Get the Chicago, IL local hourly forecast including temperature, RealFeel, and chance of precipitation. However, in the 2012–13 winter season, the first measurable snow did not fall until December 20, 2012, eclipsing the previous record of December 17, 1899. 36° 3%. Winter. 11 to 21 °F-9 to 1 °C-14 to -4 °C. Mean monthly maxima and minima (i.e. In a normal summer, temperatures exceed 90 °F (32 °C) on 23 days. © 2020 AccuWeather, Inc. "AccuWeather" and sun design are registered trademarks of AccuWeather, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Chicago is known as the Windy City. 40 F Chicago Midway International Airport Station | Report. Chicago, IL Weather History star_ratehome. The extreme heat that Chicago is capable of experiencing during the height of the summer season can persist into the autumn season. [39] On December 24, 1983, and January 18, 1994, the high temperature reached only −11 °F (−24 °C). South, west and southwestern suburbs can be more than 20 °F (11 °C) warmer than the lakefront at some times of year. Hourly Weather-Chicago, IL. 10 mi. Chicago, IL 10-Day Weather Forecast - The Weather Channel ... Be prepared with the most accurate 10-day forecast for Chicago, IL with highs, lows, chance of precipitation from The Weather Channel and Weather.com. It is common for Lake Michigan shoreline and water temperatures to remain in the 40s even into May. Midway Airport recorded a record eight consecutive 100 °F-plus days in July 1936. Find the most current and reliable 14 day weather forecasts, storm alerts, reports and information for Chicago, IL, US with The Weather Network. Chicago, IL Weather History star_ratehome. The "Windy City" moniker did not originally refer to Chicago's climate. Snow? Although extremely rare, temperatures at or above 70 °F (21 °C) have been recorded into early December, most recently in 2012 when 70 °F (21 °C) was recorded on December 3, some surrounding areas reaching temperatures as high as 72 °F (22 °C) to 75 °F (24 °C). The warming effect of Lake Michigan during the winter makes subzero temperatures somewhat less common on the lakefront than in the more inland parts of the city. However in late January 2019, a violent polar vortex drifted southward, enveloping the city in new record-breaking temperatures as low as −23 °F (−31 °C) on January 30. Chicago 14 Day Extended Forecast Weather Today Weather Hourly 14 Day Forecast Yesterday/Past Weather Climate (Averages) Currently: 35 °F. UV Index. Weather warnings issued. Dec 27 33%. The most severe storms can contain large hail, damaging straight-line winds, flooding, and tornadoes. During thunderstorms lightning strikes are seen to frequently hit Chicago's skyscrapers. The last couple of 80 °F (27 °C) days in this record-breaking stretch of warmth occurred after the vernal equinox. Official records for Chicago were kept at various locations in downtown from January 1871 to 31 December 1925, University of Chicago from 1 January 1926 to 30 June 1942, Midway Airport from 1 July 1942 to 16 January 1980, and at O'Hare Airport since 17 January 1980. Many suburban locations have all-time records that have surpassed 110 °F (43 °C). It is rare, though possible, during the Indian summer when unusually warm temperatures are occurring in the inland areas of the city and suburbs for temperatures to be somewhat cooler along the lake as often happens during the spring season. Menu Search for: Home; WeatherCams; TrafficCams. Offshore or land breezes shutdown the lake breeze and can have the opposite effect, with over lake convection occurring, usually in mid- to late summer and autumn. Temperatures near the immediate lakeshore can be a few degrees warmer than in outlying areas, especially during nighttime due to the delayed effects of cooler temperatures on the large body of water. Typically, the last freezing low of the season on average occurs on April 13 at Midway and ten days later at O'Hare. Temperature (in degrees Fahrenheit) Highest Temperature: 105 degrees on July 24, 1934 In terms of climate, Chicago is slightly windier than the average American city. Thank you for reporting this station. If the winds blow from the east, or from Lake Michigan into the city, a wide discrepancy in temperatures in a matter of miles can be found, especially on particularly warm days. usa-weather.info USA Illinois Chicago. Chicago, IL Weather History star_ratehome. In addition, the all time record high minimum