Chicago Breaks 100-Year Record High at 95°F at O’Hare International Airport


Chicago set a 100-year record when the official thermometer hit 95° at O’Hare international Airport. The record high for May 27 was 94°F set in 1911.

The low for Chicago is forecast to be 76°F with a south-southwest wind between 10 and 15 mph.

So far the morning appears to be rain free with a 40% chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1 PM on Memorial Day. Otherwise Memorial Day is forecast to be mostly sunny with a high near 92. The record high for May 28 is 93°F.

Some thunderstorms are likely Monday afternoon and Monday night ahead of a cold front. Some of these thunderstorms could be severe. Then highs in the 70s and 60s are expected for the rest of the week through Thursday. is an Amazon Associate website, which means that a small percentage of your purchases gets paid to at no extra cost to you. When you use the search boxes above, any Amazon banner ad, or any product associated with an Amazon banner on this website, you help pay expenses related to maintaining and creating new services and ideas for a resourceful website. See more info at