• Fri

    May 6

    65°Lo 45°

    Partly sunny and warmer

    Poor for skiing
    • Rain
      0 in
    • Precip
      6%
    • Hours of Precip
      0
  • Sat

    May 7

    69°Lo 53°

    Sunshine

    Poor for skiing
    • Rain
      0 in
    • Precip
      10%
    • Hours of Precip
      0
    more
  • Sun

    May 8

    72°Lo 54°

    Times of clouds and sun

    Poor for skiing
    • Rain
      0 in
    • Precip
      25%
    • Hours of Precip
      0
    more
  • Mon

    May 9

    69°Lo 53°

    Cloudy

    Poor for skiing
    • Rain
      0 in
    • Precip
      1%
    • Hours of Precip
      0
    more
  • Tue

    May 10

    70°Lo 50°

    Cloudy with a few showers

    Poor for skiing
    • Rain
      0.12 in
    • Precip
      62%
    • Hours of Precip
      2
    more
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Hi 65° RealFeel® 71° Precipitation 6%

Day

N

E

S

W

  • N 7 mph
  • Gusts: 10 mph

Partly sunny and warmer

  • Max UV Index: 7 (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 45° RealFeel® 44° Precipitation 7%

Night

N

E

S

W

  • NNW 6 mph
  • Gusts: 9 mph

Clear

  • Max UV Index: N/A
  • Thunderstorms: 8%
  • Precipitation: 0 in
  • Rain: 0 in
  • Snow: 0 in
  • Ice: 0 in
  • Hours of Precipitation: 0 hrs
  • Hours of Rain: 0 hrs

Temperature History - May 6

more Historical Weather Data >
  Today Normal Record 5/6/2015
High 65° 67° 85° (2004) 81°
Low 45° 45° 36° (2006) 49°

Sunrise/Sunset

Sunrise / Sunset Illustration

Rises at 5:40 AM with 14:17 of sunlight, then sets at 7:57 PM

Moonrise/Moonset

Astronomy >
Moonrise / Moonset Illustration

Rises at 5:52 AM with 14:03 of moolight, then sets at 7:55 PM

Des Plaines Weather Report

Chicago: Warmup to follow cool, damp weekend

May 1, 2016; 4:29 AM ET

Following a cool and rainy weekend, warmer conditions will arrive in the Chicago area early next week. more >

Which Reigns Supreme: Skiing in the East or West?

Feb 15, 2012; 5:00 AM ET As the age-old debate rages on, Violeta Yas asks enthusiasts which they prefer, and why.