February Weather

**Last Update 5/8/2017

February Weather Stats are for the period 1879-2017.

February Normals 1981-2010
High: 40.6
Low: 25.0
Mean: 32.8
Precipitation: 2.25″
Snowfall: 6.1″

Top 25 Wettest Februarys
1. 1893: 7.65″
2. 1887: 6.48″
3. 1883: 6.18″
4. 1890: 6.12″
5. 1882: 5.94″
6. 1891: 5.42″
7. 1990: 5.15″
8. 1910: 5.05″
9. 1909: 4.97″
10. 1884: 4.95″
11. 1981: 4.60″
12. 1881, 1903: 4.44″
13. 1956: 4.33″
14. 1988: 4.26″
15. 2011: 4.25″
16. 1939: 3.92″
17. 2008: 3.88″
18. 1965: 3.76″
19. 1955: 3.73″
20. 1897: 3.71″
21. 1914: 3.70″
22. 1908: 3.66″
23. 1975: 3.47″
24. 1962: 3.46″
25. 1930: 3.45″

**For all graphs, the 1870s include 1879 only, and the 2010s include 2010-2017 only.

Top 25 Driest Februarys
1. 1978: 0.29″
2. 1968: 0.38″
3. 1907: 0.43″
4. 1902, 1947: 0.51″
5. 1987: 0.59″
6. 1895, 1941: 0.64″
7. 1983: 0.74″
8. 1958: 0.82″
9. 1992: 0.85″
10. 1937: 0.87″
11. 1901, 1932: 0.88″
12. 1963: 1.01″
13. 1977: 1.02″
14. 1889: 1.06″
15. 1906: 1.08″
16. 1917: 1.09″
17. 1920: 1.12″
18. 1969: 1.17″
19. 1934: 1.18″
20. 1886: 1.26″
21. 1919, 2005: 1.27″
22. 1973: 1.29″
23. 1888: 1.30″
24. 2006: 1.35
25. 1933, 2001: 1.37″

Top 25 Greatest Daily February Precipitation
1. 2/16/1891: 2.18″
2. 2/24/1890: 2.16″
3. 2/23/1975: 2.15″
4. 2/23/1909: 2.05″
5. 2/20/1882: 1.94″
6. 2/15/1990: 1.72″
7. 2/9/1893: 1.62″
8. 2/19/1981: 1.58″
9. 2/26/1887: 1.55″
10. 2/27/1910: 1.47″
11. 2/25/1929: 1.44″
12. 2/1/1988: 1.42″
13. 2/14/1883, 2/6/1893: 1.41″
14. 2/6/1884: 1.40″
15. 2/13/1948, 2/10/1959: 1.37″
16. 2/14/1908: 1.32″
17. 2/26/1945: 1.31″
18. 2/19/1918: 1.30″
19. 2/13/1936, 2/6/1974, 2/21/2011, 2/24/2016: 1.22″
20. 2/5/1908, 2/16/1910: 1.21″
21. 2/1/1981: 1.19″
22. 2/25/1961: 1.18″
23. 2/19/1882, 2/23/1962: 1.17″
24. 2/9/1885: 1.14″
25. 2/5/1946, 2/13/2000: 1.08″

Top 10 Februarys with the Most Precipitation Days
1. 1887, 1908, 2008: 26
2. 1888, 1960: 25
3. 1950, 1971: 24
4. 1901, 1940, 1956, 1967, 2003: 23
5. 1893, 1923, 1962, 1986, 1988, 2010: 22
6. 1903, 1918, 1924, 1930, 1941, 1958, 1980, 1996, 2013: 21
7. 1900, 1907, 1921, 1928, 1937, 1945, 1949, 1957, 1975, 1990, 1997, 2005, 2016: 20
8. 1884, 1889, 1894, 1896, 1911, 1912, 1920, 1927, 1929, 1936, 1938, 1942, 1951, 1952, 1955, 1964, 1966, 1972, 1979, 1982, 1985, 1994, 1999, 2014: 19
9. 1890, 1892, 1902, 1904, 1909, 1913, 1919, 1922, 1926, 1931, 1933, 1934, 1935, 1939, 1963, 1970, 1973, 1977, 1978, 1981, 1984, 1992, 1995, 2001, 2007, 2009: 18
10. 1891, 1898, 1899, 1905, 1910, 1914, 1932, 1961, 1969, 1976, 2000, 2017: 17