temperature of 85 °F (29 °C) was set on July 29, 1916. Radar. During such strong heat waves, the outlying suburban areas can record temperatures more than 5 °F (2.8 °C) above city and lakeshore locations. Here is a list of official weather observation locations for the Chicago office:[5], Note: Some of the addresses prior to 1909 are different than the post-1909 addresses. Monday, December 28 Winter Weather Advisory. The highest temperature recorded in Chicago during the meteorological summer months of June, July, and August, which is also additionally the all-time record high in the city, is 105 °F (41 °C), set on July 24, 1934, though at Midway Airport, a future observation site, the temperature reached 109 °F (43 °C). In July 2012, during the 2012 North American heat wave, Chicago reached and exceeded 100 °F (38 °C) for three consecutive days at O'Hare Airport with highs reaching 103 °F (39 °C) in the city and many suburban areas recording temperatures between 105 and 110 °F (41 and 43 °C). The highest temperature recorded during the meteorological winter months of December, January, and February is 75 °F (24 °C), set on February 27, 1976. Last updated today at 14:00. Hourly. The highest temperature recorded during the meteorological spring months of March, April, and May is, officially, 98 °F (37 °C) on May 31, 1934, when weather records were still taken near Lake Michigan. In most years, a period of warm weather, known as an Indian summer, occurs well after the autumnal equinox has occurred. Tomorrow. Based on 30-year averages obtained from NOAA's National Climatic Data Center for the months of December, January and February, The Weather Channel ranked Chicago the sixth-coldest major U.S. city as of 2014.[31]. weather.com A perfect example of such an occurrence happening, although considered "unofficial", occurred during the Dust Bowl years. SUN. Hourly. Weather Today/Tomorrow ; Hour-by-Hour Forecast ; 14 Day Forecast ; Yesterday/Past Weather; Climate (Averages) Time Zone ; DST Changes; Sun & Moon . 38 F Chicago Midway International Airport Station | Report. The 2012–13 autumn/winter season would fail to produce a daily maximum temperature below freezing 32 °F (0 °C) until January 1, 2013, the first such time that has happened in Chicago weather records. Easy to use weather radar at your fingertips! Average wind speeds range from 8 miles per hour (13 km/h) in summer to 12 miles per hour (19 km/h) in spring. 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That event also set the records for heaviest 6 and 12 hour rainfall amounts and contributed to August 1987's record rainfall. Temperatures have reached 100 °F (38 °C) as late as September 7 (with 99 °F (37 °C) occurring as late as September 29), and temperatures have reached 90 °F (32 °C) as late as October 6, which occurred in 1963, with a temperature of 94 °F (34 °C) on that day. Day Weather Toggle navigation. Spring in Chicago is perhaps the city's most unpredictable season: Winter can last until April or even May, with the 1953-54 winter in Chicago lasting from November until May, as measured by timespan between the first and last measurable snows of the season. Annual precipitation in Chicago is moderate and relatively evenly distributed, the driest months being January[1] and February[2] and the wettest July[3] and August. Temperatures vary tremendously in the springtime; at 100 °F (38 °C), March is the month with the greatest span between the record high and low. The climate of Chicago is classified as hot-summer humid continental (Köppen: Dfa), with all four seasons distinctly represented: Winters are cold and see frequent snow and near 0 °F (−18 °C) windchill temperatures, while summers are warm and humid with temperatures being hotter inland, spring and fall bring bouts of both cool and warm weather and fairly sunny skies. Text Weather Outlook Today's. [25] Most winters produce many snow falls during the season in light accumulations of around 2 in (5.1 cm). The greatest 24-hour precipitation, in a single calendar day, was 6.86 in (174.2 mm) at O'Hare on July 23, 2011,. US Dept of Commerce National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration National Weather Service Chicago, IL 333 West University Drive Romeoville, IL 60446 the expected highest and lowest temperature readings at any point during the year or given month) calculated based on data at said location from 1981 to 2010. [40] Differing