The best times to visit Dodgeville for ideal weather are

May 7th to September 30th

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.



Other Dodgeville Travel Info

Weather in Dodgeville


Average temperatures in Dodgeville vary an incredible amount. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a very low chance of rain or snow throughout the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 57th percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Dodgeville, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid July where highs are regularly around 83.4°F (28.6°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 64.9°F (18.3°C) at night.

Dodgeville Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Dodgeville Temperatures (Celsius)


“Feels-Like” Temperatures

The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.

Dodgeville Perceived Temperature (F)


Dodgeville Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Dodgeville Temperatures by Month

Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 27.1 19.2 12.3
Feb 28.4 20.8 14.1
Mar 45.8 36.4 29.2
Apr 58.8 47.8 39.4
May 71.2 60.3 51.2
Jun 79.5 69.4 60.7
Jul 82.2 72.4 63.3
Aug 80.9 71.1 62.4
Sep 74.3 63.4 54.3
Oct 61.2 51.2 43.1
Nov 46.8 38.4 31.7
Dec 32.2 25.7 19.7

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan -2.7 -7.1 -10.9
Feb -2 -6.2 -9.9
Mar 7.7 2.4 -1.6
Apr 14.9 8.8 4.1
May 21.8 15.7 10.7
Jun 26.4 20.8 15.9
Jul 27.9 22.4 17.4
Aug 27.2 21.7 16.9
Sep 23.5 17.4 12.4
Oct 16.2 10.7 6.2
Nov 8.2 3.6 -0.2
Dec 0.1 -3.5 -6.8



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Dodgeville are February, January, and then September. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early January. For example, on the week of January 1st there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid June with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of June 18th.

When can you find snow in Dodgeville? Weather stations report no annual snow. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.

Chance of Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Dodgeville.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Dodgeville (in).

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 2% 0 0.2
Feb 1% 0 0.2
Mar 6% 0 0.7
Apr 9% 0 1.4
May 5% 0 0.5
Jun 15% 0 2.2
Jul 7% 0 1.4
Aug 8% 0 0.8
Sep 3% 0 0.3
Oct 6% 0 1
Nov 6% 0 0.4
Dec 7% 0 0.5

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 2 0 0.5
Feb 1 0 0.5
Mar 6 0 1.8
Apr 9 0 3.6
May 5 0 1.3
Jun 15 0 5.6
Jul 7 0 3.6
Aug 8 0 2
Sep 3 0 0.8
Oct 6 0 2.5
Nov 6 0 1
Dec 7 0 1.3


Humidity and Wind

Dodgeville has some very humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is April (50.1% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (73.3%).

Wind in Dodgeville is usually calm. The windiest month is April, followed by November and May. April’s average wind speed of around 8.9 knots (10.3 MPH or 16.6 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early to mid April where average top sustained speeds reach 17.6 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Dodgeville.

Avg. Relative Humidity


The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

Max Sustained Wind
Average Daily Wind

Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 7.5 Gentle breeze 14.8 Significant breeze
Feb 7.4 Gentle breeze 14.7 Significant breeze
Mar 7.7 Gentle breeze 14.7 Significant breeze
Apr 8.9 Gentle breeze 16.9 Significant breeze
May 7.8 Gentle breeze 15.3 Significant breeze
Jun 5.9 Light breeze 13.3 Significant breeze
Jul 5 Light breeze 11.4 Significant breeze
Aug 4.9 Light breeze 11.1 Significant breeze
Sep 5.7 Light breeze 12.3 Significant breeze
Oct 7 Gentle breeze 14 Significant breeze
Nov 8 Gentle breeze 14.8 Significant breeze
Dec 7.2 Gentle breeze 13.9 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 66.5%
Feb 62.4%
Mar 56.4%
Apr 50.1%
May 52.3%
Jun 56.9%
Jul 59.1%
Aug 61.8%
Sep 59.1%
Oct 56.1%
Nov 61.5%
Dec 73.3%


Is it Safe to Travel to Dodgeville?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are no travel advisories or warnings for the United States; exercise normal security precautions. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Sep 23, 2019.


The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Dodgeville, WI, US is March, followed by July and October. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Dodgeville in December. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month


Most Popular Months to Visit

Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is somewhat extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 63.1 in December means 63.1% of the tourists vs. March.



Overall Dodgeville Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 75.9°F (24.4°C) and 31.7°F (-0.2°C) with far warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 2 to 3 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the second busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see the most precipitation with 2 to 4 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Dodgeville, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 78.2°F (25.7°C) and 38.7°F (3.7°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 1 to 2 days per month. Tourism is fairly slow during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be lower priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is far too cold this time of year in Dodgeville to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 32.8°F (0.4°C) and 25.2°F (-3.8°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 0 to 2 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.


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