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Average weather April in Chicago (Illinois), United States of America

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in Chicago in April is 3.0°C (37.4°F). The amount of rain in April is high with an average of 93mm (3.7in). The average maximum temperature lies around 14.0°C (57.2°F). If you enjoy looking at a blue sky and like sunbathing than this month is a great period to visit Chicago. It has 221 hours of sun.

So what to wear in April? Visitors traveling to Chicago should plan on bringing a totally waterproof rain jacket since it will be raining some days. Plan on layering your clothes. Some days or part of the day it will be nice and warm and some moments it can be a bit chilly.

Do these climate conditions match with when you want to go to Chicago? Find out where to stay here.

For other monthly weather averages and what to do in April look at the numbers below.

Monthly averages

Min Temperature 3.0°C
Max Temperature 14.0°C
Chance of Rain 40.0%
Precipitation 93mm
Rainy Days 12
Windspeed 21.6kmph
Humidity 68%
Sunshine Hours 221

What to Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in April.
Outdoor sports

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