• Early AM

    Sep 17

    Lo 45°

    Mainly clear

    Stargazing Weather
    • Cloud
      Cover
      6%
    • Precip
      1%
    • Hours of Precip
      0
    more
  • Today

    Sep 17

    69°Lo 50°

    Mostly sunny and pleasant

    Excellent for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      0%
    • Precip
      1%
    • Hours of Precip
      0
    more
  • Thu

    Sep 18

    65°Lo 52°

    Mostly sunny and pleasant

    Excellent for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      2%
    • Precip
      1%
    • Hours of Precip
      0
    more
  • Fri

    Sep 19

    73°Lo 62°

    Partly sunny and pleasant

    Fair for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      68%
    • Precip
      18%
    • Hours of Precip
      0
  • Sat

    Sep 20

    79°Lo 61°

    A t-storm in the afternoon

    Poor for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      84%
    • Precip
      56%
    • Hours of Precip
      2
    more
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Times of clouds and sun 73° Lo 68° RealFeel® 71° / 64°

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  • Precipitation: 5%
  • Rain: 0 in
  • Snow: 0 in
  • Humidity: 56%
  • Cloud Cover: 52%
  • Dew Point: 55° F
  • Visibility: 10 mi
11 mph

Temperature History - Sep 19

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  Today Normal Record 9/19/2013
High 73° 74° 89° (2013) 89°
Low 62° 53° 38° (2012) 68°

Solunar Information for Des Plaines, IL

Sunrise/Sunset

Sunrise / Sunset Illustration

Rises at 6:36 AM with 12:18 of sunlight, then sets at 6:54 PM

Moonrise/Moonset

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Moonrise / Moonset Illustration

Rises at 2:17 AM with 14:08 of moolight, then sets at 4:25 PM

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