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Janesville, WI

Right Now
43°
Fair
  • Humidity: 49%
  • Feels Like: 37°
  • Heat Index: 43°
  • Wind: 11 mph
  • Wind Chill: 37°
  • UV Index: 3 Moderate
  • Sunrise: 07:25:31 AM
  • Sunset: 05:53:15 PM
  • Dew Point: 25°
  • Visibility: 10 mi

Today

Mainly sunny to start, then a few afternoon clouds. High 52F. Winds SW at 10 to 15 mph.

Tonight

Mainly cloudy. Low 34F. Winds NNW at 10 to 15 mph.

Tomorrow

Cloudy. High around 45F. Winds NNE at 10 to 20 mph.

Next 12 Hours

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12 PM
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12 PM
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Wind: SW @ 11mph

Precip: 0% Chance

Humidity: 48%

Wind Chill: 39°

Heat Index: 44°

UV Index: 3 Moderate

Visibility: 10 mi

1 PM
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1 PM
48°

Wind: SW @ 10mph

Precip: 0% Chance

Humidity: 44%

Wind Chill: 43°

Heat Index: 48°

UV Index: 3 Moderate

Visibility: 10 mi

2 PM
50°
0%
2 PM
50°

Wind: SW @ 11mph

Precip: 0% Chance

Humidity: 42%

Wind Chill: 46°

Heat Index: 50°

UV Index: 2 Low

Visibility: 10 mi

3 PM
51°
0%
3 PM
51°

Wind: SW @ 11mph

Precip: 0% Chance

Humidity: 41%

Wind Chill: 47°

Heat Index: 51°

UV Index: 2 Low

Visibility: 10 mi

4 PM
51°
0%
4 PM
51°

Wind: SW @ 10mph

Precip: 0% Chance

Humidity: 42%

Wind Chill: 47°

Heat Index: 51°

UV Index: 1 Low

Visibility: 10 mi

5 PM
49°
1%
5 PM
49°

Wind: SW @ 9mph

Precip: 1% Chance

Humidity: 48%

Wind Chill: 45°

Heat Index: 49°

UV Index: 0 Low

Visibility: 10 mi

6 PM
48°
1%
6 PM
48°

Wind: SW @ 7mph

Precip: 1% Chance

Humidity: 52%

Wind Chill: 44°

Heat Index: 48°

UV Index: 0 Low

Visibility: 10 mi

7 PM
46°
2%
7 PM
46°

Wind: SW @ 6mph

Precip: 2% Chance

Humidity: 58%

Wind Chill: 43°

Heat Index: 46°

UV Index: 0 Low

Visibility: 10 mi

8 PM
43°
3%
8 PM
43°

Wind: WSW @ 5mph

Precip: 3% Chance

Humidity: 67%

Wind Chill: 40°

Heat Index: 43°

UV Index: 0 Low

Visibility: 10 mi

9 PM
41°
4%
9 PM
41°

Wind: W @ 4mph

Precip: 4% Chance

Humidity: 72%

Wind Chill: 39°

Heat Index: 41°

UV Index: 0 Low

Visibility: 10 mi

10 PM
40°
5%
10 PM
40°

Wind: W @ 2mph

Precip: 5% Chance

Humidity: 77%

Wind Chill: 40°

Heat Index: 40°

UV Index: 0 Low

Visibility: 9 mi

11 PM
38°
6%
11 PM
38°

Wind: NW @ 3mph

Precip: 6% Chance

Humidity: 78%

Wind Chill: 38°

Heat Index: 38°

UV Index: 0 Low

Visibility: 9 mi