Chicago - Temperature Averages by Decade
Summarized here are the temperatures extending over eight decades at Chicago, Illinois. Listed for every decade from the 1940s to the 2010s are averages for maximum and minimum daily temperatures in degrees Fahrenheit and Celsius. That's followed with information on the number of hot and cold days.
Each decade covers a standard 10-year range. For instance the 1990s includes weather measurements from Jan 1, 1990 to Dec 31, 1999. Measurements are missing for the years 1980, 1941 and 1940. The 2010s data go to the end of 2018. All the temperature data were collected at Chicago's Midway Airport.
High Temperature for Each Decade
|High °F||Decade||High °C|
Low Temperature for Each Decade
|Low °F||Decade||Low °C|
Hot Days per Decade
Cold Days per Decade
Jay Lawrimore, Ron Ray, Scott Applequist, Bryant Korzeniewski, Matthew Menne. 2016. Global Summary of the Year, Version 1.0. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information.