Mild Temps Into November
It's a trend that just won't break here in Milwaukee. Since the month of May, each month has ended above normal, and there's no sign of that changing anytime soon! Let's take a look at the forecast for the last few days of October.
Keep in mind that the "normal" high temperature at this point is just 55 degrees. So once we get through today, we're looking for milder temps to close out the month. And no tricks this year on Halloween as we'll feel the treat of temps taking aim at 70 degrees.
And, it also doesn't appear that we'll pick up the "normal" .3" of October snow. In fact, looks like the only October that had snow over the last five years was in 2014, and it occurred on Halloween!
So as you can see from the above graphic, mild 60s roll us right into November. According to the latest outlooks from the National Weather Service's "Climate Prediction Center" the likelihood of warmer than normal temps is on our side for at least the first three weeks of the month. Here's a peek at the first week of November.
Wisconsin is under a solid area that has a 70% probability for above normal temps. For a little perspective, keep in mind that average temps continue to tumble as we head toward our winter season.
While temps look to be on the plus side, one thing we won't see more of is daylight. And not just because we're losing daylight as we head toward winter, but because Daylight Saving Time comes to an end November 6th. That's when sunset gets a bump up coming in at 4:37PM. But from now until then, let's just enjoy the mild temps!
I'm meteorologist Rebecca Schuld