Milwaukee, WI Climate in December

Temperature for December

In Milwaukee, WI during December the average high temperature is 34.5°F. The hottest day on record was December 6, 2001 when the temperature recorded was 68.0°F.

Milwaukee, WI daily average and extreme temperature range for December

Low Temperature

Overnight in December the average temperature drops below freezing at 19.0°F, with the lowest temperature of -20.2°F being recorded on December 25, 1983. On average there are 12 days in December when the temperature stays below freezing all day. In the worst December there were 24 days when the temperature did not make it above freezing. Overnight temperatures drop below freezing between 19 and 31 times in December.

Precipitation for December

In December the average monthly rainfall in Milwaukee, WI is 1.83 inches with rain usually falling on between 6 and 7 days. 1973 was the driest December with only 0.00 inches of rain falling, and 1987 was the wettest December with 5.70 inches of rain. The wettest single day in December was 3 December 1982 when 1.46 inches of rain fell.

In December it usually snows on between 13 and 14 days. In December there have been some years when thunderstorms have occurred, although there are other years when there hasn't been a thunderstorm in December.