Weather Blog: February review

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Feb 2015 Recap

February 2015 was a cold month. Tied for the 6th coldest since records began in the Triad in 1903. It was also snowy/sleety. Snow and sleet are stored in the same category by the NWS and was well above normal. By the way, the most snow on record in the month of February is 16.3″. We actually had light snow fall on 7 dates in the month. We also had 5 days with highs at or below 32° The month was slightly drier than normal.

There were also 6 new temperature records set for the cold. 4 of these were for the coldest high temperatures on record.

Our coldest morning was Feb. 20 with a low of 6° at PTI. That same morning, the low dipped to -7° at Reidsville and 2° in Lexington. Our warmest day was Feb. 8th with a high of 72°

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