Chicago, IL Weather Forecast and Current Conditions

Day Sky High / Low Precip Wind Humidity
Sun
Jul 3
Clear
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-º / 69º 3% ESE 9 mph 67%
11pm Mostly Sunny 78º 1% ENE 8 mph 58%
Mon
Jul 4
PM Thunderstorms
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90º / 74º 52% SSW 12 mph 51%
12am Sunny 76º 1% E 8 mph 61%
1am Sunny 75º 2% E 7 mph 64%
2am Clear 73º 2% E 5 mph 69%
3am Clear 72º 2% ESE 5 mph 73%
4am Clear 72º 2% ESE 5 mph 75%
5am Clear 72º 2% ESE 5 mph 75%
6am Clear 72º 3% ESE 4 mph 74%
7am Clear 72º 3% SE 4 mph 73%
8am Clear 71º 3% SE 5 mph 74%
9am Clear 70º 3% SSE 4 mph 73%
10am Clear 70º 3% SSE 5 mph 72%
11am Sunny 70º 2% SSE 6 mph 70%
12pm Sunny 73º 1% SSE 7 mph 64%
1pm Mostly Sunny 77º 1% S 7 mph 57%
2pm Partly Cloudy 81º 0% S 9 mph 51%
3pm Partly Cloudy 84º 15% S 10 mph 48%
4pm Mostly Cloudy 86º 15% S 11 mph 46%
5pm Mostly Cloudy 86º 15% SSW 11 mph 47%
6pm Mostly Cloudy 87º 15% SSW 11 mph 46%
7pm Mostly Cloudy 88º 16% SSW 12 mph 47%
8pm Cloudy 88º 24% SSW 12 mph 47%
9pm Scattered Thunderstorms 87º 40% SSW 11 mph 51%
10pm Scattered Thunderstorms 87º 53% SSW 10 mph 52%
11pm Scattered Thunderstorms 82º 41% SW 9 mph 61%
Tue
Jul 5
Scattered Thunderstorms
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84º / 69º 41% W 12 mph 70%
12am Scattered Thunderstorms 82º 45% SSW 8 mph 63%
1am Scattered Thunderstorms 80º 44% S 8 mph 67%
2am Scattered Thunderstorms 78º 39% S 8 mph 73%
3am Scattered Thunderstorms 77º 48% S 8 mph 77%
4am Scattered Thunderstorms 77º 56% SSW 8 mph 79%
5am Scattered Thunderstorms 77º 51% SSW 9 mph 79%
6am Thunderstorms 78º 60% SSW 10 mph 78%
7am Thunderstorms 77º 74% SW 9 mph 80%
8am Thunderstorms 76º 70% SW 10 mph 82%
9am Scattered Thunderstorms 76º 55% SW 10 mph 83%
10am Scattered Thunderstorms 75º 50% WSW 9 mph 84%
11am Scattered Thunderstorms 75º 37% SW 9 mph 84%
12pm Isolated Thunderstorms 77º 32% SW 12 mph 78%
1pm Isolated Thunderstorms 79º 32% SW 11 mph 76%
2pm Partly Cloudy 80º 21% WSW 11 mph 73%
3pm Partly Cloudy 82º 8% WSW 10 mph 71%
4pm Partly Cloudy 83º 6% W 9 mph 69%
5pm Partly Cloudy 84º 5% W 9 mph 67%
6pm Partly Cloudy 84º 16% W 8 mph 67%
7pm Partly Cloudy 83º 15% W 9 mph 67%
8pm Partly Cloudy 83º 15% W 9 mph 67%
9pm Partly Cloudy 84º 24% WNW 8 mph 66%
10pm Isolated Thunderstorms 83º 33% NNE 8 mph 69%
Wed
Jul 6
Partly Cloudy 78º / 70º 24% NE 11 mph 75%
Thu
Jul 7
Scattered Thunderstorms 79º / 70º 58% E 9 mph 77%
Fri
Jul 8
Scattered Thunderstorms 79º / 69º 57% NE 11 mph 72%
Sat
Jul 9
Mostly Sunny 76º / 66º 24% NNE 14 mph 64%
Sun
Jul 10
Mostly Sunny 80º / 68º 7% E 8 mph 56%

