Chicago: Temperatures Lowest For Time Of Year Since 1940s

Temperatures Lowest For Time Of Year Since 1940s
April 20, 2011

CHICAGO (CBS) Not only has Chicago dealt with chilly rain, hail and even snow this week, but temperatures Tuesday were at their lowest for this late spring date since the 1940s.

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Chicago: Latest round of Snow may set Record

Latest Round Of Snow May Set Record

CHICAGO (CBS) – A brief snowstorm swooped into the area early Friday, putting Chicago within a fraction of an inch of the snowiest February ever.

The National Weather Service measured 0.4 inch of snow at O’Hare–and with more snow expected tonight, the more than 100-year-old record could fall this weekend.

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Start cursing the weather gods, Chicago. Snow could be coming to town as early as this weekend!

No Kidding: Snow on Sunday!
Oct 8, 2009

Start cursing the weather gods, Chicago.

Snow could be coming to town as early as this weekend. That’s right, snow. Flurries and flakes.

The forecast says that Saturday night rain will turn into the white stuff early Sunday morning.

If the snow sticks, it would be the earliest recorded measurable snowfall in Chicago. The record was set just three years ago when it snowed on Oct. 12.

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CHICAGO: July so far the second coldest in history

July One Of Coldest On Record In Chicago
Jul 17, 2009

Summer has been elusive in Chicago–and July is so far the second coldest in history.

The average temperature so far this month has been 77.8 degrees–far off the average of mid-80s for this time of year. The coldest July ever was in 1967 when the average temperature was 76.5 degrees.

Another rarity for July in Chicago: We have failed to reach 90 degrees at any time. Two days have had highs only in the mid-60s.


Chicago has its coolest July 8 in 118 years

Chicago has its coolest July 8 in 118 years
July 9, 2009

For the 12th time this meteorological summer (since June 1), daytime highs failed to reach 70 degrees Wednesday. Only one other year in the past half century has hosted so many sub-70-degree days up to this point in a summer season — 1969, when 14 such days occurred.


Chicago: So far, June’s chill is one for the records

So far, June’s chill is one for the records
June 12, 2009

The cloudy, chilly and rainy open to June here has been the talk of the town. So far this June is running more than 12 degrees cooler than last year, and the clouds, rain and chilly lake winds have been persistent. The average temperature at O’Hare International Airport through Friday has been only 59.5 degrees: nearly 7 degrees below normal and the coldest since records there began 50 years ago.

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Arctic front freezes US, Canada in record cold snap

Arctic front freezes US, Canada in record cold snap
Jan 16, 2009

WASHINGTON — A record cold snap gripped the American Midwest Friday as temperatures plummeted to lows of minus 30 degrees Fahrenheit (minus 34 degrees Celsius) and officials scrambled to protect the homeless and vulnerable.

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Chicago: Weather: It’s [Bleep]-ing Cold!

Chicago: Weather: It’s [Bleep]-ing Cold!
Dec 16, 2008

As we brace for another blast of winter, forecasters say 2008 could be the wettest year ever in Chicago.

We hope you enjoyed the fall-like weather Sunday because winter is making a comeback.

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