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Climate Data for Milwaukee County, Wisconsin

Climate Normals and Growing Season Summary

Temperature norms and extremes for Milwaukee County
Chart courtesy of the Midwestern Regional Climate Center.

Growing Season Summary:

Median date of last frost in the spring: April 29. Last Spring Frost Zones.
(The last frost occurs on or after May 15 in 10 percent of the years.)

Median date of first frost in the fall: October 16. First Fall Frost Zones.
(The first frost occurs on or before October 3 in 10 percent of the years.)

Median growing season: 172 days. Range: 148 to 192 days.

For perennials, landscape plantings and fruit trees, see our Map of USDA Plant Hardiness Zones for Wisconsin.

Climate Normals Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
Ave Daily High (F°) 26.1 30.1 40.4 52.9 64.3 74.9 79.9 77.8 70.6 58.7 44.7 31.2
Ave Daily Low (F°) 11.6 15.9 26.2 35.8 44.8 55.0 62.0 60.8 52.8 41.8 30.7 17.5
Growing Degree Days 1 2 29 104 256 465 639 596 388 170 35 4
Heating Degree Days 1429 1176 983 618 338 82 14 27 123 456 819 1259
Cooling Degree Days 0 0 0 0 16 82 197 160 24 0 0 0
Ave Precipitation (") 1.60 1.45 2.67 3.50 2.84 3.24 3.47 3.53 3.38 2.41 2.51 2.33
Ave Snowfall (") 13.0 11.2 8.9 2.5 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.4 2.8 11.4


Data from the weather station at Milwaukee WSO Airport, latitude 43°04' N, longitude 88°02' W, elevation 672 ft.

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