Chicago-Naperville-Elgin Metro Area, Illinois gets 38 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin Metro Area averages 33 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.
On average, there are 197 sunny days per year in Chicago-Naperville-Elgin Metro Area. The US average is 205 sunny days.
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin Metro Area gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 120 days per year. Precipitation is rain, snow, sleet, or hail that falls to the ground. In order for precipitation to be counted you have to get at least .01 inches on the ground to measure.
Summer High: the July high is around 84 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 16
Rain: averages 38 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 33 inches of snow a year
BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX
The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Chicago-Naperville-Elgin metro area is 6.9 (10=best), which means it is less comfortable than most places in Illinois.
6.9 / 10
June, September and August are the most pleasant months in the Chicago-Naperville-Elgin metro area, while January and December are the least comfortable months.