• Today

    Aug 1

    86°Lo 67°

    Mostly sunny and comfortable

    Poor for home energy
    • Avg
      RealFeel
      75°
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      88°
    • Wind
      Speed
      9 mph
    more
  • Sun

    Aug 2

    85°Lo 67°

    A strong thunderstorm

    Poor for home energy
    • Avg
      RealFeel
      73°
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      84°
    • Wind
      Speed
      15 mph
  • Mon

    Aug 3

    82°Lo 61°

    Clouds and sun; less humid

    Poor for home energy
    • Avg
      RealFeel
      73°
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      84°
    • Wind
      Speed
      10 mph
    more
  • Tue

    Aug 4

    81°Lo 62°

    Pleasant with periods of sun

    Poor for home energy
    • Avg
      RealFeel
      72°
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      83°
    • Wind
      Speed
      9 mph
    more
  • Wed

    Aug 5

    76°Lo 61°

    Partly sunny

    Poor for home energy
    • Avg
      RealFeel
      70°
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      79°
    • Wind
      Speed
      9 mph
    more
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A strong thunderstorm 85° Lo 77° RealFeel® 84° / 75°

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  • Precipitation: 55%
  • Rain: 0.15 in
  • Snow: 0 in
  • Humidity: 61%
  • Cloud Cover: 70%
  • Dew Point: 67° F
  • Visibility: 9 mi
17 mph

Temperature History - Aug 2

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  Today Normal Record 8/2/2014
High 85° 83° 97° (2006) 86°
Low 67° 64° 54° (2009) 56°

Sunrise/Sunset

Sunrise / Sunset Illustration

Rises at 5:46 AM with 14:23 of sunlight, then sets at 8:09 PM

Moonrise/Moonset

Astronomy >
Moonrise / Moonset Illustration

Rises at 9:32 PM with 12:05 of moolight, then sets at 9:37 AM

Des Plaines Weather Report

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August 1, 2015; 9:27 AM ET

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Energy Efficient Lightbulbs and S.A.D

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Sun. Home Energy Efficiency

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Sun. UV Index