Monday brought the greatest sunshine to the Chicago area since Christmas


TEMPERATURE ANOMALIES — 3 pm WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON

Much above normal temperatures expected for the central U.S.


8-14 DAY TEMPERATURE OUTLOOK — JANUARY 17-23, 2023

Temperature outlook calls for the eastern half of the United States to remain above normal through the second third of January


EARLY JANUARY’S ABOVE NORMAL TEMPS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE

  • Temperatures forecast to remain above normal over the next 7 days
  • Forecast minimum temperatures are closer to the normal high temp than the normal minimum temperature

SUN DROUGHT ENDS MONDAY

Monday’s welcome sunshine — Chicago’s sunniest day since Christmas with 94% of possible sun — Christmas logged 100% of possible sunshine


PRECIPITATION TOTALS THROUGH SATURDAY, JANUARY 14

Next weather system late week to swipe area, but heaviest precipitation totals likely to fall south and east of Chicago


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