• Today

    Oct 2

    76°Lo 59°

    A couple of thunderstorms

    Fair for outdoor DIY projects
    • Precip
      60%
    • Hours of Precip
      3
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      76°
    more
  • Fri

    Oct 3

    61°Lo 39°

    A bit of morning rain; cooler

    Fair for outdoor DIY projects
    • Precip
      63%
    • Hours of Precip
      1
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      57°
  • Sat

    Oct 4

    51°Lo 40°

    Clouds and sun with a shower

    Poor for outdoor DIY projects
    • Precip
      55%
    • Hours of Precip
      1
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      42°
    more
  • Sun

    Oct 5

    54°Lo 41°

    Chance of a shower

    Good for outdoor DIY projects
    • Precip
      30%
    • Hours of Precip
      0
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      51°
    more
  • Mon

    Oct 6

    59°Lo 44°

    Mainly cloudy, showers around

    Poor for outdoor DIY projects
    • Precip
      67%
    • Hours of Precip
      3
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      54°
    more
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Hi 61° RealFeel® 57° Precipitation 63%

Day

N

E

S

W

  • WNW 13 mph
  • Gusts: 23 mph

A little morning rain; otherwise, mostly cloudy, breezy and cooler

  • Max UV Index: 2 (Low)
  • Thunderstorms: 12%
  • Precipitation: 0.09 in
  • Rain: 0.09 in
  • Snow: 0 in
  • Ice: 0 in
  • Hours of Precipitation: 1 hrs
  • Hours of Rain: 1 hrs
Lo 39° RealFeel® 29° Precipitation 25%

Night

N

E

S

W

  • W 11 mph
  • Gusts: 19 mph

Mostly cloudy and chilly

  • Max UV Index: N/A
  • Thunderstorms: 2%
  • Precipitation: 0 in
  • Rain: 0 in
  • Snow: 0 in
  • Ice: 0 in
  • Hours of Precipitation: 0 hrs
  • Hours of Rain: 0 hrs

Temperature History - Oct 3

more Historical Weather Data >
  Today Normal Record 10/3/2013
High 61° 68° 86° (1997) 77°
Low 39° 47° 31° (2004) 57°

Sunrise/Sunset

Sunrise / Sunset Illustration

Rises at 6:50 AM with 11:40 of sunlight, then sets at 6:30 PM

Moonrise/Moonset

Astronomy >
Moonrise / Moonset Illustration

Rises at 3:27 PM with 10:48 of moolight, then sets at 2:15 AM

Des Plaines Weather Report

Chicago: Mix of Sun, Storms Ahead as Temperatures Fluctuate

October 2, 2014; 4:29 AM ET

The Chicago area is set for a roller-coaster weather pattern over the next few days as temperatures rise and fall in between alternating sunny and stormy skies. more >

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