• Today

    Aug 4

    83°Lo 62°

    Mostly sunny and pleasant

    Excellent for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      2%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      87°
    • Wind
      Speed
      7 mph
    more
  • Wed

    Aug 5

    84°Lo 65°

    Increasing cloudiness

    Excellent for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      7%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      90°
    • Wind
      Speed
      6 mph
  • Thu

    Aug 6

    81°Lo 65°

    Mostly cloudy

    Excellent for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      10%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      85°
    • Wind
      Speed
      8 mph
    more
  • Fri

    Aug 7

    82°Lo 68°

    Clouds and sun with a t-storm

    Very Good for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      55%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      89°
    • Wind
      Speed
      7 mph
    more
  • Sat

    Aug 8

    86°Lo 68°

    Partly sunny and humid

    Excellent for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      25%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      93°
    • Wind
      Speed
      8 mph
    more
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Mostly cloudy 74° Lo 69° RealFeel® 72° / 67°

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  • Precipitation: 1%
  • Rain: 0 in
  • Snow: 0 in
  • Humidity: 71%
  • Cloud Cover: 76%
  • Dew Point: 61° F
  • Visibility: 10 mi
6 mph

Temperature History - Aug 5

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  Today Normal Record 8/5/2014
High 84° 83° 89° (2001) 83°
Low 65° 64° 51° (1997) 63°

Sunrise/Sunset

Sunrise / Sunset Illustration

Rises at 5:49 AM with 14:17 of sunlight, then sets at 8:06 PM

Moonrise/Moonset

Astronomy >
Moonrise / Moonset Illustration

Rises at 11:21 PM with 13:46 of moolight, then sets at 1:07 PM

Des Plaines Weather Report

Chicago: Cooler Conditions to Last Through Week

August 4, 2015; 4:40 AM ET

The Chicagoland area will experience cooler weather throughout the week. more >

Is Your Outdoor Gear Waterproof?

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