Milwaukee Water Temperature

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

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 Forecast for the next 14 Days

Date Weather High Temp. Low Temp. Rain? Windspeed Precipitation Humidity
Dec 04.
Partly Cloudy
50 °F
10 °C
41 °F
5 °C
0 %
9.3 mph
15 km/h
0 inch
0 mm
86%
Dec 05.
Partly Cloudy
50 °F
10 °C
41 °F
5 °C
0 %
21.7 mph
35 km/h
0 inch
0.1 mm
73%
Dec 06.
Partly Cloudy
39 °F
4 °C
30 °F
-1 °C
0 %
19.3 mph
31 km/h
0 inch
0 mm
58%
Dec 07.
Partly Cloudy
37 °F
3 °C
28 °F
-2 °C
0 %
15.5 mph
25 km/h
0 inch
0 mm
51%
Dec 08.
Partly Cloudy
34 °F
1 °C
28 °F
-2 °C
0 %
8.7 mph
14 km/h
0 inch
0 mm
84%
Dec 09.
Partly Cloudy
32 °F
0 °C
25 °F
-4 °C
0 %
14.9 mph
24 km/h
0 inch
0 mm
67%
Dec 09.
Partly Cloudy
32 °F
0 °C
25 °F
-4 °C
0 %
14.9 mph
24 km/h
0 inch
0 mm
67%
Date Weather High Temp. Low Temp. Rain? Windspeed Precipitation Humidity
Dec 10.
Partly Cloudy
37 °F
3 °C
32 °F
0 °C
0 %
16.8 mph
27 km/h
0 inch
0.1 mm
74%
Dec 11.
Cloudy
27 °F
-3 °C
21 °F
-6 °C
0 %
21.7 mph
35 km/h
0 inch
0 mm
58%
Dec 12.
Overcast
34 °F
1 °C
19 °F
-7 °C
0 %
19.3 mph
31 km/h
0 inch
0.1 mm
68%
Dec 13.
Moderate or heavy snow showers
34 °F
1 °C
16 °F
-9 °C
63 %
18 mph
29 km/h
0.1 inch
3.8 mm
75%
Dec 14.
Heavy rain
37 °F
3 °C
32 °F
0 °C
89 %
35.4 mph
57 km/h
2.1 inch
53.2 mm
95%
Dec 15.
Moderate or heavy snow showers
28 °F
-2 °C
21 °F
-6 °C
75 %
22.4 mph
36 km/h
0.2 inch
4.9 mm
84%
Dec 16.
Partly Cloudy
25 °F
-4 °C
21 °F
-6 °C
0 %
16.2 mph
26 km/h
0 inch
0 mm
60%
Dec 17.
Partly Cloudy
36 °F
2 °C
23 °F
-5 °C
0 %
21.7 mph
35 km/h
0 inch
0 mm
49%

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 month with the lowest rain of 0.1in / 3.5mm and May with the highest precipitation in a year with 1.8in / 46mm. The avg. temperature is around 72.9°F / 22.7°C, July is the month with the highest temperature. January is the coolest with 23°F / -5°C average temperature.

Activities & POI in Milwaukee

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Beach Pebble Beach
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