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The Weather in Chicago in June

Updated: May 17, 2023

This post is an overview of the June weather in Chicago, including precipitation forecasts, as well as tips on how to dress and things to do.

If you're planning to be in the area either just before or after this month, make sure to check our posts on Chicago weather in May and July as well.


Temperatures in Chicago tend to be mostly comfortable with warm afternoons, especially during the second half of the month.

Afternoon high temperatures tend to be in the mid-70s F (23 C) early in the month warming into the low 80s F (28 C) nearing the end of the month.

Average Temps in June in Chicago

A few of the warmer afternoons can reach near 90 F (about 32C), especially during the second half of the month.

On average, about 3 days in June will see a high temperature of 90F (32C) or more.

The all-time highest temperature in Chicago during June is 104 F (40 C).

Late night and early morning lows tend to be in the mid to upper 50s F (13-15C) early in June, warming into the mid-60s F (17-19C) towards the end of this month.

A few of the colder mornings early in June can dip down to near 50 F (about 10C).

The all-time coldest temperature recorded in Chicago during June is 36F (2.2C).


You can expect about 20 days this month to be sunny or at least partly sunny.

Rain is reported, on average, on 10 days this month, however, significant rainfalls of 0.5 inches (13 mm) or more occur only on 2-3 days.

Humidity levels do increase this month with 6-7 days likely to be considered “muggy”.

How much Sun in June in Chicago

You can expect a little over 15 hours of daylight throughout this month making it a great opportunity to explore this great city.

Seasonal Outlook - April to June 2022 Chicago

There is a 75% chance for normal to above normal temperatures with a 73% chance for normal to above normal rainfall.


A light jacket or windbreaker plus a sweater is a good idea to have on hand for those colder nights and early morning hours.

What to Wear in June in Chicago

You will need a mix of both spring and summer attire as temperatures can vary considerably this month.

Don’t forget to bring some comfortable walking shoes and an umbrella for the occasional rainy day.


Below are the top things to do in June in Chicago.

But, be sure to read our full post on what to do in Chicago in June which includes free things to do, night and family-friendly activities and attractions, as well as our definitive post on the best things to do in Chicago.

And if you are planning on visiting many of Chicago's top attractions, then you should consider a tourist discount pass.

These passes could save up to 50% of retail ticket prices to tours, attractions, and restaurants.

  1. Pokemon Go Tour
  2. Catch a Concert
  3. Watch a White Sox Game
  4. Printer's Row Lit Fest
  5. Chicago Blues Music Fest
  6. RibFest
  7. Oldtown Art Fair
  8. PrideFest
  9. Craft Brews at the Zoo
  10. Take a Walking Tour

Be sure to check out all the top things to do in June in our main post.

Fred Pickhardt
Ocean Weather Services

About The Author

Fred Pickhardt

Fred is a marine meteorologist and sailed briefly with American Export Lines in the Far East trade. He has extensive experience in weather analysis, weather forecasting, and forensic weather event reconstructions. Fred founded Ocean Weather Services and currently provides forensic marine weather reports to the maritime industry.
Updated: May 17th, 2023
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