Thanksgiving Day Weather Statistics

Here are the Thanksgiving Day statistics for Milwaukee and Madison:

.MILWAUKEE...

RECORDS SHOW THAT THERE HAS BEEN AT LEAST A TRACE OF SNOW ON THE
GROUND ON 39 THANKSGIVING DAYS...30 PERCENT OF THE TIME...OVER THE
129 YEAR PERIOD OF SNOW DEPTH RECORDS...DATING BACK TO 1884.

BELOW ARE THE TOP 10 WARMEST HIGH TEMPERATURES RECORDED ON
THANKSGIVING DAY...NOTE TEMPERATURE RECORDS GO BACK TO 1871...

YEAR HIGH
NOV. 26 1914 65
NOV. 22 2012 63

NOV. 25 1915 62
NOV. 26 1896 61
NOV. 26 1998 59
NOV. 24 1966 58
NOV. 23 1905 57
NOV. 22 1934 57
NOV. 27 1941 57
NOV. 24 1988 57
NOV. 27 1879 56

BELOW ARE THE TOP 10 COLDEST LOW TEMPERATURES RECORDED ON

THANKSGIVING DAY...NOTE TEMPERATURE RECORDS GO BACK TO 1871...

YEAR LOW
NOV. 23 1950 -4

NOV. 28 1872 -2
NOV. 28 1929 3
NOV. 27 1930 3
NOV. 25 1880 6
NOV. 24 1898 6
NOV. 23 1871 7
NOV. 24 1881 7
NOV. 23 1989 8
NOV. 28 1940 9

DATA FOR THANKSGIVING DAY OVER THE PAST 10 YEARS ARE SHOWN BELOW...

YEAR HIGH LOW PRECIP SNOW SNOW ON
FALL THE GROUND
NOV. 22 2012 63
44 0.00 0.0 0
NOV. 24 2011 46 38 0.00 0.0 0
NOV. 25 2010 43 21 0.03 0.0 0
NOV. 26 2009 43 33 0.41 T 0
NOV. 27 2008 42 18 0.00 0.0 T
NOV. 22 2007 32 25 0.01 0.1 1
NOV. 23 2006 52 31 0.00 0.0 0
NOV. 24 2005 34 13 T 0.1 T
NOV. 25 2004 39 23 0.00 0.0 0
NOV. 27 2003 43 33 0.01 0.0 0

.CLIMATE STATISTICS...

NORMALS ARE DERIVED FROM 1981-2010 DATA

NORMAL HIGH............42 DEGREES
NORMAL LOW.............24 DEGREES
NORMAL PRECIP........0.09 INCHES
NORMAL SNOWFALL.......0.1 INCHES
WARMEST HIGH...........65 DEGREES ON NOV. 26 1914
COLDEST LOW............-4 DEGREES ON NOV. 23 1950
COLDEST HIGH...........12 DEGREES ON NOV. 28 1872
WARMEST LOW............56 DEGREES ON NOV. 26 1896
MOST PRECIP..........0.98 INCHES ON NOV. 28 1968
MOST SNOWFALL.........3.5 INCHES ON NOV. 27 1947
HIGHEST SNOW DEPTH......7 INCHES ON NOV. 28 1895 AND NOV. 23 1989



.MADISON...

RECORDS SHOW THAT THERE HAS BEEN AT LEAST A TRACE OF SNOW ON THE 
GROUND ON 39 THANKSGIVING DAYS...36 PERCENT OF THE TIME...OVER THE
108 YEAR PERIOD OF SNOW DEPTH RECORDS...DATING BACK TO 1905.

BELOW ARE THE TOP 10 WARMEST HIGH TEMPERATURES RECORDED ON
THANKSGIVING DAY...NOTE TEMPERATURE RECORDS GO BACK TO 1871...

YEAR HIGH
NOV. 26 1914 64
NOV. 22 2012 62
NOV. 25 1915 61
NOV. 26 1896 59
NOV. 26 1998 59
NOV. 24 1988 58
NOV. 23 2006 58
NOV. 24 1966 57
NOV. 23 1905 56
NOV. 25 1976 56
NOV. 27 1941 55

BELOW ARE THE TOP 10 COLDEST LOW TEMPERATURES RECORDED ON

THANKSGIVING DAY...NOTE TEMPERATURE RECORDS GO BACK TO 1871...

YEAR LOW
NOV. 28 1872 -5
NOV. 23 1950 -3
NOV. 27 1930 1

NOV. 28 1929 2
NOV. 23 1871 3
NOV. 25 1880 3
NOV. 24 1898 3
NOV. 28 1940 4
NOV. 23 1989 4
NOV. 24 1881 6

DATA FOR THANKSGIVING DAY OVER THE PAST 10 YEARS ARE SHOWN BELOW...

YEAR HIGH LOW PRECIP SNOW SNOW ON
FALL THE GROUND
NOV. 22 2012 62 38 0.00 0.0 0
NOV. 24 2011 48 39 0.00 0.0 0
NOV. 25 2010 38 16 0.01 T 0
NOV. 26 2009 41 32 0.15 T 0
NOV. 27 2008 43 17 0.00 0.0 1
NOV. 22 2007 30 21 T T T
NOV. 23 2006 58 29 0.00 0.0 0
NOV. 24 2005 34 12 0.00 0.0 0
NOV. 25 2004 39 17 0.00 0.0 0
NOV. 27 2003 46 30 T 0.0 0

.CLIMATE STATISTICS...

NORMALS ARE DERIVED FROM 1981-2010 DATA

NORMAL HIGH.............39 DEGREES
NORMAL LOW..............24 DEGREES
NORMAL PRECIP........ 0.07 INCHES
NORMAL SNOWFALL........0.2 INCHES
WARMEST HIGH............64 DEGREES ON NOV. 26 1914
COLDEST LOW.............-5 DEGREES ON NOV. 28 1872
COLDEST HIGH.............3 DEGREES ON NOV. 28 1872
WARMEST LOW.............52 DEGREES ON NOV. 26 1896
MOST PRECIP...........1.06 INCHES ON NOV. 27 1879
MOST SNOWFALL..........3.3 INCHES ON NOV. 24 1887
HIGHEST SNOW DEPTH.......6 INCHES ON NOV. 28 1940

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Wood
NWS Milwaukee/Sullivan, WI



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