Madison, Wisconsin 

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Weather in Madison, Wisconsin

The most pleasant months of the year for Madison are June, August and July. In Madison, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. July is the hottest month for Madison with an average high temperature of 81.9°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Wisconsin. December is the snowiest month in Madison with 11.3 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall. July is the most humid month, though humidity is low for most of the year.


Today's Weather - Madison, WI

10 PM PST

Mostly Clear

67°F

7 DAY FORECASTDESCRIPTIONHIGH/LOWWIND
OvernightMostly Clear58° / 81°NW 5 mph
Monday NightMostly Clear then Areas Of Fog60° / 83°SE 0 mph
Tuesday NightSlight Chance Showers And Thunderstorms65° / 76°W 5 to 10 mph
Wednesday NightMostly Clear56° / 75°N 0 to 10 mph
Thursday NightMostly Clear55° / 76°E 0 to 5 mph
Friday NightPartly Cloudy59° / 79°S 5 mph
Saturday NightSlight Chance Showers And Thunderstorms then Partly Cloudy62° / 81°S 5 mph

Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 82 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 10
Rain: averages 36 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 42 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Madison area is 6.7 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Wisconsin.

6.7 / 10

A higher score indicates a more comfortable year-round climate. The US average for the comfort index is 7. Our index is based on the total number of days annually within the comfort range of 70-80 degrees, and we also applied a penalty for days of excessive humidity.


Average Monthly High and Low (°F)
HighLow
January27° 10°
February31° 14°
March43° 25°
April57° 36°
May68° 47°
June78° 56°
July82° 61°
August80° 59°
September72° 50°
October60° 39°
November45° 28°
December31° 15°
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: Madison
Hot
Days
Freezing
Days
Rainy
Days
Snowy
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January03087
February02786
March02494
April010121
May01120
June10110
July30100
August20100
September0190
October08100
November02092
December02996

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.


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Reviews for Madison    71 Reviews
Nice, but cold Easters, high taxes, very liberal - 4/1/2018
Madison offers quite a bit for a metro area of 600,000. It is like a small big city. But it suffers these faults: 5 months of winter-like weather (I have seen snow... Read More

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Difficult Move From Blue State - 2/16/2018
Since they passed Act 10 in 2007 they have done away with collective bargaining and many protective measurers for workers have been eliminated, like reductions of... Read More

Very quickly becoming unaffordable. - 1/22/2018
I call it the most conservative liberal city in the US. After living here 35+ years I've seen the best and worst. There has been a boom in Dane County recently with much... Read More


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