10-Day Weather Forecast for Chicago, IL - The Weather Channel | weather.com (2024)

As of 6:20 am CDT

Today

PM Showers

81°/71°

32%

SSW 7mph

Sun 07 | Day

81°

32%

SSW 7mph

Partly cloudy skies during the morning giving way to a few showers late. High 81F. Winds SSW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 30%.

  • Humidity63%

  • UV Index8 of 11

  • Sunrise5:22 am

  • Sunset8:28 pm

Sun 07 | Night

71°

35%

S 7mph

Partly cloudy this evening followed by increasing clouds with showers developing after midnight. Low 71F. Winds S at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40%.

  • Humidity70%

  • UV Index0 of 11

  • Moonrise6:45 am

    Waxing Crescent

  • Moonset10:08 pm

Mon 08

PM Thunderstorms

83°/69°

48%

SW 9mph

Mon 08 | Day

83°

48%

SW 9mph

Mostly cloudy in the morning with scattered thunderstorms developing later in the day. High 83F. Winds SW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50%.

  • Humidity68%

  • UV Index6 of 11

  • Sunrise5:23 am

  • Sunset8:27 pm

Mon 08 | Night

69°

24%

WSW 7mph

Cloudy. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. Low 69F. Winds WSW at 5 to 10 mph.

  • Humidity82%

  • UV Index0 of 11

  • Moonrise7:53 am

    Waxing Crescent

  • Moonset10:35 pm

Tue 09

PM Showers

78°/69°

45%

ENE 7mph

Tue 09 | Day

78°

45%

ENE 7mph

Cloudy early with showers for the afternoon hours. High 78F. Winds ENE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50%.

  • Humidity76%

  • UV Index5 of 11

  • Sunrise5:24 am

  • Sunset8:27 pm

Tue 09 | Night

69°

72%

ENE 8mph

Showers early, becoming a steady rain late. Low 69F. Winds ENE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 70%. Rainfall around a half an inch.

  • Humidity86%

  • UV Index0 of 11

  • Moonrise8:59 am

    Waxing Crescent

  • Moonset10:56 pm

Wed 10

Rain

74°/65°

70%

NNE 15mph

Wed 10 | Day

74°

70%

NNE 15mph

Rain likely. High 74F. Winds NNE at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 70%. Rainfall near a half an inch.

  • Humidity82%

  • UV Index7 of 11

  • Sunrise5:25 am

  • Sunset8:26 pm

Wed 10 | Night

65°

47%

NNW 14mph

Cloudy with occasional rain showers. Low around 65F. Winds NNW at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 50%.

  • Humidity87%

  • UV Index0 of 11

  • Moonrise10:02 am

    Waxing Crescent

  • Moonset11:15 pm

Thu 11

Partly Cloudy

78°/66°

24%

N 10mph

Thu 11 | Day

78°

24%

N 10mph

Partly cloudy skies. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. High 78F. Winds N at 5 to 10 mph.

  • Humidity72%

  • UV Index9 of 11

  • Sunrise5:25 am

  • Sunset8:26 pm

Thu 11 | Night

66°

18%

NW 7mph

Clear skies with a few passing clouds. Low 66F. Winds NW at 5 to 10 mph.

  • Humidity82%

  • UV Index0 of 11

  • Moonrise11:03 am

    Waxing Crescent

  • Moonset11:33 pm

Fri 12

Partly Cloudy

83°/70°

15%

SSE 8mph

Fri 12 | Day

83°

15%

SSE 8mph

Partly cloudy skies. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. High 83F. Winds SSE at 5 to 10 mph.

  • Humidity66%

  • UV Index9 of 11

  • Sunrise5:26 am

  • Sunset8:25 pm

Fri 12 | Night

70°

14%

SSE 7mph

Mostly clear. Low near 70F. Winds SSE at 5 to 10 mph.

  • Humidity75%

  • UV Index0 of 11

  • Moonrise12:04 pm

    Waxing Crescent

  • Moonset11:51 pm

Sat 13

Mostly Sunny

87°/74°

21%

S 10mph

Sat 13 | Day

87°

21%

S 10mph

Generally sunny despite a few afternoon clouds. High 87F. Winds S at 5 to 10 mph.

  • Humidity65%

  • UV Index9 of 11

  • Sunrise5:27 am

  • Sunset8:25 pm

Sat 13 | Night

74°

40%

SSW 9mph

Partly cloudy skies early. Scattered thunderstorms developing later at night. Low 74F. Winds SSW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40%.

