Well, this is sad. Did you know we are about a month away from the most 'miserable' day of the year in Wisconsin? No, this isn't a day that makes everyone sad unless you really don't like love or gloomy weather.

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I personally have never thought about this, nor did I know exactly what this meant when I first saw it. I came across a page stating the most miserable day of the year in each state historically based on weather!

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What Makes A Day Miserable?

According to this wiki page, about 3,000 American were surveyed about their least favorite day of the year. This was paired with the average temperature and rainfall statistics from 1980 to 2016. Those two factors together helped to create a list of every miserable day per state.

What Is Wisconsin's Most Miserable Day?

So what about Wisconsin? According to this survey, the most miserable day of the year for Wisconsinites is February 14th. Maybe Valentine's Day played a little role in that. The weather certainly did.


The average temperature on that day is a brisk fourteen degrees with about an inch of rainfall. Yeah, that seems a little miserable. The good news is that you have about a month to prepare and can do something with the one you love to make you forget all about it! Until it rolls around in 2025, that is.

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Last year, I looked into Minnesota's most miserable day of the year and it turns out it is already past us - until next year! That date happens to be January 8th. We all know the dark winters, short days and cold temperatures make most January days a little rough at times.

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