February Weather Averages for Chicago, Illinois, USA

What's the Weather Like in Chicago in February

Temperature

February in Chicago may mean the weather is slightly less harsh than that experienced in January, but it is still winter and the temperature usually remains below freezing, so make sure you pack for the cold if you are visiting the city at this time of year. The average daily temperature for Chicago in February is marginally warmer at 1°C, but this can still drop as low as -8°C on average. Chicag...

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Daily February Averages for Chicago

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Day 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28
°C -3 -5 -7 -4 -4 -3 -1 -3 -5 -5 -4 -5 -4 -2 -4 -4 -2 2 2 3 3 2 -1 -2 -1 -2 0 2
°F 27 23 19 25 25 27 30 27 23 23 25 23 25 28 25 25 28 36 36 37 37 36 30 28 30 28 0 36

What's the Weather Like in Chicago in February

Temperature

February in Chicago may mean the weather is slightly less harsh than that experienced in January, but it is still winter and the temperature usually remains below freezing, so make sure you pack for the cold if you are visiting the city at this time of year. The average daily temperature for Chicago in February is marginally warmer at 1°C, but this can still drop as low as -8°C on average. Chicago's not known as the Windy City for nothing!

Sunshine
As well as this, Chicago experiences on average only 5 hours of sun per day in February.

Rain
The average rainfall experienced in Chicago during this month is slightly less than in Janurary at 38 mm. There can also be up to 8 inches of snow expected on average.
 

Things to do in Chicago in February

Coyote Winter Festival

Around the Coyote Winter Festival takes place in February, which showcases the art work of over 400 artists.

Rube Goldberg Machine Contest
Any mechanics or scientifically minded people are bound to love the Rube Goldberg Machine Contest. The competition requires teams to build a machine that complete a task after a certain amount of steps.

Auto Show

An array of contemporary cars will be on show, also, at the Auto Show in February.

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