• Today

    Mar 31

    56°Lo 36°

    Clouds giving way to some sun

    Poor for home energy
    • Avg
      RealFeel
      47°
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      58°
    • Wind
      Speed
      8 mph
    more
  • Wed

    Apr 1

    64°Lo 52°

    Sunny; breezy in the p.m.

    Poor for home energy
    • Avg
      RealFeel
      53°
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      63°
    • Wind
      Speed
      14 mph
  • Thu

    Apr 2

    65°Lo 41°

    A t-storm; cooler in the a.m.

    Poor for home energy
    • Avg
      RealFeel
      48°
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      63°
    • Wind
      Speed
      14 mph
    more
  • Fri

    Apr 3

    44°Lo 28°

    Rain possible; much colder

    Fair for home energy
    • Avg
      RealFeel
      31°
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      40°
    • Wind
      Speed
      12 mph
    more
  • Sat

    Apr 4

    55°Lo 35°

    Breezy with periods of sun

    Fair for home energy
    • Avg
      RealFeel
      39°
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      52°
    • Wind
      Speed
      16 mph
    more
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Plenty of sunshine 64° Lo 61° RealFeel® 63° / 55°

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  • Precipitation: 4%
  • Rain: 0 in
  • Snow: 0 in
  • Humidity: 40%
  • Cloud Cover: 9%
  • Dew Point: 38° F
  • Visibility: 10 mi
21 mph

Temperature History - Apr 1

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  Today Normal Record 4/1/2014
High 64° 53° 83° (2010) 55°
Low 52° 34° 24° (2002) 31°

Sunrise/Sunset

Sunrise / Sunset Illustration

Rises at 6:35 AM with 12:42 of sunlight, then sets at 7:17 PM

Moonrise/Moonset

Astronomy >
Moonrise / Moonset Illustration

Rises at 4:53 PM with 12:45 of moolight, then sets at 5:38 AM

Des Plaines Weather Report

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March 31, 2015; 6:08 AM ET

After mild conditions bring on a thunderstorm threat at midweek, cooler air will infiltrate the Chicago area. more >

Energy Efficient Lightbulbs and S.A.D

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Wed. Home Energy Efficiency

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