Chicago Weather in June
June's summer weather includes the sunniest conditions all year for Chicago, Illinois. This month can also expect a few really hot days and more frequent thunderstorms.
This page gives detailed information on the typical June weather for Chicago.
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The numbers here are historical averages based on climate data gathered at the Chicago O'Hare International Airport, located in the northwestern part of Chicago.
|80 °F||June average high||27 °C|
|58 °F||June average low||15 °C|
In most years, Chicago averages a daily maximum temperature for June that's between 77 and 83 degrees Fahrenheit (25 to 28 degrees Celsius). The minimum temperature usually falls between 55 and 61 °F (13 to 16 °C).
The days at Chicago heat up steadily during June. By the end of the month, the temperature has climbed around 9 °F (5 °C) above what it was at the start.
|16 days||80 °F max. or more (27 °C)|
|18 days||60 °F min. or less (16 °C)|
The temperature rises nearly every day in June to over 60 °F (16 °C) in Chicago. The city averages 3 days this month when the thermometer reaches into the 90s °F (over 32 °C). A day as hot as 100 °F (38 °C) or above occurs in June about once a decade.
The thermometer dips to 50 °F (10 °C) or below on an average of 4 nights. But June does not normally get cold enough for frost.
|3.5 in||total precipitation||88 mm|
|10 days||of rain|
Half the time, Chicago receives 2 to 5 inches (50 to 114 mm) of rainfall in June. One in four years has drier weather, while another one in four is wetter.
|7 days||clear skies|
June is Chicago's sunniest month. The sun's rays reach the ground in Chicago during 67 percent of daylight hours on average in June, for a total of 305 hours in the month. Typically on 7 days this month the sky is mainly clear, with at most 30 percent cloud cover.
Sunlight in June at Chicago averages 15 hours and 10 minutes a day. The longest days of the year, from around June 16th to 25th, last 15 hours and 13 minutes from sunrise to sunset.
|66 %||June average humidity|
The relative humidity in Chicago during June usually peaks at 79 percent in the morning then drops to 52 percent by mid afternoon.
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|9.3 mph||June wind speed average||15.0 kph|
June is a less windy than most other months in Chicago.
|2 days||rainfall of 0.5 inches (13 mm) or more|
|7 days||with thunderstorms in June|
Chicago experiences more thunderstorms in June than other months.
These weather data are long-term historical averages provided by the National Climatic Data Center of the United States. The temperature and precipitation numbers are 1981-2010 normals while the humidity and thunderstorm statistics are 1961-1990 normals.