February for Milwaukee & Madison One of Top Ten Snowiest

Milwaukee Monthly Climate Summary

Milwaukee Seasonal Climate Summary

Madison Monthly Climate Summary

Madison Seasonal Climate Summary

Snowfall amounts across southern Wisconsin for the month of February were much higher than normal.  In fact, both Milwaukee and Madison's February snowfall totals were nearly 3 times the normal amount.

Milwaukee:

Normal February Snowfall - 11.3 inches

February 2011 Snowfall - 29.6 inches

 

Top 10 Snowiest Months of February in Milwaukee

Rank Snow (Inches) Year
1 42.0 1974
2 38.7 1994
3 35.4 1898
4 34.0 1960
5 32.7 1881
6 31.0 2008
7 29.6 2011
8 27.4 1924
9 27.1 1967
10 25.3 19.0

 


 

Madison:

Normal February Snowfall - 8.6 inches

February 2011 Snowfall - 23.8 inches

 

Top 5 Snowiest Months of February in Madison

Rank Snow (Inches) Year
1 37.0 1994
2 31.6 2008
3 23.8 2011
4 22.3 2007
5 21.9 1898

 Interesting note: Three of the Top 5 snowiest months of February in Madison have occurred in the past 5 years.



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