  • Humidity77%

  • UV Index0 of 11

  • Moonrise1:04 pm

    First Quarter

  • Moonset--

Sun 14

Mostly Sunny

91°/76°

23%

SW 12mph

Sun 14 | Day

91°

23%

SW 12mph

A few clouds from time to time. High 91F. Winds SW at 10 to 15 mph.

  • Humidity67%

  • UV Index9 of 11

  • Sunrise5:28 am

  • Sunset8:24 pm

Sun 14 | Night

76°

30%

SW 11mph

Variable clouds with a slight chance of thunderstorms overnight. Low 76F. Winds SW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 30%.

  • Humidity77%

  • UV Index0 of 11

  • Moonrise2:07 pm

    Waxing Gibbous

  • Moonset12:10 am

Mon 15

Partly Cloudy

90°/74°

24%

WSW 11mph

Mon 15 | Day

90°

24%

WSW 11mph

Intervals of clouds and sunshine. High near 90F. Winds WSW at 10 to 15 mph.

  • Humidity65%

  • UV Index8 of 11

  • Sunrise5:28 am

  • Sunset8:23 pm

Mon 15 | Night

74°

36%

WSW 10mph

Partly cloudy in the evening followed by scattered thunderstorms after midnight. Low 74F. Winds WSW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40%.

  • Humidity75%

  • UV Index0 of 11

  • Moonrise3:12 pm

    Waxing Gibbous

  • Moonset12:32 am

Tue 16

Isolated Thunderstorms

86°/72°

33%

WNW 11mph

Tue 16 | Day

86°

33%

WNW 11mph

Scattered clouds with the possibility of an isolated thunderstorm developing during the afternoon. High 86F. Winds WNW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 30%.

  • Humidity65%

  • UV Index8 of 11

  • Sunrise5:29 am

  • Sunset8:23 pm

Tue 16 | Night

72°

58%

NW 11mph

Variable clouds with scattered thunderstorms. Low 72F. Winds NW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 60%.

  • Humidity76%

  • UV Index0 of 11

  • Moonrise4:20 pm

    Waxing Gibbous

  • Moonset12:57 am

Wed 17

Scattered Thunderstorms

81°/70°

51%

N 11mph

Wed 17 | Day

81°

51%

N 11mph

Variable clouds with scattered thunderstorms. High 81F. Winds N at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 50%.

  • Humidity70%

  • UV Index8 of 11

  • Sunrise5:30 am

  • Sunset8:22 pm

Wed 17 | Night

70°

34%

NNE 11mph

Cloudy with a few showers. Low around 70F. Winds NNE at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 30%.

  • Humidity76%

  • UV Index0 of 11

  • Moonrise5:28 pm

    Waxing Gibbous

  • Moonset1:29 am

Thu 18

Mostly Sunny

81°/69°

24%

ENE 12mph

Thu 18 | Day

81°

24%

ENE 12mph

Mostly sunny skies. High 81F. Winds ENE at 10 to 15 mph.

  • Humidity66%

  • UV Index9 of 11

  • Sunrise5:31 am

  • Sunset8:21 pm

Thu 18 | Night

69°

35%

ENE 11mph

Mostly clear skies early will give way to occasional showers later during the night. Low 69F. Winds ENE at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 40%.

  • Humidity75%

  • UV Index0 of 11

  • Moonrise6:35 pm

    Waxing Gibbous

  • Moonset2:10 am

Fri 19

Mostly Sunny

82°/70°

24%

ENE 10mph

Fri 19 | Day

82°

24%

ENE 10mph

Mostly sunny skies. High 82F. Winds ENE at 5 to 10 mph.

  • Humidity66%

  • UV Index9 of 11

  • Sunrise5:32 am

  • Sunset8:21 pm

Fri 19 | Night

70°

21%

E 9mph

Partly cloudy. Low around 70F. Winds E at 5 to 10 mph.

  • Humidity75%

  • UV Index0 of 11

  • Moonrise7:34 pm

    Waxing Gibbous

  • Moonset3:02 am

Sat 20

Mostly Sunny

83°/71°

18%

E 9mph

Sat 20 | Day

83°

18%

E 9mph

Mostly sunny skies. High 83F. Winds E at 5 to 10 mph.

  • Humidity65%

  • UV Index9 of 11

  • Sunrise5:33 am

  • Sunset8:20 pm

Sat 20 | Night

71°

31%

ESE 9mph

Mostly clear skies early followed by increasing clouds and a few showers later at night. Low 71F. Winds ESE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 30%.

