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 John Young, Director & Professor Emeritus 

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Station Information

County Name: Milwaukee
Division: 9 - Southeast
Latitude: 42 deg 57 min = 42.9467 N
Longitude: 87 deg 54 min = 87.8969 W
Elevation: 670 feet = 203 meters

Climate Normals

Daily Records

Temperature

Precipitation

Snowfall

(Snow season runs 1 July -30 June)

Heating Degree Days (base 65F; season runs 1 July - 30 June)

Cooling Degree Days (base 65F; season runs 1 January - 31 December)

Growing Degree Days (modified, base 50F/ceiling 86F; season runs 1 Jan - 31 Dec)

Thunderstorm Climatology for Milwaukee

  • Annual number of thunderstorm days at Airport (1948-present)
  • Seasonal distribution of thunderstorms Airport (1948-present).

  • Plots of frequency of thunder reports by week and by hour (Courtesy of Iowa Environmental Mesonet - IEM)

Fog Climatology for Milwaukee

  • Plots of frequency of fog reports by week and by hour (Courtesy of Iowa Environmental Mesonet - IEM)

Wind Climatology for Milwaukee

  • Wind statistics for Milwaukee from Wisconsin Wind Atlas (Naber-Knox, 1996)
  • Monthly wind rose data for Milwaukee:
    from Iowa Environmental Mesonet (IEM):
    1970-2015 or custom wind roses

Additional questions concerning finding data?
Check  Your Guide to Wisconsin Weather and Climate Data