Chicago/Rockford International Airport

KRFD · Illinois, United States

Compass
Wind direction of Wind direction 040° Chicago/Rockford International Airport 7/25
Wind direction to Wind: 5 kt, gusting 18 kt, 2 beaufort

5 kt

2 kt
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SCT 1,000
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BKN 2,400
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OVC 4,000
METAR KRFD 050716Z 04005G18KT 7SM -RA SCT010 BKN024 OVC040 06/04 A2985 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT SE AND S TSE13 PRESFR OCNL LIGICCG DSNT S CB DSNT S MOV NE P0005 T00610044 $

METAR Chicago/Rockford International Airport - KRFD/RFD

Chicago/Rockford International Airport is a large airport in Illinois, United States. The airport is located at latitude 42.19531 and longitude -89.09656. The airport has 2 runways: 7/25 and 1/19. The ICAO airport code of this field is KRFD. The local airport ID (FAA LID) of this airport is RFD. The airport's IATA code is RFD. The airport is in the Chicago FIR.

This aviation weather observation was made for Chicago/Rockford International Airport on March 5, 2024 01:16, local time.

Airport observations

The wind is from direction 040° with a speed of 5 kt. Wind gusts of 18 kt have been measured.

Visibility is 7 mi.

There are scattered clouds at an altitude of 1,000 ft, broken clouds at an altitude of 2,400 ft and overcast clouds at an altitude of 4,000 ft. The ceiling, broken or more, is 2,400 ft.

Current weather is light rain. The temperature is 6 °C, with a wind chill of 3 °C. The dew point is 4 °C, the relative humidity is 87%. The air pressure at sea level is 29.85 inHg (QNH).

Daylight period

Today the sun rises at 06:23 and sets at 17:51. This applies to Chicago/Rockford 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.

Companies

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Runways

Id Heading Crosswind Headwind Crosswind %
7/25 065°-245° 2-8 kt 5-16 kt 42 %
1/19 005°-185° 3-10 kt 4-15 kt 57 %

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

Clouds

1,000 ft SCT Scattered clouds
2,400 ft BKN Broken clouds
4,000 ft OVC Overcast clouds

Temperature & Weather

Weather Light rain
Temperature 6.1 °C
Dewpoint 4.4 °C
Rel. humidity 87%
Wind chill 3 °C
Kp-index 2 (0-9)

Remarks

AO2Automatic weather station that can determine the type of precipitation
TSE13Unknown precipitation ended at 13, ended at
PRESFRThe air pressure is falling rapidly
P0005Water equivalent of rainfall since previous observation is 0.05 inch (0.0 mm)
T00610044Temperature is 6.1 °C (43.0 °F), dew point is 4.4 °C (39.9 °F)
$This weather station needs maintenance
LTG DSNT SE AND S OCNL LIGICCG DSNT S CB DSNT S MOV NE

Daylight period

Sunrise
06:23 (4:54h)
Midday
12:07
Sunset
17:51

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