Clothes Forecast

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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 - Feb 05(Sunday)

During the day

A down jacket, gloves or mittens, warm hat and scarf. It is cold, so keep warm enough.

At night

Clothes are the same as daytime.
But colder than daytime, you should not go out for a long time.


Weather Forecast

Morning :

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Afternoon :

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Night :

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Chicago - Feb 06(Monday)

During the day

A down jacket, gloves, warm hat and scarf. It is cold, so keep warm enough.

At night

A winter coat, gloves, warm hat and scarf. It is cold, so keep warm enough.


Weather Forecast

Morning :

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Afternoon :

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Night :

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Chicago - Feb 07(Tuesday)

During the day

A winter coat, gloves, warm hat and scarf. It is cold, so keep warm enough.

At night

Colder than daytime, a down jacket is preferable to a coat.


Weather Forecast

Morning :

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Afternoon :

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Night :

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Chicago - Feb 08(Wednesday)

During the day

A down jacket, gloves, warm hat and scarf. It is cold, so keep warm enough.

At night

A winter coat, gloves, warm hat and scarf. It is cold, so keep warm enough.


Weather Forecast

Morning :

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overcast clouds

Afternoon :

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light rain

Night :

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moderate rain

Chicago - Feb 09(Thursday)

During the day

A winter coat, gloves, warm hat and scarf. It is cold, so keep warm enough.

At night

Colder than daytime, a down jacket is preferable to a coat.


Weather Forecast

Morning :

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light snow

Afternoon :

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scattered clouds

Night :

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overcast 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

The following are the recommended clothes for daytime and nighttime based on the average high/low temperatures for each month.

Monthly Clothes Forecast in Chicago

monthClothes Forecast
JanDaytime:
A down jacket, gloves, warm hat and so on.
Nighttime:
Clothes are the same as daytime, but very cold outside.
FebDaytime:
A coat or down jacket, gloves, a warm hat and so on.
Nighttime:
A down jacket, gloves or mittens, warm hat and so on. Very cold outside.
MarDaytime:
A jacket or coat. Gloves and warm hat may be necessary.
Nighttime:
A coat or down jacket, gloves or mittens, warm hat and so on.
AprDaytime:
A light jacket, sweater, or light winter clothes (jacket or coat).
Nighttime:
A jacket or coat. Gloves and warm hat may be necessary.
MayDaytime:
A long-sleeved shirt, light jacket or sweater, but sometimes a short-sleeved shirt is good.
Nighttime:
A light jacket, sweater, or light winter clothes (jacket or coat).
JunDaytime:
A T-shirt, tank top or short-sleeved shirt.
Nighttime:
A long-sleeved shirt, light jacket or sweater, but sometimes a short-sleeved shirt is good.
JulDaytime:
A T-shirt or tank top, and shorts or jeans.
Nighttime:
A short-sleeved shirt, sometimes a long-sleeved shirt.
AugDaytime:
A T-shirt or tank top, and shorts or jeans.
Nighttime:
A long-sleeved shirt, light jacket or sweater, but sometimes a short-sleeved shirt is good.
SepDaytime:
A T-shirt, tank top or short-sleeved shirt.
Nighttime:
A light jacket, sweater, or light winter clothes (jacket or coat).
OctDaytime:
Sometimes a short-sleeved shirt is good, but sometimes light winter clothes are necessary.
Nighttime:
A jacket or coat. Gloves and warm hat may be necessary.
NovDaytime:
A jacket or coat. Gloves and warm hat may be necessary.
Nighttime:
A coat or down jacket, gloves, a warm hat and so on.
DecDaytime:
A coat or down jacket, gloves, a warm hat and so on.
Nighttime:
A down jacket, gloves or mittens, warm hat and so on. 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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