• Early AM

    May 1

    Lo 46°

    Drizzle

    Bicycling Weather
    • Precip
      54%
    • Hours of Precip
      1.5
    • Wind
      Gust
      22 mph
    more
  • Today

    May 1

    57°Lo 44°

    A couple of afternoon showers

    Good for biking
    • Precip
      57%
    • Hours of Precip
      0.5
    • Wind
      Gust
      12 mph
  • Mon

    May 2

    59°Lo 39°

    Variable clouds

    Excellent for biking
    • Precip
      15%
    • Hours of Precip
      0
    • Wind
      Gust
      8 mph
    more
  • Tue

    May 3

    70°Lo 47°

    Partly sunny; breezy, warmer

    Very Good for biking
    • Precip
      78%
    • Hours of Precip
      2
    • Wind
      Gust
      16 mph
    more
  • Wed

    May 4

    56°Lo 38°

    Cooler with a stray shower

    Good for biking
    • Precip
      40%
    • Hours of Precip
      0.5
    • Wind
      Gust
      12 mph
    more
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Temperature History - May 1

more Historical Weather Data >
  Today Normal Record 5/1/2015
High 57° 67° N/A 69°
Low 44° 45° N/A 35°

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 2:44 AM with 11:10 of moolight, then sets at 1:54 PM

Joliet 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 >

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.