Average number of crimes by day-of-year in the City of Chicago between 2002 to 2013, after correction for long-term trends (crimes during February 29th on leap years are excluded).

“Other” crimes include animal/elder/child abuse or neglect, harassment, parole violations, and criminal trespass. A “day” is defined as 5 AM on a particular day of the year to 4:59 AM the next day. Thus crimes on December 31st, for example, include crimes committed in the early morning of January 1st.