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Chicago Cubs Weather Forecast: When Was the Coldest Opening Day?

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It's another typical Spring Chicago day: Rainy and chilly.

For The Chicago Cubs home opener against the Milwaukee Brewers, there's a 50 percent chance of precipitation with scattered showers throughout the day.

Temperature will be in the mid 40s, hitting around 44 degrees at the 1:20 pm. time of the game's first pitch.

And while wind gusts of around 25-30 miles per hour will make it feel much colder at the Friendly Confines for MLB Opening Day — think mid to upper 30s — it could be worse.

According to the latest weather forecast from NBC 5 meteorologist Iisha Scott, the coldest opening day temperature on record was April 8, 1997, at 29 degrees.

The warmest and opening day temperature on record was just a few years ago on April 8, 2019, at 65 degrees.

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