Average Snowfall for Wisconsin in January





The tables below give monthly averages for snowfall during January 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 January
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
8.2 Appleton 12.6 32.0
8.6 Crivitz, High Falls Flowage 14.0 35.6
5.8 Fond du Lac 10.8 27.4
10.3 Green Bay 14.3 36.3
6.6 Kenosha 11.3 28.7
10.0 Lake Geneva 13.9 35.3
3.7 Manitowoc 7.8 19.8
8.0 Marinette 11.7 29.7
10.0 Milwaukee 14.9 37.8
6.3 Oshkosh 9.8 24.9
6.4 Racine 13.3 33.8
7.3 Sturgeon Bay 15.6 39.6
8.7 Washington Island 15.0 38.1
7.1 Watertown 11.0 27.9
5.1 Whitewater 8.5 21.6

Southwest Wisconsin

January snowfall averages
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
6.7 Baraboo 11.3 28.7
5.3 Beaver Dam 13.0 33.0
6.2 Beloit 9.8 24.9
8.6 La Crosse 11.8 30.0
10.1 Madison 13.7 34.8
6.8 Platteville 11.0 27.9
5.6 Prairie du Chien 9.0 22.9
7.4 Viroqua 11.3 28.7
6.6 Wisconsin Dells 11.5 29.2
6.8 Wisconsin Rapids 12.2 31.0

Northern Wisconsin

Average snow for January
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
8.7 Drummond 15.5 39.4
10.9 Eau Claire 13.5 34.3
8.3 Rest Lake, Manitowish Waters 16.7 42.4
9.1 Rhinelander 12.0 30.5
6.8 Rice Lake 10.5 26.7
4.9 St Croix Falls 7.7 19.6
9.0 Stevens Point 11.6 29.5
11.3 Wausau 14.8 37.6
7.2 Willow Reservoir 10.1 25.7

Lake Superior Shore

Average total snowfall in January
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
19.8 Bayfield 29.5 74.9
13.4 Hurley 38.8 98.6
10.1 Madeline Island 18.8 47.8
6.8 Superior 14.5 36.8
Reference

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

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