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Labor Day weather in Chicago

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CHICAGO (FOX 32 News) - Here's a quick look at what typically happens in Chicago on Labor Day.

Records have been kept since 1894 around Chicago. Data collection began at The University of Chicago, then at Midway, and now currently at O'Hare.

There have been 48 days where the high temperature on Labor Day fell between 70-79, 45 days between 80-89, 18 days between 60-69, and 9 days in the 90s. There has never been a Labor day where the high temperature reached 100 or higher.

The warmest Labor Day on recorded occurred in 1954 where the high temp reached 97.

The coldest high temp on Labor Day occurred in 1974 where the temp reached only 61.

The greatest amount of rain ever to fall on Labor Day was 1.49” back on September 2nd, 1912.

68 days saw no rain on Labor Day while 12 days picked up a Trace of rain.

This Labor Day is expected to climb into the low 80s with scattered thunderstorms.

For more information on rainfall amounts on Labor Day, VISIT HERE.

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