NWS: One of the coldest Februaries on record!

 

 

The National Weather Service has a possible record update:

One of the coldest Februaries on record!

(February 25, 2015) – Through February 24th, Fort Wayne’s average monthly temperature is 16.3 degrees, making February 2015 the 4th coldest on record. At South Bend, the average is 16.6 degrees, which is the 8th coldest on record.

With well below normal temperatures forecast for the remainder of Feberuary, Fort Wayne will likely end as the 3rd coldest on record and South Bend as the 4th coldest.

 

Public Information Statement issued by the National Weather Service:

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA
915 AM EST WED FEB 25 2014

…FEBRUARY 2015 WILL BE ONE OF THE COLDEST ON RECORD FOR NORTHERN INDIANA…

WITH WELL BELOW NORMAL TEMPERATURES EXPECTED FOR THE REMAINDER OF FEBRUARY 2015…BOTH SOUTH BEND AND FORT WAYNE WILL END NEAR THE TOP COLDEST FEBRUARIES ON RECORD.

FORT WAYNE

THROUGH FEBRUARY 24TH…THE AVERAGE MONTHLY TEMPERATURE AT FORT WAYNE WAS 16.3 DEGREES. THIS MAKES FEBRUARY 2015 THE 4TH COLDEST FEBRUARY ON RECORD SO FAR. BASED ON THE CONTINUED BELOW NORMAL TEMPERATURES FORECAST FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE WEEK…FEBRUARY 2015 WOULD END AS THE THIRD COLDEST ON RECORD AT FORT WAYNE.

FORT WAYNE RECORD COLDEST FEBRUARY

YEAR FEB MEAN AVG TEMP

1978 11.8
1979 14.8
2007 16.1
2015* 16.3

*THROUGH FEB 24TH

 

SOUTH BEND

THROUGH FEBRUARY 22TH…THE AVERAGE MONTHLY TEMPERATURE AT SOUTH
BEND WAS 16.6 DEGREES. THIS MAKES FEBRUARY 2015 THE 8TH COLDEST
FEBRUARY ON RECORD SO FAR. BASED ON THE CONTINUED BELOW NORMAL
TEMPERATURES FORECAST FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE WEEK…FEBRUARY 2015
WOULD END AS THE FOURTH COLDEST ON RECORD AT SOUTH BEND.

SOUTH BEND RECORD COLDEST FEBRUARY

1904 14.4
1905 14.5
1978 14.7
1936 15.7
1895 16.2
1979 16.3
1901 16.3
2015* 16.6

*THROUGH FEB 24TH

 

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