  • Humidity74%

  • UV Index0 of 11

  • Moonrise8:25 pm

    Full Moon

  • Moonset4:07 am

Sun 21

Mostly Sunny

84°/71°

24%

ESE 10mph

Sun 21 | Day

84°

24%

ESE 10mph

Mostly sunny skies. High 84F. Winds ESE at 5 to 10 mph.

  • Humidity64%

  • UV Index9 of 11

  • Sunrise5:34 am

  • Sunset8:19 pm

Sun 21 | Night

71°

34%

E 9mph

Mostly clear during the evening. A few showers developing later during the night. Low 71F. Winds E at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 30%.

  • Humidity76%

  • UV Index0 of 11

  • Moonrise9:05 pm

    Full Moon

  • Moonset5:21 am

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10-Day Weather Forecast for Chicago, IL - The Weather Channel | weather.com (2024)

FAQs

How would you describe the weather in Chicago? ›

Chicago's climate is typically continental with cold winters, warm summers, and frequent short fluctuations in temperature, humidity, cloudiness, and wind direction.

Does Lake Michigan make Chicago colder? ›

Lake Michigan influences the climate of Chicago and most of northeastern Illinois. The large thermal mass of the lake tends to moderate temperatures, causing cooler summers and warmer winters. One of the major benefits is cool lake breezes that provide some relief from summer heat.

Is November a good time to visit Chicago? ›

November is one of the cloudiest months in Chicago. It might snow for 1.8 days. As November is an off-peak season hence hotel and flight prices are lower, especially during early November. November is perfect for sightseeing and visiting tourist attractions as it is less crowded.

Is it cold in Chicago in October? ›

Fall. The city's still buzzing as leaves turn to amber and gold, and temperatures starts to cool. October is usually the driest month. Average temperatures range from around 70°F (21°C) and gradually drop into the mid-40s°F (7°C) closer to winter.

What is the rainiest month in Chicago? ›

The driest month in Chicago is February with 1.63 inches of precipitation, and with 4.62 inches August is the wettest month.

What is the coldest temperature ever recorded in Chicago? ›

The wind chills in 2019 came close to that record, with readings of around 50 below zero. The coldest day ever happened on Jan. 20, 1985. It was 27 degrees below zero that day.

What foods is Chicago famous for? ›

Famous Chicago Foods
  • Deep Dish Chicago-Style Pizza. ...
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  • Italian Beef Sandwich. ...
  • Chicago Hot Dog. ...
  • Original Rainbow Cone. ...
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What is the best month to go to Chicago? ›

That said, most people will agree that the best time of year to visit Chicago is between May and September.

What time of year is the cheapest to visit Chicago? ›

Summer (June through August) is Chicago's peak season, when lodging is typically more expensive. Winter (December through March) is the cheapest time to go, but the cold and snow aren't very inviting. Spring and fall are the shoulder seasons when sweet deals and decent weather coincide.

What month is the coldest in Chicago? ›

On average, January is Chicago's coldest month, but it's not necessarily the coldest month in any given winter. Long-term temperature averages at Midway Airport (1929-2011) rank January as the city's coldest month with 23.9 degrees followed by February at 27.9 degrees and December at 28.9.

How many days is enough in Chicago? ›

Chicago is a city that tourists simply can't get enough of. However, it comes as no surprise as this city offers diverse cultural experiences. You can experience world-class museums, exciting culinary adventures, and renowned architecture.

Has it ever snowed in Chicago in October? ›

The snowiest October on record came in 1989, when the city recorded 6.3 inches of snow at O'Hare.

How can Chicago be described? ›

The city is known for its electric big-city energy, famed restaurants and bars, a world-class cultural scene, iconic architecture, and miles of jaw-dropping waterfront.

What words describe Chicago? ›

The three adjectives commonly used to describe Chicago are diverse, vibrant, and historic. Chicago is known for its diverse population, with various ethnic and cultural communities coexisting in the city. The city is also vibrant, with a thriving arts scene and numerous events and festivals.

How do you describe the weather? ›

Weather is defined as the state of the atmosphere at a given time and place, with respect to variables such as temperature, moisture, wind speed and direction, and barometric pressure.

What is Chicago known for weather wise? ›

Chicago is famous for its cold winters. The lake effect causes already cold weather to feel even colder with wind-chill factors that can drive temperatures well below zero, causing possible frostbite or hypothermia.

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