Slightly cooler than normal temperatures in September, 2012, across most of Wisconsin resulted in the end of an 11-month run of above normal temperatures for much of eastern and southern Wisconsin.
For Milwaukee and Madison the 11-month streak ran from October, 2011, through September, 2012. The record for consecutive months above normal for Madison and Milwaukee is 20 months during the period from December 1997 to July 1999.
Temperatures during the month of September 2012 were up and down as several weather systems moved across the state followed by high pressures with cool air. In the end the average monthly temperature for much of the state was 0.5 to 2.0 degrees below normal.
Additional temperature and precipitation outlooks for the up coming months and seasons can be viewed here.
Click here to see a map of the 6-10 Day temperature outlook.
Click here to see a map of the 6-10 Day precipitation outlook.Various climate maps of the Midwest showing observed temperatures and precipitation and their departures from normal can be found on the Midwest Regional Climate website.
Kapela, WFO Milwaukee