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)
Sep 20, 2014 11:03 Sep 21, 2014 04:03
Sunrise-Sunset Local UTC
Begin Civil Twilight 06:13 11:13
Sunrise 06:41 11:41
Sunset 06:57 23:57
End Civil Twilight 07:25 00:25

Current Weather

METAR Observed VFR
KRFD 210354Z 19007KT 9SM FEW060 BKN110 19/18 A2974 Sun, Sep 21, 2014 @ 03:54 UTC
(9 Minutes ago)
Visual Flight Rules
Wind Visibility Clouds Conditions
190° at 7 knots (8 mph) 9 statute miles
  • Few at 6,000' AGL
  • Broken at 11,000' AGL
  • No significant weather
Temperatures Readings Precipitation
Current Temp 19°C (66°F)
Dewpoint 18°C (64°F)
Humidity 94%
Altimeter 29.74"Hg
Sea Level Pressure 1006.8mb
Field Elevation 736'
None Recorded

Forecast Weather

TAF
KRFD 210237Z 2103/2124 22007KT P6SM FEW040 FM210400 29013G20KT P6SM -SHRA VCTS BKN040 OVC080CB FM210600 30012KT P6SM SCT030 BKN060 FM211200 31013G18KT P6SM BKN020 OVC050 FM211600 33015G24KT P6SM VCSH BKN030 FM212000 35011G17KT P6SM SCT035
From To
Sun, Sep 21, 2014 @ 03:00 UTC Sun, Sep 21, 2014 @ 04:00 UTC
Wind Visibility Clouds Conditions
220° at 7 knots (8 mph)
Greater than 6 statute miles
  • Few at 4,000' AGL
  • No significant weather
From To From
Sun, Sep 21, 2014 @ 04:00 UTC Sun, Sep 21, 2014 @ 06:00 UTC Standard forecast or significant change
Wind Visibility Clouds Conditions
290° at 13 knots (15 mph)
Gusting to 20 knots (23 mph)
Greater than 6 statute miles
  • Broken at 4,000' AGL
  • Overcast at 8,000' AGL
  • Nearby Thunderstorm
  • Light Rain Showers
From To From
Sun, Sep 21, 2014 @ 06:00 UTC Sun, Sep 21, 2014 @ 12:00 UTC Standard forecast or significant change
Wind Visibility Clouds Conditions
300° at 12 knots (14 mph)
Greater than 6 statute miles
  • Scattered at 3,000' AGL
  • Broken at 6,000' AGL
  • No significant weather
From To From
Sun, Sep 21, 2014 @ 12:00 UTC Sun, Sep 21, 2014 @ 16:00 UTC Standard forecast or significant change
Wind Visibility Clouds Conditions
310° at 13 knots (15 mph)
Gusting to 18 knots (21 mph)
Greater than 6 statute miles
  • Broken at 2,000' AGL
  • Overcast at 5,000' AGL
  • No significant weather
From To From
Sun, Sep 21, 2014 @ 16:00 UTC Sun, Sep 21, 2014 @ 20:00 UTC Standard forecast or significant change
Wind Visibility Clouds Conditions
330° at 15 knots (17 mph)
Gusting to 24 knots (28 mph)
Greater than 6 statute miles
  • Broken at 3,000' AGL
  • Nearby Showers
From To From
Sun, Sep 21, 2014 @ 20:00 UTC Mon, Sep 22, 2014 @ 00:00 UTC Standard forecast or significant change
Wind Visibility Clouds Conditions
350° at 11 knots (13 mph)
Gusting to 17 knots (20 mph)
Greater than 6 statute miles
  • Scattered at 3,500' AGL
  • 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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