wind direction on either side of the thermal dividing line allows for sharp updrafts under certain conditions, favorable to thunderstorm development. Humidity. Today. Chicago’s third least-snowy winter season was in 1936-37 with 12.0 inches. Get the forecast for today, tonight & tomorrow's weather for Chicago, IL. Sun & Moon Today ; Sunrise & Sunset ; Moonrise & Moonset ; Moon Phases ; Eclipses ; Night Sky ; Weather Today Weather Hourly 14 Day Forecast Yesterday/Past Weather Climate (Averages) … On the other hand, large snowfalls can also occur in late March and in early April. Today - Breezy with a high of 22 °F (-5.6 °C). Forecast - Chicago . [16], Official monthly mean temperatures have ranged from 10.1 °F (−12.2 °C) in January 1977 to 81.3 °F (27.4 °C) in July 1955, both recorded at Midway,[16] while the annual mean temperature has ranged from 45.1 °F (7.3 °C) in 1875, as recorded at the Roanoke Building, to 54.5 °F (12.5 °C), as recorded at O'Hare. POP 40%. Conversely, in official records, the earliest 100 °F (38 °C) high occurred on June 1, 1934, when official readings were taken closer to Lake Michigan. Both sites have served in the past as the official observation location, the latter being the current official station. [37] Chicago nearly recorded a fourth consecutive 100 °F (38 °C) day, but the temperature reached 98 degrees at O'Hare in late morning before a cold front came through the area and cooled temperatures off slightly in the city area, holding in the lower 90s. The daily average high temperature in January at O'Hare is 31.0 °F (−0.6 °C) with the average daily low of 16.5 °F (−8.6 °C) and the daily mean of 23.6 °F (−4.7 °C). However, wild weather can and does occur in the region during this season. Track storms, and stay in-the-know and prepared for what's coming. Because of the closed-loop circulation pattern with a lake breeze that moves back and forth across the city, it is thought to significantly increase low-level ozone counts. Although it is extremely rare, temperatures during late winter (generally March 1–20) can reach up to and well over 80 °F (27 °C). 31° 0%. In Chicago’s official weather records beginning with the cold season of 1884-85, the city logged its least amount of snow in the cold season of 1920-21 with only 9.8 inches of snow. Thank you for reporting this station. During the autumn, the effects of Lake Michigan are usually reversed from the spring or summer, particularly in the late autumn. Cities on the other side of Lake Michigan usually receive more snow than Chicago because of the lake-effect snow that falls on these communities, even though northeasterly winds can sometimes bring lake-effect snow to Chicago area too. Rain? The heaviest calendar day snowfall was 18.6 in (47.2 cm), again at O'Hare, on January 2, 1999. How often has the Chicago area recorded temperatures above freezing with no snow on Christmas? Everything you need to be ready to step out prepared. as of 10:02 am CST. Of the two major airports located in Chicago, Midway Airport began observations in 1928, and O'Hare Airport began them in 1958. Winds variable at 12 to 16 mph (19.3 to 25.7 kph). [27] There have been streaks of multiple winter seasons without a single subzero reading, yet there have also been winters with 20 or more subzero readings. Sunny. (This is where the oft-repeated weather-forecast phrase “cooler by the lake" comes from.) On such warm nights, especially during strong heat waves, most suburban locations drop down to between 75 and 79 °F (24 and 26 °C) but quickly rebound in the early morning hours. However, every three years or so during the winter Chicago experiences a heavier snowstorm that can produce over 10 in (25 cm) of snow over a 1- to 3-day period, a level of snowfall very often seen in cities on the "snowbelt" on other side of the lake such as Grand Rapids, Michigan, Kalamazoo, Michigan, and South Bend, Indiana. 29.96 in. 26. 36 ° / 23° 5%. Today. The official record high for Chicago for July 11 is also from 1936—but is recorded as just 97 °F (36 °C). Winter temperatures are generally cold. 28. 59%. [34] Even more extraordinary, over 18 in (46 cm) of snow fell on March 25–26, 1930, which remains one of the city's five biggest recorded snowstorms despite it occurring past the vernal equinox. Today. 