Chicago Weather in 1929

Historical record of Chicago, Illinois weather for the year 1929 based on NOAA data.
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1929 Chicago Weather Extremes
Highest temperature 93 °F August 22
Lowest temperature -9 °F January 13
Highest daily low 74 °F July 27
Lowest daily high 7 °F January 13
Most daily precipitation 3.1 inches March 31
Most daily snow 8.0 inches December 19
Total annual precipitation 36.8 inches -
Total annual snow 47.5 inches -
Highest Temperatures in Chicago in 1929
Rank Temperature Date
1 93 °F Aug 22
1 93 °F Jul 27
3 92 °F Jul 23
4 91 °F Sep 3
4 91 °F Sep 2
4 91 °F Jul 31
4 91 °F Jul 24
8 90 °F Jun 18
8 90 °F May 29
10 89 °F Sep 4
10 89 °F Jul 26
10 89 °F Jul 22
Lowest Temperatures in Chicago in 1929
Rank Temperature Date
1 -9 °F January 13
2 -7 °F January 14
3 -4 °F January 15
3 -4 °F January 7
5 -2 °F February 20
5 -2 °F February 10
5 -2 °F February 1
8 -1 °F January 8
9 1 °F December 3
9 1 °F November 30
9 1 °F November 29
9 1 °F January 12
January 1929 Chicago Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
33 8 0.37 2.7
17 3 0.00 0.0
28 16 0.01 0.3
28 12 0.10 1.1
39 23 0.80 0.3
23 4 0.02 0.4
9 -4 0.00 0.0
31 -1 0.00 0.0
39 30 0.12 0.3
36 23 0.00 0.0
30 5 0.00 0.0
22 1 0.00 0.0
7 -9 0.00 0.0
9 -7 0.27 6.3
11 -4 0.00 0.0
25 9 0.04 0.1
36 25 0.04 0.0
34 20 0.90 1.3
30 15 0.00 0.0
19 5 0.00 0.0
30 16 0.00 0.0
43 16 1.01 0.0
17 5 0.00 0.0
34 17 0.02 0.1
35 5 0.01 0.0
21 3 0.00 0.0
25 19 0.03 1.1
19 11 0.00 0.0
21 12 0.00 0.0
25 12 0.04 0.6
22 2 0.15 2.6
February 1929 Chicago Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
15 -2 0.00 0.0
25 6 0.00 0.0
23 16 0.00 0.0
27 14 0.00 0.0
31 20 0.00 0.0
31 25 0.01 0.3
31 29 0.03 0.3
33 17 0.17 2.3
19 5 0.00 0.0
15 -2 0.00 0.0
18 7 0.01 0.2
18 2 0.04 0.7
25 15 0.06 1.1
26 13 0.00 0.0
33 16 0.00 0.0
38 18 0.00 0.0
41 23 0.00 0.0
25 7 0.02 0.3
13 2 0.13 2.4
20 -2 0.00 0.0
29 13 0.03 1.0
16 3 0.00 0.0
37 12 0.00 0.0
44 33 0.00 0.0
40 33 0.02 0.0
47 31 0.02 0.0
40 29 0.00 0.0
36 31 0.00 0.0
March 1929 Chicago Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
38 31 0.02 0.3
44 28 0.00 0.0
47 37 0.00 0.0
37 32 0.00 0.0
43 30 0.00 0.0
58 22 0.00 0.0
25 9 0.00 0.0
42 22 0.00 0.0
31 17 0.00 0.0
41 16 0.00 0.0
50 38 0.00 0.0
67 46 0.00 0.0
59 47 0.36 0.0
68 51 0.00 0.0
53 36 1.41 0.0
36 33 0.15 0.4
44 33 0.00 0.0
61 38 0.00 0.0
55 40 0.00 0.0
52 35 0.00 0.0
64 39 0.06 0.0
61 39 0.08 0.0
60 38 0.01 0.0
71 36 0.00 0.0
70 41 0.02 0.0
55 38 0.00 0.0
66 44 0.00 0.0
