Milwaukee Water Temperature

Milwaukee is a city close to Lake Michigan. August is the month with the warmest water temperature at 70.3°F / 21.3°C. The coolest month is February with an avg. water temperature of 33.6°F / 0.9°C. November is the sunniest at 0.1in / 3.5mm and May the wettest month with 1.8in / 46mm. The average air temperature is around 72.9°F / 22.7°C, July is the hottest month in a year. January is the coolest with 23°F / -5°C average air temperature. Hot-summer humid continental climate would be the climate here. July, June, August, September would be the best time to visit.

Milwaukee Summary

Description Value
Current water temperature /
Warmest Month Water Temperature: August with 70.3°F / 21.3°C
Coldest Month Water Temperature: February with 33.6°F / 0.9°C
Warmest Month Air Temperature: July with 72.9°F / 22.7°C
Coldest Month Air Temperature: January with 23°F / -5°C
Wettest Month: May with 1.8in / 46mm
Driest Month: November with 0.1in / 3.5mm
Highest Humidity March with 75.8%
Lowest Humidity October with 69.6%
Best Time to Visit: July, June, August, September
Climate Classification Hot-summer humid continental climate

Milwaukee water temperature by month

Lake Michigan water temperature by month

Max. Water

Temperature (°F)

ø. Water

Temperature (°F)

Min. Water

Temperature (°F)

January

37.9 36.1 34.5

February

34.7 33.8 33.3

March

34.7 34 33.3

April

37.8 35.8 34.7

May

46.4 40.8 37.2

June

60.1 52.3 45.9

July

69.8 65.1 58.8

August

71.1 69.4 68

September

70.2 66.2 61.2

October

61.5 55.6 49.8

November

50.2 45.7 41.2

December

42.8 40.3 38.5

Lake Michigan water temperature by month

Max. Water

Temperature (°C)

ø. Water

Temperature (°C)

Min. Water

Temperature (°C)

January

3.3 2.3 1.4

February

1.5 1 0.7

March

1.5 1.1 0.7

April

3.2 2.1 1.5

May

8 4.9 2.9

June

15.6 11.3 7.7

July

21 18.4 14.9

August

21.7 20.8 20

September

21.2 19 16.2

October

16.4 13.1 9.9

November

10.1 7.6 5.1

December

6 4.6 3.6
August is the month with the highest water temperature at 70.3°F / 21.3°C. The month with the lowest is February with an average water temperature of 33.6°F / 0.9°C.

Milwaukee weather today & 14-day weather forecast

Date
Weather
Max. F
Min. F
Max. C
Min. C
Windspeed
Windir.
Precip.
Rainrisk
Rel. Humidity
Jan. 25
Light snow
31 °F
15°F
-1 °C
-10°C
4mph (7km/h)
east-southeast
0in (0mm)
55 %
82%
Jan. 26
Heavy snow
31 °F
19°F
-1 °C
-7°C
5mph (8km/h)
east-southeast
1in (13mm)
100 %
87%
Jan. 27
Light snow
22 °F
12°F
-6 °C
-11°C
3mph (5km/h)
north-northwest
0in (0mm)
35 %
81%
Jan. 28
Scattered clouds
18 °F
1°F
-8 °C
-17°C
1mph (2km/h)
northwest
0in (0mm)
0 %
88%
Jan. 29
Overcast clouds
29 °F
8°F
-1 °C
-14°C
2mph (3km/h)
south
0in (0mm)
0 %
86%
Jan. 30
Heavy snow
32 °F
26°F
0 °C
-3°C
4mph (6km/h)
southeast
1in (19mm)
100 %
91%
Jan. 31
Heavy snow
29 °F
25°F
-2 °C
-4°C
3mph (5km/h)
south-southeast
1in (15mm)
100 %
97%
Date
Weather
Max. F
Min. F
Max. C
Min. C
Windspeed
Windir.
Precip.
Rainrisk
Rel. Humidity
Feb. 01
Light snow
29 °F
18°F
-2 °C
-8°C
3mph (4km/h)
north-northwest
0in (1mm)
80 %
91%
Feb. 02
Overcast clouds
33 °F
10°F
1 °C
-12°C
1mph (2km/h)
south-southwest
0in (0mm)
0 %
92%
Feb. 03
Mix snow/rain
37 °F
20°F
3 °C
-7°C
2mph (4km/h)
south
0in (2mm)
85 %
94%
Feb. 04
Light shower rain
29 °F
31°F
-2 °C
-1°C
2mph (3km/h)
southwest
0in (4mm)
80 %
100%
Feb. 05
Heavy rain
34 °F
21°F
1 °C
-6°C
6mph (9km/h)
southeast
1in (19mm)
95 %
97%
Feb. 06
Overcast clouds
20 °F
3°F
-7 °C
-16°C
4mph (6km/h)
west
0in (0mm)
20 %
89%
Feb. 07
Broken clouds
29 °F
3°F
-2 °C
-16°C
3mph (5km/h)
southwest
0in (0mm)
0 %
87%
Feb. 08
Overcast clouds
35 °F
28°F
1 °C
-2°C
3mph (5km/h)
south-southwest
0in (0mm)
0 %
90%
Feb. 09
Light shower rain
39 °F
4°F
4 °C
-15°C
5mph (8km/h)
south-southwest
0in (4mm)
80 %
92%

Milwaukee weather by month / climate table

Max.

Temperature

°F

ø.

Temperature

°F

Min.

Temperature

(°F)

Precip.

(in)

Rainy Days

(d)

Rel. Humidity

(%)

January

32.9 23 14 1.3 0 74.9%

February

32.7 23.4 14.9 0.7 1 75.5%

March

42.6 31.3 18 0.2 0 75.8%

April

52.5 41.5 32.4 0.2 1 73.7%

May

66.2 53.4 44.2 1.8 2 75.1%

June

76.1 65.3 54.7 0.3 1 75.3%

July

80.8 72.9 64.8 0.3 0 71.4%

August

80.6 72.5 66.7 0.7 0 71.5%

September

76.8 66.2 54.7 0.4 1 71.1%

October

64.4 53.4 43.2 0.5 0 69.6%

November

51.8 41.5 31.6 0.1 0 70.8%

December

38.5 29.8 23 0.9 1 75.1%

Max.

Temperature

°C

ø.

Temperature

°C

Min.

Temperature

(°C)

Precip.

(mm)

Rainy Days

(d)

Rel. Humidity

(%)

January

0.5 -5 -10 33.6 0 74.9%

February

0.4 -4.8 -9.5 18.7 1 75.5%

March

5.9 -0.4 -7.8 5.4 0 75.8%

April

11.4 5.3 0.2 5.6 1 73.7%

May

19 11.9 6.8 46 2 75.1%

June

24.5 18.5 12.6 7.2 1 75.3%

July

27.1 22.7 18.2 8.3 0 71.4%

August

27 22.5 19.3 19 0 71.5%

September

24.9 19 12.6 9.1 1 71.1%

October

18 11.9 6.2 12.2 0 69.6%

November

11 5.3 -0.2 3.5 0 70.8%

December

3.6 -1.2 -5 21.6 1 75.1%
November is the driest at 0.1in / 3.5mm and May the wettest month with 1.8in / 46mm. With an average temperature of 72.9°F / 22.7°C, July is the warmest month in a year. January is the coldest with 23°F / -5°C average temperature.

Activities & POI in Milwaukee

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