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What to wear in Chicago?

What to wear in Chicago? This page provides information on appropriate clothes when you travel to Chicago.

As everyone knows, Chicago is one of the largest cities in the United States. Chicago has two seasons, summer and winter, the seasons come and go in just a few weeks between them. There is mild weather very short, it can be said that spring and fall hardly exist.

We will provide you the information on appropriate clothes for the next 5 days and appropriate clothes for the seasons (and each month) in this city.

  1. 5 Day Clothes Forecast
  2. Clothes for the Seasons

5 Day Clothes Forecast

5 day clothes forecast and weather forecast for Chicago are as follows. These are updated daily.

Chicago - Oct 05(Wednesday)

During the day

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At night

A long-sleeved shirt, and a light cardigan or light sweater is necessary.


Weather Forecast

Morning :

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Afternoon :

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Night :

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overcast clouds

Chicago - Oct 06(Thursday)

During the day

A long-sleeved shirt, and a light cardigan or light sweater is necessary.

At night

A jacket or light coat will be comfortable.


Weather Forecast

Morning :

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scattered clouds

Afternoon :

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light rain

Night :

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light rain

Chicago - Oct 07(Friday)

During the day

A jacket or coat, you will need light winter clothes.
If you are sensitive to cold, keep yourself warm.

At night

It is cold enough to wear a coat, you will need winter clothes.


Weather Forecast

Morning :

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light rain

Afternoon :

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light rain

Night :

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few clouds

Chicago - Oct 08(Saturday)

During the day

A light jacket or sweater will be comfortable.

At night

A jacket or coat, you will need light winter clothes.
If you are sensitive to cold, keep yourself warm.


Weather Forecast

Morning :

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broken clouds

Afternoon :

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few clouds

Night :

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clear sky

Chicago - Oct 09(Sunday)

During the day

A light jacket or sweater will be comfortable.

At night

A jacket or light coat will be comfortable.


Weather Forecast

Morning :

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clear sky

Afternoon :

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scattered clouds

Night :

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broken clouds

5 Day Clothes Forecast describes the appropriate clothes according to the weather forecast temperature.

Clothes for the Seasons

This section provides information on appropriate clothes for the seasons and appropriate clothes for each month (Monthly Clothes Forecast). Monthly Clothes Forecast describes the appropriate clothes according to average high/low temperature for each month.

Appropriate clothes in Chicago

Summer
Summer in Chicago tends to be warm to hot, temperatures generally range from 60s to mid-80s °F. A T-shirt, tank top or short-sleeved shirt will be fine throughout the summer season. However, you may feel cold in air-conditioned buildings, make sure to bring something to slip on.

Winter
Winter is longer than summer and it can get pretty cold, Chicago experiences heavy snowfall several times a year. Very warm winter clothes are needed during this season. Especially from December to February, it is bitterly cold, so you must be careful when you go out.

Monthly Clothes Forecast

Monthly Clothes Forecast provides information on appropriate clothes according to average high/low temperature for each month. Links to each month are as follows.

Monthly Clothes Forecast in Chicago

monthClothes Forecast
JanDuring the day
A down jacket, gloves and warm hat.
At night
A down jacket, gloves or mittens, warm hat. Very cold outside.
FebDuring the day
A coat or down jacket, gloves and a warm hat.
At night
A down jacket, gloves or mittens, warm hat. Very cold outside.
MarDuring the day
Sometimes a jacket, sometimes a coat, gloves, warm hat.
At night
A coat or down jacket, gloves or mittens, warm hat. Sometimes very cold outside.
AprDuring the day
A long-sleeved shirt, and a light jacket or sweater. Sometimes light winter clothes.
At night
Sometimes a jacket, sometimes a coat, gloves, warm hat.
MayDuring the day
Sometimes a T-shirt, short-sleeved shirt. But sometimes a long-sleeved shirt, light jacket or sweater.
At night
A long-sleeved shirt, and a light jacket or sweater. Sometimes light winter clothes.
JunDuring the day
A T-shirt, tank top or short-sleeved shirt. Sometimes a long-sleeved shirt.
At night
Same as daytime. But sometimes a light jacket or sweater.
JulDuring the day
A T-shirt or tank top. And shorts or jeans.
At night
A T-shirt and a short-sleeved shirt. Sometimes a long-sleeved shirt.
AugDuring the day
A T-shirt or tank top. And shorts or jeans.
At night
Sometimes a T-shirt, short-sleeved shirt. But sometimes a long-sleeved shirt, light jacket or sweater.
SepDuring the day
A T-shirt, tank top or short-sleeved shirt. Sometimes a long-sleeved shirt.
At night
A long-sleeved shirt, and a light jacket or sweater. Sometimes light winter clothes.
OctDuring the day
A long-sleeved shirt, and a light jacket or sweater. But sometimes a short-sleeved shirt, sometimes light winter clothes.
At night
Sometimes a jacket, sometimes a coat, gloves, warm hat.
NovDuring the day
Sometimes a jacket, sometimes a coat, gloves, warm hat.
At night
A coat or down jacket, gloves and a warm hat.
DecDuring the day
A coat or down jacket, gloves and a warm hat.
At night
A down jacket, gloves or mittens, warm hat. Sometimes very cold outside.

Monthly average temperature

Low : Average low temperature, High : Average high temperature

Famous tourist attractions in Chicago

  • Millennium Park
  • Grant Park
  • Navy Pier
  • Magnificent Mile
  • Shedd Aquarium
  • The Art Institute of Chicago
  • Lincoln Park Zoo

Climate and clothes in the State of Illinois

Illinois borders on the Great Lakes to the northeast, this region of the state has Chicago. Rockford is located in the north of the state, and Springfield is located in the center of the state. Besides these major cities, Illinois has famous tourist attractions, such as Starved Rock State Park. This canyon-filled park has unique geological features and many tourists visit every year.
Illinois is located inland and stretches long in a north-south, so the climate varies widely. (About 400 miles in north and south and about 200 miles in east and west.) The further north we go, the temperature becomes colder and the amount of snow increase. Summers are typically hot and humid throughout the state, while winters generally range from cool to cold.

Summers are hot, with average temperatures reaching mid-70s °F. A T-shirt, tank top and short-sleeved shirt are a common sight in the summer, however, the temperature is cooler toward the north. In winter, average temperatures are below freezing from December to February in the cities previously mentioned, a very warm winter coat is needed. Although spring and fall is a good season to visit, you need to adjust your clothes depending on various conditions such as location, weather and temperature.


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