The month of October turned out to be a rather cool and rainy month across southern Wisconsin.
Milwaukee finished the month with the 5th wetest on record.
Madison had the 17th wetest October with 3.8" of rain (and a trace of snow). The wetest October in Madison was 1881 with 9.12" of rain.
Both Milwaukee and Madison had below normal temperatures for the month. Milwaukee had an average monthly temperature of 48.3 degrees, or 3.1 degrees below normal. Madison recorded a monthly average temperature of 45.5 degrees, or 3.9 degrees below normal.