Chicago weather in January 2024

  • -1°C maximum daytime temperature in January in Chicago-1
    -1°C max day temperature
  • 4 hours of sunshine per day
  • 12 days with some rainfall in January in Chicago12
    12 days with some rainfall
  • -10°C minimum night-time temperature in January in Chicago-10
    -10°C min night temperature
  • 10 hours of daylight per day in January in Chicago10
    10 hours of daylight per day
  • No heat & humidity in January in Chicago0
    No heat & humidity
  • 44 mm monthly rainfall in January in Chicago44
    44 mm of monthly rainfall
  • UV (maximum) index 1 (Low) in January in Chicago1
    1 (Low) UV index
  • 4°C sea temperature in January in Chicago4
    4°C sea temperature
  • Book tours, activities & experiences with free cancellation
  • Receive full refund if you cancel at least 24 hours before
  • Use 'Reserve Now & Pay Later' to secure activities today

ViatorTour & activity finder

Recommended for Chicago

The January weather guide for Illinois (Chicago) shows long term weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia), the Met Office & the Netherlands Meteorological Institute. Find out more about our data sources.

  • Illinois deals & discounts
  • Illinois travel advice
  • Chicago weather overview
  • Chicago climate averages by month
  • More destinations
  • Best time to go to Chicago

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Metric (°C / mm)  |  Imperial (°F / inches)

Back to top

More about the USA

How cold is it in Chicago in January?

Daytime temperatures usually reach -1°C in Chicago in January, falling to -10°C at night.

How sunny is it in Chicago in January?

There are normally 4 hours of bright sunshine each day in Chicago in January - that's 45% of daylight hours.

Is the sea cold around Chicago in January?

The average sea temperature around Chicago in January is 4°C.

Does it rain in Chicago in January?

There are usually 12 days with some rain in Chicago in January and the average monthly rainfall is 44mm. Rain may fall as snow in this month.

Chicago January sunrise & sunset times

Browse the sunrise and sunset times for Chicago in January 2024. Select a month to view Chicago sunrise and sunset times for the next 12 months.


Date Sunrise times Sunset times
Monday, 1st January 2024 07:18 16:30
Tuesday, 16th January 2024 07:15 16:45
Wednesday, 31st January 2024 07:04 17:04

Related posts

Popular travel offers

Explore holidays in the sun for less

Top ^