Milwaukee
Wisconsin, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

February weather forecast and climate
Milwaukee, WI

A view of the modern Milwaukee City in Wisconsin, from Lake Michigan and over the pier
A view of the modern Milwaukee City in Wisconsin, from Lake Michigan and over the pier
The last month of the winter, February, is a cold month in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with average temperature fluctuating between 32.5°F (0.3°C) and 19.2°F (-7.1°C).

Temperature

In February, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in January - a wintry 32.5°F (0.3°C). In Milwaukee, in February, the average low-temperature is 19.2°F (-7.1°C).

Humidity

In February, the average relative humidity is 71.9%.

Rainfall

February is the month with the least rainfall. Rain falls for 9.7 days and accumulates 1.6" (41.9mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through May, October through December.

Ocean temperature

February is the month with the coldest seawater in Milwaukee, with an average ocean temperature of 36°F (2.2°C). For swimming, this is considered very dangerous and immediately life-threatening. Total loss of breathing control instantly occurs, and clear thinking becomes almost impossible. A specialized swimsuit is obligatory to minimize thermal loss.

Daylight

In February, the average length of the day in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, is 10.6h.

Sunshine

In February, the average sunshine in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, is 5.4h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Milwaukee is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the average person.
In February, the average maximum UV index of 2 translate into the following recommendations:
Extended sun exposure is not an issue for the majority. Children, infants, and fair-skinned individuals always need to be protected. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.

What is the temperature in February in Milwaukee?

In Milwaukee, in February, the average high-temperature is 32.5°F (0.3°C), and the average low-temperature is 19.2°F (-7.1°C).

What is the average humidity in February in Milwaukee?

In Milwaukee, the average relative humidity in February is 71.9%.

How many days does it rain in February in Milwaukee?

In Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in February, it is raining for 9.7 days, with typically 1.6" (41.9mm) of accumulated precipitation.

What is the driest month in Milwaukee?

February is the month with the least rainfall. Rain falls for 9.7 days and accumulates 1.6" (41.9mm) of precipitation.

How many days does it snow in February in Milwaukee?

In February, in Milwaukee, it is snowing for 7.5 days. Throughout February, 9.8" (248.9mm) of snow is accumulated.

When is the ocean coldest in Milwaukee?

With an average ocean temperature of 36°F (2.2°C), February is the month with the coldest seawater in Milwaukee. For swimming, this is considered life-threatening and very dangerous. The water feels painfully cold, and hyperventilation quickly occurs. A specialized swimsuit is mandatory to reduce thermal damage.

What is the water temperature in February in Milwaukee?

In February, the average ocean temperature is 36°F (2.2°C). For swimming, this is considered extremely cold, dangerous, and life-threatening. Unless suitably protected with insulated waterproof clothing, hypothermia quickly occurs.

How many hours of daylight does Milwaukee have in February?

In February, the average length of the day in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, is 10.6h.

How long on average sun shines in February in Milwaukee?

In Milwaukee, the average sunshine in February is 5.4h.

What is the UV index intensity in February in Milwaukee?

The average daily maximum UV index in February is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in February - Milwaukee, WI
  • Average high temperature in February: 32.5°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (80.1°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (28.9°F).

  • Average low temperature in February: 19.3°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (63.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (15.6°F).

Average humidity in February - Milwaukee, WI
  • Average humidity in February: 71.9%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (75.9%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are April and May (68.5%).

Average rainfall in February - Milwaukee, WI
  • Average rainfall in February: 1.7"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (4").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (1.7").

Average rainfall days in February - Milwaukee, WI
  • Average rainfall days in February: 9.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is April (12.1 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is September (8.8 days).

Average snowfall in February - Milwaukee, WI
  • Average snowfall in February: 9.8"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (14.7").
Months with the lowest snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in February - Milwaukee, WI
  • Average snowfall days in February: 7.5 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (9.8 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average sea temperature in February - Milwaukee, WI
  • Average sea temperature in February: 36°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (71.9°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (36°F).

Average daylight in February / Average sunshine in February - Milwaukee, WI
  • Average daylight in February: 10.6h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.3h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.1h).

  • Average sunshine in February: 5.4h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.4h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 3.4h).

Average UV index in February - Milwaukee, WI
  • Average UV index in February: 2

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 8).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 1).