Climate in Chicago: when to go

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Average annual climate in Chicago

To start, here's a look at Chicago's year-round weather averages:

  • Minimum annual temperature: 8°C
  • Average annual temperature: 12°C
  • Maximum annual temperature: 15°C

Monthly climate normals

Min / Max Precipitation
January -5 ° / 1 ° -
february -5 ° / 2 ° -
March 1 ° / 9 ° -
April 6 ° / 14 ° -
may 12 ° / 20 ° -
June 17 ° / 25 ° -
July 21 ° / 29 ° -
August 21 ° / 28 ° -
September 17 ° / 24 ° -
October 10 ° / 17 ° -
November 4 ° / 10 ° -
December -4 ° / 3 ° -

These climate averages were generated using data provided by the CHICAGO NORTHERLY IS weather station. The latter is located in the United States, 3 km from Chicago and is located at an altitude of 178 meters.





The best time to go, or the months to avoid

Also, here are some details that should allow you to choose the best season to travel to Chicago, or the periods to avoid.


Which are the hottest months in Chicago?

In Chicago, the months of the year with the highest maximum temperatures are:
July (with 29°C), August (with 28°C), June (with 25°C), …

What are the coldest months?

The months of the year that record the lowest average temperatures in Chicago are:
January (with -2°C), february (with -2°C), December (with -1°C), …


What is the weather around?

Nearby cities with a similar climate

Cities around Chicago could experience quite similar weather:
Cicero (9 km from Chicago), Evanston (22 km), Skokie (22 km), Des Plaines (28 km), Orland Park (30 km), Oak Lawn (18 km), Berwyn (to 12 km), Oak Park (12 km), Glenview (27 km), Elmhurst (25 km), …

Around Chicago

You might also be interested in these cities:
Milwaukee (134 km from Chicago), ...

In the USA

Consult the climate forecasts for other major cities in the United States:
New York (1146 km from Chicago), Los Angeles (2802 km), Brooklyn (1152 km), Houston (1512 km), Queens (1161 km), Philadelphia (1069 km), Phoenix (2334 km), San Antonio (1691 km away), San Diego (2785 km away), The Bronx (1155 km away), …

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