• Tonight

    May 4

    Lo 56°

    Cloudy, a thunderstorm; mild

    Stargazing Weather
    • Cloud
      Cover
      98%
    • Precip
      62%
    • Hours of Precip
      3
  • Tue

    May 5

    72°Lo 57°

    A shower and t-storm around

    Poor for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      45%
    • Precip
      25%
    • Hours of Precip
      2
    more
  • Wed

    May 6

    83°Lo 60°

    Warmer with clouds and sun

    Very Good for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      18%
    • Precip
      14%
    • Hours of Precip
      0
    more
  • Thu

    May 7

    85°Lo 65°

    Partly sunny, breezy and warm

    Poor for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      76%
    • Precip
      50%
    • Hours of Precip
      0.5
    more
  • Fri

    May 8

    83°Lo 62°

    Some sun with a thunderstorm

    Poor for stargazing
    • Cloud
      Cover
      70%
    • Precip
      61%
    • Hours of Precip
      4.5
    more
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Hi 74° RealFeel® 77° Precipitation 50%

Day

N

E

S

W

  • W 6 mph
  • Gusts: 14 mph

A shower or thunderstorm this morning; otherwise, warm with more clouds than sun

  • Max UV Index: 3 (Moderate)
  • Thunderstorms: 60%
  • Precipitation: 0.15 in
  • Rain: 0.15 in
  • Snow: 0 in
  • Ice: 0 in
  • Hours of Precipitation: 1 hrs
  • Hours of Rain: 1 hrs
Lo 56° RealFeel® 51° Precipitation 62%

Night

N

E

S

W

  • ENE 7 mph
  • Gusts: 13 mph

Considerable cloudiness and mild with a shower or thunderstorm

  • Max UV Index: N/A
  • Thunderstorms: 60%
  • Precipitation: 0.53 in
  • Rain: 0.53 in
  • Snow: 0 in
  • Ice: 0 in
  • Hours of Precipitation: 2 hrs
  • Hours of Rain: 2 hrs

Temperature History - May 4

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  Today Normal Record 5/4/2014
High 74° 69° 93° (1952) 62°
Low 56° 46° 29° (2005) 46°

Solunar Information for Ottawa, IL

Sunrise/Sunset

Sunrise / Sunset Illustration

Rises at 5:49 AM with 14:07 of sunlight, then sets at 7:56 PM

Moonrise/Moonset

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Moonrise / Moonset Illustration

Rises at 8:35 PM with 10:24 of moolight, then sets at 6:59 AM

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Ottawa Weather Report

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