Wisconsin State Climatology Office

MADISON CLIMATE NORMALS: A COMPARISON

Source: Climatography of the United States No. 81

Current  Normals 1971-2000

--- JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC ANNUAL
MAX TEMP (F) 25.2 30.8 42.8 56.6 69.4 78.3 82.1 79.4 71.4 59.6 43.3 30.2 55.8
MIN TEMP (F) 9.3 14.3 24.6 35.2 46.0 55.7 61.0 58.7 49.9 38.9 27.7 15.8 36.4
AVG TEMP (F) 17.3 22.6 33.7 45.9 57.7 67.0 71.6 69.1 60.7 49.3 35.5 23.0 46.1
HEAT DEG DAYS 1490 1203 978 576 261 63 12 33 183 504 892 1298 7493
COOL DEG DAYS 0 0 0 6 33 123 214 154 48 4 0 0 582
PRECIP (in) 1.25 1.28 2.28 3.35 3.25 4.05 3.93 4.33 3.08 2.18 2.31 1.66 32.95

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1921-1950 normals

MADISON AIRPORT
-- JAN FEB MAR APR. MAY JUN JULY AUG. SEP OCT NOV DEC ANNUAL
MAX TEMP (F) 27.9 31.0 41.8 56.5 69.3 79.1 85.7 83.1 73.6 61.3 43.7 30.9 57.0
MIN TEMP (F) 10.3 12.7 23.2 34.8 45.6 55.7 60.2 58.2 50.6 39.5 26.9 15.0 36.1
AVG TEMP (F) 19.1 21.9 32.5 45.7 57.5 67.4 73.0 70.7 62.1 50.4 35.3 23.0 46.6
HEAT DEG DAYS 1423 1207 1008 579 272 82 13 31 150 459 891 1302 7417
PRECIP (in) 1.31 1.13 1.83 2.49 3.27 4.02 3.30 2.89 3.99 2.08 2.29 1.40 30.00
                         
CITY OFFICE
-- JAN FEB MAR APR. MAY JUN JULY AUG. SEP OCT NOV DEC ANNUAL
MAX TEMP (F) 26.7 29.4 40.0 54.6 67.1 76.4 82.2 79.8 71.3 60.0 42.9 30.0 55.0
MIN TEMP (F) 11.8 14.3 24.8 37.1 48.3 58.9 64.0 62.0 54.4 43.4 29.4 17.0 38.8
AVG TEMP (F) 19.3 21.9 32.4 45.9 57.7 67.7 73.1 70.9 62.9 51.7 36.2 23.5 46.9
HEAT DEG DAYS 1417 1207 1011 573 266 79 10 30 137 419 864 1287 7300
PRECIP (in) 1.47 1.27 2.03 2.49 3.21 4.02 3.40 3.07 4.11 2.00 2.20 1.44 30.71
                         

1931-1960 normals

-- JAN FEB MAR APR. MAY JUN JULY AUG. SEP OCT NOV DEC ANNUAL
MAX TEMP (F) 27.9 30.2 40.0 56.0 68.4 78.0 83.2 81.2 72.6 62.1 44.3 31.8 56.3
MIN TEMP (F) 8.1 9.8 19.2 32.8 43.8 54.2 59.0 57.7 49.4 38.7 24.6 13.4 34.2
AVG TEMP (F) 18.0 20.0 29.6 44.4 56.1 66.1 71.1 69.5 61.0 50.4 34.5 22.6 45.3
HEAT DEG DAYS 1457 1260 1097 618 310 102 25 40 174 459 915 1314 7771
PRECIP (in) 1.40 1.13 1.84 2.57 3.34 3.95 3.58 3.37 3.32 2.21 2.14 1.31 30.16
                         
