2018 Weather History at Chicago O'Hare International Airport Illinois, United States
This report shows the past weather for Chicago O'Hare International Airport, providing a weather history for 2018. It features all historical weather data series we have available, including the Chicago O'Hare International Airport temperature history for 2018. You can drill down from year to month and even day level reports by clicking on the graphs.
Hourly Temperature in 2018 at Chicago O'Hare International Airport
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 2018 at Chicago O'Hare International Airport
0% clear 20% mostly clear 40% partly cloudy 60% mostly cloudy 80% overcast 100%
no significant cloudno cloud detectedceiling and visibility ok
Daily Precipitation in 2018 at Chicago O'Hare International Airport
Snow Depth in 2018 at Chicago O'Hare International Airport
Observed Weather in 2018 at Chicago O'Hare International Airport
foghazedrizzlelight rainmoderate rainheavy rainfreezing rainsleetsnow grainslight snowmoderate snowheavy snowhailthunderstorm
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in 2018 at Chicago O'Hare International Airport
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time in 2018 at Chicago O'Hare International Airport
Humidity Comfort Levels in 2018 at Chicago O'Hare International Airport
dry 55°F comfortable 60°F humid 65°F muggy 70°F oppressive 75°F miserable
Wind Speed in 2018 at Chicago O'Hare International Airport
Hourly Wind Speed in 2018 at Chicago O'Hare International Airport
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
Reports by Month
Number of Reports by Day in 2018 at Chicago O'Hare International Airport
Reports by Hour in 2018 at Chicago O'Hare International Airport
This report graphically illustrates the historical weather reports recorded by the weather station at Chicago O'Hare International Airport in 2018.
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The sources for the averages shown in the daily temperature chart are discussed in greater detail on this station's Averages Report.
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