Illinois

Seasons in Illinois

Illinois is one of the central states of the United States with a humid continental climate. The largest waterway on the continent, the Mississippi River and the Illinois River, passes through its territory. It borders on huge lakes - Upper and Michigan.

Seasons in Chicago

The city lies within the zone of moderate continental climate thus season are pronounced here. However movement of air masses from the Michigan Lake makes weather tricky. Winters are rather cold with frequent snow. Average temperature of the season is about 30 °F (-1 °C) but due to high humidity it may seem colder. Moreover there are occasional snowfalls and severe cold with -4 °F (-20 °C).