• Today

    Aug 3

    82°Lo 61°

    Mostly sunny and less humid

    Excellent for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      2%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      85°
    • Wind
      Speed
      10 mph
  • Tue

    Aug 4

    82°Lo 62°

    Mostly sunny and pleasant

    Excellent for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      5%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      85°
    • Wind
      Speed
      8 mph
    more
  • Wed

    Aug 5

    80°Lo 66°

    A quick afternoon shower

    Very Good for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      54%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      84°
    • Wind
      Speed
      8 mph
    more
  • Thu

    Aug 6

    79°Lo 62°

    Some sun, then turning cloudy

    Excellent for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      5%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      80°
    • Wind
      Speed
      10 mph
    more
  • Fri

    Aug 7

    79°Lo 63°

    Partly sunny and pleasant

    Excellent for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      11%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      84°
    • Wind
      Speed
      7 mph
    more
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Partly sunny 80° RealFeel® 82°

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  • Humidity: 33%
  • Pressure: 29.84 in
  • UV Index: 6
  • Cloud Cover: 35%
  • Ceiling: 33100 ft
  • Dew Point: 49° F
  • Visibility: 10 mi
14 mph

Sunrise/Sunset

Sunrise / Sunset Illustration

Rises at 5:47 AM with 14:21 of sunlight, then sets at 8:08 PM

Moonrise/Moonset

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Moonrise / Moonset Illustration

Rises at 10:08 PM with 12:41 of moolight, then sets at 10:49 AM

Temperature Summary - 1:13 PM

  Temp (°F)
Now 80°
Yesterday 71°
RealFeel® 82°
RealFeel® Shade 76°
Wind Chill 80°
Dew Point 49°
  Hi / Lo
Previous 6 Hours 80°
  69°
Previous 12 Hours 80°
  67°
Previous 24 Hours 91°
  67°

Temperature History - Aug 3

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  Today Normal Record 8/3/2014
High 82° 83° 95° (2012) 87°
Low 61° 64° 54° (2000) 62°

Precipitation Summary - 1:13 PM

  Amount (in)
Previous 1 Hour 0
Previous 3 Hours 0
Previous 6 Hours 0
Previous 9 Hours 0
Previous 12 Hours 0
Previous 18 Hours 0.33
Previous 24 Hours 0.36

Des Plaines Weather Report

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