Wisconsin's climate is diverse due to its location in the Midwest, which is subject to both warm and cold currents of air from the North and South. Summers tend to be warm and humid while winters can be bitterly cold with frequent snowfall. The state receives an average of 35 inches of precipitation annually. Spring and autumn are transitional seasons that offer pleasant temperatures but can also bring severe thunderstorms. Despite being known for its cold weather, Wisconsin actually enjoys more sunny days than most other states in the US!
Wisconsin, Wisconsin gets 34 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.
Wisconsin averages 48 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 Wisconsin. The US average is 205 sunny days.
Wisconsin gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 113 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.
Summer High: the July high is around 81 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 7
Rain: averages 34 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 48 inches of snow a year
BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX
Wisconsin's annual BestPlaces Comfort Index of 6.5 (10=best) indicates it is less comfortable than most states in the United States.
9.2 / 3.9
Summer / Winter
August, July and June are the most pleasant months in the state of Wisconsin, while January and December are the least comfortable months.