• Early AM

    Mar 4

    Lo 17°

    Very cold

    Ragweed Pollen Weather
    • Grass
      Pollen
      0 - Low
    • Ragweed
      Pollen
      0 - Low
    • Tree
      Pollen
      0 - Low
    more
  • Today

    Mar 4

    21°Lo 1°

    Colder with clouds and sun

    Low ragweed pollen levels
    • Grass
      Pollen
      0 - Low
    • Ragweed
      Pollen
      0 - Low
    • Tree
      Pollen
      0 - Low
  • Thu

    Mar 5

    15°Lo 2°

    Sunny, but frigid

    Low ragweed pollen levels
    • Grass
      Pollen
      0 - Low
    • Ragweed
      Pollen
      0 - Low
    • Tree
      Pollen
      0 - Low
    more
  • Fri

    Mar 6

    28°Lo 21°

    Partly sunny and breezy

    Low ragweed pollen levels
    • Precip
      15%
    • Wind
      Speed
      15 mph
    • Cloud
      Cover
      42%
    more
  • Sat

    Mar 7

    40°Lo 25°

    Partly sunny and not as cold

    Low ragweed pollen levels
    • Precip
      7%
    • Wind
      Speed
      10 mph
    • Cloud
      Cover
      36%
    more
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Hi 21° RealFeel® 7° Precipitation 4%

Day

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E

S

W

  • NW 14 mph
  • Gusts: 25 mph

Breezy and colder with intervals of clouds and sunshine

  • Max UV Index: 4 (Moderate)
  • Thunderstorms: 0%
  • Precipitation: 0 in
  • Rain: 0 in
  • Snow: 0 in
  • Ice: 0 in
  • Hours of Precipitation: 0 hrs
  • Hours of Rain: 0 hrs
Lo 1° RealFeel® -16° Precipitation 0%

Night

N

E

S

W

  • NW 12 mph
  • Gusts: 17 mph

Clear to partly cloudy and frigid

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

Des Plaines Pollen Levels - March 4

  • Extreme
  • Very High
  • High
  • Moderate
  • Low
  • Grass

    Pollen

    Low

  • Weed

    Pollen

    Low

  • Tree

    Pollen

    Low

  • Mold

    Pollen

    Low

Temperature History - Mar 4

more Historical Weather Data >
  Today Normal Record 3/4/2014
High 21° 42° 62° (2000) 26°
Low 26° -9° (2002) 10°

Sunrise/Sunset

Sunrise / Sunset Illustration

Rises at 6:22 AM with 11:23 of sunlight, then sets at 5:45 PM

Moonrise/Moonset

Astronomy >
Moonrise / Moonset Illustration

Rises at 5:03 PM with 13:03 of moolight, then sets at 6:06 AM

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Wed. Dust & Dander

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