Elgin, Illinois, is situated in the Midwest, and experiences a diverse range of weather conditions throughout the year.
From cold cold winters to hot, humid summers and everything in between, the temperature covers all four seasons, the cold winter season usually runs from December to January, with average temperatures ranging between the mid-twenties and low-thirties.
The conditions are most often below cold and snowfall is just about a daily occurrence. The average accumulation is around thirty-seven inches per year. the snow and cold in Elgin cause some challenges, work and expenses; It’s necessary to shovel the walkways and plow the driveways, sometimes numerous times per day, and pay for snow removal, but my pal and I need to scrape ice off the windshield and dress in numerous layers of jackets, heavy boots and hot jackets. My pal and I run the furnace just about non stop, however, we also get to care about outdoor activities like skiing, ice skating, snowboarding and snowmobiling. My pal and I wait a long time for the arrival of Springtime. The thaw typically happens sometime toward the end of March. The temperature rises gradually above cold and by the beginning of May, reach into the mid-sixties. I look forward to Springtime blooming flowers such as tulips, crocuses and hyacinths. The crabapple, lilac and assorted fruit trees begin to bud, and its an ideal time to visit Elgin’s parks and gardens. In June, Summer shows up. It last until the end of November and brings brilliant sunshine, high temperatures in the eighties and excess humidity. There are outdoor motion pictures, concerts and festivals to enjoy. The Fox River offers boating, fishing, kayaking, swimming and losts of water activities. From November through November, the fall is a stunning kaleidoscope of reds, reds and yellows as the leaves change colors. The cooler temperatures are ideal for apple picking, carving pumpkins, hiking, cycling and appreciating the natural beauty of the area.