Did You Know....(that Wisconsin’s Extremes for Temperatures are -55 and 114?)

Below are some graphics that show interesting extremes across Wisconsin. They were prepared by student volunteer Stephanie Ludwig.

The first graphic shows the extremes in maximum temperature across Wisconsin. Wisconsin Dells holds the state record at 114 in 1936, just 20 degrees less than the record for the US. The maximum temperatures for other cities are also depicted for comparison. Details include location, temperature, and date.

WI Extreme Max Temps

 

 

The second graphic shows the extreme minimum temperatures across Wisconsin. A location just 7 miles west of Couderay holds the record of -55 in 1996. Minimum temperatures from other cities are depicted for comparison. Details include location, temperature, and date.

WI Extreme Min Temps

 

The third graphic shows precipitation extremes for Wisconsin. Details include the time period the extreme took place, the date, amount, and location.

WI Extreme Precip

 

The fourth graphic shows the extremes for snowfall across Wisconsin. Record amounts are depiced as well as the extreme amounts for the major cities in Wisconsin. For the records, details include the time period, the date, amount, and location. For the major cities, local extremes along with amount and date are included. 

 WI Extreme Snowfall

 

The fifth graphic shows hail extremes across Wisconsin. Details include the amount, the date, and location of the occurance. 

 WI Extreme Hail

 



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