 0.1 in
  • Rain: 0.1 in
  • Snow: 0 in
  • Ice: 0 in
  • Hours of Precipitation: 2 hrs
  • Hours of Rain: 2 hrs
Lo 58° RealFeel® 53° Precipitation 13%

Night

N

E

S

W

  • S 10 mph
  • Gusts: 17 mph

Partly cloudy and mild

  • Max UV Index: N/A
  • Thunderstorms: 24%
  • Precipitation: 0 in
  • Rain: 0 in
  • Snow: 0 in
  • Ice: 0 in
  • Hours of Precipitation: 0 hrs
  • Hours of Rain: 0 hrs

Temperature History - May 6

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  Today Normal Record 5/6/2014
High 73° 67° 93° (1934) 63°
Low 58° 48° 34° (1989) 45°

Sunrise/Sunset

Sunrise / Sunset Illustration

Rises at 5:42 AM with 14:11 of sunlight, then sets at 7:53 PM

Moonrise/Moonset

Astronomy >
Moonrise / Moonset Illustration

Rises at 9:31 PM with 10:08 of moolight, then sets at 7:39 AM

Chicago Weather Report

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