• Early AM

    Apr 30

    Lo 42°

    Mostly cloudy

    Outdoor Barbecue Weather
    • Precip
      17%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      50°
    • Wind
      Speed
      7 mph
    more
  • Today

    Apr 30

    53°Lo 43°

    Breezy with rain

    Poor for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      57%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      49°
    • Wind
      Speed
      10 mph
  • Sun

    May 1

    53°Lo 38°

    Mostly cloudy, a little rain

    Poor for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      40%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      49°
    • Wind
      Speed
      5 mph
    more
  • Mon

    May 2

    61°Lo 38°

    Partly sunny

    Very Good for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      9%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      69°
    • Wind
      Speed
      4 mph
    more
  • Tue

    May 3

    67°Lo 47°

    Periods of sun

    Very Good for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      22%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      70°
    • Wind
      Speed
      7 mph
    more
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Hi 53° RealFeel® 49° Precipitation 80%

Day

N

E

S

W

  • ENE 14 mph
  • Gusts: 22 mph

Breezy with rain arriving in the late morning

  • Max UV Index: 3 (Moderate)
  • Thunderstorms: 6%
  • Precipitation: 0.59 in
  • Rain: 0.59 in
  • Snow: 0 in
  • Ice: 0 in
  • Hours of Precipitation: 7 hrs
  • Hours of Rain: 7 hrs
Lo 43° RealFeel® 35° Precipitation 57%

Night

N

E

S

W

  • NE 10 mph
  • Gusts: 15 mph

Overcast with occasional rain

  • Max UV Index: N/A
  • Thunderstorms: 6%
  • Precipitation: 0.07 in
  • Rain: 0.07 in
  • Snow: 0 in
  • Ice: 0 in
  • Hours of Precipitation: 2 hrs
  • Hours of Rain: 2 hrs

Temperature History - Apr 30

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  Today Normal Record 4/30/2015
High 53° 66° N/A 57°
Low 43° 45° N/A 34°

Sunrise/Sunset

Sunrise / Sunset Illustration

Rises at 5:49 AM with 14:03 of sunlight, then sets at 7:52 PM

Moonrise/Moonset

Astronomy >
Moonrise / Moonset Illustration

Rises at 2:06 AM with 10:42 of moolight, then sets at 12:48 PM

Elgin Weather Report

Chicago: Warmup to follow cool, damp weekend

April 30, 2016; 12:57 AM ET

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

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