Rockford, Illinois 

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Weather in Rockford, Illinois

The most pleasant months of the year for Rockford are June, September and August. In Rockford, there are 5 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. July is the hottest month for Rockford with an average high temperature of 83.7°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Illinois. December is the snowiest month in Rockford with 11.4 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 - Rockford, IL

8 PM PST

Clear

50°F

7 DAY FORECASTDESCRIPTIONHIGH/LOWWIND
TonightClear41° / 65°E 0 to 5 mph
Saturday NightClear44° / 69°SE 0 to 5 mph
Sunday NightMostly Clear48° / 73°SSE 5 to 10 mph
Monday NightMostly Clear50° / 76°S 5 to 10 mph
Tuesday NightMostly Clear54° / 79°SW 5 mph
Wednesday NightPartly Cloudy56° / 75°WSW 5 to 10 mph
Thursday NightMostly Clear52° / 77°NE 5 to 10 mph

Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 84 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 13
Rain: averages 37 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 35 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Rockford area is 6.8 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Illinois.

6.8 / 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
January29° 13°
February33° 17°
March46° 27°
April60° 38°
May71° 48°
June80° 58°
July84° 62°
August82° 61°
September75° 52°
October62° 40°
November47° 30°
December33° 17°
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: Rockford
Hot
Days
Freezing
Days
Rainy
Days
Snowy
Days
January02997
February02685
March023103
April08111
May01120
June30110
July5090
August30100
September1080
October0690
November01891
December028107

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 Rockford    54 Reviews
Stay away! - 12/29/2019
Lived there a few years....moved. High crime, high taxes, no jobs, lousy roads, bad schools, decaying urban area, full of religious nuts, lousy weather, long drive to... Read More

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Property Taxes Will Kill You - 5/26/2019
I was raised in the area and lived here 3/4 of my life. Rockford has definitely made efforts to bring events into the area so there are things to do and they have... Read More

Making Progress! - 4/5/2019
Rockford has made great strides in the past 20 years. Downtown used to be a ghost town. Now, there are activities almost every weekend. City government has worked to... Read More


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61109 61103 61104

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