• Early AM

    Dec 29

    Lo 24°

    Increasing clouds

    Outdoor Barbecue Weather
    • Precip
      2%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      30°
    • Wind
      Speed
      5 mph
    more
  • Today

    Dec 29

    28°Lo 12°

    Mostly cloudy

    Poor for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      13%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      23°
    • Wind
      Gust
      14 mph
    more
  • Tue

    Dec 30

    16°Lo 4°

    Partly sunny and very cold

    Poor for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      5%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
    • Wind
      Gust
      16 mph
    more
  • Wed

    Dec 31

    14°Lo 12°

    Sunny, brisk and very cold

    Poor for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      3%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      -8°
    • Wind
      Gust
      30 mph
    more
  • Thu

    Jan 1

    25°Lo 18°

    Sunny, breezy and not as cold

    Poor for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      6%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      10°
    • Wind
      Gust
      28 mph
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Hi 25° RealFeel® 10° Precipitation 6%

Day

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E

S

W

  • WSW 16 mph
  • Gusts: 28 mph

Sunny, breezy and not as cold

  • Max UV Index: 2 (Low)
  • Thunderstorms: 0%
  • Precipitation: 0 in
  • Rain: 0 in
  • Snow: 0 in
  • Ice: 0 in
  • Hours of Precipitation: 0 hrs
  • Hours of Rain: 0 hrs
Lo 18° RealFeel® 8° Precipitation 10%

Night

N

E

S

W

  • SSW 9 mph
  • Gusts: 18 mph

Mostly cloudy

  • 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 - Jan 1

more Historical Weather Data >
  Today Normal Record 1/1/2014
High 25° 28° 52° (2007) 19°
Low 18° 14° -14° (1968)

Sunrise/Sunset

Sunrise / Sunset Illustration

Rises at 7:23 AM with 9:12 of sunlight, then sets at 4:35 PM

Moonrise/Moonset

Astronomy >
Moonrise / Moonset Illustration

Rises at 2:09 PM with 14:39 of moolight, then sets at 4:48 AM

DeKalb Weather Report

Chicago: Temperatures to Tumble as Year Comes to an End

December 29, 2014; 1:07 AM ET

Temperatures are set to tumble this week across Chicagoland, putting a harsh chill on the final days of 2014. 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.

Thu. Outdoor Entertaining

Thu. Wind Maps

Thu. UV Index