Chicago - Recent July Temperatures and Rainfall





The numbers here describe what the July weather in Chicago, Illinois was like for every year since 2010. A series of tables gives July data by year for temperature and precipitation.

They begin with average maximum and minimum temperatures in degrees Fahrenheit and Celsius. That's followed by how many really hot days occurred each July. Then there's information on how much rain actually landed this month during recent years, as well as how often Chicago had wet weather.

The climate data come from weather measurements made at Chicago's Midway Airport.

Temperature Weather iconTemperature

July temperature averages by year in Chicago
High °F Low °F Year High °C Low °C
85 69 2018 29 20
84 68 2017 29 20
85 69 2016 30 21
84 67 2015 29 19
81 64 2014 27 18
83 66 2013 28 19
92 73 2012 33 23
89 72 2011 32 22
87 70 2010 31 21
Number of days in July when the temperature in Chicago rose to at least 70 or 90 degrees Fahrenheit
Year 70 °F
21 °C
90 °F
32 °C
2018 31 8
2017 31 3
2016 31 8
2015 29 8
2014 31 1
2013 29 6
2012 31 19
2011 31 15
2010 31 13

Rainy Weather iconRain

This table gives the total precipitation that fell on Chicago during July in each year from 2010. The number of days with precipitation counts the days when rainfall amounted to 0.01 inches (0.3 millimeters) or more.

Total rainfall for July in Chicago
Days Year Inches Milli­metres
9 2018 2.6 66
11 2017 4.5 114
11 2016 8.2 209
10 2015 2.5 63
13 2014 5.5 139
10 2013 2.2 56
8 2012 3.8 96
10 2011 5.4 138
14 2010 9.2 234
Reference

Jay Lawrimore. 2016. Global Summary of the Month, Version 1.0. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. 

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