Glenview, Illinois

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Glenview, Illinois, USA

Glenview is a village in northeastern Illinois, USA. It is about 14 miles (23 km) north of downtown Chicago in Cook County, Illinois. According to the 2010 United States Census, the village population was 44,692.[1]

History[change | change source]

The village was named by a popular vote in 1895. It was incorporated as a village in 1899. There were 325 adults in Glenview that year.[2]

For many years, it was home to the Naval Air Station Glenview, until the station was closed down and converted to a prairie park, a lake, and residential and commercial properties in the early 1990s.[3]

Population[change | change source]

The median age in 2010 was 45.5. There were 23,496 (52.6%) women, and 21,196 (47.4%) men. There were 14,818 households.[4]

Climate[change | change source]

Glenview has a continental climate (Köppen climate classification Dfa). The summers are generally wetter than the winters:

Climate data for Glenview, Illinois
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °F (°C) 65
(18)
76
(24)
86
(30)
91
(33)
94
(34)
104
(40)
103
(39)
103
(39)
97
(36)
87
(31)
76
(24)
67
(19)
104
(40)
Average high °F (°C) 32
(0)
37
(3)
47
(8)
60
(16)
72
(22)
81
(27)
86
(30)
83
(28)
76
(24)
64
(18)
51
(11)
37
(3)
61
(16)
Average low °F (°C) 17
(−8)
21
(−6)
30
(−1)
41
(5)
51
(11)
60
(16)
66
(19)
65
(18)
57
(14)
45
(7)
35
(2)
23
(−5)
43
(6)
Record low °F (°C) −25
(−32)
−14
(−26)
−1
(−18)
11
(−12)
30
(−1)
40
(4)
41
(5)
45
(7)
33
(1)
15
(−9)
−5
(−21)
−19
(−28)
−25
(−32)
Average precipitation inches (mm) 2.00
(51)
1.86
(47)
2.68
(68)
3.56
(90)
3.35
(85)
4.12
(105)
4.13
(105)
4.98
(126)
3.32
(84)
2.54
(65)
3.34
(85)
2.23
(57)
38.11
(968)
Source: Bing Weather[5]

The highest recorded temperature was 104 °F (40 °C) in June 1988; the lowest recorded temperature was −25 °F (−32 °C) in January 1982.[5]

References[change | change source]

  1. Data Access and Dissemination Systems (DADS). "American FactFinder - Results". census.gov. Retrieved 12 May 2015.
  2. "History of Glenview". glenviewhistory.org. Retrieved 12 May 2015.
  3. Dawson, Beverly Roberts (2007). Glenview Naval Air Station. Arcadia Publishing. ISBN 0-7385-4122-2.
  4. Data Access and Dissemination Systems (DADS). "American FactFinder - Community Facts". census.gov. Retrieved 12 May 2015.
  5. 5.0 5.1 "Glenview, Illinois Monthly Averages". Bing. 2012. Retrieved July 21, 2012.