Record Cold

The Chicago skyline. (Credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Global Temperatures Up, But Chicago Stuck With Record Cold

Global temperatures have reached a record high in 2015 – but, not surprisingly, Chicagoans aren’t feeling the same warmth.

03/19/2015

North Avenue Beach at dawn on Friday, after a long stretch of temperatures in single digits and below zero. (Credit: Ryan Corsaro)

After Setting Two Records For Cold, Brief Respite On The Way For Chicago

After breaking two records for extreme cold on Thursday, the double digit temperatures expected by Friday afternoon should seem downright mild by comparison.

02/20/2015

Extreme Cold

Arctic Conditions Break Feb. 19 Record For Cold In Chicago

Around 6:20 a.m., the temperature at O’Hare National Airport dropped to 8 below zero, breaking the previous Feb. 19 record of 7 below, set in 1936, according to the National Weather Service.

02/19/2015

Temperatures Drop Near Zero Degrees In Chicago

Arctic Conditions Wednesday And Thursday Could Set Record For Cold

A mass of arctic air will send temperatures plunging into the single digits during the day Wednesday and Thursday, and below zero at night both days. Thursday’s high will be only about 5 degrees, which would break a record set in 1936, when the high temperature was 9 degrees on Feb. 19.

02/17/2015

Temperatures Drop Near Zero Degrees In Chicago

Potential For Record-Setting Cold This Week

OK, parents, listen up.

02/16/2015

Cold Thermometer

Cold Snap To Linger Until The Weekend

The Chicago area has a frigid week ahead, with temperatures not expected to climb out of the 20s until Saturday, except a brief chance of flirting with 30 on Wednesday.

11/17/2014

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Snow Falls As High Temperatures Hover Near Record Lows

The high at 7:15 a.m. was expected to be 47 degrees — one degree lower than the lowest high set on Oct. 4, 1935, National Weather Service Meteorologist Kevin Donofrio said.

10/04/2014

Cold Chicago weather. (CBS)

The Coldest Days Ever In Chicago

This cold snap seems bad, but it doesn’t even come close to the coldest days ever in Chicago–or even December.

12/10/2013