Although January and February are on average the coldest months in any year, the temperature can vary daily between 15C and minus 10C depending on the direction of the wind and absence of a warm blanket of cloud.
Thereof, what month does it snow in Chicago?
Chicago's first snowfall of winter usually arrives in November. For at least one in four years, snow doesn't arrive until December. The season's last snowfall typically happens in April, which most years amounts to less than a quarter inch. Chicago is normally free of snow every year from May to September.
What is the coldest it gets in Chicago?
The coldest temperature ever recorded in Chicago city limits is −27 °F (−33 °C) at O'Hare on January 20, 1985, though unofficial temperatures as low as −33 °F (−36 °C) have been recorded at Chicago Aurora Airport in far western suburbs and in the rural areas to the west of Chicago.
What is the snowiest month in Chicago?
Even though March is the first month of meteorological spring, it can display very wintry characteristics, but it is not Chicago's snowiest month. March, with an average snowfall of 5.6 inches, ranks as the city's fourth snowiest month, behind January, February and December.