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Memorial Day Weather for Chicago

 
  • Normal High & Low Temperature (May 27):  74 and 52 degrees
  • Warmest Memorial Day:  95 degrees on May 28, 2018 and May 28, 2012
  • Coldest  Temperature on Memorial Day:  32 degrees on May 25, 1992
  • Coolest Memorial Day Daytime Temperature:  42 degrees on May 30, 1889
  • Warmest Memorial Day Nighttime Low Temperature:  77 degrees on May 28, 2012
  • Wettest Memorial Day:  1.00 inches on May 28, 1984
  • Frequency of Rainfall Memorial Day: 
    68 of 146 years (47%) Memorial Days measured precipitation
  • Frequency of Heat Memorial Day:   10 of 146 years (7%) 90 F or hotter

 

Year
Date
High Temp
Min Temp
Precip
1873 May 30 51 35 0.00
1874 May 30 89 72 0.00
1875 May 30 66 55 0.00
1876 May 30 74 52 0.00
1877 May 30 82 63 0.00
1878 May 30 55 49 0.00
1879 May 30 81 68 0.00
1880 May 30 70 59 0.16
1881 May 30 76 52 0.00
1882 May 30 70 50 T
1883 May 30 60 50 0.75
1884 May 30 73 42 0.00
1885 May 30 63 47 0.69
1886 May 30 68 51 0.00
1887 May 30 68 56 0.38
1888 May 30 66 46 0.00
1889 May 30 42 40 0.06
1890 May 30 86 66 0.00
1891 May 30 63 52 0.00
1892 May 30 73 58 0.14
1893 May 30 60 51 0.00
1894 May 30 46 39 0.00
1895 May 30 91 67 0.00
1896 May 30 76 50 0.50
1897 May 30 62 45 0.01
1898 May 30 57 48 0.03
1899 May 30 78 59 0.00
1900 May 30 80 63 0.00
1901 May 30 52 46 0.00
1902 May 30 76 58 T
1903 May 30 57 48 0.02
1904 May 30 58 42 0.45
1905 May 30 55 47 0.00
1906 May 30 73 50 0.04
1907 May 30 60 52 T
1908 May 30 72 50 T
1909 May 30 80 63 T
1910 May 30 54 46 0.00
1911 May 30 70 58 0.00
1912 May 30 60 50 0.00
1913 May 30 68 59 0.00
1914 May 30 70 61 0.00
1915 May 30 57 49 0.00
1916 May 30 59 52 0.00
1917 May 30 65 55 0.47
1918 May 30 70 54 0.06
1919 May 30 78 63 0.00
1920 May 30 65 54 0.00
1921 May 30 80 72 0.00
1922 May 30 83 59 0.00
1923 May 30 66 56 0.00
1924 May 30 60 47 0.00
1925 May 30 72 53 0.00
1926 May 30 82 69 T
1927 May 30 70 53 0.01
1928 May 30 64 49 T
1929 May 30 83 70 0.00
1930 May 30 56 44 0.00
1931 May 30 58 54 0.53
1932 May 30 77 53 0.00
1933 May 30 69 59 0.00
1934 May 30 75 56 0.00
1935 May 30 57 49 0.05
1936 May 30 62 49 0.00
1937 May 30 89 68 T
1938 May 30 71 56 0.09
1939 May 30 87 59 0.00
1940 May 30 57 50 T
1941 May 30 67 58 0.37
1942 May 30 93 71 0.00
1943 May 30 80 69 0.41
1944 May 30 91 67 T
1945 May 30 76 42 0.00
1946 May 30 84 56 0.00
1947 May 30 63 38 T
1948 May 30 80 51 0.00
1949 May 30 83 50 0.00
1950 May 30 86 58 0.07
1951 May 30 82 54 0.00
1952 May 30 79 49 0.00
1953 May 30 93 69 T
1954 May 30 79 48 T
1955 May 30 70 48 0.00
1956 May 30 86 66 0.00
1957 May 30 80 62 0.00
1958 May 30 86 57 0.19
1959 May 30 72 61 0.09
1960 May 30 74 63 0.01
1961 May 30 77 44 0.00
1962 May 30 86 68 0.00
1963 May 30 74 46 0.00
1964 May 30 70 43 0.00
1965 May 30 69 48 0.00
1966 May 30 62 48 0.00
1967 May 30 63 53 0.00
1968 May 30 68 49 0.00
1969 May 30 83 57 0.00
1970 May 30 84 69 0.01
1971 May 31 74 50 T
1972 May 29 72 61 0.50
1973 May 28 70 50 0.03
1974 May 27 68 43 0.00
1975 May 26 80 64 0.16
1976 May 31 70 56 T
1977 May 30 80 61 0.03
1978 May 29 92 68 0.01
1979 May 28 64 48 0.00
1980 May 26 73 48 0.00
1981 May 25 80 49 0.01
1982 May 31 73 58 0.20
1983 May 30 55 45 0.05
1984 May 28 51 40 1.00
1985 May 27 63 46 0.41
1986 May 26 64 54 0.18
1987 May 25 66 50 0.22
1988 May 30 91 60 0.00
1989 May 29 79 56 0.33
1990 May 28 73 52 0.00
1991 May 27 88 66 0.00
1992 May 25 51 32 0.00
1993 May 31 65 39 0.05
1994 May 30 90 64 0.00
1995 May 29 68 54 T
1996 May 27 65 36 0.43
1997 May 26 55 46 0.00
1998 May 25 72 51 0.00
1999 May 31 82 64 0.76
2000 May 29 67 44 0.00
2001 May 28 67 50 0.09
2002 May 27 78 49 T
2003 May 26 71 46 0.00
2004 May 31 66 58 0.16
2005 May 30 74 46 0.00
2006 May 29 91 68 0.14
2007 May 28 79 50 T
2008 May 26 81 47 0.48
2009 May 25 67 54 0.04
2010 May 31 81 66 0.26
2011 May 30 88 56 0.00
2012 May 28 95 77 T
2013 May 27 62 53 0.23
2014 May 26 87 61 0.00
2015 May 25 78 65 0.07
2016 May 30 87 63 0.00
2017 May 29 77 55 0.00
2018 May 28 95 70 0.00