Champaign, Illinois 

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Weather in Champaign, Illinois

The most pleasant months of the year for Champaign are September, May and June. In Champaign, there are 5 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. July is the hottest month for Champaign with an average high temperature of 84.4°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Illinois. January is the snowiest month in Champaign with 5.9 inches of snow, and 5 months of the year have significant snowfall. July is the most humid month, though humidity is low for most of the year.


Today's Weather - Champaign, IL

1 PM PST

Scattered Rain Showers

67°F

7 DAY FORECASTDESCRIPTIONHIGH/LOWWIND
This AfternoonScattered Rain Showers68° / 44°SW 18 mph
TuesdayPartly Sunny56° / 39°WSW 16 to 22 mph
WednesdayMostly Sunny64° / 49°SW 6 to 10 mph
ThursdayChance Rain Showers59° / 38°WNW 7 mph
FridaySlight Chance Rain Showers then Mostly Sunny52° / 34°NNW 5 mph
SaturdayMostly Sunny then Slight Chance Rain Showers58° / 41°SSE 5 mph
SundaySlight Chance Rain Showers then Mostly Sunny62° / 42°WSW 7 mph

Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 84 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 17
Rain: averages 41 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 20 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Champaign area is 7.1 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Illinois.

7.1 / 10

A higher score indicates a more comfortable year-round climate. The US average for the comfort index is 7. 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.


Average Monthly High and Low (°F)
HighLow
January33° 17°
February38° 21°
March50° 30°
April63° 40°
May74° 51°
June83° 61°
July84° 64°
August83° 62°
September78° 53°
October65° 42°
November51° 32°
December37° 21°
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: Champaign
Hot
Days
Freezing
Days
Rainy
Days
Snowy
Days
January02894
February02483
March019102
April06110
May10120
June40100
July5090
August4090
September2070
October0590
November01691
December02694

YOU SHOULD KNOW

Many people confuse weather and climate but they are different. Weather is the conditions of the atmosphere over a short period of time, and climate is how the atmosphere is over long periods of time.

Weather is how the atmosphere is behaving and its effects upon life and human activities. Weather can change from minute-to-minute. Most people think of weather in terms of temperature, humidity, precipitation, cloudiness, brightness, visibility, wind, and atmospheric pressure.

Climate is the description of the long-term pattern of weather in a place. Climate can mean the average weather for a particular region and time period taken over 30 years. Climate is the average of weather over time.


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10/10 - 12/7/2017
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Nice place to live but you wouldn't want to visit - 9/19/2017
Actually it's barely a nice place to live. The pros: Not terribly expensive - at one point the least expensive place to live in the country among modest sized... Read More

City is past its prime but still decent - 8/23/2011
I grew up in C-U (Champaign-Urbana) overall it is a good place to live but there are some caveats about the place. C-U is a University town and without the Universty it... Read More


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