First Freeze And First Snowfall Stats

...FIRST FREEZE AND FIRST SNOWFALL STATISTICS FOR MILWAUKEE AND
MADISON...

NOW THAT THE SECOND HALF OF OCTOBER 2008 IS HERE...A LOOK AT SOME OF
THE STATISTICS REGARDING THE FIRST FREEZE AND FIRST SNOWFALL AT
MILWAUKEE AND MADISON IS WARRANTED. BELOW IS A LISTING OF DATA FOR
GENERAL MITCHELL INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT IN MILWAUKEE...AND DANE
COUNTY REGIONAL AIRPORT IN MADISON...

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FIRST FREEZE DATA...GENERAL MITCHELL INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT IN
MILWAUKEE...

THE FIRST FREEZE HAS NOT YET OCCURRED AT MILWAUKEE. THE COLDEST
TEMPERATURE SO FAR THIS AUTUMN...THROUGH OCTOBER 21...HAS BEEN 37
DEGREES ON OCTOBER 21.

HERE ARE SOME AVERAGE AND RECORD DATES FOR THE FIRST FREEZE AT
MILWAUKEE...

DATE OF FIRST FREEZE IN AUTUMN...

AVERAGE...OCTOBER 17.
EARLIEST...SEPTEMBER 20 1956.
LATEST...NOVEMBER 24 1931.

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FIRST SNOWFALL DATA...GENERAL MITCHELL INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT IN
MILWAUKEE...

THE FIRST SNOWFALL HAS NOT YET OCCURRED AT MILWAUKEE.

HERE ARE SOME AVERAGE AND RECORD DATES FOR THE FIRST SNOWFALL AT
MILWAUKEE...

DATE OF FIRST TRACE OF SNOW IN AUTUMN...

AVERAGE...OCTOBER 28.
EARLIEST...SEPTEMBER 20 1954.
LATEST...DECEMBER 5 1999.

DATE OF FIRST MEASURABLE SNOWFALL...0.1 INCHES OR MORE...IN AUTUMN...

AVERAGE...NOVEMBER 14.
EARLIEST...0.1 INCHES ON OCTOBER 6 1889.
LATEST...0.1 INCHES ON DECEMBER 26 1888.

DATE OF FIRST 1.0 INCH OR GREATER SNOWFALL IN AUTUMN...

AVERAGE...DECEMBER 2.
EARLIEST...1.0 INCHES ON OCTOBER 17 1896.
LATEST...3.5 INCHES ON JANUARY 20 1889.

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FIRST FREEZE DATA...DANE COUNTY REGIONAL AIRPORT IN MADISON...


THE FIRST FREEZE OCCURRED ON OCTOBER 4 2008 AT MADISON...WHEN THE
LOW TEMPERATURE DROPPED TO 30 DEGREES. THIS WAS THREE DAYS LATER
THAN THE AVERAGE DATE OF OCTOBER 1.

HERE ARE SOME AVERAGE AND RECORD DATES FOR THE FIRST FREEZE AT
MADISON...

DATE OF FIRST FREEZE IN AUTUMN...

AVERAGE...OCTOBER 1.
EARLIEST...SEPTEMBER 12 1955.
LATEST...NOVEMBER 12 1947.

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FIRST SNOWFALL DATA...DANE COUNTY REGIONAL AIRPORT IN MADISON...

THE FIRST SNOWFALL HAS NOT YET OCCURRED AT MADISON.

HERE ARE SOME AVERAGE AND RECORD DATES FOR THE FIRST SNOWFALL AT
MADISON...

DATE OF FIRST TRACE OF SNOW IN AUTUMN...

AVERAGE...OCTOBER 25.
EARLIEST...SEPTEMBER 23 1928.
LATEST...NOVEMBER 28 1994.

DATE OF FIRST MEASURABLE SNOWFALL...0.1 INCHES OR MORE...IN AUTUMN...

AVERAGE...NOVEMBER 5.
EARLIEST...0.5 INCHES ON OCTOBER 6 1964.
LATEST...0.9 INCHES ON DECEMBER 15 1999.

DATE OF FIRST 1.0 INCH OR GREATER SNOWFALL IN AUTUMN...

AVERAGE...NOVEMBER 18.
EARLIEST...3.0 INCHES ON OCTOBER 10 1990.
LATEST...1.1 INCHES ON DECEMBER 23 2001.

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