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Current conditions at

Madison, Dane County Regional-Truax Field (KMSN)

Lat: 43.14°NLon: 89.35°WElev: 860ft.

A Few Clouds

47°F

8°C

Humidity 54%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.15 in (1021.4 mb)
Dewpoint 31°F (-1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 8 May 9:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Madison WI

  • Today

    Today: Increasing clouds, with a high near 58. Southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    High: 58 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 50 percent chance of showers after 8pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 38. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 38 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 56 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. Northeast wind around 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 38 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 55. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 55 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Areas of frost after 3am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 35. North wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Areas
    Frost

    Low: 35 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Areas of frost before 7am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 61. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Areas Frost
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 61 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 40. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming southwest after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 40 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 64.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 64 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Increasing clouds, with a high near 58. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Tonight
A 50 percent chance of showers after 8pm. Cloudy, with a low around 38. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. Northeast wind around 5 mph.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 55. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday Night
Areas of frost after 3am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 35. North wind around 5 mph.
Tuesday
Areas of frost before 7am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 61. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 40. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming southwest after midnight.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 64.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 65.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.
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Point Forecast:
Madison WI
 43.07°N 89.4°W (Elev. 879 ft)
10:09 am CDT May 8, 2021
10am CDT May 8, 2021-6pm CDT May 14, 2021
 
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