West Allis, WI Climate


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West Allis, WI has a humid continental climate with cold winters and hot summers. The average annual temperature is 41°F (5°C). Temperatures can drop as low as -18°F (-28°C) in winter and climb up to 91°F (33°C) in summer. Precipitation is fairly consistent throughout the year with snowfall occurring mainly from December to March. Summer months tend to be humid and cloudy, while winters are cold and dry. This area also experiences occasional thunderstorms bringing heavy rain and strong winds in the spring and fall.

West Allis, Wisconsin gets 35 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

West Allis averages 45 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 188 sunny days per year in West Allis. The US average is 205 sunny days.

West Allis gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 123 days per year. Precipitation is rain, snow, sleet, or hail that falls to the ground. In order for precipitation to be counted you have to get at least .01 inches on the ground to measure.


Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 84 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 12
Rain: averages 35 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 45 inches of snow a year


Bestplaces Comfort Index

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for West Allis is 6.7 (10=best), which means it is one of the most pleasant places in Wisconsin.

9.2 Summer - 4.2 Winter
August, June and July are the most pleasant months in West Allis, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

  ClimateWest Allis, WisconsinUnited States
  35.1 in.38.1 in.
  44.6 in.27.8 in.
  123.3 days106.2 days
  188 days205 days
  83.5°85.8°
  12.4°21.7°
  6.77
  3.34.3
  728 ft.2443 ft.
Climate
YOU SHOULD KNOW

Many people confuse weather and climate but they are different. Weather is the conditions of the atmosphere over a short period of time, and climate is how the atmosphere is over long periods of time.

Weather is how the atmosphere is behaving and its effects upon life and human activities. Weather can change from minute-to-minute. Most people think of weather in terms of temperature, humidity, precipitation, cloudiness, brightness, visibility, wind, and atmospheric pressure.

Climate is the description of the long-term pattern of weather in a place. Climate can mean the average weather for a particular region and time period taken over 30 years. Climate is the average of weather over time.

July is the hottest month for West Allis with an average high temperature of 83.5°, which ranks it as one of the hottest places in Wisconsin. In West Allis, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for West Allis are June, August and September.
In West Allis, there are 11.7 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is one of the hottest places in Wisconsin.
January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for West Allis with an average of 12.4°. This is one of the warmest places in Wisconsin.
In West Allis, there are 141.9 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the warmest places in Wisconsin.
In West Allis, there are 11.6 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is one of the warmest places in Wisconsin.
The humidity is usually comfortable in West Allis but some summer days can be muggy. July is the most humid month, though it is still relatively mild compared to many other places. The most humid months are July, August and June.
June is the wettest month in West Allis with 4.4 inches of rain, and the driest month is January with 1.5 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 35% of yearly precipitation and 15% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 35.1 inches in West Allis means that it is wetter than most places in Wisconsin.
May is the rainiest month in West Allis with 12.0 days of rain, and February is the driest month with only 9.0 rainy days. There are 123.3 rainy days annually in West Allis, which is one of the rainiest places in Wisconsin. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 27% of the time and the driest is Spring with only a 24% chance of a rainy day.
An annual snowfall of 44.6 inches in West Allis means that it is snowier than most places in Wisconsin. January is the snowiest month in West Allis with 13.2 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.
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coal trains coming from other states other than wisconsin, continuasly blowing their train whistle in front of elderly housing projects and residential areas when  More

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What would us black people have to look forward to in West allis. To poor for for  More

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poor factory jobs or McDonald's is all you'll find here. The companies change between shifts and part timers and nothing ever happens good. Men are in women's jobs and  More

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