Dane County Regional/Truax Field

KMSN · Wisconsin, United States

Wind direction of Wind direction 040° Dane County Regional/Truax Field 18/36
Wind direction to Wind: 13 kt, gusting 20 kt, 4 beaufort

10 kt

8 kt
0 ft 1,000 2,000 3,000 4,000 5,000
Cloud Cloud
FEW 1,800
Cloud Cloud Cloud Cloud Cloud Cloud Cloud Cloud
OVC 2,900
METAR KMSN 051253Z 04013G20KT 10SM FEW018 OVC029 03/01 A3000 RMK AO2 SLP167 T00330011

METAR Dane County Regional/Truax Field - KMSN/MSN

Dane County Regional/Truax Field is a large airport in Wisconsin, United States. The airport is located at latitude 43.14028 and longitude -89.33695. The airport has 3 runways: 18/36, 3/21 and 14/32. The ICAO airport code of this field is KMSN. The local airport ID (FAA LID) of this airport is MSN. The airport's IATA code is MSN. The airport is in the Chicago FIR.

This aviation weather observation was made for Dane County Regional/Truax Field on March 5, 2024 06:53, local time.

Airport observations

The wind is from direction 040° with a speed of 13 kt. Wind gusts of 20 kt have been measured.

Visibility is 10 mi.

There are few clouds at an altitude of 1,800 ft and overcast clouds at an altitude of 2,900 ft. The ceiling, broken or more, is 2,900 ft.

The temperature is 3 °C, with a wind chill of -4 °C. The dew point is 1 °C, the relative humidity is 87%. The air pressure at sea level is 30.00 inHg (QNH).

Daylight period

Today the sun rises at 06:25 and sets at 17:52. This applies to Dane County Regional/Truax Field, the universal daylight period may be different. The difference between the local time and UTC is -6 hour. Currently, there is no daylight saving time in effect.


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Id Heading Crosswind Headwind Crosswind %
18/36 182°-002° 8-12 kt 10-16 kt 62 %
3/21 029°-209° 2-4 kt 13-20 kt 19 %
14/32 136°-316° 13-20 kt 1-2 kt 99 %

The direction with the greatest headwind component is highlighted and used for crosswind calculation. This does not necessarily mean this direction is in use.


1,800 ft FEW Few clouds
2,900 ft OVC Overcast clouds

Temperature & Weather

Temperature 3.3 °C
Dewpoint 1.1 °C
Rel. humidity 87%
Wind chill -4 °C
Kp-index 0 (0-9)


AO2Automatic weather station that can determine the type of precipitation
SLP167Sea level pressure is 30.02 inHg (30.02 inHg)
T00330011Temperature is 3.3 °C (37.9 °F), dew point is 1.1 °C (34.0 °F)

Daylight period

17:52 (9:56h)


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