The month of December was roughly 4-7 degrees below average across southern Wisconsin. Precipitation was slightly below average, but snowfall in Madison was 8.6 inches above average and snowfall in Milwaukee was 8.7 inches above average for the month.
Below are the temperature departure from normal and precipitation percent of mean for Dec 2013:
Below are December daily temperature graphs for Madison and Milwaukee:
A few highlights from December 2013 include:
The December 2013 monthly climate summaries for Milwaukee and Madison have been posted, see the links below:
For 2013, temperatures were roughly 1 - 2 degrees below average. Precipitation was 10.90 inches above average in Madison and 5.26 inches above average in Milwaukee. Snowfall was 21.8 inches above average in Madison and 12.5 inches above average in Milwaukee.
The 2013 Annual Summaries are here:
Milwaukee WI Yearly Climate Summary
Below are 2013 average temperature departure from mean, average temperataure, accumulated precipitation, and precipitation departure from mean plots from The Midwest Regional Climate Center.