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2019 Compare Climate & Weather:
Philadelphia, PA vs Chicago, IL

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On average, there are 189 sunny days per year in Chicago. Philadelphia averages 207 sunny days per year. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Chicago, Illinois gets 38.2 inches of rain, on average, per year. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania gets 47.2 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38.1 inches of rain per year.

Chicago averages 35.1 inches of snow per year. Philadelphia averages 13.1 inches of snow per year. The US average is 27.8 inches of snow per year.


Weather Highs & Lows

Chicago, Illinois
Summer High:
the July high is around 83.9 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 19.2

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Summer High:
the July high is around 87 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 26


SPERLING'S COMFORT INDEX
Chicago ranks 46/100 for Sperling's Comfort Index.
Philadelphia ranks 57/100 for Sperling's Comfort Index.

A higher score indicates a more comfortable year round climate. The US average for the comfort index is 54. Our index is based on the total number of days annually within the comfort range of 70-80 degrees, and we also applied a penalty for days of excessive humidity.


DID YOU KNOW?

Many people confuse Weather and Climate, but they are different. Weather refers to the conditions of the atmosphere over a short period of time, while Climate refers to the conditions of the atmosphere over a long period of time.

Weather, more specifically, refers to how the atmosphere behaves and its effects on life and human activities. Most people think of Weather in terms of what can be observed: temperature, humidity, precipitation, and cloudy/sunny conditions. Weather conditions constantly change on a minute-to-minute basis.

Climate is a record of the average weather conditions for a given place over a long period of time, often referred to as Climate Normals. A 30-year period of record is a common requirement to be considered a Climate Normal.


Today's Weather - Chicago, IL

3 PM PST

Cloudy

50°F

DAYDESCRIPTIONHIGH / LOWWIND
This AfternoonCloudy51° / 49°E 20 mph
WednesdayChance Rain Showers then Mostly Sunny82° / 64°SSE 15 to 20 mph
ThursdaySlight Chance Showers And Thunderstorms then Mostly Sunny79° / 55°WSW 5 to 10 mph
FridayChance Showers And Thunderstorms80° / 62°SSE 5 to 10 mph
SaturdayShowers And Thunderstorms Likely79° / 54°WSW 10 mph
SundayChance Showers And Thunderstorms65° / 52°NE 5 mph
Memorial DaySlight Chance Showers And Thunderstorms then Partly Sunny64° / 52°NNE 5 to 10 mph

Average Monthly High / Low (°F)
MonthPhiladelphia, PAChicago, IL
January41° / 26°32° / 19°
February45° / 28°37° / 23°
March53° / 35°47° / 31°
April64° / 44°58° / 41°
May74° / 54°69° / 51°
June83° / 64°79° / 61°
July87° / 69°84° / 68°
August85° / 67°82° / 67°
September78° / 60°75° / 59°
October67° / 48°63° / 47°
November56° / 40°49° / 36°
December45° / 31°36° / 24°

Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: Philadelphia / Chicago
MonthHot DaysFreezing DaysRainy DaysSnowy Days
January0 / 022 / 2711 / 102 / 7
February0 / 019 / 239 / 82 / 5
March0 / 011 / 1711 / 111 / 4
April0 / 02 / 312 / 110 / 1
May1 / 10 / 012 / 120 / 0
June6 / 30 / 010 / 100 / 0
July10 / 60 / 010 / 100 / 0
August7 / 40 / 09 / 100 / 0
September1 / 10 / 09 / 90 / 0
October0 / 01 / 19 / 100 / 0
November0 / 06 / 109 / 110 / 2
December0 / 017 / 2410 / 111 / 6










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re: - 11/28/2009
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re: - 4/2/2009
Apex is perfect for what you are looking for. It's close enough to Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill to find a job and Cary the next town over, is a little more expensive but... Read More

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re: - 11/28/2009
Hi. I'd like to know if you still feel the same way about living in Broomfield. I went there this past July to check it out (along with Lafayette, Boulder (can't... Read More

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re: - 4/2/2009
Apex is perfect for what you are looking for. It's close enough to Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill to find a job and Cary the next town over, is a little more expensive but... Read More

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ZIPS IN PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA
19120, 19111, 19124, 19143, 19134, 19149, 19104, 19148, 19140, 19145, 48 total
ZIPS IN CHICAGO, ILLINOIS
60629, 60618, 60632, 60639, 60623, 60647, 60617, 60625, 60608, 60634, 56 total

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