• Tonight

    May 27

    Lo 67°

    A shower or t-storm in spots

    Stargazing Weather
    • Cloud
      Cover
      93%
    • Precip
      41%
    • Hours of Precip
      4
    more
  • Sat

    May 28

    79°Lo 65°

    A thunderstorm in spots

    Poor for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      81%
    • Precip
      56%
    • Hours of Precip
      2
  • Sun

    May 29

    80°Lo 61°

    A morning shower in the area

    Excellent for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      0%
    • Precip
      14%
    • Hours of Precip
      0.5
    more
  • Mon

    May 30

    82°Lo 60°

    A p.m. t-storm in spots

    Fair for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      52%
    • Precip
      25%
    • Hours of Precip
      1
    more
  • Tue

    May 31

    81°Lo 63°

    A p.m. t-storm in spots

    Poor for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      90%
    • Precip
      54%
    • Hours of Precip
      3
    more
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Hi 79° RealFeel® 82° Precipitation 40%

Day

N

E

S

W

  • S 12 mph
  • Gusts: 16 mph

Humid with periods of clouds and sun; a shower or thunderstorm in spots in the afternoon

  • Max UV Index: 5 (Moderate)
  • Thunderstorms: 60%
  • Precipitation: 0.04 in
  • Rain: 0.04 in
  • Snow: 0 in
  • Ice: 0 in
  • Hours of Precipitation: 0.5 hrs
  • Hours of Rain: 0.5 hrs
Lo 65° RealFeel® 61° Precipitation 56%

Night

N

E

S

W

  • SSW 8 mph
  • Gusts: 13 mph

Mostly cloudy, warm and muggy with a shower or thunderstorm around

  • Max UV Index: N/A
  • Thunderstorms: 60%
  • Precipitation: 0.13 in
  • Rain: 0.13 in
  • Snow: 0 in
  • Ice: 0 in
  • Hours of Precipitation: 1.5 hrs
  • Hours of Rain: 1.5 hrs

Temperature History - May 28

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  Today Normal Record 5/28/2015
High 79° 74° 95° (2012) 82°
Low 65° 52° 33° (1992) 54°

Solunar Information for Des Plaines, IL

Sunrise/Sunset

Sunrise / Sunset Illustration

Rises at 5:20 AM with 14:58 of sunlight, then sets at 8:18 PM

Moonrise/Moonset

Astronomy >
Moonrise / Moonset Illustration

Rises at 12:44 AM with 10:58 of moolight, then sets at 11:42 AM

Sun, May 29
Last
Sun, Jun 5
New
Sun, Jun 12
First
Mon, Jun 20
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Sat. Stargazing