Chicago, IL Weather Forecast and Current Conditions

Day Sky High / Low Precip Wind Humidity
Wed
Jul 24
Partly Cloudy
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73º / 65º 15% NE 11 mph 77%
6pm Mostly Cloudy 72º 15% NNE 10 mph 81%
7pm Mostly Cloudy 72º 15% NE 10 mph 79%
8pm Mostly Cloudy 72º 15% NE 11 mph 79%
9pm Partly Cloudy 72º 3% NE 10 mph 78%
10pm Partly Cloudy 72º 3% NE 11 mph 77%
11pm Partly Cloudy 71º 3% NE 10 mph 77%
Thu
Jul 25
Sunny
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74º / 62º 7% NE 10 mph 66%
12am Partly Cloudy 71º 2% NE 10 mph 77%
1am Mostly Sunny 70º 4% NE 8 mph 78%
2am Mostly Clear 69º 5% NE 7 mph 79%
3am Mostly Clear 69º 5% NE 7 mph 80%
4am Mostly Clear 67º 5% NNE 6 mph 82%
5am Clear 67º 5% NNE 6 mph 80%
6am Clear 67º 5% NNE 5 mph 80%
7am Clear 67º 5% NNE 6 mph 80%
8am Clear 67º 5% NNE 6 mph 80%
9am Clear 66º 5% NNE 6 mph 81%
10am Clear 66º 5% NNE 6 mph 80%
11am Sunny 66º 8% NNE 6 mph 81%
12pm Mostly Sunny 67º 7% NE 6 mph 80%
1pm Sunny 69º 7% NE 7 mph 77%
2pm Sunny 70º 3% NE 8 mph 74%
3pm Mostly Sunny 71º 2% NE 9 mph 70%
4pm Sunny 72º 1% NE 9 mph 66%
5pm Sunny 73º 1% NE 9 mph 64%
6pm Sunny 73º 1% NE 9 mph 62%
7pm Sunny 73º 0% NE 10 mph 60%
8pm Sunny 74º 0% NE 10 mph 59%
9pm Sunny 74º 0% NE 10 mph 58%
10pm Sunny 74º 0% NE 10 mph 58%
11pm Sunny 73º 0% NE 10 mph 59%
Fri
Jul 26
Sunny
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78º / 64º 5% E 9 mph 60%
12am Sunny 72º 1% NE 9 mph 60%
1am Sunny 70º 1% NE 8 mph 64%
2am Clear 69º 2% NE 7 mph 67%
3am Clear 68º 2% NE 6 mph 69%
4am Clear 68º 3% NE 5 mph 71%
5am Clear 67º 3% NE 5 mph 73%
6am Clear 67º 3% ENE 4 mph 73%
7am Clear 67º 3% ENE 4 mph 72%
8am Clear 66º 4% ENE 3 mph 74%
9am Clear 65º 5% ENE 3 mph 79%
10am Clear 64º 5% ENE 3 mph 82%
11am Mostly Sunny 63º 6% ENE 3 mph 85%
12pm Sunny 65º 5% ENE 3 mph 82%
1pm Sunny 68º 3% ENE 3 mph 75%
2pm Sunny 71º 2% E 4 mph 68%
3pm Sunny 73º 1% E 5 mph 63%
4pm Sunny 74º 0% E 6 mph 59%
5pm Sunny 75º 0% E 7 mph 57%
Sat
Jul 27
Mostly Sunny 82º / 68º 4% SE 11 mph 62%
Sun
Jul 28
Showers 81º / 70º 46% S 9 mph 78%
Mon
Jul 29
AM Thunderstorms 87º / 73º 35% SSW 11 mph 75%
Tue
Jul 30
Scattered Thunderstorms 84º / 72º 49% WSW 10 mph 78%
Wed
Jul 31
Partly Cloudy 84º / 72º 24% SSW 9 mph 78%

Weather Radar for Chicago, IL See Radar

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NOAA Weather Marine Forecast for Chicago, IL

This Afternoon
High : 74ºF
NNE wind around 10 kt. A slight chance of showers before 2pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 2pm and 3pm, then a slight chance of showers after 3pm. Waves around 1 ft.
Tonight
Low : 66ºF
NE wind 5 to 10 kt. Partly cloudy. Waves around 1 ft.
Thursday
High : 75ºF
NE wind around 10 kt. Sunny. Waves around 1 ft.
Thursday Night
Low : 64ºF
NE wind 5 to 10 kt becoming E after midnight. Clear. Waves 1 ft or less.
Friday
High : 77ºF
E wind 5 to 10 kt. Sunny. Waves 1 ft or less.
Friday Night
Low : 67ºF
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Mostly clear. Waves 1 ft or less.
Saturday
High : 81ºF
ESE wind 5 to 10 kt. Sunny. Waves 1 ft or less.
Saturday Night
Low : 70ºF
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Winds could gust as high as 10 kt. Partly cloudy. Waves 1 ft or less.
Sunday
High : 85ºF
S wind 5 to 10 kt. A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Waves 1 ft or less.

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    Wind Speed Forecast for Chicago, IL

    WednesdayThursdayFriday
    Wind Speed (MPH) 101175689107434
    6pm10pm2am6am10am2pm6pm10pm2am6am10am2pm
    MPH 101175689107434
    DIR NNENENENNENNENENENENEENEENEE

    Current Weather Conditions In Chicago, IL

    As Of: 10 minutes ago

    • 72ºF
    • 72ºF
    • 10mph
    • 0º (NNE)
    • 10mph
    • Mostly Cloudy
    • 10mi
    • 30.13"
    • 81%
    • 0ºF

    The weather right now in Chicago, IL is Mostly Cloudy. The current temperature is 72°F, and the expected high and low for today, Wednesday, July 24, 2024, are 73° high temperature and 65°F low temperature. The wind is currently blowing at 10 miles per hour, and coming from the North Northeast. The wind is gusting to 10 mph. With the wind and the atmosphere the temperature feels like 72° Fahrenheit. Expected precipitation is 15 percent, with current humidity at 81 percent, and air pressure at 30.13 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.