• Early AM

    Dec 19

    Lo 22°

    Mostly cloudy

    Outdoor Barbecue Weather
    • Precip
      0%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      27°
    • Wind
      Speed
      5 mph
    more
  • Today

    Dec 19

    33°Lo 24°

    Mostly cloudy

    Poor for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      1%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      36°
    • Wind
      Gust
      5 mph
    more
  • Sat

    Dec 20

    35°Lo 27°

    Mostly cloudy

    Poor for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      12%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      37°
    • Wind
      Gust
      4 mph
  • Sun

    Dec 21

    39°Lo 32°

    Clouds and breaks of sun

    Poor for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      11%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      30°
    • Wind
      Gust
      17 mph
    more
  • Mon

    Dec 22

    41°Lo 36°

    Cloudy with afternoon rain

    Poor for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      75%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      31°
    • Wind
      Gust
      20 mph
    more
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Partly to mostly cloudy 31° Lo 27° RealFeel® 28° / 21°

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  • Precipitation: 5%
  • Rain: 0 in
  • Snow: 0 in
  • Humidity: 79%
  • Cloud Cover: 46%
  • Dew Point: 24° F
  • Visibility: 10 mi
6 mph

Temperature History - Dec 20

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  Today Normal Record 12/20/2013
High 35° 33° 49° (2012) 35°
Low 27° 19° -9° (2000) 30°

Sunrise/Sunset

Sunrise / Sunset Illustration

Rises at 7:16 AM with 9:07 of sunlight, then sets at 4:23 PM

Moonrise/Moonset

Astronomy >
Moonrise / Moonset Illustration

Rises at 5:30 AM with 10:05 of moolight, then sets at 3:35 PM

Des Plaines Weather Report

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Is Your Outdoor Gear Waterproof?

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