Average Snowfall for Wisconsin in December





The tables below give monthly averages for snowfall during December at cities and other locations in Wisconsin. The numbers are for the total amount of new snow and how many days it snows at least 0.1 inches (0.25 centimetres) this month.

The snowfall totals are averages based on weather data collected from 1991 to 2020 for the US National Centers for Environmental Information.

You can jump to a separate table for each region of the state: Eastern Wisconsin, Southwest Wisconsin, Northern Wisconsin and the Lake Superior Shore.

Eastern Wisconsin

Average total snowfall in December
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
7.7 Appleton 11.6 29.5
7.0 Crivitz, High Falls Flowage 12.6 32.0
4.9 Fond du Lac 7.1 18.0
8.9 Green Bay 13.1 33.3
4.1 Kenosha 7.0 17.8
7.2 Lake Geneva 7.1 18.0
3.4 Manitowoc 11.1 28.2
5.9 Marinette 8.0 20.3
7.3 Milwaukee 10.4 26.4
5.5 Oshkosh 10.0 25.4
4.2 Racine 8.4 21.3
5.8 Sturgeon Bay 13.7 34.8
6.5 Washington Island 12.0 30.5
6.2 Watertown 8.5 21.6
4.1 Whitewater 9.0 22.9

Southwest Wisconsin

December snowfall averages
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
5.5 Baraboo 10.3 26.2
5.0 Beaver Dam 8.8 22.4
4.6 Beloit 10.2 25.9
7.5 La Crosse 10.9 27.7
8.2 Madison 12.0 30.5
6.4 Platteville 11.9 30.2
4.7 Prairie du Chien 8.8 22.4
7.4 Viroqua 10.2 25.9
5.7 Wisconsin Dells 8.7 22.1
6.1 Wisconsin Rapids 12.0 30.5

Northern Wisconsin

Average snow for December
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
8.8 Drummond 13.4 34.0
9.0 Eau Claire 11.0 27.9
8.6 Rest Lake, Manitowish Waters 15.3 38.9
8.6 Rhinelander 14.8 37.6
6.4 Rice Lake 11.9 30.2
4.9 St Croix Falls 10.9 27.7
7.9 Stevens Point 12.3 31.2
10.6 Wausau 14.4 36.6
6.7 Willow Reservoir 12.9 32.8

Lake Superior Shore

Average total snowfall in December
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
15.2 Bayfield 26.2 66.5
11.2 Hurley 34.7 88.1
8.9 Madeline Island 16.4 41.7
5.7 Superior 12.3 31.2
Reference

NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI). Climate Normals.

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