Top 10 Februarys with the Most 1″+ Precipitation Days
1. 1882, 1893, 1908, 1910, 1981: 2
2. 1883, 1884, 1885, 1887, 1890, 1891, 1897, 1909, 1918, 1929, 1936, 1945, 1946, 1948, 1959, 1961, 1962, 1974, 1975, 1979, 1988, 1990, 2000, 2008, 2011, 2016: 1
3. All the Others: 0

Top 10 Februarys with the Most 0.50″+ Precipitation Days
1. 1883, 1887, 1890, 1893, 1965: 5
2. 1882, 1884, 1903, 1910, 1955: 4
3. 1881, 1892, 1897, 1909, 1914, 1926, 1930, 1940, 1949, 1956, 1962, 1988, 1990, 2011: 3
4. 1885, 1891, 1894, 1900, 1908, 1913, 1918, 1923, 1929, 1938, 1939, 1942, 1945, 1946, 1950, 1957, 1966, 1967, 1976, 1979, 1981, 1989, 1991, 1993, 1995, 1999, 2000, 2003, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2014, 2015, 2017: 2
5. 1880, 1898, 1901, 1904, 1905, 1912, 1916, 1917, 1921, 1922, 1924, 1931, 1933, 1935, 1936, 1944, 1948, 1951, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1964, 1969, 1970, 1972, 1974, 1975, 1984, 1986, 1994, 1996, 1997, 1998, 2001, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2012, 2013, 2016: 1
6. All the Others: 0

Top 10 Februarys with the Most 0.25″+ Precipitation Days
1. 1893: 11
2. 1887: 10
3. 1881, 1883, 1956: 8
4. 1891, 1897, 1900, 1903, 1990: 7
5. 1884, 1890, 1892, 1909, 1910, 1914, 1930, 1939, 1950, 1965, 2008: 6
6. 1882, 1894, 1951, 1981, 1988, 1989, 1998, 2011: 5
7. 1923, 1926, 1929, 1936, 1938, 1940, 1946, 1948, 1949, 1952, 1959, 1961, 1962, 1971, 1976, 1979, 1986, 1991, 1999, 2016, 2017: 4
8. 1879, 1885, 1886, 1896, 1905, 1906, 1908, 1913, 1918, 1925, 1928, 1942, 1944, 1945, 1954, 1960, 1967, 1972, 1980, 1982, 1984, 1996, 2000, 2010, 2014: 3
9. 1888, 1898, 1904, 1915, 1916, 1920, 1921, 1921, 1927, 1931, 1935, 1943, 1953, 1957, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1977, 1985, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1997, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2007, 2009, 2012, 2015: 2
10. 1880, 1889, 1895, 1899, 1901, 1912, 1917, 1919, 1922, 1932, 1933, 1934, 1958, 1963, 1964, 1969, 1970, 1983, 1987, 2005, 2006, 2013: 1

Top 25 Snowiest Februarys
1. 2010: 30.1
2. 1910: 29.2
3. 2003: 26.3
4. 1914: 19.6
5. 1979: 16.5
6. 2014: 15.9
7. 1967: 15.6
8. 2015: 15.5
9. 1993: 14.6
10. 1894: 13.3
11. 1934: 13.2
12. 1961, 2007: 13.1
13. 1985: 12.5
14. 1971: 12.3
15. 1885: 11.5
16. 1964: 11.3
17. 1984: 10.8
18. 1940: 10.4
19. 1929: 10.3
20. 1893, 1912, 1948: 10.1
21. 1986: 9.8
22. 1936: 9.6
23. 1960: 9.5
24. 1911: 9.4
25. 1939: 9.2

Top 25 Largest Daily February Snowfalls
1. 2/15/2010: 9.7
2. 2/5/2010: 9.0
3. 2/7/1971, 2/16/2003: 8.9
4. 2/16/1910: 8.2
5. 2/28/1984: 7.2
6. 2/4/2014: 7.1
7. 2/17/1910: 6.8
8. 2/4/1948, 2/12/1979: 6.7
9. 2/27/1967: 6.4
10. 2/12/1910: 6.1
11. 2/13/2007: 5.9
12. 2/21/1893, 2/20/1911: 5.8
13. 2/23/1914: 5.2
14. 2/13/1914, 2/1/1965: 5
15. 2/16/1993: 4.9
16. 2/1/1881: 4.8
17. 2/1/1951, 2/6/1972: 4.7
18. 2/11/1910, 2/21/1912, 2/27/1940: 4.5
19. 2/19/1929, 2/3/1961, 2/9/2010: 4.4
20. 2/14/1914, 2/11/1944: 4.3
21. 2/3/1913, 2/10/1923, 2/25/1934, 2/26/1934, 2/4/1977: 4.2
22. 2/6/1883, 2/12/1985: 4.1
23. 2/17/1885, 2/13/1936: 4.0
24. 2/25/1885, 2/24/1990: 3.8
25. 2/1/1966: 3.7

