KRFD  Chicago/Rockford International  Airport

Chicago/Rockford, Illinois, United States

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Status Useage IATA
Operational Public RFD
Latitude Longitude
42° 11' 43" N 89° 5' 49" W
42.195361 -89.097222
Local (DST -5) UTC (GMT -6)
Mar 31, 2015 12:23 Mar 31, 2015 05:23
Sunrise-Sunset Local UTC
Begin Civil Twilight 06:09 11:09
Sunrise 06:37 11:37
Sunset 07:22 00:22
End Civil Twilight 07:51 00:51

Current Weather

METAR Observed VFR
KRFD 310454Z 23015G22KT 10SM FEW120 14/01 A2974 Tue, Mar 31, 2015 @ 04:54 UTC
(29 Minutes ago)
Visual Flight Rules
Wind Visibility Clouds Conditions
230° at 15 knots (17 mph)
Gusting to 22 knots (25 mph)
10 statute miles
  • Few at 12,000' AGL
  • No significant weather
Temperatures Readings Precipitation
Current Temp 14°C (57°F)
Dewpoint 1°C (34°F)
Humidity 41%
Altimeter 29.74"Hg
Sea Level Pressure 1006.9mb
Field Elevation 736'
None Recorded

Forecast Weather

TAF
KRFD 310311Z 3103/3124 20009KT P6SM VCSH SCT100 FM310700 29008KT P6SM SKC FM311000 35008KT P6SM SKC FM311800 29010KT P6SM SKC
From To
Tue, Mar 31, 2015 @ 03:00 UTC Tue, Mar 31, 2015 @ 07:00 UTC
Wind Visibility Clouds Conditions
200° at 9 knots (10 mph)
Greater than 6 statute miles
  • Scattered at 10,000' AGL
  • Nearby Showers
From To From
Tue, Mar 31, 2015 @ 07:00 UTC Tue, Mar 31, 2015 @ 10:00 UTC Standard forecast or significant change
Wind Visibility Clouds Conditions
290° at 8 knots (9 mph)
Greater than 6 statute miles
  • Clear skies
  • No significant weather
From To From
Tue, Mar 31, 2015 @ 10:00 UTC Tue, Mar 31, 2015 @ 18:00 UTC Standard forecast or significant change
Wind Visibility Clouds Conditions
350° at 8 knots (9 mph)
Greater than 6 statute miles
  • Clear skies
  • No significant weather
From To From
Tue, Mar 31, 2015 @ 18:00 UTC Wed, Apr 1, 2015 @ 00:00 UTC Standard forecast or significant change
Wind Visibility Clouds Conditions
290° at 10 knots (12 mph)
Greater than 6 statute miles
  • Clear skies
  • No significant weather

Additional weather within a 50nm radius of KRFD

Map ICAO Location
KRPJ 18.2nm S (180°)
KFEP 21.8nm W (278°)
KDKB 23.5nm S (132°)
KJVL 25.6nm N (005°)
KEFT 33.3nm N (319°)
KSQI 37.5nm S (224°)
KARR 37.6nm S (132°)
KDPA 41.6nm E (114°)
KSFY 45.9nm W (259°)
KBUU 46nm N (049°)

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