1941-1970 normals
-- JAN FEB MAR APR. MAY JUN JULY AUG. SEP OCT NOV DEC ANNUAL
MAX TEMP (F) 25.4 29.5 39.2 56.0 67.3 76.9 81.4 80.0 70.9 60.9 43.0 29.8 55.0
MIN TEMP (F) 8.2 11.1 21.2 34.6 44.6 54.6 58.8 57.3 48.5 38.9 26.4 14.0 34.8
AVG TEMP (F) 16.8 20.3 30.2 45.3 56.0 65.8 70.1 68.7 59.7 49.9 34.7 21.9 44.9
HEAT DEG DAYS 1494 1252 1079 591 297 72 14 39 173 474 909 1336 7730
COOL DEG DAYS 0 0 0 0 18 96 172 154 14 6 0 0 460
PRECIP (in) 1.25 0.95 1.93 2.66 3.41 4.33 3.81 3.05 3.36 2.16 1.87 1.47 30.25
                         
1951-1980 normals
-- JAN FEB MAR APR. MAY JUN JULY AUG. SEP OCT NOV DEC ANNUAL
MAX TEMP (F) 24.5 30.0 40.8 57.5 69.8 78.8 82.8 80.6 72.3 61.1 44.1 30.6 56.1
MIN TEMP (F) 6.7 11.0 21.5 34.1 44.2 53.8 58.3 56.3 47.8 37.8 26.0 14.1 34.3
AVG TEMP (F) 15.6 20.5 31.2 45.8 57.0 66.3 70.6 68.5 60.1 49.5 35.1 22.4 45.2
HEAT DEG DAYS 1531 1246 1048 576 273 58 12 29 161 490 897 1321 7642
COOL DEG DAYS 0 0 0 0 25 97 185 137 14 9 0 0 467
PRECIP (in) 1.11 1.02 2.15 3.10 3.34 3.89 3.75 3.82 3.06 2.24 1.83 1.53 30.84
                         
1961-1990 normals
-- JAN FEB MAR APR. MAY JUN JULY AUG. SEP OCT NOV DEC ANNUAL
MAX TEMP (F) 24.8 30.1 41.5 56.7 68.9 78.2 82.4 79.6 71.5 59.9 44.0 29.8 55.6
MIN TEMP (F) 7.2 11.1 23.0 34.1 44.2 54.2 59.5 56.9 48.2 37.7 26.7 13.5 34.7
AVG TEMP (F) 16.0 20.6 32.3 45.4 56.5 66.2 71.0 68.3 59.8 48.9 35.4 21.7 45.2
HEAT DEG DAYS 1519 1243 1014 588 294 68 12 38 168 499 888 1342 7673
COOL DEG DAYS 0 0 0 0 30 104 198 141 12 0 0 0 485
PRECIP (in) 1.07 1.08 2.17 2.86 3.14 3.66 3.39 4.04 3.37 2.17 2.09 1.84 30.88
                         
1971-2000 normals
-- JAN FEB MAR APR. MAY JUN JULY AUG. SEP OCT NOV DEC ANNUAL
MAX TEMP (F) 25.2 30.8 42.8 56.6 69.4 78.3 82.1 79.4 71.4 59.6 43.3 30.2 55.8
 MIN TEMP (F) 9.3 14.3 24.6 35.2 46.0 55.7 61.0 58.7 49.9 38.9 27.7 15.8 36.4
AVG TEMP (F) 17.3 22.6 33.7 45.9 57.7 67.0 71.6 69.1 60.7 49.3 35.5 23.0 46.1
HEAT DEG DAYS 1490 1203 978 576 261 63 12 33 183 504 892 1298 7493
COOL DEG DAYS 0 0 0 6 33 123 214 154 48 4 0 0 582
PRECIP (in) 1.25 1.28 2.28 3.35 3.25 4.05 3.93 4.33 3.08 2.18 2.31 1.66 32.95

Return to: [Madison Climate Page] [State Climatology Homepage]


Latest revision: 17 April 2006   

Comments on the web page ... SCO Web Administrator

URL Address: http://www.aos.wisc.edu/~sco/stations/msn/msn-normals.html