• Today

    Apr 30

    49°Lo 43°

    Cloudy and becoming rainy

    Poor for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      94%
    • Precip
      60%
    • Hours of Precip
      10
    more
  • Sun

    May 1

    51°Lo 41°

    Mostly cloudy, a little rain

    Poor for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      81%
    • Precip
      40%
    • Hours of Precip
      2
  • Mon

    May 2

    59°Lo 39°

    Partly sunny and warmer

    Excellent for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      3%
    • Precip
      7%
    • Hours of Precip
      0
    more
  • Tue

    May 3

    70°Lo 49°

    Some sun; becoming windier

    Poor for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      73%
    • Precip
      55%
    • Hours of Precip
      0.5
    more
  • Wed

    May 4

    56°Lo 39°

    Mainly cloudy and cooler

    Excellent for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      70%
    • Precip
      13%
    • Hours of Precip
      0
    more
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UV Index 1 1 2 2 2 2 2 1
Cloud Cover 94% 94% 94% 94% 94% 94% 94% 94%
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Middle Grid line 55 F Middle Grid line 50 F Middle Grid line 45 F

Temperature History - May 1

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  Today Normal Record 5/1/2015
High 51° 65° 82° (2013) 69°
Low 41° 44° 30° (2005) 32°

Solunar Information for Des Plaines, IL

Sunrise/Sunset

Sunrise / Sunset Illustration

Rises at 5:46 AM with 14:05 of sunlight, then sets at 7:51 PM

Moonrise/Moonset

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Moonrise / Moonset Illustration

Rises at 2:43 AM with 11:10 of moolight, then sets at 1:53 PM

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Des Plaines Weather Report

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April 30, 2016; 12:26 PM ET

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