Weather Radar for Chicago, IL See Radar

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NOAA Weather Marine Forecast for Chicago, IL

Tonight
Low : 69ºF
E wind 5 to 10 kt becoming SSE after midnight. Mostly clear. Waves 1 ft or less.
Independence Day
High : 89ºF
S wind around 10 kt, with gusts as high as 15 kt. A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Waves 1 ft or less.
Monday Night
Low : 75ºF
SSW wind around 10 kt. Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am. Waves 1 ft or less.
Tuesday
High : 90ºF
SW wind around 10 kt becoming N in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 15 kt. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Waves 1 ft or less.
Tuesday Night
Low : 67ºF
NNE wind around 10 kt, with gusts as high as 15 kt. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Waves 1 ft or less.
Wednesday
High : 76ºF
NE wind 5 to 10 kt. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Waves around 1 ft.
Wednesday Night
Low : 67ºF
NE wind 5 to 10 kt becoming ESE after midnight. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Waves around 1 ft.
Thursday
High : 79ºF
SE wind 5 to 10 kt becoming ENE in the afternoon. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Waves 1 ft or less.
Thursday Night
Low : 69ºF
NE wind 5 to 10 kt. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Waves 1 ft or less.

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    Wind Speed Forecast for Chicago, IL

    SundayMondayTuesday
    Wind Speed (MPH) 854610129899109
    11pm3am7am11am3pm7pm11pm3am7am11am3pm7pm
    MPH 854610129899109
    DIR ENEESESESSESSSWSWSSWSWWSWW

    Current Weather Conditions In Chicago, IL

    As Of: 19 minutes ago

    • 78ºF
    • 78ºF
    • 8mph
    • 0º (ENE)
    • 8mph
    • Mostly Sunny
    • 10mi
    • 30.07"
    • 58%
    • 0ºF

    The weather right now in Chicago, IL is Mostly Sunny. The current temperature is 78°F, and the expected high and low for today, Sunday, July 3, 2022, are -° high temperature and 69°F low temperature. The wind is currently blowing at 8 miles per hour, and coming from the East Northeast. The wind is gusting to 8 mph. With the wind and the atmosphere the temperature feels like 78° Fahrenheit. Expected precipitation is 1 percent, with current humidity at 58 percent, and air pressure at 30.07 in. Visibility is 10 nautical miles. There are no current weather alert(s).

    General Weather Conditions in Chicago, IL

    Chicago, IL, is located on the extreme southwestern shore of Lake Michigan and in the northeastern portion of the state. The location averages about 18 days each year with maximum temperatures in excess of 90°F (32.2°C). July is the warmest month with an average high of 84°F (28.9°C) and an average minimum of 63°F (17.2°C). January is the coolest month with an average high of 29°F (-2°C) and an average minimum of 14°F (-10°C). The highest temperature on record for Chicago is 104°F (40°C), recorded in June 1988 and July 1995, and the lowest temperature on record is -27°F (-32.8°C), recorded in January 1985. About 132 days each year experience temperatures below 32°F (0°C), and an average twenty days each year records temperatures below 5°F (-15°C). Every month has seen temperatures at or below 41°F (5°C) and every month except June, July and August has recorded temperatures below freezing (0°C).

    The average annual precipitation for Chicago is 35.25 inches (895 mm). An annual maximum occurs during the summer, due mainly to convective activity, and a marked dry period occurs during the winter months. Precipitation falls on about 190 days each year. The wettest month is August with 4.10 inches (104 mm), and the driest, February, averages only 1.37 inches (34.8 mm). An average of 37 thunderstorm days occur each year with June, July and August being the most likely months. Snow falls on about 68 days each year and averages about 38 inches (965 mm) each year. January averages about ten inches (254 mm) per year and December averages about eight inches (203 mm) each year. Ten-inch (254 mm) snowfalls in a 24-hour period have occurred in each month December, January, February and April. About seven days each year have a snowfall total greater than 1.5 inches (38 mm), and snow has fallen in every month except June through September. Fog is present on average 131 days each year and is rather evenly distributed throughout the year with a slight maximum during the winter season. (658) The prevailing wind direction in Chicago is the south-southwest. The average wind speed is nine knots. Winter through early spring is the windiest period, and a maximum gust of 73 knots occurred in March 1991.