Milwaukee, WI Weather Forecast and Current Conditions

Day Sky High / Low Precip Wind Humidity
May 18
Showers -º / 47º 30% WSW 7 mph 87%
May 19
Partly Cloudy
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73º / 60º 24% SSW 12 mph 58%
8am Mostly Cloudy 49º 15% SW 7 mph 91%
9am Mostly Cloudy 51º 15% WSW 6 mph 88%
10am Mostly Cloudy 51º 15% WSW 6 mph 90%
11am Partly Cloudy 56º 5% WSW 8 mph 82%
12pm Mostly Cloudy 58º 3% WSW 8 mph 77%
1pm Mostly Cloudy 61º 2% WSW 7 mph 72%
2pm Partly Cloudy 64º 3% WSW 8 mph 67%
3pm Partly Cloudy 68º 6% WSW 7 mph 57%
4pm Partly Cloudy 69º 8% SW 7 mph 52%
5pm Mostly Cloudy 71º 8% SSW 7 mph 49%
6pm Mostly Cloudy 71º 24% S 9 mph 50%
7pm Isolated Thunderstorms 71º 33% S 10 mph 52%
8pm Mostly Cloudy 71º 21% S 10 mph 54%
9pm Mostly Cloudy 70º 10% SSE 10 mph 56%
10pm Mostly Cloudy 67º 9% SSE 11 mph 59%
11pm Mostly Cloudy 64º 9% SSE 12 mph 64%
May 20
Scattered Thunderstorms
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70º / 54º 53% WSW 13 mph 71%
12am Mostly Cloudy 62º 4% SSE 12 mph 66%
1am Cloudy 61º 3% S 12 mph 68%
2am Mostly Cloudy 65º 3% S 13 mph 63%
3am Mostly Cloudy 68º 24% S 14 mph 58%
4am Cloudy 67º 24% SSW 13 mph 61%
5am Isolated Thunderstorms 67º 32% SSW 14 mph 66%
6am Isolated Thunderstorms 66º 34% SSW 14 mph 71%
7am Scattered Thunderstorms 66º 36% SSW 14 mph 73%
8am Scattered Thunderstorms 65º 45% SSW 13 mph 75%
9am Scattered Thunderstorms 65º 41% SSW 12 mph 77%
10am Scattered Thunderstorms 64º 46% SSW 11 mph 80%
11am Scattered Thunderstorms 64º 57% SW 11 mph 79%
12pm Scattered Thunderstorms 65º 46% SW 10 mph 80%
1pm Scattered Thunderstorms 65º 37% SSW 13 mph 78%
2pm Scattered Thunderstorms 66º 52% SSW 12 mph 76%
3pm Scattered Thunderstorms 67º 42% SSW 12 mph 78%
4pm Scattered Thunderstorms 70º 37% SSW 12 mph 70%
5pm Scattered Thunderstorms 69º 43% SW 13 mph 69%
6pm Scattered Thunderstorms 69º 53% WSW 10 mph 67%
7pm Scattered Thunderstorms 65º 51% WNW 10 mph 73%
8pm Scattered Thunderstorms 66º 44% NW 10 mph 70%
9pm Scattered Thunderstorms 65º 36% NW 11 mph 63%
10pm Isolated Thunderstorms 64º 34% NW 10 mph 61%
11pm Mostly Cloudy 64º 24% NW 9 mph 61%
May 21
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57º / 46º 64% NNE 14 mph 68%
12am Few Showers 63º 34% NW 7 mph 62%
1am Few Showers 61º 34% NW 5 mph 64%
2am Showers 60º 40% NW 5 mph 64%
3am Showers 60º 51% NW 4 mph 66%
4am Showers 59º 49% NW 3 mph 66%
5am Showers 59º 46% NW 3 mph 68%
6am Showers 58º 48% WNW 3 mph 69%
7am Showers 57º 43% W 3 mph 70%
May 22
Partly Cloudy 53º / 45º 24% NNW 10 mph 65%
May 23
Mostly Sunny 54º / 48º 6% ENE 9 mph 58%
May 24
PM Showers 55º / 50º 38% E 12 mph 62%
May 25
AM Showers 57º / 51º 32% NNE 14 mph 70%