Top 25 Greatest February Snowstorms of All-Time
1. 2/14-2/17/2003: 15.5
2. 2/16-2/18/1910: 15.3
3. 2/11-2/12/1910, 2/4-2/5/2014: 10.6
4. 2/15-2/16/2010: 10.4
5. 2/7-2/8/1971, 2/5-2/6/2010: 9.9
6. 2/27-2/28/1984: 9.5
7. 2/13-2/14/1914: 9.3
8. 2/25-2/26/1934: 8.4
9. 2/6-2/7/1883: 7.3
10. 2/3-2/4/1948: 7.0
11. 2/27-2/28/1967, 2/11-2/12/1979: 6.9
12. 2/21/2015: 6.8
13. 2/25-2/26/1894, 2/12-2/13/1985: 6.6
14. 2/24-2/25/1885: 6.3
15. 2/19-2/20/1911, 2/13-2/14/2007: 6.2
16. 2/21-2/22/1893: 6.1
17. 2/22-2/23/1914: 6.0
18. 2/21-2/22/1912: 5.6
19. 2/17-2/18/1885, 2/16-2/17/1993, 2/9-2/10/2010: 5.2
20. 2/1/1965, 2/25-2/26/1993: 5.0
21. 2/1/1881*, 2/3-2/4/2000: 4.8
22. 2/1/1951*, 2/6/1972: 4.7
23. 2/16-2/17/1903, 2/3-2/4/1961: 4.6
24. 2/27/1940: 4.5
25. 2/19/1929, 2/4-2/5/1977: 4.4

*Storms began in January, represents only February part of total.

Top 10 Februarys with the Most Snow Days
1. 1901: 23
2. 1908, 1967: 21
3. 2003, 2008, 2010: 20
4. 1940, 1960: 19
5. 1978, 1988: 18
6. 1934, 1941, 1947, 1962, 1964, 1980, 2007: 17
7. 1889, 1920, 1923, 1970, 1994, 2014: 16
8. 1913, 1926, 1929, 1936, 1937, 1945, 1958, 1963, 1968, 1977, 1996, 2013: 15
9. 1900, 1902, 1905, 1942, 1979, 1985, 1989, 1993, 2015, 2016: 14
10. 1885, 1896, 1907, 1912, 1914, 1916, 1924, 1952, 1966, 1969, 1972, 1973, 1995, 2005: 13

Top 10 Februarys with the Most 1″+ Snowfall Days
1. 2003: 8
2. 1964, 2015, 2016: 6
3. 1910, 1914, 1960, 1967, 1985, 1993, 2010: 5
4. 1885, 1894, 1899, 1912, 1929, 1934, 1939, 1961, 1979, 1980, 1986, 1999, 2008, 2012, 2014: 4
5. 1889, 1916, 1936, 1940, 1944, 1947, 1955, 1958, 1962, 1963, 1971, 1988, 1995, 2000, 2007, 1916, 1952, 1955, 1958, 1962, 1963, 1971, 1988, 1995, 2000, 2007: 3
6. 1881, 1883, 1884, 1890, 1893, 1895, 1900, 1903, 1904, 1907, 1908, 1911, 1917, 1920, 1921, 1923, 1924, 1926, 1948, 1952, 1954, 1965, 1966, 1974, 1977, 1978, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1990, 1991, 2001, 2011, 2013: 2
7. 1886, 1891, 1892, 1896, 1897, 1899, 1901, 1902, 1905, 1906, 1909, 1913, 1922, 1927, 1928, 1933, 1938, 1941, 1950, 1951, 1957, 1959, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1976, 1981, 1989, 1992, 1996, 1997, 1998, 2004, 2005: 1
8. All the Others: 0

