Averages for Chicago in May

May in Chicago means the good weather is finally coming into effect and the promise of summer is imminent.

The beaches also open in May, so get ready for some warmer weather and a final goodbye to the winter.

The average daily temperature for Chicago in May is a warm 21°C, but this can drop to  9°C on average.

Long suny days are beginning to be seen again in Chicago in May, with the city experiencing on average 9 hours of sun per day.

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  • Temperature Temperature 15°C 59°F
  • High Temperature Holiday Weather 21°C 70°F
  • Low Temperature Holiday Weather 9°C 48°F
  • Sunshine Hours Sunshine Hours 9 hrs
  • Rainfall Rainfall 88 mm
  • Rainfall days Rainfall days 17 days
May in Chicago means the good weather is finally coming into effect and the promise of summer is imminent.

The beaches also open in May, so get ready for some warmer weather and a final goodbye to the winter.

The average daily temperature for Chicago in May is a warm 21°C, but this can drop to  9°C on average.

Long suny days are beginning to be seen again in Chicago in May, with the city experiencing on average 9 hours of sun per day.

The average rainfall experienced in Chicago during this month drops to only 88 mm.

May 1st sees Millenium Park's Crown Fountain is turned on, which always proves popular with children who love getting soaked in it.

America's veterans are honoured in Chicago in May with the Memorial Day Parade.

Memorial Day weekend also sees the beaches alongside Lake Michigan open up again for the first time of the year.

For an injection of he annual art fair Art Chicago also occurs in April, with the work of contemporary and modern artists displayed at over 200 galleries.

For another chance to catch soe of Chicago's comedy, there is the Comedy Festival in this month of the year.

Environmental event, Chicago's Green Festival, is in May, bringing to it a number of lecturers, authors and exhibitors.

Don't forget Mother's Day on May 8th in Chicago. If your mum is with you, there will be plenty to treat her to in Chicago.

Lake Shore Drive is blocked to traffic on the 29th of May for Bike the Drive Chicago, attracting cyclists to take part in the rare occurence.

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