2016 Weather History in Chicago Illinois, United States
The data for this report comes from the Chicago Midway International Airport. See all nearby weather stations
This report shows the past weather for Chicago, providing a weather history for 2016. It features all historical weather data series we have available, including the Chicago temperature history for 2016. You can drill down from year to month and even day level reports by clicking on the graphs.
Hourly Temperature in 2016 in Chicago
frigid 15°F freezing 32°F very cold 45°F cold 55°F cool 65°F comfortable 75°F warm 85°F hot 95°F sweltering
Cloud Cover in 2016 in Chicago
0% clear 20% mostly clear 40% partly cloudy 60% mostly cloudy 80% overcast 100%
no significant cloudno cloud detectedceiling and visibility ok
Observed Weather in 2016 in Chicago
foghazedrizzlelight rainmoderate rainheavy rainfreezing rainsleetsnow grainslight snowmoderate snowheavy snowhailthunderstorm
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in 2016 in Chicago
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time in 2016 in Chicago
Humidity Comfort Levels in 2016 in Chicago
dry 55°F comfortable 60°F humid 65°F muggy 70°F oppressive 75°F miserable
Wind Speed in 2016 in Chicago
Hourly Wind Speed in 2016 in Chicago
0 mph calm 1 mph light air 4 mph light breeze 8 mph gentle breeze 13 mph moderate breeze 18 mph fresh breeze 25 mph strong breeze 31 mph near gale 39 mph gale 47 mph strong gale 55 mph storm 64 mph violent storm 73 mph hurricane force
The details of the data sources used for this report can be found on the Chicago Midway International Airport page.
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