0 of 10. The coldest temperature ever recorded in Chicago city limits is −27 °F (−33 °C) at O'Hare on January 20, 1985,[16] though unofficial temperatures as low as −33 °F (−36 °C) have been recorded at Chicago Aurora Airport in far western suburbs and in the rural areas to the west of Chicago. Interactive weather map allows you to pan and zoom to get unmatched weather details in your local neighborhood or half a world away from The Weather Channel and Weather.com Chicago Tribune: Your source for Chicago breaking news, sports, business, entertainment, weather and traffic Today, Sunny intervals and a gentle breeze. Weather data from Midway Airport before July 1, 1942, and after January 16, 1980, and data from O'Hare Airport before January 17, 1980, are not part of the official climate record of Chicago. Temperatures can also reach extreme levels of heat on the immediate shoreline, such as when the air temperature reached 105 °F (41 °C) at Northerly Island during the aforementioned July 2012 heat wave. The lowest temperature recorded during the meteorological autumn months is −2 °F (−19 °C), set on November 29, 1872 and tied on November 24, 1950. The 105° high that day is the highest official temperature ever recorded in the city. [16] Daily snow depth has amassed as high as 29 in (74 cm) on January 14, 1979; as of 2019[update], January 1979 alone holds the first 8 of the top 10 daily snow-depth measurements. Up to 90 days of daily highs, lows, and precipitation chances. Chicago, IL Weather. 10 Day. 13 F Chicago Midway International Airport Station | Report. Wind speeds reached at least 20 miles per hour, exacerbating the wind chill effect.[28][29][30]. During the springtime, the effects of Lake Michigan are most prevalent. On a typical summer day, humidity is usually moderately high, and temperatures ordinarily reach anywhere between 78 and 92 °F (26 and 33 °C). Chicago, IL Weather 03:00 PM Sunny 22 ° Feels like 11° West 18 - 40 mph All day Cloudy skies. Get AccuWeather alerts as they happen with our browser notifications. During the Chicago Heat Wave of 1995, which killed 739 people, official temperatures reached 104 °F (40 °C) at O'Hare Airport and 106 °F (41 °C) at Midway,[16] but high humidity pushed the heat index to 15–20 °F (8–11 °C) above actual air temperatures, resulting in heat indexes well over 120 °F (49 °C). Today's weather is turning out to be partly cloudy.The visibility is going to be around 10 km i.e. For example, in 1970, over 10 in (25 cm) of snow fell in a storm that occurred on April 1–2. The effects of the cold front did not affect many suburban areas, as temperatures reached or exceeded 100 °F (38 °C) for a fourth consecutive day throughout much of the region. Past Weather in Chicago, Illinois, USA — Yesterday and Last 2 Weeks Weather Today Weather Hourly 14 Day Forecast Yesterday/Past Weather Climate (Averages) Currently: 35 °F. The first freeze of the season on average occurs on October 24 at Midway and 11 days earlier at O'Hare. Chicago, IL The Severe Weather Outlook helps you prepare for significant weather, such as an upcoming storm, that could result in weather warnings or alerts being issued. These extreme temperatures are not shown in the official records because daily weather observations were taken at the University of Chicago until 1942. It is believed to have been created by a New York newspaper writer deriding Chicagoans' bluster as they promoted their city as the site of the 1893 Columbian Exposition. You can find detailed informations about: wind speed, wind direction, pressure, temperature, humidity and visibility at Chicago. Hi/Low, RealFeel®, precip, radar, & everything you need to be ready for the day, commute, and weekend! Podcast: Double trouble for the end of 2020. Chicago, USA: Annual Weather Averages July is the hottest month in Chicago with an average temperature of 23°C (73°F) and the coldest is January at -6°C (21°F) with the most daily sunshine hours at … Report Station. 10 day forecast Chicago, Illinois Check out the weather forecast for Chicago now and how it will evolve in the next 10 days. Track storms, and stay in-the-know and prepared for what's coming. Chicago's yearly precipitation comes in at an average of about 36 inches (910 mm), but during the summer, rain arises from short-lived hit-or-miss rain rather than actual prolonged rainfalls, and thunderstorms also occur with regularity at night. In these so-called Indian summers, unusually warm weather can persist for several days well into October, and in particularly warm autumns, into November. Sunset 4:26 PM. Snow? Overnight temperatures in summer usually drop to around 65–70 °F (18–21 °C), although even in July and August there can be several nights where the temperature drops below 60 °F (16 °C), particularly during the cooler summers. Brewing winter storm to unload snow, ice across central U.S. Get the latest forecast. 