KRFD  Chicago/Rockford International Airport

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Chicago/Rockford, Illinois, United States

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)
Oct 2, 2014 07:24 Oct 2, 2014 12:24
Sunrise-Sunset Local UTC
Begin Civil Twilight 06:26 11:26
Sunrise 06:54 11:54
Sunset 06:36 23:36
End Civil Twilight 07:04 00:04

Current Weather

METAR Observed MVFR
KRFD 021154Z 15003KT 7SM OVC017 17/15 A2987 Thu, Oct 2, 2014 @ 11:54 UTC
(30 Minutes ago)
Marginal Visual Flight Rules
Wind Visibility Clouds Conditions
150° at 3 knots (3 mph) 7 statute miles
  • Overcast at 1,700' AGL
  • No significant weather
Temperatures Readings Precipitation
Current Temp 17°C (63°F)
Low Temp 17°C (63°F)
High Temp 19°C (66°F)
Dewpoint 15°C (59°F)
Humidity 88%
Altimeter 29.87"Hg
Sea Level Pressure 1011.3mb
Field Elevation 736'
None Recorded

Forecast Weather

TAF
KRFD 021141Z 0212/0312 16007KT P6SM BKN020 OVC090 FM021400 18010KT P6SM BKN020 OVC090 FM022200 19010G16KT 5SM -SHRA VCTS OVC020CB TEMPO 0223/0303 2SM TSRA SCT009 OVC010CB FM030400 21012KT 4SM SHRA BR SCT003 BKN007 OVC010 FM031000 28012G17KT 6SM -SHRA BKN009 OVC015
From To
Thu, Oct 2, 2014 @ 12:00 UTC Thu, Oct 2, 2014 @ 14:00 UTC
Wind Visibility Clouds Conditions
160° at 7 knots (8 mph)
Greater than 6 statute miles
  • Broken at 2,000' AGL
  • Overcast at 9,000' AGL
  • No significant weather
From To From
Thu, Oct 2, 2014 @ 14:00 UTC Thu, Oct 2, 2014 @ 22:00 UTC Standard forecast or significant change
Wind Visibility Clouds Conditions
180° at 10 knots (12 mph)
Greater than 6 statute miles
  • Broken at 2,000' AGL
  • Overcast at 9,000' AGL
  • No significant weather
From To From
Thu, Oct 2, 2014 @ 22:00 UTC Fri, Oct 3, 2014 @ 04:00 UTC Standard forecast or significant change
Wind Visibility Clouds Conditions
190° at 10 knots (12 mph)
Gusting to 16 knots (18 mph)
5 statute miles
  • Overcast at 2,000' AGL
  • Nearby Thunderstorm
  • Light Rain Showers
From To Temporary
Thu, Oct 2, 2014 @ 23:00 UTC Fri, Oct 3, 2014 @ 03:00 UTC Changes expected for less than half the time period
Visibility Clouds Conditions
2 statute miles
  • Scattered at 900' AGL
  • Overcast at 1,000' AGL
  • Thunderstorm Rain
From To From
Fri, Oct 3, 2014 @ 04:00 UTC Fri, Oct 3, 2014 @ 10:00 UTC Standard forecast or significant change
Wind Visibility Clouds Conditions
210° at 12 knots (14 mph)
4 statute miles
  • Scattered at 300' AGL
  • Broken at 700' AGL
  • Overcast at 1,000' AGL
  • Rain Showers
  • Mist
From To From
Fri, Oct 3, 2014 @ 10:00 UTC Fri, Oct 3, 2014 @ 12:00 UTC Standard forecast or significant change
Wind Visibility Clouds Conditions
280° at 12 knots (14 mph)
Gusting to 17 knots (20 mph)
6 statute miles
  • Broken at 900' AGL
  • Overcast at 1,500' AGL
  • Light Rain Showers

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°)
KARR 37.6nm S (132°)
KDPA 41.6nm E (114°)
KSFY 45.9nm W (259°)
KBUU 46nm N (049°)

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