Top 10 Februarys with the Most 2.5″+ Snowfall Days
1. 1910: 5
2. 1885, 1914, 1961, 2003, 2010: 3
3. 11883, 1894, 1903, 1911, 1916, 1934, 1940, 1944, 1962, 1967, 1979, 1985, 1986, 1993, 2007, 2014: 2
4. 1881, 1886, 1889, 1890, 1892, 1893, 1895, 1896, 1897, 1903, 1904, 1905, 1906, 1912, 1913, 1923, 1927, 1929, 1936, 1938, 1939, 1948, 1951, 1954, 1955, 1960, 1965, 1966, 1971, 1972, 1977, 1984, 1989, 1990, 2000, 2008, 2015: 1
5. All Others: 0

Top 10 Februarys with the Most 5″+ Snowfall Days
1. 1910: 3
2. 1894, 1914, 2010: 2
3. 1893, 1895, 1911, 1929, 1948, 1965, 1967, 1971, 1979, 1984, 2003, 2007, 2014, 2015: 1
4. All Others: 0

Top 25 Coldest February Means
1. 1978: 16.6
2. 2015: 19.2
3. 1979: 19.3
4. 1885: 19.4
5. 1895: 21.1
6. 2007: 21.2
7. 1905: 22.0
8. 1934: 22.1
9. 1963: 22.4
10. 1899: 22.6
11. 1902: 23.2
12. 1912: 23.4
13. 1901, 1914: 23.5
14. 1947: 24.1
15. 1936: 24.4
16. 1904: 24.7
17. 1958: 24.9
18. 1980: 25.2
19. 1968: 25.7
20. 1967: 25.8
21. 1917, 2014: 25.9
22. 1985: 26.0
23. 1910, 1929: 26.2
24. 1889: 26.4
25. 1923, 1977: 26.5

Top 25 Coldest February High Means
1. 1978: 24.6
2. 1979: 27.7
3. 1895: 28.3
4. 2007: 28.5
5. 2015: 28.6
6. 1885: 29.5
7. 1899: 30.0
8. 1905: 30.1
9. 1902: 30.6
10. 1901, 1934: 31.0
11. 1947: 31.1
12. 1912: 31.6
13. 1963: 32.0
14. 2010: 32.4
15. 1958, 1980: 32.5
16. 1914, 1936: 33.1
17. 1889: 33.3
18. 1904: 33.6
19. 2003: 33.8
20. 1929, 1967: 33.9
21. 1923: 34.3
22. 1910, 1916, 2014: 34.5
23. 1985: 34.8
24. 1920, 1941: 34.9
25. 1942: 35.0

Top 15 Coldest Daily February Highs
1. 2/9/1899: -7
2. 2/8/1895: -2
3. 2/10/1899: -1
4. 2/7/1895: 3
5. 2/12/1899, 2/4/1912, 2/2/1951: 4
6. 2/6/1895: 5
7. 2/9/1933, 2/3/1996: 6
8. 2/11/1885, 2/20/1885, 2/4/1886, 2/13/1899, 2/2/1905, 2/5/1917: 7
9. 2/19/2015: 8
10. 2/20/1896, 2/17/1903, 2/12/1917, 2/2/1965, 2/6/1988, 2/18/1993, 2/4/1996: 9
11. 2/19/1885, 2/8/1899, 2/16/1904, 2/22/1963, 2/1/1971, 2/16/2015: 10
12. 2/10/1912, 2/17/1958, 2/17/1979: 11
13. 2/23/1889, 2/19/1896, 2/3/1902, 2/4/1902, 2/18/1903, 2/2/1917, 2/4/1918, 2/15/1920, 2/9/1934, 2/19/1936, 2/14/1943, 2/8/1947, 2/21/1963, 2/5/1979, 2/9/1979, 2/10/1982, 2/5/2007: 12
14. 2/4/1881, 2/17/1885, 2/5/1895, 2/17/1900, 2/3/1905, 2/5/1912, 2/1/1913, 2/6/1913, 2/23/1914, 2/11/1917, 2/8/1951, 2/4/1965, 2/6/1977, 2/6/1978, 2/3/1981, 2/12/1995: 13
15. 2/29/1884, 2/18/1885, 2/21/1885, 2/3/1886, 2/5/1886, 2/4/1895, 2/12/1895, 2/1/1898, 2/1/1900, 2/25/1900, 2/13/1905, 2/3/1912, 2/9/1912, 2/10/1936, 2/15/1943, 2/5/1947, 2/26/1963, 2/3/1965, 2/2/1971, 2/2/1976, 2/10/1979, 2/2/1985, 2/1/1994, 2/4/2007, 2/6/2007, 2/7/2014, 2/20/2015: 14

