• Wed

    Dec 31

    19°Lo 13°

    Cold with periods of sun

    Very Unlikely for a snow day
    • Snow
      4%
    • Ice
      0%
    • Snow
      0 in
    more
  • Thu

    Jan 1

    24°Lo 18°

    Mostly sunny

    Very Unlikely for a snow day
    • Snow
      6%
    • Ice
      0%
    • Snow
      0 in
    more
  • Fri

    Jan 2

    26°Lo 24°

    Increasing cloudiness

    Very Unlikely for a snow day
    • Snow
      40%
    • Ice
      2%
    • Snow
      0.03 in
  • Sat

    Jan 3

    30°Lo 15°

    Snowy in the afternoon

    Unlikely for a snow day
    • Snow
      65%
    • Ice
      53%
    • Snow
      2.20 in
    more
  • Sun

    Jan 4

    25°Lo 7°

    Sunny and cold

    Unlikely for a snow day
    • Snow
      0%
    • Ice
      0%
    • Snow
      0 in
    more
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Hi 26° RealFeel® 26° Precipitation 40%

Day

N

E

S

W

  • N 6 mph
  • Gusts: 15 mph

Partly sunny in the morning followed by considerable clouds in the afternoon with a flurry or two

  • Max UV Index: 1 (Low)
  • Thunderstorms: 3%
  • Precipitation: 0 in
  • Rain: 0 in
  • Snow: 0.0 in
  • Ice: 0 in
  • Hours of Precipitation: 0.5 hrs
  • Hours of Rain: 0 hrs
Lo 24° RealFeel® 10° Precipitation 72%

Night

N

E

S

W

  • SSE 14 mph
  • Gusts: 45 mph

Snow at times

  • Max UV Index: N/A
  • Thunderstorms: 0%
  • Precipitation: 0.37 in
  • Rain: 0 in
  • Snow: 4.4 in
  • Ice: 0 in
  • Hours of Precipitation: 5.5 hrs
  • Hours of Rain: 0 hrs

Temperature History - Jan 2

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  Today Normal Record 1/2/2014
High 26° 31° 60° (2004) 17°
Low 24° 17° -3° (2001) -1°

Sunrise/Sunset

Sunrise / Sunset Illustration

Rises at 7:20 AM with 9:12 of sunlight, then sets at 4:32 PM

Moonrise/Moonset

Astronomy >
Moonrise / Moonset Illustration

Rises at 2:51 PM with 14:49 of moolight, then sets at 5:40 AM

Des Plaines Weather Report

Chicago: Wash of Showers for Post-Holiday Weekend Travel

December 27, 2014; 1:30 AM ET

As holiday travelers head home from the Chicago area, conditions will feel colder with the chance of some showers over the weekend. more >

The 540 Snow Line

Dec 20, 2012; 5:00 AM ET The 540 line is often used by meteorologists to determine the chances of rain vs. snow.