• Today

    Apr 18

    64°Lo 47°

    Partly sunny and cooler

    Poor for home energy
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    • Hi
      RealFeel
      64°
    • Wind
      Speed
      14 mph
  • Sun

    Apr 19

    59°Lo 46°

    Rain, becoming heavy; breezy

    Poor for home energy
    • Avg
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      45°
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      55°
    • Wind
      Speed
      14 mph
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  • Mon

    Apr 20

    57°Lo 38°

    A couple of morning showers

    Poor for home energy
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      40°
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      53°
    • Wind
      Speed
      17 mph
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  • Tue

    Apr 21

    56°Lo 36°

    Breezy with variable clouds

    Fair for home energy
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      39°
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      RealFeel
      50°
    • Wind
      Speed
      22 mph
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  • Wed

    Apr 22

    52°Lo 34°

    Breezy with variable clouds

    Fair for home energy
    • Avg
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      38°
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      48°
    • Wind
      Speed
      16 mph
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Hi 64° RealFeel® 64° Precipitation 14%

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  • NE 14 mph
  • Gusts: 30 mph

Partly sunny and cooler; breezy this afternoon

  • Max UV Index: 6 (High)
  • Thunderstorms: 5%
  • Precipitation: 0 in
  • Rain: 0 in
  • Snow: 0 in
  • Ice: 0 in
  • Hours of Precipitation: 0 hrs
  • Hours of Rain: 0 hrs
Lo 47° RealFeel® 36° Precipitation 25%

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  • E 14 mph
  • Gusts: 22 mph

Cloudy and breezy

  • Max UV Index: N/A
  • Thunderstorms: 18%
  • Precipitation: 0 in
  • Rain: 0 in
  • Snow: 0 in
  • Ice: 0 in
  • Hours of Precipitation: 0 hrs
  • Hours of Rain: 0 hrs

Temperature History - Apr 18

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  Today Normal Record 4/18/2014
High 64° 60° 88° (2002) 60°
Low 47° 40° 27° (2001) 33°

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 6:07 AM with 13:36 of moolight, then sets at 7:43 PM

Des Plaines Weather Report

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April 18, 2015; 5:11 AM ET

The second half of the weekend will see a combination of lower temperatures and significant rainfall, but Chicago will slowly pull out of the damp, cooler conditions through the new week. more >

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