Winter is off-season in Chicago, and once you step outside in the city you’ll understand why. It’s cold, there’s just no denying it. Temps range from 24-38°F, but it can often feel much colder due to the dreaded “wind chill factor”  which can make it feel as mush as 10-15 […]

Chicago in February

If you take into account overall monthly averages, January is the coldest month in Chicago.  Temps range from 18-32°F, but often feel much colder thanks to the city’s notorious “wind chill factor”  – the biting wind that can make it feel 10-15 degrees colder than it actually is.  But despite […]

Chicago in January

Chicago’s location along the shores of Lake Michigan means that the city suffers from what’s known as “lake effect” weather, which is a nice way of saying that it gets cold here. Really cold. Like oh-my-god-I-think-my-eyeballs-just-froze cold. Add in the wind-chill factor, which can take the temperature down another 10-15 […]

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