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

47 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 […]

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What’s the Latest First Snowfall in Fall in Chicago? Did Snowfall Ever Wait Until Winter?

Weather Record: The latest first snowfall (.3 inch) to occur in a Fall season was reported on December 16th, 1965. Flurries had fallen on November 18, 1965. Can we break the record? To beat the snow record, it can’t snow in Chicago
until after December 16th. Did snowfall ever wait until winter in Chicago? No, the first snowfall would have to be after the Winter Solstice, which is about December 21st. […]