Warm First Half of April

It's no secret that April 2010 has seen some very warm days across southern Wisconsin.  Milwaukee has topped 80 degree 3 times so far this month, and Madison twice. This includes record high temperatures reached on the 1st of the month in both cities.

The average temperature in Milwaukee of 53.6° for the first half of the month is the warmest since records began. This is 11.0° above the normal of 42.6!
The average temperature in Madison of 53.2° for the first half of the month is the second warmest since records began. This is 10.3° above the normal of 42.9!

Milwaukee

Rank

Avg Temp (Apr 1-15) Year

1

53.6

2010

2

50.3

1910

3

50.2

1945

4

49.3

1921

5

49.0

2006

5

49.0 

1955

7

48.9

1991

8

48.7

1929

9

47.8

1999

10

47.6

1968

Madison

Rank

Avg Temp (Apr 1-15) Year

1

53.9

1910

2

53.2

2010

3

52.7

2005

4

51.2

1955

5

50.2

1941

6

50.0

1925

7

49.9

1921

8

48.6

1945

9

49.5

2006

10

49.1

1870



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