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2020 Compare Cities Climate:
Iowa City, IA vs Chicago, IL

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Highlights
- Chicago has % more rainy days than Iowa City.
- Chicago has % Sunny Days than Iowa City.
- On the BestPlaces comfort index, Chicago scores 0.0% worse than Iowa City

Climate
 Iowa City, IAChicago, ILUnited States
 373838
 273528
 98125106
 199189205
 858486
 131922
 777
 43.64.3
 6665872443

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Reviews for Iowa City    23 Reviews
Birthplace of Pancheros - 11/10/2018
Iowa City is great. It's diverse and never boring. There always a variety of new shops and restaurants to explore and try out. Also watching college kids do stupid... Read More

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Not the worst place I've lived. - 8/9/2017
We lived in Iowa City for about 8 years. It has the benefits and pitfalls of most college towns. The University of Iowa brings with it great cultural events and a wide... Read More

I don't know why people love Iowa City. It's awful - 1/22/2017
I am thankfully just finishing grad school and I can't get out of this place fast enough. Parking is a racket, the police are paid to waste the time of citizens, and the... Read More

Reviews for Chicago    258 Reviews
not as bad as you think - 10/29/2019
I lived in the city my whole life I loved... Read More

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Horrible - 9/5/2019
Lived there for 40 years, worse place in the nation. The weather is nice about 3% of the time, terrible roads, angry people, expediently growing corruption, and taxes... Read More

A Living Hell - 6/5/2019
I grew up here, and have lived many places in the city & suburbs. I've also lived in other states, so I know what life is like elsewhere. As of 6/2019, this is the... Read More

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ZIPS IN IOWA CITY, IOWA
52240 52245 52246 52242
ZIPS IN CHICAGO, ILLINOIS
60629, 60618, 60632, 60639, 60623, 60647, 60617, 60625, 60608, 60634, 56 total

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