Summer Climate; Light Traffic Friday; See for Yourself at


Chicagoland has a light traffic Friday morning, as reported by WGN’s traffic center. Summer vacations must have started, or there are a lot of individualized holiday 3-day weekends starting today.

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Regarding summer’s normal climate, today — Friday July 29 — is the last day of a long stretch of a normal high of 84 and a normal low of 64 (84/84).

Summer’s peak normal temperatures run from July 9 to July 15 at 85/64.

Then there is a long stretch of normal temperatures of 84/64 from July 16 to July 29.

A stretch of 83/64 holds from July 30 until August 10.

A stretch of 82/64 holds from August 11 until August 13.

A stretch of 82/63 holds from August 14 until August 22.

A stretch of 81/62 holds from August 23 until August 27.

There’s a one day normal of 81/61 on August 28.

A stretch of 80/61 holds from August 29 until August 31.

Data represents the official normal temperature for Chicago from observations at O’Hare International Airport (1981-2010).

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