Fall temperatures 2.5 degrees warmer than average in south east Wisconsin

The National Weather Service in southeast Wisconsin has released data from the fall season for Madison and Milwaukee and it should be no surprise to anyone that it was warmer than average for both cities.

The average temperature for Madison was 52 degrees which is 2 1/2 degrees above normal making this the 18th warmest fall since records began. Temperatures ranged from 94 degrees on September 4th down to 9 degrees on November 28th. Just over 6 1/2 inches of rain fell this fall which is 1 3/4 inches below normal.

In Milwaukee, the average temperature was 55 degrees which, like Madison, was also 2 1/2 degrees above normal making this the 5th warmest fall for Milwaukee.
Temperatures ranged from 95 degrees on September 1st to 15 degrees on November 28th. Milwaukee received more rain than normal with just over 9 1/2 inches of rain falling, about an inch and 3/4 above normal, making it the 37th wettest on record.