Park Ridge, Illinois 

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Weather in Park Ridge, Illinois

The most pleasant months of the year for Park Ridge are June, September and August. In Park Ridge, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. July is the hottest month for Park Ridge with an average high temperature of 83.6°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Illinois. January is the snowiest month in Park Ridge 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 - Park Ridge, IL

4 PM PST

Clear

60°F

7 DAY FORECASTDESCRIPTIONHIGH/LOWWIND
TonightClear44° / 70°W 0 to 10 mph
Monday NightClear50° / 71°SSW 5 mph
Tuesday NightPartly Cloudy54° / 71°SSW 5 to 10 mph
Wednesday NightChance Showers And Thunderstorms53° / 61°SW 10 mph
Thursday NightSlight Chance Rain Showers then Mostly Cloudy44° / 56°NNW 5 to 10 mph
Friday NightPartly Cloudy43° / 57°NNW 5 mph
Saturday NightChance Rain Showers46° / 60°ESE 0 to 5 mph

Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 84 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 Park Ridge area is 9 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Illinois.

9 / 10

A higher score indicates a more comfortable year-round climate. The US average for the comfort index is 7.8. 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
January31° 17°
February36° 21°
March47° 29°
April59° 39°
May70° 48°
June79° 58°
July84° 64°
August82° 63°
September75° 55°
October62° 43°
November49° 33°
December35° 21°
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: Park Ridge
Hot
Days
Freezing
Days
Rainy
Days
Snowy
Days
January028107
February02485
March020114
April06121
May10120
June30100
July60100
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 Park Ridge    3 Reviews
friendly - 9/25/2007
Park Ridge is a friendly community with lots of events especially in the warm weather... Read More

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A boring place - 5/5/2007
Hemmingway complained that Oak Park was a city of broad lawns and narrow minds. He wouldn't have been so hard on Oak Park if he'd ever been to Park... Read More

Park Ridge a better than average choice - 2/27/2006
Good access to public transportation-2 train stations,nearby train to Chicago loop,close to O'Hare Field all plus. Older town layout with horse/buggy roads now main... Read More


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