Date: 2019-01-28 04:46:17
Chicago Weather : Today – Breezy with a high of 33 °F (0.6 °C) and a 60% chance of precipitation. Winds variable at 17 to 20 mph (27.4 to 32.2 kph).
Condition : Snow Showers.
Forecast for tonight:
Tonight – Snow showers with a 50% chance of precipitation. Winds from ESE to SE at 14 to 21 mph (22.5 to 33.8 kph). The overnight low will be 12 °F (-11.1 °C).
Wind & Pressure:
Wind: 12 mph SSE.
Pressure: 29.4 inches.
Chicago City Climate Overview
The city of Chicago is the third most populous city in the United States. It has over 2.7 MM residents.
Chicago is located along lake Michigan and is an international hub for finance, commerce, technology and telecommunications.
Chicago was the second most visited city next to New York in the United States with over 55 MM domestic and international visitors.
The city lies within the humid continental climate zone and experiences 4 distinct seasons, Summer, Winter, Spring and Autumn. Summers are warm to hot and often humid. July daily average is of 75.8 Degrees F. Normally, temperature in summer can exceed 90 Degree F for as many as 21 days.
Winters are cold are snowy with few sunny days. In January, the normal high is just below freezing temperature. Spring and Autumn are mild seasons with low humidity. Dewpoint temperature in summer range from 55.7 Degrees F in June to 61.7 Degrees F in July.
The city can experience extreme winter cold waves and summer heat waves that may last for several days. Thunderstorms are common during the spring and summer months which produce hail, high winds and tornadoes.
Like some other cities in the United States, Chicago also expereinces urban heat island, making it milder than surrounding rural areas, specially at night and in winter.
The proximity to lake Michigan keeps Chicago cooler in early summer and milder in winter than areas to the west.