Top 25 Coldest February Low Means
1. 1978: 8.6
2. 1885: 9.3
3. 2015: 9.9
4. 1979: 10.9
5. 1963: 12.8
6. 1934: 13.1
7. 1895, 2007: 13.8
8. 1905: 13.9
9. 1914: 14.0
10. 1912: 15.3
11. 1899: 15.6
12. 1936: 15.7
13. 1902, 1968: 15.8
14. 1904: 15.9
15. 1901: 16.0
16. 1917: 16.4
17. 1947: 16.8
18. 1958, 1985: 17.2
19. 2014: 17.3
20. 1967: 17.6
21. 1977: 17.8
22. 1980: 17.9
23. 1910: 18.0
24. 1886, 1900: 18.2
25. 1929: 18.5

Top 15 Coldest Daily February Lows
1. 2/10/1899: -20
2. 2/9/1899: -17
3. 2/13/1899, 2/2/1951, 2/8/1977: -13
4. 2/11/1885, 2/27/163, 2/6/1977, 2/24/2015: -11
5. 2/10/1885, 2/5/1918, 2/9/1948, 2/3/1951, 2/26/1963, 2/3/1985: -10
6. 2/20/1885, 2/4/1985: -9
7. 2/21/1885, 2/8/1895, 2/11/1899, 2/14/1905, 2/5/1917, 2/12/1917, 2/9/1934, 2/22/1963, 2/20/2015: -8
8. 2/8/1899, 2/25/1900, 2/13/1905, 2/10/1912, 2/4/1917, 2/4/1918, 2/18/1936, 2/4/1965, 2/17/1979, 2/10/1982, 2/9/1985: -7
9. 2/12/1899, 2/2/1905, 2/3/1905, 2/9/1933, 2/19/1936, 2/8/1972, 2/6/1979, 2/10/1979: -6
10. 2/22/1885, 2/5/1886, 2/9/1895, 2/3/1898, 2/14/1899, 2/16/1904, 2/4/1912, 2/10/1978, 2/5/1979, 2/13/1979: -5
11. 2/19/1885, 2/23/1885, 2/3/1902, 2/27/1934, 2/2/1977, 2/15/1975, 2/17/2015: -4
12. 2/17/1885, 2/5/1902, 2/15/1905, 2/6/1906, 2/1/1936, 2/17/1958, 2/3/1965, 2/1/1978, 2/12/1955, 2/4/1996, 2/12/2014, 2/19/2015, 2/23/2015: -3
13. 2/2/1881, 2/4/1881, 2/16/1885, 2/5/1895, 2/20/1896, 2/17/1903, 2/17/1904, 2/2/1917, 2/1/1929, 2/8/1934, 2/13/1955, 2/21/1963, 2/1/1966, 2/8/1967, 2/26/1967, 2/4/1970, 2/7/1977, 2/9/1979, 2/11/1979, 2/20/1979, 2/18/1993, 2/16/2007: -2
14. 2/7/1895, 2/1/1900, 2/18/1903, 2/19/19032/13/1912, 2/6/1913, 2/24/1914, 2/3/1917, 2/13/1917, 2/18/1923, 2/20/1936, 2/13/1944, 2/8/1947, 2/12/1955, 2/5/1965, 2/25/1967, 2/2/1971, 2/9/1971, 2/10/1971, 2/12/1981, 2/6/1988, 2/7/1995, 2/5/1996, 2/15/2007, 2/7/2014, 2/11/2014: -1
15. 2/29/1884, 2/6/1885, 2/4/1886, 2/17/1886, 2/19/1896, 2/1/1909, 2/9/1912, 2/25/1914, 2/8/1916, 2/11/1917, 2/16/1920, 2/20/1934, 2/15/1943, 2/5/1947, 2/7/1948, 2/10/1948, 2/8/1951, 2/21/1968, 2/1/1971, 2/17/1973, 2/10/1975, 2/9/1977, 2/17/1977, 2/7/1978, 2/11/1978, 2/7/1988, 2/5/1995, 2/3/1996, 2/1/2004, 2/5/2000, 2/6/2000, 2/15/2015, 2/16/2015, 2/28/2015: 0

Top 10 Februarys with Most 32 or Below Highs
1. 1978: 26
2. 1979, 2015: 19
3. 1902, 2007: 18
4. 1901, 1980: 17
5. 1895, 1904, 1936, 1947: 16
6. 1885, 1905, 1912, 1934, 1958, 2014: 15
7. 1923, 1960, 1963: 14
8. 1889, 1899, 1913, 1985, 2003: 13
9. 1879, 1886, 1894, 1910, 1914, 1916, 1941, 1977, 2010: 12
10. 1907, 1929, 1967, 1986, 1996: 11