2. 21 to 31 °F. Weather Today in Chicago, IL. DuPage County and westward), temperatures reached a blistering 110 °F (43 °C) or still higher at points during this massive heat wave. It was the first time in 65 years that Chicago had ever seen a triad of 100 °F (38 °C) days. Report Station. Why have Midwestern cities banned a beloved winter pastime? 5 ° Feels Like. Dew Point. Our picks of monthly subscription boxes for winter, Tips for the perfect morning routine in the winter, AccuWeather School Tour: See bridge destroyed by a tornado. as of 4:00 pm CST. The largest snowstorm before the winter solstice dropped 14.8 inches (380 mm) at Midway Airport in December 1929. Readings near the lake can be several degrees cooler than inland locations if lake breezes are present, which suggests that the higher unofficial reading may also be accurate. WSW 7 mph. On top of that, during the same warm stretch in October 2005, for two consecutive days the overnight temperature failed to drop below 70 °F (21 °C), a rare occurrence for Chicago in October. Know what's coming with AccuWeather's extended daily forecasts for Chicago, IL. The National Weather Service office in Chicago has one of the longest periods of official weather records, dating back to 1870, though all the 1870 and 1871 weather records taken at 181 West Washington Street were lost in the Great Chicago Fire. Weather Chicago . The highest temperature ever recorded in the Chicago city limits is an unofficial 109 °F (43 °C) on July 24, 1934, at Midway Airport. In that heat wave, temperatures at the lake remained in the middle and upper 90s Fahrenheit (middle 30s Celsius), whereas Midway Airport recorded temperatures over 100 °F (38 °C) for nearly two weeks, peaking at 107 °F (42 °C) on July 11. [33] Twelve years later, Opening Day for the Chicago White Sox was postponed due to another 9-inch (23 cm) snowfall that had occurred on April 5. Thank you for reporting this station. On very hot days, temperatures can still be cooler along the immediate shoreline and slightly inland of the lake if winds blow from the east. Chicago Area Weather Roundup Illinois State Weather Roundup Indiana State Weather Roundup Wisconsin State Weather Roundup Michigan State Weather Roundup Iowa State Weather Roundup . Chicago, IL Weather Calendar star_ratehome. The lowest temperature recorded in the meteorological summer months is 35 °F (2 °C), set on June 4, 1945. Free 30 Day Long Range Weather Forecast for Chicago, Illinois. During this season, the lake is still quite cold, as the effects of much warmer temperatures are slow to affect the large body of water of Lake Michigan. Visibility. 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In addition, the all-time record low maximum temperature of −11 °F (−24 °C) was set on December 24, 1983, and tied on January 18, 1994. Weather Underground provides local & long-range weather forecasts, weatherreports, maps & tropical weather conditions for the Chicago area. Enter any city, zip or place. Since 1850, 17 tornadoes have struck the Chicago city limits. Temperatures drop to or below 0 °F (−18 °C) on 5.5 nights annually at Midway and 8.2 nights at O'Hare and up to 10–14 nights in some far western and northern suburbs,[26] although subzero (°F) readings in the absence of snow cover are rare. Chicago Weather Forecasts. 'Miserable' weather to mark beginning of 2021 in Northeast, Brewing winter storm to unload snow, ice across central US. 10 Day Weather-Crest Hill, IL. Lake Michigan Marine Observations. [38] On July 29, 1916, the low temperature sank to only 85 °F (29 °C). There are 0 cm of snow expected and a moderate breeze of 25 kph from the south-east. 3 day. It is not uncommon for high temperatures to be officially recorded in the 80s or lower 90s °F (27–34°C), particularly in early June, at O'Hare, Midway, and in suburban locations but to have temperatures be 20 to 30 °F (11 to 17 °C) cooler along the immediate lakeshore. Ice? However, like much of the northern USA, can vary tremendously within the span of one week. The first measurable ≥0.1 in (0.25 cm) snow on average falls on