7th greatest number of 80 degree days in Chicago

When the temperature hit 82 at O'Hare Airport on Columbus Day, it was the 98th time this year that the temperature broke the 80 degree mark in Chicago. Only six other years have had more warm days. Chicago temperature records go back to 1871.

Here is a list of the years with the most days at or above 80 degrees;

2005  103

1953  102

2007  102

1944  101

1963  101

1991  100

2010   98

1955   98

1987   98

Rockford has reached a temperature of 80 or greater 99 times in 2010, which is tied for 20th all time. The most 80 degree days in Rockford was 120 in 1939. Rockford temperature records go back to 1906.

 



Return to News Archive

USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.