Chicago Midway International Airport

KMDW · Illinois, United States

Wind direction of Wind direction 040° Chicago Midway International Airport 13C/31C
Wind direction to Wind: 17 kt, gusting 26 kt, 5 beaufort

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BKN 700
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OVC 2,800
METAR KMDW 050653Z 04017G26KT 5SM -TSRA BR BKN007 OVC028CB 06/04 A2984 RMK AO2 PK WND 35026/0613 LTG DSNT ALQDS RAB17 SLP106 FRQ LTGICCC OHD TS OHD MOV NE P0027 T00610044 $

METAR Chicago Midway International Airport - KMDW/MDW

Chicago Midway International Airport is a large airport in Illinois, United States. The airport is located at latitude 41.78594 and longitude -87.75253. The airport has 5 runways: 13C/31C, 4R/22L, 4L/22R, 13L/31R and 13R/31L. The ICAO airport code of this field is KMDW. The local airport ID (FAA LID) of this airport is MDW. The airport's IATA code is MDW. The airport is in the Chicago FIR.

This aviation weather observation was made for Chicago Midway International Airport on March 5, 2024 00:53, local time.

Airport observations

The wind is from direction 040° with a speed of 17 kt. Wind gusts of 26 kt have been measured.

Visibility is 5 mi.

There are broken clouds at an altitude of 700 ft and overcast clouds cumulonimbus at an altitude of 2,800 ft. The ceiling, broken or more, is 700 ft.

Current weather is light thunderstorms rain, mist. The temperature is 6 °C, with a wind chill of -1 °C. The dew point is 4 °C, the relative humidity is 87%. The air pressure at sea level is 29.84 inHg (QNH).

Daylight period

Today the sun rises at 06:18 and sets at 17:46. This applies to Chicago Midway International Airport, the universal daylight period may be different. The difference between the local time and UTC is -6 hour. Currently, there is no daylight saving time in effect.


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Id Heading Crosswind Headwind Crosswind %
13C/31C 134°-314° 17-26 kt 1-2 kt 100 %
4R/22L 043°-223° 17-26 kt 5 %
4L/22R 043°-223° 17-26 kt 5 %
13L/31R 134°-314° 17-26 kt 1-2 kt 100 %
13R/31L 134°-314° 17-26 kt 1-2 kt 100 %

The direction with the greatest headwind component is highlighted and used for crosswind calculation. This does not necessarily mean this direction is in use.


700 ft BKN Broken clouds
2,800 ft OVC Overcast clouds cumulonimbus

Temperature & Weather

Weather Light thunderstorms rain
Temperature 6.1 °C
Dewpoint 4.4 °C
Rel. humidity 87%
Wind chill -1 °C
Kp-index 2 (0-9)


AO2Automatic weather station that can determine the type of precipitation
PK WND 35026/0613Peak wind from 350° with 26 kt at 06 :13 UTC
RAB17Rain started at 17, ended at
SLP106Sea level pressure is 29.84 inHg (29.84 inHg)
P0027Water equivalent of rainfall since previous observation is 0.27 inch (0.1 mm)
T00610044Temperature is 6.1 °C (43.0 °F), dew point is 4.4 °C (39.9 °F)
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Daylight period

06:18 (4:22h)


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