Chicago’s Official High Temperature at O’Hare Set a Record Cold Temperature on Saturday, October 4, 2014

Chicago’s official temperature at O’Hare International Airport set a record low maximum (high temperature) on Saturday, October 4, 2014. Prior to yesterday, the record high October 4, 2014 was 47 degrees — set on October 4, 2014 marking the lowest maximum high temperature in 79 years, the NWS reported. The previous record, set on October 4, 1935, was 48 degrees.

The record high for October 4 is 90 degrees — set on October 4, 1951. The record low for October 4 is 32 degrees — set on October 4, 1989.

The warmest low temperature reading for the day is 71 degrees — set on October 4, 2005.

The average high temperature in Chicago for the month of October is 62 degrees. The average low temperature is about 43 degrees.

FORECAST …

TODAY Sunrise: 6:54 AM Sunset: 6:26 PM

TONIGHT A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

Monday A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 7am. Partly sunny, with a high near 58. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

Monday Night A 20 percent chance of showers after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

Tuesday Mostly sunny, with a high near 66. West wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

Tuesday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 44. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

Wednesday Sunny, with a high near 61.

Wednesday Night A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Thursday A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 57.

Thursday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Friday Mostly sunny, with a high near 58.
Friday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 40.

See also …
Chicago Weather O’Hare Data October 04 2014 — Record Low for Maximum (High) Temperature
http://www.chicagoweatherstation.com/2014/10/chicago-weather-ohare-data-october-04.html

Chicago Temperature and Precipitation Records for October
http://www.chicagoweatherstation.com/2010/10/chicago-temperature-and-precipitation.html


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