• Sun

    May 10

    70°Lo 53°

    A shower and t-storm around

    Poor for home energy
    • Avg
      RealFeel
      58°
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      68°
    • Wind
      Speed
      9 mph
    more
  • Mon

    May 11

    66°Lo 46°

    Cloudy with thunderstorms

    Poor for home energy
    • Avg
      RealFeel
      52°
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      65°
    • Wind
      Speed
      14 mph
  • Tue

    May 12

    58°Lo 39°

    Low clouds

    Poor for home energy
    • Avg
      RealFeel
      42°
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      54°
    • Wind
      Speed
      13 mph
    more
  • Wed

    May 13

    63°Lo 50°

    Mostly sunny

    Poor for home energy
    • Avg
      RealFeel
      60°
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      67°
    • Wind
      Speed
      9 mph
    more
  • Thu

    May 14

    69°Lo 49°

    A thunderstorm possible

    Poor for home energy
    • Avg
      RealFeel
      63°
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      78°
    • Wind
      Speed
      4 mph
    more
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Hi 66° RealFeel® 65° Precipitation 86%

Day

N

E

S

W

  • NE 14 mph
  • Gusts: 21 mph

Cloudy with showers and thunderstorms; thunderstorms can be strong, perhaps severe

  • Max UV Index: 3 (Moderate)
  • Thunderstorms: 40%
  • Precipitation: 1.55 in
  • Rain: 1.55 in
  • Snow: 0 in
  • Ice: 0 in
  • Hours of Precipitation: 6 hrs
  • Hours of Rain: 6 hrs
Lo 46° RealFeel® 39° Precipitation 25%

Night

N

E

S

W

  • N 8 mph
  • Gusts: 15 mph

Low clouds

  • Max UV Index: N/A
  • Thunderstorms: 9%
  • 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 11

more Historical Weather Data >
  Today Normal Record 5/11/2014
High 66° 68° 90° (2011) 82°
Low 46° 47° 36° (2006) 56°

Sunrise/Sunset

Sunrise / Sunset Illustration

Rises at 5:35 AM with 14:26 of sunlight, then sets at 8:01 PM

Moonrise/Moonset

Astronomy >
Moonrise / Moonset Illustration

Rises at 1:37 AM with 11:03 of moolight, then sets at 12:40 PM

Des Plaines Weather Report

Chicago: Warm, Stormy Weather to Span the Week

May 6, 2015; 12:11 AM ET

Showers and thunderstorms are in the offing for the Chicago area through the end of the week, in addition to doses of above-average warmth. more >

Energy Efficient Lightbulbs and S.A.D

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