Top 10 Februarys with Most 32 or Below Lows
1. 1901, 1916, 1934, 1963, 1968, 1972, 1978: 28
2. 1885, 1905, 1914, 1920, 1947, 1964, 1970, 1988, 2004, 2010, 2015: 27
3. 1879, 1895, 1904, 1907, 1910, 1917, 1924, 1936, 1960, 1962, 1967, 1969, 1979, 1993, 2003, 2007: 26
4. 1889, 1900, 1908, 1912, 1913, 1935, 1941, 1974, 1980, 1995, 2013: 25
5. 1902, 1923, 1928, 1937, 1942, 1948, 1952, 1955, 1959, 1977, 1994, 2006, 2008, 2014: 24
6. 1883, 1886, 1888, 1893, 1899, 1906, 1919, 1922, 1926, 1929, 1945, 1953, 1958, 1961, 1983, 1985, 1989, 1991, 2000, 2002, 2006, 2011: 23
7. 1881, 1894, 1896, 1911, 1921, 1943, 1946, 1950, 1957, 1965, 1966, 1975, 1987, 1990, 1997, 2009, 2016: 22
8. 1887, 1903, 1909, 1918, 1932, 1933, 1939, 1940, 1951 ,1971, 1973, 1982, 1996, 2005: 21
9. 1897, 1898, 1949, 1956, 2001, 2012: 20
10. 1931, 1944, 1984, 1986, 1999: 19

Top 10 Februarys with the Most 0 or Below Highs
1. 1899: 2
2. 1895: 1
3. All Others: 0

Top 10 Februarys with the Most 0 or Below Lows
1. 1885, 1979: 9
2. 2015: 8
3. 1899, 1917: 7
4. 1977: 6
5. 1905, 1912, 1978: 5
6. 1895, 1912, 1934, 1936, 1963, 1971, 2007: 4
7. 1886, 1903, 1948, 1951, 1965, 1967, 1985, 1995, 1996, 2014: 3
8. 1881, 1896, 1900, 1902, 1904, 1914, 1918, 1947, 1955, 1988. 2
9. 1884, 1898, 1906, 1909, 1913, 1916, 1920, 1923, 1929, 1933, 1943, 1944, 1958, 1966, 1968, 1970, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1981, 1982, 1993, 2004: 1
10. All the Others: 0

Top 25 Warmest February Means
1. 2017: 42.2
2. 1882: 41.8
3. 1890: 40.6
4. 1998: 40.5
5. 1930: 40.4
6. 1932: 39.6
7. 1880, 1954: 38.7
8. 1938: 38.1
9. 1927: 37.8
10. 1925: 37.6
11. 1990, 2000: 37.5
12. 1976, 1984: 37.4
13. 1884: 37.3
14. 1999: 37.0
15. 1891, 1961, 2012: 36.9
16. 1931, 1992: 36.8
17. 1949: 36.6
18. 1887, 1957: 36.4
19. 1909, 1997: 36.2
20. 1915: 36.0
21. 2002: 35.9
22. 1892: 35.8
23. 1953, 1956, 1991: 35.6
24. 1911, 2001: 35.3
25. 1944: 35.2

