Weather in Chicago
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Expats who plan on relocating to Chicago will experience all the extremes of this city’s climate. With four distinct seasons, Chicago’s springs are moderate with frosty nights, summers are hot, sunny and humid and prone to thunderstorms, while autumn air is crisp and cool with plenty of blue skies and sunshine. Winter is distinctively cold and long, and marked by heavy snowfall.