Tim's Weather World: Mild month of October?

Posted by raig.j.tucker

Craig J. Tucker


Picture perfect September weather will continue today with sunshine & 70s.  Speaking of pictures, click on the photo above to see Chicago Tribune’s gallery of weather photos submitted by readers.


Keep your camera ready. The outlook for the end of September and start of October includes mild and mainly dry weather despite yesterday marking the fourth day in a row below average.  That trend is about to change for the warmer.  We will continue to warm through the end of the week and start of the weekend with highs above 80° on Saturday.  While we will see temps drop Sunday, next week should start off above average.


The longer range outlook from the Climate Prediction Center is calling for an overall above average October.  The vast majority of the country is outlooked for an above average month. The average high temperature for O’Hare drops from 68° at the start of the month to 56° at the end of the month.






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