Top 15 Warmest February Highs
1. 2/24/2017: 78
2. 2/26/2000: 75
3. 2/11/1999, 2/25/2000: 74
4. 2/25/1957: 73
5. 2/16/1883, 2/8/1937, 2/24/1961, 2/23/2017: 72
6. 2/27/1996, 2/21/1997: 71
7. 2/22/1930, 2/11/1932, 2/19/1939, 2/26/1944, 2/29/1976, 2/29/2012: 70
8. 2/21/1930, 2/25/1930, 2/10/1932, 2/15/1954, 2/12/1984, 2/19/1994, 2/21/2017: 69
9. 2/20/1891, 2/14/1918, 2/22/1922, 2/13/1938, 2/15/1945, 2/29/1972, 2/12/1999, 2/20/2016: 68
10. 2/17/1911, 2/15/1921, 2/20/1930, 2/14/1950, 2/24/1957, 2/21/1983, 2/22/1990: 67
11. 2/4/1890, 2/11/1898, 2/8/1900, 2/23/1906, 2/26/1917, 2/16/1927, 2/19/1930, 2/21/1937, 2/16/1954, 2/22/1983, 2/23/1985, 2/1/1989, 2/13/1990, 2/24/2000, 2/9/2001, 2/11/2009, 2/18/2017: 66
12. 2/27/1880, 2/27/1896, 2/28/1896, 2/10/1898, 2/29/1904, 2/26/1932, 2/28/1939, 2/19/1948, 2/15/1949, 2/19/1951, 2/28/1955, 2/22/1975, 2/23/1977, 2/22/1992, 2/27/1998, 2/23/2000, 2/27/2000, 2/25/2002, 2/17/2011, 2/28/2016, 2/17/2017, 2/20/2017: 65
13. 2/25/1880, 2/15/1883, 2/11/1887, 2/9/1894, 2/28/1895, 2/2/1903, 2/24/1906, 2/14/1911, 2/19/1913, 2/16/1921, 2/24/1930, 2/23/1943, 2/14/1954, 2/20/1954, 2/27/1955, 2/27/1976, 2/5/1986, 2/23/1994, 2/27/1997, 2/15/2005, 2/16/2006, 2/17/2006: 64
14. 2/28/1882, 10/1887, 2/3/1890, 2/24/1890, 2/27/1932, 18/1948, 2/9/1957, 2/26/1957, 2/24/1958, 2/10/1959, 2/28/1972, 2/26/1976, 2/20/1983, 2/16/1990, 2/10/1993, 2/18/1994, 2/18/2011, 2/28/2011, 2/20/2014, 2/11/2017: 63
15. 2/17/1880, 2/28/1880, 2/12/1884, 2/19/1884, 2/8/1887, 2/16/1889, 2/17/1890, 2/18/1890, 2/17/1891, 2/20/1913, 2/25/1932, 2/9/1938, 2/22/1944, 2/18/1961, 2/26/1962, 2/10/1965, 2/22/1971, 2/15/1976, 2/23/1984, 2/24/1985, 2/19/1986, 2/18/1997, 2/29/2000, 2/8/2001, 2/25/2001, 2/5/2008, 2/6/2008: 62

Top 15 Warmest February Lows
1. 2/24/2017: 59
2. 2/17/1891: 57
3. 2/21/1997: 56
4. 2/28/1880, 2/25/1930: 55
5. 2/25/1890, 2/26/2000, 2/22/2017: 54
6. 2/10/1932, 2/15/1954: 53
7. 2/4/1890, 2/11/1932, 2/25/1957, 2/23/2017: 52
8. 2/22/1930, 2/23/1930: 51
9. 2/22/1922, 2/24/1930, 2/13/1938, 2/24/2000: 50
10. 2/12/1882, 2/5/1909, 2/22/1925, 2/20/1930, 2/23/1975, 2/19/1981, 2/25/2000, 2/7/2017: 49
11. 2/12/1880, 2/26/1880, 2/27/1880, 2/13/1882, 2/19/1882, 2/28/1882, 2/13/1884, 2/17/1911, 2/8/1925, 2/26/1944, 2/13/1984, 2/27/1996: 48
12. 2/16/1882, 2/13/1908, 2/26/1932, 2/14/1935, 2/9/1938, 2/16/1976, 2/17/1976, 2/17/1981, 2/18/1981, 2/16/2006, 2/11/2009: 47
13. 2/19/1884, 2/14/1890, 2/24/1906, 2/14/1908, 2/22/1915, 2/4/1924, 2/19/1939, 2/28/1955, 2/25/1976, 2/26/1976, 2/23/1985, 2/5/1991, 2/23/2000, 2/10/2009, 2/17/2011, 2/21/2017: 46
14. 2/8/1887, 2/11/1898, 2/14/1911, 2/21/1925, 2/13/1949, 2/24/1961, 2/22/1990, 2/20/2002, 2/26/2009: 45
15. 2/17/1880, 2/7/1882, 2/2/18/1884, 2/3/1890, 2/18/1890, 2/24/1891, 2/12/1915, 2/23/1915, 2/21/1930, 2/27/1932, 2/13/1941, 2/25/1948, 2/20/1953, 2/20/1954, 2/7/1965, 2/10/1966. 2/21/1976, 2/12/1984, 2/18/1986, 2/9/1990, 2/17/1998, 2/27/1998, 2/11/1999, 2/20/2016: 44

Top 10 Februarys with the Greatest Temperature Range in Degrees (Monthly Max to Minimum)
1. 1899: 80
2. 1918, 1951: 78
3. 1985: 76
4. 1948: 75
5. 1917, 1972, 1996: 74
6. 1900: 73
7. 1895, 1936: 72
8. 1898, 1944: 71
9. 1904: 70
10. 1906, 1961, 1965, 1976, 2017: 69

February Severe Weather Events

**Event information is listed as: Type of Event, Date of Event, Time of Event, Strength of Event, Place of Event, # of People Killed, # of People Injured, Damages in Estimated $ Amount and Description of the Event if available.

