Chicago hits new record low temperature

At 7 a.m. Monday, the mercury dropped to -15 at the city’s official thermometer at O’Hare International Airport breaking the record low for the date of  minus 14 established in 1988.

The day’s high of minus 2 was set  when the day began at midnight and will almost certainly not be surpassed,  thus breaking the days previous record low maximum of minus 1 established in 1912.

January 6, 2014 becomes the coldest January 6th in the city’s history dating back to 1871.

WEATHER UPDATES GO TO CHICAGO WEATHER CENTER

1 Comment

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s