• Tonight

    Mar 2

    Lo 19°

    A bit of snow and sleet late

    Bicycling Weather
    • Precip
      3%
    • Hours of Precip
      0
    • Wind
      Gust
      9 mph
    more
  • Tue

    Mar 3

    39°Lo 10°

    Snow and ice, then rain

    Poor for biking
    • Precip
      76%
    • Hours of Precip
      4.5
    • Wind
      Gust
      25 mph
    more
  • Wed

    Mar 4

    18°Lo -4°

    Periods of sun; much colder

    Poor for biking
    • Precip
      15%
    • Hours of Precip
      0
    • Wind
      Gust
      24 mph
  • Thu

    Mar 5

    13°Lo -1°

    Sunny, but very cold

    Poor for biking
    • Precip
      5%
    • Hours of Precip
      0
    • Wind
      Gust
      16 mph
    more
  • Fri

    Mar 6

    32°Lo 22°

    Some sun; breezy, not as cold

    Poor for biking
    • Precip
      6%
    • Hours of Precip
      0
    • Wind
      Gust
      29 mph
    more
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  • W 14 mph
  • Gusts: 24 mph

Breezy and much colder with intervals of clouds and sunshine

  • Max UV Index: 3 (Moderate)
  • Thunderstorms: 1%
  • Precipitation: 0 in
  • Rain: 0 in
  • Snow: 0 in
  • Ice: 0 in
  • Hours of Precipitation: 0 hrs
  • Hours of Rain: 0 hrs
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  • WNW 10 mph
  • Gusts: 16 mph

Clear and frigid; extreme cold can be dangerous for outdoor activities late

  • Max UV Index: N/A
  • Thunderstorms: 1%
  • Precipitation: 0 in
  • Rain: 0 in
  • Snow: 0 in
  • Ice: 0 in
  • Hours of Precipitation: 0 hrs
  • Hours of Rain: 0 hrs

Temperature History - Mar 4

more Historical Weather Data >
  Today Normal Record 3/4/2014
High 18° 42° 72° (1983) 26°
Low -4° 26° -7° (2002) 11°

Sunrise/Sunset

Sunrise / Sunset Illustration

Rises at 6:23 AM with 11:24 of sunlight, then sets at 5:47 PM

Moonrise/Moonset

Astronomy >
Moonrise / Moonset Illustration

Rises at 5:05 PM with 13:02 of moolight, then sets at 6:07 AM

Joliet Weather Report

Chicago: Wintry Mix to Precede Harsh Cold

March 2, 2015; 8:15 AM ET

While Chicago will escape the brunt of a snowstorm moving from the Rockies to the Midwest, the city will still see some wintry precipitation early this week. more >

Is Your Outdoor Gear Waterproof?

Dec 5, 2012; 5:00 AM ET Now that it's cold enough to hit the slopes, you may want to look more closely at what materials your winter sports gear is made of. As it turns out, not all waterproofing is created equal.