• Today

    May 4

    71°Lo 48°

    Mainly cloudy

    Very Good for lawn mowing
    • Hours of Precip
      3
    • Precip
      25%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      72°
  • Tue

    May 5

    60°Lo 51°

    A shower and t-storm around

    Poor for lawn mowing
    • Hours of Precip
      6
    • Precip
      60%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      59°
    more
  • Wed

    May 6

    77°Lo 58°

    Warmer with a shower or two

    Fair for lawn mowing
    • Hours of Precip
      2
    • Precip
      56%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      83°
    more
  • Thu

    May 7

    84°Lo 63°

    Partly sunny and very warm

    Excellent for lawn mowing
    • Hours of Precip
      0
    • Precip
      16%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      85°
    more
  • Fri

    May 8

    81°Lo 61°

    Partly sunny, a t-storm; warm

    Good for lawn mowing
    • Hours of Precip
      4
    • Precip
      57%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      84°
    more
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A shower or thunderstorm 62° Lo 54° RealFeel® 61° / 52°

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  • Precipitation: 55%
  • Rain: 0.37 in
  • Snow: 0 in
  • Humidity: 62%
  • Cloud Cover: 94%
  • Dew Point: 43° F
  • Visibility: 9 mi
6 mph

Temperature History - May 4

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  Today Normal Record 5/4/2014
High 71° 66° 80° (2010) 58°
Low 48° 45° 30° (2005) 44°

Sunrise/Sunset

Sunrise / Sunset Illustration

Rises at 5:44 AM with 14:09 of sunlight, then sets at 7:53 PM

Moonrise/Moonset

Astronomy >
Moonrise / Moonset Illustration

Rises at 8:33 PM with 10:21 of moolight, then sets at 6:54 AM

Des Plaines Weather Report

Chicago: Showers to Precede Late-Week Warmth

May 4, 2015; 4:47 PM ET

Showers and thunderstorms will frequent the Chicago area early this week before dry and warm conditions return to the city. more >

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Current Drought Status

Current Soil Conditions

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