November 19. Expect broken clouds in Chicago, Illinois with a maximum temperature of -1°C, maximum UV of 1 (Low) and 5 hours of bright sunshine. Conversely, on the other extreme, temperatures can on a rare basis remain above 80 °F (27 °C) overnight, though this level of overnight warmth is generally limited to the city proper with its urban heat island effects along with Lake Michigan nearby. It is also believed to be called the "Windy City" because of politicians in the area blowing hot air. Derechos are also common during the summertime, the most notable being, the August 4, 2008 derecho, which produced 5 tornadoes across the Chicago area and killed 1 person. Weather Blog / 15 hours ago A Christmas chill across the Chicago area this Friday morning The highest temperature recorded during the meteorological autumn months of September, October, and November is 101 °F (38 °C), set on back to back days, September 1–2, 1953, closely followed by Chicago's latest 100 °F (38 °C) on September 7, 1960. Sunrise 7:16 AM. Time/General; Weather . Conversely, temperatures have dropped to freezing overnight as early as September 23, and temperatures below 0 °F (−18 °C) have arrived as early as November 23. Though rare, triple-digit heat has occurred in late May at Midway Airport and in outlying suburban locations. The University of Chicago is close to the lake, which can and does reduce temperatures in the immediate shoreline area in the summer. Chicago WebCams - Weather & Traffic. Day by day forecast. Seasonal snowfall in the city has ranged from 9.8 inches (24.9 cm) (in 1920–21) up to 89.7 in (228 cm) (in 1978–79), and the average annual snowfall in Chicago is 36 inches (91 cm). Autumn can bring heavy rain showers, some of which are capable of producing serious flooding. Winter in Chicago is generally cold and snowy. Chicago Webcams Illinois, live video feeds of Navy Pier, I90, I55 and I902 traffic conditions, see Downtown Chicago and Lake Michigan weather conditions. [citation needed] The lake breeze also has other effects, including dense fog spilling into the city. 4:24 pm. 7 day. The lowest temperature recorded during meteorological winter is −27 °F (−33 °C), set on January 20, 1985. 5 day . During the summer, Lake Michigan continues to have an effect on Chicago weather, but it is not as common or as strong as it is during the spring months. Highs reach 50 °F (10 °C) an average of 8.8 days each winter from December to February at Midway. 10 Day. Thank you for reporting this station. 7:16 am. Snow: ~0.25 in. 6 miles and an atmospheric pressure of 1014 mb .The daytime temperature is going to reach 0 °c and the temperature is going to dip to -5 °c at night.It will be dry with no precipitation and cloud covering 13% of the sky, the humidity will be around 60%. The lowest temperature recorded in meteorological spring is −12 °F (−24 °C), set on March 4, 1873. Radar. Home; Webcam Map; Sitemap ; Chicago WebCams - WeatherCams - TrafficCams. Ice? We have updated our Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy. Weather in Chicago, Illinois, USA. Temperatures can be held in the 70s or 80s in these areas while outlying and suburban areas temperatures are rising well into the 90s. Easy to use weather radar at your fingertips! 16 mph. TrafficCams from Willis Tower; Dan Ryan at 45th St. I-55 2.0 Miles West of IL … Below is the Chicago weather forecast for Tuesday 29th December 2020. Be prepared with the most accurate 10-day forecast for Chicago, IL with highs, lows, chance of precipitation from The Weather Channel and Weather.com Chicago's Official Extreme Weather Records. The entire calendar year of 2012 did not record a temperature lower than 5 °F (−15 °C). Today. As a general rule, the opposite trend occurs during the winter—winter temperatures are warmer along the lakeshore and downtown than inland. Sat 26 | Day. 7° Pressure. Further west in what would today be the near and far suburbs (e.g. Autumn, in some ways, is a calmer season than any of the other three in Chicago. About; Help; US Chicago, Illinois SAT. 4 pm. For example, during the 2005 American League Division Series, for both home games between the Chicago White Sox and the Boston Red Sox, temperatures soared to near 90 °F (32 °C), despite the fact that it was already well into October. Than the average date for last measurable snowfall ( ≥0.1 in or 0.25 cm ) snow average. 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