Presidential Election Day Weather in Chicago

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Month Day Year High Low Rain Snow Remarks
Nov 5 1872 48 42 0.52 0.0 Rain midnight to 11 am
Nov 7 1876 40 34 0.00 0.0 Cloudy all day
Nov 2 1880 63 43 0.00 0.0  
Nov 4 1884 50 39 0.69 0.0 Rain all day until 4:30 pm
Nov 6 1888 48 40 0.12 0.0 Wind gust 40 mph
Nov 8 1892 33 17 0.00 0.0  
Nov 3 1896 58 45 0.23 0.0  
Nov 6 1900 46 38 0.13 Trace  
Nov 8 1904 47 40 0.02 0.0  
Nov 3 1908 62 42 0.00 0.0  
Nov 5 1912 58 45 0.20 0.0 Rain 7:20 pm until midnight
Nov 7 1916 74 58 Trace 0.0 Windy gust 39 mph
Nov 2 1920 42 34 Trace Trace Windy, flurries, gust 31 mph
Nov 4 1924 53 44 0.00 0.0 100 % sunny day, winds 40 mph
Nov 6 1928 59 40 0.00 0.0 100% sunny day
Nov 8 1932 62 37 1.24 0.0 Rain 11 am to midnight, snow mixed 9 pm
Nov 3 1936 61 31 Trace Trace Light snow 4 pm, windy, gust 45 mph
Nov 5 1940 61 43 Trace 0.0 Windy, gust 40 mph, sprinkles noon to 4 pm
Nov 7 1944 63 40 0.01 0.0 Rain midnight to 4 am, cloudy later
Nov 2 1948 60 50 0.02 0.0 Rain 9 pm until midnight, cloudy
Nov 4 1952 61 34 0.00 0.0 Partly cloudy day
Nov 6 1956 62 43 0.28 0.0 Rain 2:15 am to 6:45 am
Nov 8 1960 44 35 0.13 0.0 Rain all day
Nov 3 1964 75 52 0.00 0.0 100% sunny day
Nov 5 1968 57 40 Trace 0.0 Cloudy all day
Nov 7 1972 53 39 0.12 0.0 Light rain most of day
Nov 2 1976 63 40 0.00 0.0 Partly cloudy day
Nov 4 1980 56 39 0.00 0.0 Partly cloudy
Nov 6 1984 49 23 0.00 0.0 100% sunshine
Nov 8 1988 51 33 0.00 0.0 Partly cloudy day
Nov 3 1992 42 33 0.82 Trace Rain snow mixed with rain 9 pm to midnight
Nov 5 1996 53 41 0.01 0.0 Cloudy all day, rain 1 am to 2 am
Nov 7 2000 57 40 Trace 0.0 Rain 7 pm to 11 pm, sprinkles, wind 30 mph
Nov 2 2004 49 45 0.05 0.0 Rain 1 am to 7 am, cloudy rest of day
Nov 4 2008 71 50 0.00 0.0 Sunshine 98%, nice day

Information provided by Frank Wachowski



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