• Today

    May 6

    76°Lo 57°

    Mostly sunny and warmer.

    Very Good for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      38%
    • Precip
      25%
    • Hours of Precip
      0
  • Sat

    May 7

    62°Lo 46°

    Cooler; a morning thunderstorm.

    Excellent for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      16%
    • Precip
      3%
    • Hours of Precip
      1
    more
  • Sun

    May 8

    66°Lo 50°

    Sunshine and some clouds.

    Poor for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      97%
    • Precip
      69%
    • Hours of Precip
      4
    more
  • Mon

    May 9

    59°Lo 55°

    Cloudy, a t-storm in spots

    Poor for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      99%
    • Precip
      75%
    • Hours of Precip
      6.5
    more
  • Tue

    May 10

    64°Lo 55°

    Periods of rain and a t-storm

    Poor for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      99%
    • Precip
      40%
    • Hours of Precip
      4.5
    more
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Hi 76° RealFeel® 78° Precipitation 13%

Day

N

E

S

W

  • SW 7 mph
  • Gusts: 16 mph

Sunny to partly cloudy and warmer.

  • Max UV Index: 7 (High)
  • Thunderstorms: 7%
  • Precipitation: 0 in
  • Rain: 0 in
  • Snow: 0 in
  • Ice: 0 in
  • Hours of Precipitation: 0 hrs
  • Hours of Rain: 0 hrs
Lo 57° RealFeel® 57° Precipitation 25%

Night

N

E

S

W

  • W 10 mph
  • Gusts: 15 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 5/6/2015
High 76° 67° 93° (1934) 82°
Low 57° 48° 34° (1989) 51°

Solunar Information for Chicago, IL

Sunrise/Sunset

Sunrise / Sunset Illustration

Rises at 5:40 AM with 14:17 of sunlight, then sets at 7:57 PM

Moonrise/Moonset

Astronomy >
Moonrise / Moonset Illustration

Rises at 5:52 AM with 14:03 of moolight, then sets at 7:55 PM

Fri, May 6
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Fri, May 13
First
Sat, May 21
Full
Sun, May 29
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