Chicago, IL Weather Forecast and Current Conditions
|Day||Sky||High / Low||Precip||Wind||Humidity|
| Partly Cloudy |
|85º / 70º||20%||NW 16 mph||70%|
|11am||Isolated Thunderstorms||74º||30%||NW 16 mph||81%|
|12pm||Partly Cloudy||77º||20%||NW 17 mph||70%|
|1pm||Partly Cloudy||79º||20%||NW 17 mph||67%|
|2pm||Partly Cloudy||82º||20%||NW 16 mph||60%|
|3pm||Partly Cloudy||83º||20%||NW 16 mph||55%|
|4pm||Partly Cloudy||83º||20%||NW 15 mph||53%|
|5pm||Partly Cloudy||83º||20%||NW 16 mph||52%|
|6pm||Sunny||83º||0%||NW 16 mph||52%|
|7pm||Sunny||82º||0%||NW 14 mph||54%|
|8pm||Sunny||80º||0%||NW 13 mph||56%|
|9pm||Clear||78º||0%||NW 10 mph||62%|
|10pm||Clear||77º||0%||NW 9 mph||65%|
|11pm||Clear||76º||0%||WNW 10 mph||68%|
| PM Thunderstorms |
|84º / 70º||40%||NW 8 mph||59%|
|12am||Clear||75º||0%||WNW 9 mph||70%|
|1am||Clear||74º||0%||WNW 10 mph||72%|
|2am||Clear||74º||0%||WNW 9 mph||73%|
|3am||Clear||73º||0%||NW 9 mph||75%|
|4am||Clear||72º||0%||WNW 8 mph||75%|
|5am||Clear||71º||0%||WNW 8 mph||76%|
|6am||Sunny||71º||0%||WNW 7 mph||77%|
|7am||Sunny||73º||0%||WNW 7 mph||74%|
|8am||Sunny||76º||0%||WNW 8 mph||69%|
|9am||Mostly Sunny||78º||0%||WNW 8 mph||62%|
|10am||Mostly Sunny||81º||10%||WNW 7 mph||56%|
|11am||Partly Cloudy||82º||10%||NW 8 mph||52%|
|12pm||Partly Cloudy||83º||10%||NW 8 mph||52%|
|1pm||Partly Cloudy||84º||20%||NW 8 mph||52%|
|2pm||Mostly Cloudy||84º||20%||NW 9 mph||52%|
|3pm||Mostly Cloudy||83º||20%||NNW 9 mph||55%|
|4pm||Mostly Cloudy||82º||20%||N 9 mph||58%|
|5pm||Scattered Thunderstorms||81º||40%||NNE 9 mph||60%|
|6pm||Scattered Thunderstorms||81º||40%||NNE 8 mph||62%|
|7pm||Scattered Thunderstorms||79º||50%||NNW 8 mph||68%|
|8pm||Scattered Thunderstorms||77º||50%||NE 7 mph||73%|
|9pm||Scattered Thunderstorms||76º||50%||E 6 mph||76%|
|10pm||Scattered Thunderstorms||74º||60%||SE 5 mph||81%|
|11pm||Thunderstorms||74º||60%||SW 6 mph||83%|
| AM Thunderstorms |
|76º / 67º||50%||NNE 15 mph||72%|
|12am||Scattered Thunderstorms||73º||50%||S 4 mph||84%|
|1am||Scattered Thunderstorms||72º||50%||WNW 4 mph||86%|
|2am||Scattered Thunderstorms||72º||50%||WNW 3 mph||87%|
|3am||Scattered Thunderstorms||72º||40%||N 4 mph||87%|
|4am||Scattered Thunderstorms||71º||50%||NNE 4 mph||88%|
|5am||Scattered Thunderstorms||71º||40%||NE 5 mph||88%|
|6am||Scattered Thunderstorms||70º||40%||NE 6 mph||89%|
|7am||Scattered Thunderstorms||72º||50%||NE 9 mph||87%|
|8am||Scattered Thunderstorms||73º||50%||NNE 12 mph||82%|
|Mostly Sunny||79º / 69º||10%||NNE 9 mph||64%|
|Partly Cloudy||87º / 73º||20%||S 13 mph||61%|
|Partly Cloudy||84º / 73º||20%||E 10 mph||70%|
|Scattered Thunderstorms||85º / 75º||50%||SE 8 mph||69%|
|Isolated Thunderstorms||89º / 75º||30%||SSW 10 mph||67%|
|AM Thunderstorms||86º / 73º||60%||SW 9 mph||68%|
|Partly Cloudy||86º / 73º||20%||E 9 mph||63%|
Weather Radar for Chicago, IL See Radar
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NOAA Weather Marine Forecast for Chicago, IL
NW wind around 15 kt, with gusts as high as 25 kt. A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11am. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
WNW wind 10 to 15 kt. Mostly clear. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
WNW wind 5 to 10 kt becoming N in the afternoon. Sunny. Waves around 1 ft.
Variable winds 5 kt or less. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Waves around 1 ft.
N wind around 10 kt, with gusts as high as 15 kt. A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
NNE wind 5 to 10 kt becoming NNW after midnight. Mostly clear. Waves around 2 ft.
NW wind 5 to 10 kt becoming NNE in the afternoon. Sunny. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Mostly clear. Waves around 1 ft.
SSW wind 5 to 10 kt. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Waves around 1 ft.
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Wind Speed Forecast for Chicago, IL
|Wind Speed (MPH)||16||16||14||10||9||7||8||9||8||6||4||9|
Current Weather Conditions In Chicago, IL
As Of: 44 minutes ago
- 320º (NW)
- Broken Clouds
The weather right now in Chicago, IL is Isolated Thunderstorms. The current temperature is 74°F, and the expected high and low for today, Friday, July 10, 2020, are 85°F high temperature and 70°F low temperature. The wind is currently blowing at 16 miles per hour, and coming from the Northwest. The wind is gusting to 26 mph. With the wind and the atmosphere the temperature feels like 75°F farenheit. Expected precipitation is 30 percent, with current humidity at 79 percent, and air pressure at 29.82 in. Visibility is 10 nautical miles. There are 1 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.