Chicago, IL Weather Forecast and Current Conditions

Day Sky High / Low Precip Wind Humidity
Mon
Dec 5
Cloudy -º / 37º 14% N 7 mph 80%
Tue
Dec 6
Cloudy
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44º / 37º 10% ENE 8 mph 79%
4am Cloudy 41º 6% SSW 4 mph 78%
5am Cloudy 40º 5% WSW 3 mph 81%
6am Cloudy 40º 11% NNW 3 mph 81%
7am Cloudy 39º 13% N 4 mph 83%
8am Cloudy 39º 7% NNE 6 mph 80%
9am Cloudy 40º 3% NNE 6 mph 80%
10am Cloudy 40º 5% NNE 7 mph 79%
11am Cloudy 40º 7% NE 7 mph 81%
12pm Cloudy 40º 7% NE 7 mph 81%
1pm Cloudy 40º 6% NE 8 mph 81%
2pm Cloudy 41º 6% NE 6 mph 81%
3pm Cloudy 42º 6% ENE 6 mph 80%
4pm Cloudy 42º 6% ENE 6 mph 80%
5pm Cloudy 43º 5% E 6 mph 78%
6pm Cloudy 44º 5% ENE 6 mph 76%
7pm Cloudy 44º 5% ENE 7 mph 76%
8pm Cloudy 44º 5% ENE 6 mph 77%
9pm Cloudy 44º 7% ENE 6 mph 76%
10pm Cloudy 44º 8% NE 5 mph 77%
11pm Cloudy 43º 9% NE 5 mph 79%
Wed
Dec 7
Mostly Cloudy
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45º / 37º 14% NNE 7 mph 80%
12am Cloudy 42º 10% NE 4 mph 84%
1am Cloudy 41º 10% NE 4 mph 85%
2am Cloudy 41º 15% NE 4 mph 85%
3am Cloudy 41º 15% NNE 2 mph 85%
4am Mostly Cloudy 41º 15% NNE 2 mph 87%
5am Mostly Cloudy 40º 15% N 3 mph 90%
6am Mostly Cloudy 39º 15% N 4 mph 90%
7am Mostly Cloudy 39º 15% N 4 mph 91%
8am Mostly Cloudy 38º 15% N 6 mph 94%
9am Mostly Cloudy 38º 15% N 6 mph 92%
10am Mostly Cloudy 39º 15% N 6 mph 91%
11am Mostly Cloudy 39º 8% NNE 7 mph 90%
12pm Mostly Cloudy 39º 8% NNE 7 mph 88%
1pm Mostly Cloudy 39º 8% NNE 6 mph 88%
2pm Mostly Cloudy 40º 8% NNE 6 mph 89%
3pm Mostly Cloudy 42º 11% NNE 6 mph 86%
4pm Cloudy 43º 12% NNE 6 mph 81%
5pm Cloudy 44º 14% NNE 6 mph 79%
6pm Cloudy 44º 10% NNE 6 mph 77%
7pm Mostly Cloudy 45º 5% N 6 mph 76%
8pm Mostly Cloudy 45º 5% NNE 5 mph 75%
9pm Mostly Cloudy 44º 5% N 6 mph 74%
10pm Mostly Cloudy 44º 6% NNE 7 mph 74%
11pm Mostly Cloudy 43º 6% N 6 mph 76%
Thu
Dec 8
PM Showers
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44º / 37º 50% E 12 mph 75%
12am Mostly Cloudy 42º 7% NNE 6 mph 80%
1am Mostly Cloudy 41º 11% NNE 6 mph 82%
2am Mostly Cloudy 40º 7% NNE 7 mph 83%
3am Mostly Cloudy 40º 7% NNE 6 mph 81%
Fri
Dec 9
Rain 43º / 34º 98% ENE 16 mph 81%
Sat
Dec 10
Mostly Cloudy 41º / 32º 12% NE 8 mph 71%
Sun
Dec 11
Cloudy 43º / 35º 15% E 7 mph 70%
Mon
Dec 12
Rain/Snow Showers 44º / 39º 55% ESE 15 mph 73%

Weather Radar for Chicago, IL See Radar

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NOAA Weather Marine Forecast for Chicago, IL

Tonight
Low : 39ºF
WSW wind 5 to 10 kt becoming NNE after midnight. A chance of drizzle before 1am, then a slight chance of sprinkles between 1am and 3am. Waves 1 ft or less.
Tuesday
High : 44ºF
NE wind 5 to 10 kt becoming E in the morning. Cloudy. Waves around 1 ft.
Tuesday Night
Low : 39ºF
ENE wind 5 to 10 kt becoming NNW in the evening. Mostly cloudy. Waves 1 ft or less.
Wednesday
High : 45ºF
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Mostly cloudy. Waves 1 ft or less.
Wednesday Night
Low : 38ºF
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Mostly cloudy. Waves 1 ft or less.
Thursday
High : 44ºF
E wind 5 to 10 kt, with gusts as high as 15 kt. A chance of rain, mainly after noon. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
Thursday Night
Low : 39ºF
E wind 10 to 15 kt, with gusts as high as 20 kt. Rain likely, mainly after midnight. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
Friday
High : 41ºF
NE wind 10 to 15 kt, with gusts as high as 20 kt. A chance of rain. Waves around 3 ft.
Friday Night
Low : 34ºF
NNE wind 5 to 10 kt. Mostly cloudy. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

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    Wind Speed Forecast for Chicago, IL

    TuesdayWednesdayThursday
    Wind Speed (MPH) 467664267656
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    MPH 467664267656
    DIR SSWNNENEENEENENENNENNNENNENNENNE

    Current Weather Conditions In Chicago, IL

    As Of: 30 minutes ago

    • 41ºF
    • 38ºF
    • 4mph
    • 0º (SSW)
    • 4mph
    • Cloudy
    • 10mi
    • 29.94"
    • 78%
    • 0ºF

    The weather right now in Chicago, IL is Cloudy. The current temperature is 41°F, and the expected high and low for today, Monday, December 5, 2022, are -° high temperature and 37°F low temperature. The wind is currently blowing at 4 miles per hour, and coming from the South Southwest. The wind is gusting to 4 mph. With the wind and the atmosphere the temperature feels like 38° Fahrenheit. Expected precipitation is 6 percent, with current humidity at 78 percent, and air pressure at 29.94 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.