51 40 0.00 0.0
51 39 0.00 0.0
63 43 0.00 0.0
44 37 3.12 0.0
April 1929 Chicago Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
49 31 0.00 0.0
54 35 0.00 0.0
76 45 0.00 0.0
79 60 0.25 0.0
80 69 0.00 0.0
84 69 0.00 0.0
75 62 0.60 0.0
62 43 0.09 0.0
46 38 0.07 0.0
48 40 0.38 0.0
56 40 0.44 0.0
46 38 0.00 0.0
56 38 0.00 0.0
47 42 0.00 0.0
43 39 0.00 0.0
48 40 0.00 0.0
44 40 0.00 0.0
43 38 0.00 0.0
46 39 1.21 0.0
47 42 1.10 0.0
47 41 0.00 0.0
50 43 0.00 0.0
57 41 0.00 0.0
59 50 0.28 0.0
66 44 0.12 0.0
64 43 0.00 0.0
72 51 0.01 0.0
61 47 0.16 0.0
50 42 0.04 0.0
76 46 0.04 0.0
May 1929 Chicago Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
62 41 0.03 0.0
46 38 0.15 0.0
47 35 0.00 0.0
55 37 0.00 0.0
57 38 0.00 0.0
54 45 0.00 0.0
59 40 0.00 0.0
61 45 0.00 0.0
54 44 0.00 0.0
65 47 0.00 0.0
80 54 0.30 0.0
66 58 0.01 0.0
61 50 0.06 0.0
70 52 0.43 0.0
81 45 0.36 0.0
48 37 0.00 0.0
67 42 0.00 0.0
63 38 0.00 0.0
44 37 0.00 0.0
49 42 0.00 0.0
58 45 0.00 0.0
71 48 0.00 0.0
69 59 0.95 0.0
62 48 0.00 0.0
62 45 0.00 0.0
80 56 0.00 0.0
84 71 0.00 0.0
87 70 0.00 0.0
90 70 0.00 0.0
83 70 0.00 0.0
84 57 0.00 0.0
June 1929 Chicago Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
57 47 0.00 0.0
51 46 0.00 0.0
54 45 0.00 0.0
68 45 0.00 0.0
59 49 0.00 0.0
80 50 0.00 0.0
53 49 0.00 0.0
57 50 0.00 0.0
68 50 0.00 0.0
83 57 0.00 0.0
83 61 2.49 0.0
66 49 0.40 0.0
66 48 0.29 0.0
66 53 0.02 0.0
75 57 0.00 0.0
82 65 0.59 0.0
86 68 0.00 0.0
90 74 0.00 0.0
80 69 0.02 0.0
84 66 0.00 0.0
77 62 0.00 0.0
83 65 0.00 0.0
65 57 0.00 0.0
70 58 0.01 0.0
70 58 0.00 0.0
73 60 0.00 0.0
79 61 0.72 0.0
74 59 0.00 0.0
82 58 0.00 0.0
85 63 0.42 0.0
July 1929 Chicago Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
80 61 0.14 0.0
73 57 0.00 0.0
80 59 0.00 0.0
82 69 0.08 0.0
85 63 0.22 0.0
83 67 0.24 0.0
79 69 0.04 0.0
86 66 0.04 0.0
81 69 0.19 0.0
74 64 0.00 0.0
72 65 0.83 0.0
88 70 0.00 0.0
84 73 0.00 0.0
74 67 0.00 0.0
73 65 0.00 0.0
79 63 0.00 0.0
87 64 0.00 0.0
78 59 0.00 0.0
66 58 0.00 0.0
68 55 0.00 0.0
78 60 0.00 0.0
89 63 0.00 0.0
92 69 0.00 0.0
91 67 0.00 0.0
88 70 0.39 0.0
89 73 0.01 0.0
93 74 0.00 0.0
86 70 0.00 0.0
85 66 0.00 0.0
87 69 0.00 0.0
91 70 0.00 0.0
August 1929 Chicago Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
72 66 0.00 0.0
68 64 1.66 0.0
75 63 0.05 0.0
69 59 0.00 0.0
72 58 0.00 0.0
72 65 0.00 0.0
73 65 0.00 0.0
85 63 0.00 0.0
83 71 0.00 0.0
88 71 0.55 0.0
85 67 0.00 0.0
79 66 0.00 0.0
85 66 0.00 0.0
66 57 0.00 0.0
73 54 0.00 0.0
79 56 0.00 0.0
84 60 0.00 0.0
