Milwaukee, WI Weather Forecast and Current Conditions

Day Sky High / Low Precip Wind Humidity
Thu
May 19
Isolated Thunderstorms
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70º / 59º 31% SSW 13 mph 69%
9am Mostly Cloudy 50º 15% SW 4 mph 89%
10am Mostly Cloudy 51º 15% SW 4 mph 90%
11am Partly Cloudy 52º 3% SW 5 mph 87%
12pm Partly Cloudy 58º 2% WSW 8 mph 79%
1pm Partly Cloudy 60º 2% WSW 7 mph 73%
2pm Partly Cloudy 62º 2% WSW 7 mph 71%
3pm Partly Cloudy 65º 4% SW 7 mph 65%
4pm Mostly Cloudy 68º 11% SW 7 mph 57%
5pm Mostly Cloudy 68º 11% SSW 7 mph 55%
6pm Cloudy 69º 18% S 9 mph 55%
7pm Isolated Thunderstorms 69º 31% S 10 mph 56%
8pm Cloudy 69º 14% S 10 mph 57%
9pm Cloudy 68º 9% SSE 11 mph 59%
10pm Mostly Cloudy 66º 13% SSE 12 mph 62%
11pm Mostly Cloudy 63º 13% SSE 13 mph 67%
Fri
May 20
Thunderstorms
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68º / 54º 66% WSW 12 mph 73%
12am Mostly Cloudy 62º 8% SSE 13 mph 70%
1am Mostly Cloudy 60º 6% S 11 mph 72%
2am Mostly Cloudy 64º 3% S 12 mph 65%
3am Mostly Cloudy 67º 20% S 13 mph 61%
4am Cloudy 67º 24% SSW 13 mph 61%
5am Isolated Thunderstorms 66º 30% SSW 13 mph 65%
6am Isolated Thunderstorms 66º 31% SSW 13 mph 70%
7am Isolated Thunderstorms 66º 33% SSW 13 mph 73%
8am Scattered Thunderstorms 65º 40% SSW 13 mph 76%
9am Scattered Thunderstorms 65º 45% SSW 12 mph 79%
10am Scattered Thunderstorms 64º 57% SW 10 mph 81%
11am Scattered Thunderstorms 64º 58% SW 9 mph 81%
12pm Rain 64º 66% SW 8 mph 80%
1pm Thunderstorms 65º 61% SSW 11 mph 77%
2pm Scattered Thunderstorms 65º 59% SSW 11 mph 78%
3pm Scattered Thunderstorms 65º 47% SSW 10 mph 81%
4pm Scattered Thunderstorms 68º 45% SSW 10 mph 74%
5pm Scattered Thunderstorms 67º 46% SW 12 mph 74%
6pm Scattered Thunderstorms 68º 52% WSW 9 mph 72%
7pm Scattered Thunderstorms 64º 50% W 9 mph 77%
8pm Scattered Thunderstorms 66º 42% NW 12 mph 71%
9pm Isolated Thunderstorms 65º 32% NNW 11 mph 65%
10pm Isolated Thunderstorms 64º 32% NNW 11 mph 64%
11pm Mostly Cloudy 64º 24% NNW 8 mph 62%
Sat
May 21
Showers
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57º / 45º 51% NNE 13 mph 69%
12am Showers 63º 37% NNW 7 mph 62%
1am Showers 62º 39% NW 5 mph 64%
2am Showers 61º 41% NW 4 mph 63%
3am Showers 60º 52% WNW 4 mph 67%
4am Showers 59º 48% WNW 4 mph 68%
5am Showers 59º 38% WNW 4 mph 70%
6am Showers 57º 42% WNW 3 mph 70%
7am Few Showers 56º 33% W 3 mph 73%
8am Showers 56º 40% WNW 5 mph 73%
Sun
May 22
AM Clouds/PM Sun 53º / 44º 16% N 10 mph 65%
Mon
May 23
Mostly Sunny 54º / 47º 6% ENE 9 mph 58%
Tue
May 24
PM Showers 55º / 49º 54% E 11 mph 63%
Wed
May 25
AM Showers 56º / 50º 36% NNE 14 mph 72%
Thu
May 26
Partly Cloudy 64º / 56º 24% WSW 11 mph 62%

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NOAA Weather Marine Forecast for Milwaukee, WI

Overnight
Low : 47ºF
WSW wind around 10 kt. Partly cloudy. Waves 1 ft or less.
Thursday
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.
Friday
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.
Saturday
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.
Sunday
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

    ThursdayFridaySaturday
    Wind Speed (MPH) 4771111131211121154
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    MPH 4771111131211121154
    DIR SWWSWSSWSSESSSWSSWSSWSWNNWNWWNW

    Current Weather Conditions In Milwaukee, WI

    As Of: 14 minutes ago

    • 50ºF
    • 49ºF
    • 4mph
    • 0º (SW)
    • 4mph
    • Mostly Cloudy
    • 5mi
    • 29.68"
    • 89%
    • 0ºF

    The weather right now in Milwaukee, WI is Mostly Cloudy. The current temperature is 50°F, and the expected high and low for today, Thursday, May 19, 2022, are 70° high temperature and 59°F low temperature. The wind is currently blowing at 4 miles per hour, and coming from the Southwest. The wind is gusting to 4 mph. With the wind and the atmosphere the temperature feels like 49° Fahrenheit. Expected precipitation is 15 percent, with current humidity at 89 percent, and air pressure at 29.68 in. Visibility is 5 nautical miles. There are 1 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.