• Early AM

    Apr 18

    Lo 40°

    Cloudy

    Fishing Weather
    • Precip
      25%
    • Cloud
      Cover
      94%
    • Wind
      Speed
      3 mph
    more
  • Today

    Apr 18

    55°Lo 35°

    Clouds giving way to some sun

    Excellent for fishing
    • Precip
      0%
    • Cloud
      Cover
      55%
    • Wind
      Speed
      8 mph
  • Sat

    Apr 19

    64°Lo 43°

    Mostly sunny and breezy

    Very Good for fishing
    • Precip
      0%
    • Cloud
      Cover
      25%
    • Wind
      Speed
      12 mph
    more
  • Sun

    Apr 20

    72°Lo 51°

    Partly sunny and warmer

    Excellent for fishing
    • Precip
      18%
    • Cloud
      Cover
      45%
    • Wind
      Speed
      9 mph
    more
  • Mon

    Apr 21

    67°Lo 47°

    A couple of thunderstorms

    Very Good for fishing
    • Precip
      66%
    • Cloud
      Cover
      88%
    • Wind
      Speed
      8 mph
    more
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Temp (°F) 43° 41° 40° 41° 42° 44° 48° 50°
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Wind (mph) 1 ESE 1 ESE 2 ESE 3 ESE 5 E 6 NNE 7 NNE 7 NNE
UV Index 0 0 0 0 1 2 2 3
Cloud Cover 91% 90% 90% 91% 75% 83% 90% 88%
Dew Point 36° 34° 32° 33° 37° 36° 37° 37°
Middle Grid line 55 F Middle Grid line 50 F Middle Grid line 45 F Middle Grid line 40 F Middle Grid line 35 F

Temperature History - Apr 18

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  Today Normal Record 4/18/2013
High 55° 60° 89° (2002) 63°
Low 35° 40° 23° (1983) 39°

Solunar Information for Des Plaines, IL

Sunrise/Sunset

Sunrise / Sunset Illustration

Rises at 6:07 AM with 13:29 of sunlight, then sets at 7:36 PM

Moonrise/Moonset

Astronomy >
Moonrise / Moonset Illustration

Rises at 11:24 PM with 9:57 of moolight, then sets at 9:21 AM

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