73 63 0.00 0.0
68 62 0.00 0.0
74 58 0.00 0.0
85 62 0.00 0.0
93 71 0.10 0.0
80 68 0.01 0.0
80 66 0.00 0.0
87 65 0.00 0.0
85 67 1.10 0.0
69 63 0.00 0.0
67 62 0.00 0.0
70 60 0.02 0.0
82 61 0.00 0.0
87 67 0.00 0.0
September 1929 Chicago Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
86 65 0.00 0.0
91 67 0.00 0.0
91 72 0.00 0.0
89 70 0.00 0.0
77 61 0.30 0.0
67 64 0.00 0.0
71 64 0.00 0.0
72 65 0.00 0.0
85 59 0.05 0.0
71 57 0.00 0.0
72 51 0.00 0.0
70 54 0.04 0.0
75 51 0.00 0.0
65 49 0.00 0.0
76 48 0.00 0.0
70 52 0.41 0.0
62 50 0.00 0.0
55 42 0.10 0.0
56 46 0.00 0.0
63 51 0.00 0.0
64 52 0.00 0.0
68 52 0.00 0.0
71 52 0.00 0.0
79 59 0.00 0.0
71 66 0.00 0.0
66 63 0.01 0.0
70 63 0.00 0.0
81 62 1.11 0.0
65 57 1.01 0.0
60 55 0.00 0.0
October 1929 Chicago Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
59 53 0.00 0.0
61 52 0.00 0.0
56 51 0.22 0.0
55 46 0.00 0.0
67 43 0.00 0.0
70 53 0.00 0.0
66 51 0.00 0.0
63 45 0.00 0.0
54 48 0.00 0.0
52 48 0.15 0.0
62 51 0.34 0.0
63 54 0.05 0.0
58 47 0.00 0.0
62 44 0.00 0.0
77 48 0.07 0.0
64 54 0.00 0.0
57 48 0.00 0.0
67 45 0.00 0.0
76 52 0.00 0.0
61 55 0.41 0.0
55 48 0.05 0.0
52 36 0.89 0.0
36 34 0.48 0.7
44 36 0.00 0.0
58 35 0.00 0.0
65 44 0.00 0.0
62 47 0.00 0.0
47 41 0.03 0.0
48 41 0.15 0.0
60 48 0.00 0.0
64 53 0.22 0.0
November 1929 Chicago Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
53 43 0.00 0.0
53 38 0.00 0.0
49 41 0.00 0.0
42 34 0.00 0.0
49 32 0.00 0.0
41 36 0.00 0.0
46 38 0.00 0.0
48 38 0.00 0.0
54 37 0.00 0.0
51 42 1.02 0.0
52 45 0.00 0.0
52 47 0.01 0.0
48 46 0.15 0.0
46 40 0.00 0.0
47 36 0.00 0.0
47 35 0.00 0.0
50 44 0.03 0.0
46 38 0.19 0.0
38 34 0.00 0.0
35 26 0.00 0.0
27 13 0.00 0.0
21 8 0.00 0.0
35 19 0.00 0.0
34 14 0.00 0.0
48 24 0.00 0.0
48 37 0.02 0.0
45 24 0.05 0.1
24 10 0.00 0.0
10 1 0.00 0.0
17 1 0.00 0.0
December 1929 Chicago Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
30 16 0.06 1.1
18 8 0.00 0.0
17 1 0.00 0.0
32 12 0.00 0.0
45 28 0.00 0.0
40 35 0.00 0.0
36 28 0.01 0.0
32 27 0.00 0.0
34 28 0.00 0.0
39 33 0.00 0.0
38 32 0.00 0.0
43 32 0.06 0.0
47 36 0.01 0.0
38 32 0.00 0.0
36 32 0.00 0.0
37 33 0.09 0.0
38 34 0.04 0.1
34 21 0.69 6.7
23 13 0.63 8.0
14 8 0.01 0.2
17 6 0.00 0.0
24 10 0.04 0.7
29 18 0.14 2.3
32 9 0.03 0.5
29 24 0.01 0.2
42 24 0.00 0.0
39 30 0.00 0.0
34 24 0.02 0.4
38 29 0.00 0.0
46 32 0.00 0.0
45 35 0.00 0.0
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1944–2024 Chicago Midway Airport location
1926–1943 University of Chicago location
1901–1925 Fort Dearborn location