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CHICAGO TEMPERATURE AND PRECIPITATION RECORDS
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC

 

DECEMBER RECORD HIGHS…LOWS…AND PRECIPITATION FOR CHICAGO

**Updated 12/31/2019**

 

Day Record
High
Temp/Year
Record
Low
Max/Year
Record
High
Min/Year
Record
Low
Temp/Year
Record
Precipitation
Daily/Year
Record
Snow
Daily/Year
1 68/1970 2/1893 52/1914 -6/1893 1.23/2006 7.8/1978
2 71/1982 14/1942 58/1982 -1/1942 4.47/1982 5.6/1991
3 71/1970 15/2006 54/1998 -5/1940 1.12/1873 4.0/1893
4 66/1998 13/1991 56/1998 0/1893 1.19/1973 6.4/2016
5 68/2001 15/1895 55/1998 4/2005 1.10/1906 3.9/1977
6 65/1980 16/1893 52/1980 0/1972 1.12/1998 5.6/1950
7 64/1916 6/1882 45/1980 -6/1882 1.12/1980 6.9/1978
8 64/1946 8/1927 53/1946 -7/1882 1.21/1885 6.9/1977
9 62/1879 2/1876 56/1946 -14/1876 1.47/2008 5.1/1931
10 62/1879 8/1919 46/1911 -8/1978 2.18/1971 10.9/1934
11 61/1949 6/1962 50/1965 -5/1972 1.73/1949 9.5/2000
12 61/1877 10/1962 48/1968 -8/2000 1.76/1972 11.0/1903
13 67/1975 3/1903 48/2015 -13/1903 1.14/1928 6.0/2000
14 66/1975 5/1903 47/1975 -9/1901 1.43/2011 10.0/1951
15 64/1971 -2/1901 44/1928 -12/1901 1.10/1971 8.0/1987
16 60/1984 2/1951 43/1928 -12/1951 1.67/1921 4.8/2008
17 60/1977 8/1945 44/1977 -7/1951 1.28/1921 4.6/1951
18 62/1877 1/1884 43/1877 -11/1983 1.41/2002 6.7/1929
19 64/1877 5/1963 57/1877 -14/1983 2.66/1895 8.3/1973
20 67/1877 4/1901 55/1877 -9/1963 1.67/1895 11.0/2002
21 62/1967 0/1989 49/1918 -14/1989 1.81/1949 3.6/1983
22 57/1957 3/1989 50/1941 -21/1872 0.90/2006 3.6/1953
23 62/1982 -6/1983 49/1877 -21/1983 2.50/1871 10.2/1961
24 64/1889 -11/1983 51/1982 -25/1983 2.61/1965 7.1/1918
25 64/1982 -5/1983 46/1936 -17/1983 0.50/1950 5.1/1950
26 61/2019 5/2017 45/1936 -11/1983 0.98/1888 5.6/2009
27 61/2008 3/1925 51/1959 -10/1950 1.74/2008 10.1/1894
28 69/1984 -1/1880 49/1984 -13/1924 1.47/2015 8.0/1987
29 63/1984 2/1983 42/1884 -15/1880 0.78/1978 5.8/2000
30 61/1884 9/1938 51/1884 -7/1909 1.69/1972 5.1/1927
31 68/1875 5/1976 43/1933 -10/1967 0.89/1978 7.6/1978