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NOAA Weather Marine Forecast for Milwaukee, WI

Low : 47ºF
WSW wind around 10 kt. Partly cloudy. Waves 1 ft or less.
High : 65ºF
WSW wind around 10 kt becoming SSE in the afternoon. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 3pm and 4pm. Waves 1 ft or less.
Thursday Night
Low : 62ºF
SSE wind around 15 kt becoming SSW after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 kt. A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2am. Waves around 2 ft.
High : 68ºF
SSW wind 10 to 15 kt becoming NW in the afternoon. Showers and thunderstorms likely before 1pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 1pm and 4pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. Waves around 1 ft.
Friday Night
Low : 50ºF
WNW wind 5 to 10 kt. A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 7pm. Waves 1 ft or less.
High : 55ºF
NNE wind 5 to 10 kt. Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then showers between 1pm and 4pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm. Waves 1 ft or less.
Saturday Night
Low : 45ºF
N wind around 10 kt. Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 1am and 4am, then a chance of showers after 4am. Waves around 1 ft.
High : 52ºF
NNW wind around 10 kt. Partly sunny. Waves 1 ft or less.
Sunday Night
Low : 43ºF
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Partly cloudy. Waves 1 ft or less.

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    Wind Speed Forecast for Milwaukee, WI

    Wind Speed (MPH) 7871012131310121073
    MPH 7871012131310121073

    Current Weather Conditions In Milwaukee, WI

    As Of: 30 minutes ago

    • 49ºF
    • 47ºF
    • 7mph
    • 0º (SW)
    • 7mph
    • Mostly Cloudy
    • 4mi
    • 29.69"
    • 91%
    • 0ºF

    The weather right now in Milwaukee, WI is Mostly Cloudy. The current temperature is 49°F, and the expected high and low for today, Thursday, May 19, 2022, are -° high temperature and 47°F low temperature. The wind is currently blowing at 7 miles per hour, and coming from the Southwest. The wind is gusting to 7 mph. With the wind and the atmosphere the temperature feels like 47° Fahrenheit. Expected precipitation is 15 percent, with current humidity at 91 percent, and air pressure at 29.69 in. Visibility is 4 nautical miles. There are no current weather alert(s).

    General Weather Conditions in Milwaukee, WI

    Milwaukee, WI, is located on the western shore of Lake Michigan and in the southeastern portion of the state. The location averages about ten days each year with maximum temperatures in excess of 90°F (32.2°C). July is the warmest month with an average high of 80°F (26.7°C) and an average minimum of 62°F (16.7°C). January is the coolest month with an average high of 27°F (-2.8°C) and an average minimum of 13°F (-10.6°C). The highest temperature on record for Milwaukee is 103°F (39.4°C), recorded in August 1988 and again in July 1995, and the lowest temperature on record is -26°F (-32.2°C), recorded in January 1982. About 139 days each year experience temperatures below 32°F (0°C), and an average 21 days each year record temperatures below 5°F (-15°C). Every month has seen temperatures at or below 40°F (4.4°C) except August, and every month except June, July and August has recorded temperatures below freezing (0°C).

    The average annual precipitation for Milwaukee is 32.23 inches (819 mm). An annual maximum occurs during the summer, due mainly to convective activity, and a marked dry period occurs during the winter months. Precipitation falls on about 198 days each year. The wettest month is July with 3.61 inches (92 mm), and the driest, February, averages only 1.44 inches (37 mm). An average of 36 thunderstorm days occur each year with June, July and August being the most likely months. Snow falls on about 77 days each year and averages about 49 inches (1245 mm) each year. January averages about 13 inches (330 mm) per year and December averages nearly 11 inches (279 mm). One-foot (305 mm) snowfalls in a 24-hour period have occurred in each month December, January, February and April. About ten days each year have a snowfall total greater than 1.5 inches (38 mm), and snow has fallen in every month except June through September. Fog is present on average 137 days each year and is rather evenly distributed throughout the year with a slight maximum during the late summer and then again in the early winter. The prevailing wind direction in Milwaukee is the west-northwest. Spring is the windiest period, and a maximum gust of 70 knots occurred in July 1984.