Highland Park, Illinois 

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Weather in Highland Park, Illinois

The most pleasant months of the year for Highland Park are June, September and August. In Highland Park, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. July is the hottest month for Highland Park with an average high temperature of 83.1°, which ranks it as one of the coolest places in Illinois. January is the snowiest month in Highland Park with 11.3 inches of snow, and 6 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 - Highland Park, IL

9 AM PST

Cloudy

47°F

7 DAY FORECASTDESCRIPTIONHIGH/LOWWIND
TodayCloudy49° / 41°NW 15 to 25 mph
ThursdaySunny52° / 40°NW 5 to 10 mph
FridayMostly Sunny60° / 47°S 0 to 15 mph
SaturdayChance Rain Showers60° / 46°SSW 5 to 10 mph
SundayMostly Sunny61° / 51°E 0 to 5 mph
MondayChance Showers And Thunderstorms61° / 46°S 10 to 15 mph
TuesdayChance Rain Showers53° / 41°W 15 to 20 mph

Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 83 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 17
Rain: averages 36 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 36 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Highland Park area is 6.9 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Illinois.

6.9 / 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
January32° 17°
February36° 20°
March46° 29°
April58° 38°
May69° 48°
June79° 58°
July83° 64°
August82° 63°
September75° 55°
October62° 43°
November49° 33°
December36° 21°
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: Highland Park
Hot
Days
Freezing
Days
Rainy
Days
Snowy
Days
January028107
February02485
March021114
April07121
May10120
June30100
July50100
August40100
September10100
October03100
November014112
December026116

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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Reviews for Highland Park    3 Reviews
Liberal Niche on Chicago's North Shore - 11/19/2007
You can sail on Lake Michigan, and your culture differences are welcomed. look up "North Shore Yacht Club" for sailing and kayaking... Read More

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Highland Park, IL; Culture & Recreation - 10/25/2007
Highland Park (and the village of Highwood, which it surrounds) is a great place to live, offering a unique combination of benefits. First, it is on the shore of Lake... Read More

Highland Park, IL - 11/21/2006
A wonderful place to rasie a family, but quite expensive. Great schools, but the "wealth culture" of this tony Chicago suburb causes a lot of anxiety among the kids. ... Read More


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