• Early AM

    Aug 5

    Lo 61°

    Partly cloudy

    Stargazing Weather
    • Cloud
      Cover
      30%
    • Precip
      3%
    • Hours of Precip
      0
    more
  • Today

    Aug 5

    83°Lo 65°

    Partly sunny

    Fair for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      45%
    • Precip
      9%
    • Hours of Precip
      0
    more
  • Thu

    Aug 6

    82°Lo 65°

    Partly sunny and pleasant

    Good for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      25%
    • Precip
      11%
    • Hours of Precip
      0
  • Fri

    Aug 7

    83°Lo 68°

    Clouds and sun with a t-storm

    Good for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      31%
    • Precip
      17%
    • Hours of Precip
      1
    more
  • Sat

    Aug 8

    87°Lo 68°

    Partly sunny and humid

    Fair for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      53%
    • Precip
      64%
    • Hours of Precip
      1.5
    more
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Mainly clear 75° Lo 68° RealFeel® 73° / 66°

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  • Precipitation: 11%
  • Rain: 0 in
  • Snow: 0 in
  • Humidity: 71%
  • Cloud Cover: 25%
  • Dew Point: 61° F
  • Visibility: 10 mi
5 mph

Temperature History - Aug 6

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  Today Normal Record 8/6/2014
High 82° 83° 90° (2001) 82°
Low 65° 64° 48° (2004) 59°

Solunar Information for Des Plaines, IL

Sunrise/Sunset

Sunrise / Sunset Illustration

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

Moonrise/Moonset

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Moonrise / Moonset Illustration

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

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Des Plaines Weather Report

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August 5, 2015; 12:21 AM ET

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Thu. Stargazing