Multiple reports from the same event are bolded.

Flood/Flash Flood

**No severe/significant flood events have occurred in Franklin County since 1950.

Hail

February 20, 2002- 2:55PM-2:58PM- 1.50″- 39.98 N, -83.07 W- 0- 0- $7,000

Non-Thunderstorm Wind

February 11, 2009- 9:34PM-10:04PM- 67MPH- Countywide- 0- 0
A cold front crossing the Ohio Valley brought damaging winds.

Temperature

February 1-5, 1996- 6PM on 1st- 10AM on 5th- 0 to -10- Countywide- 0- 0- $100,000
An artic high brought highs in the single digits and lows near and below zero the first week of February, bursting water pipes and causing widespread car troubles.

Thunderstorm Wind

February 28, 2011- 5:55AM-5:56AM- 61MPH- Rickenbacker Airport 39.82 N, 82.93 W- 0- 0

February 11, 2009– 5:33PM-5:34PM- 66MPH- Port Columbus 40.0 N, 82.88 W- 0- 0- $1,000
February 11, 2009– 5:28PM-5:29PM- 66MPH- Rickenbacker Airport 39.82 N, 82.93 W- 0- 0- $1,

February 20, 2002- 2:36PM-2:38PM- 63MPH- 40.03 N, -83.03 W Upper Arlington- 0- 0- 0

Tornado

February 22, 1971– 3:55PM- EF3- Southeastern Franklin County -0- 7- $2.5 Million
This 100 yard wide tornado travelled 6.8 miles.

Winter Storm

February 4-5, 2014- 4pm on 4th-10AM on 5th- 6″-11″ Snow- Countywide- 0- 0- 0
A fast moving storm in the Ohio Valley brought heavy snow accumulations across the area, with some bouts of ice.

February 1-2, 2011- 12AM on 1st-2AM on 2nd- 0.50″-1.00″ Ice- Countywide- 0- 0
Low pressure moving from Texas to the Great Lakes brought a heavy ice storm to the area. Numerous accidents were caused, along with minor tree damage and power outages.

February 26-27, 2010- 2PM on 26th-7AM on 27th- 2″-5″- Countywide- 0- 0
Low pressure over the Northeast brought persistent snow showers over the area.

February 15-16, 2010- 2AM on 15th-6AM on 16th- 5″-10″- Countywide- 0- 0
Low pressure tracked south of the Ohio Valley, bringing heavy snow.

February 9-10, 2010- 2AM on 9th-2PM on 10th- 4″-8″- Countywide- 0- 0
Low pressure in the Mississippi valley strengthened as it moved into the Ohio Valley. Occasionally heavy snow fell throughout the period.

February 5-6, 2010- 8AM on 5th-1PM on 6th- 8″-15″- Countywide- 0- 0
Low pressure tracked from the Gulf of Mexico to the southern Appalachians. Heavy, wet snowfall fell throughout the 5th and into the 6th.

February 21-22, 2008- 7:30AM on 21-10AM on 22nd- 3-5″ Snow- Countywide- 0- 0- 0
Low pressure brought a mix of snow and ice across the area.

December 15-16, 2007- 5pm on 15th-11AM on 16th- 3″-6″ Snow, 1/4″ Ice- Counytwide- 0- 0- 0
Low pressure in the Mississippi Valley moving north into Ohio brought mixed precipitation.

February 13, 2007- 3AM-8PM- 4″-7″ Snow, 1/4″ Ice- Countywide- 0- 0- 0
Low pressure in the Ohio Valley brought heavy mixed-precipitation to the area.

February 6, 2007- 1PM-11PM- 3″-5″- Countywide- 0- 0- 0
A clipper system brought occasionally heavy snow with very high ratios.

February 14-17, 2003- 9AM on 14th-8pm on 17th- 10″-16″- Countywide- 0- 0- 0
A warm front across the Ohio Valley with several waves of low pressure caused near continuous snowfall for several days, resulting in very deep accumulations across the area.

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