Milwaukee - Recent May Temperatures and Rainfall





The numbers here describe what the May weather in Milwaukee, Wisconsin was like for every year since 2010. A series of tables gives May data by year for temperature and precipitation.

They begin with average maximum and minimum temperatures in degrees Fahrenheit and Celsius. That's followed by how many hot days occurred each May. Then there's information on how much rain actually landed this month during recent years, as well as how often Milwaukee had wet weather.

The climate data come from weather measurements made at Mitchell International Airport near downtown Milwaukee.

Temperature Weather iconTemperature

May temperature averages by year in Milwaukee
High °F Low °F Year High °C Low °C
72 52 2018 22 11
64 47 2017 18 8
67 48 2016 20 9
67 47 2015 19 8
66 47 2014 19 8
66 47 2013 19 8
71 51 2012 22 11
63 46 2011 17 8
68 51 2010 20 10
Number of days in May when the temperature in Milwaukee rose to at least 70 or 90 degrees Fahrenheit
Year 70 °F
21 °C
90 °F
32 °C
2018 19 1
2017 9 0
2016 16 0
2015 16 0
2014 12 0
2013 13 0
2012 15 1
2011 5 0
2010 17 1

Rainy Weather iconRain

This table gives the total precipitation that fell on Milwaukee during May in each year from 2010. The number of days with precipitation counts the days when rainfall amounted to 0.01 inches (0.3 millimeters) or more.

Total rainfall for May in Milwaukee
Days Year Inches Milli­metres
14 2018 6.5 165
12 2017 2.8 72
13 2016 2.4 60
13 2015 2.4 62
9 2014 2.8 72
13 2013 4.3 109
10 2012 3.9 99
15 2011 3.4 86
8 2010 3.5 88
Reference

Jay Lawrimore. 2016. Global Summary of the Month, Version 1.0. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. 

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