• Today

    Mar 30

    58°Lo 41°

    Turning cloudy and warmer

    Poor for home energy
    • Avg
      RealFeel
      44°
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      56°
    • Wind
      Speed
      8 mph
    more
  • Tue

    Mar 31

    51°Lo 32°

    Partial sunshine

    Fair for home energy
    • Avg
      RealFeel
      43°
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      54°
    • Wind
      Speed
      8 mph
    more
  • Wed

    Apr 1

    62°Lo 53°

    Sunny, breezy and warmer

    Poor for home energy
    • Avg
      RealFeel
      53°
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      61°
    • Wind
      Speed
      15 mph
    more
  • Thu

    Apr 2

    65°Lo 41°

    Mostly cloudy, showers around

    Poor for home energy
    • Avg
      RealFeel
      49°
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      65°
    • Wind
      Speed
      14 mph
  • Fri

    Apr 3

    47°Lo 28°

    Mostly cloudy and colder

    Fair for home energy
    • Avg
      RealFeel
      32°
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      42°
    • Wind
      Speed
      12 mph
    more
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Hi 65° RealFeel® 65° Precipitation 61%

Day

N

E

S

W

  • WNW 14 mph
  • Gusts: 29 mph

Mostly cloudy, breezy and mild with a couple of showers

  • Max UV Index: 4 (Moderate)
  • Thunderstorms: 20%
  • Precipitation: 0.09 in
  • Rain: 0.09 in
  • Snow: 0 in
  • Ice: 0 in
  • Hours of Precipitation: 1.5 hrs
  • Hours of Rain: 1.5 hrs
Lo 41° RealFeel® 33° Precipitation 12%

Night

N

E

S

W

  • NNW 9 mph
  • Gusts: 14 mph

Partly cloudy and cooler

  • Max UV Index: N/A
  • Thunderstorms: 2%
  • 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 2

more Historical Weather Data >
  Today Normal Record 4/2/2014
High 65° 54° 80° (2010) 49°
Low 41° 34° 21° (2013) 27°

Sunrise/Sunset

Sunrise / Sunset Illustration

Rises at 6:33 AM with 12:45 of sunlight, then sets at 7:18 PM

Moonrise/Moonset

Astronomy >
Moonrise / Moonset Illustration

Rises at 5:50 PM with 12:16 of moolight, then sets at 6:06 AM

Des Plaines Weather Report

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March 30, 2015; 6:28 AM ET

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Energy Efficient Lightbulbs and S.A.D

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Thu. Home Energy Efficiency

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Thu. UV Index