• Tonight

    Feb 28

    Lo 15°

    Very cold with a little snow

    Stargazing Weather
    • Cloud
      Cover
      94%
    • Precip
      65%
    • Hours of Precip
      3.5
    more
  • Sun

    Mar 1

    29°Lo 12°

    Cloudy and cold with flurries

    Poor for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      70%
    • Precip
      14%
    • Hours of Precip
      2
  • Mon

    Mar 2

    29°Lo 24°

    Cold with thickening clouds

    Poor for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      99%
    • Precip
      65%
    • Hours of Precip
      1.5
    more
  • Tue

    Mar 3

    40°Lo 13°

    Wintry mix to rain

    Poor for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      91%
    • Precip
      50%
    • Hours of Precip
      5.5
    more
  • Wed

    Mar 4

    20°Lo 2°

    Mostly cloudy and much colder

    Fair for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      17%
    • Precip
      17%
    • Hours of Precip
      0
    more
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A few flurries 28° Lo 23° RealFeel® 25° / 14°

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  • Precipitation: 54%
  • Rain: 0 in
  • Snow: 0.3 in
  • Humidity: 72%
  • Cloud Cover: 97%
  • Dew Point: 17° F
  • Visibility: 8 mi
8 mph

Temperature History - Mar 1

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  Today Normal Record 3/1/2014
High 29° 40° 61° (2004) 29°
Low 12° 24° 10° (2014) 10°

Solunar Information for Des Plaines, IL

Sunrise/Sunset

Sunrise / Sunset Illustration

Rises at 6:27 AM with 11:15 of sunlight, then sets at 5:42 PM

Moonrise/Moonset

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Moonrise / Moonset Illustration

Rises at 2:14 PM with 14:17 of moolight, then sets at 4:31 AM

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Des Plaines Weather Report

Chicago: Snow Looms for Late Weekend as Cold Air Lingers

February 28, 2015; 5:24 PM ET

The Chicago area will continue to endure a cold air into late in the weekend as the next round of snow could hit the region on Sunday. more >

Curiosity Tastes Mars

Dec 14, 2012; 5:00 AM ET The Mars Science Laboratory Rover 'Curiosity' continues its sampling and analyzing of the Martian surface.

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