Boston February Weather History

 

Feb 1  Northeast gales and heavy snow wrecked 40 vessels and killed 40 people, 1898
Feb 1-3 12.0 inches of snow, 1892
Feb 2 Lowest pressure for Feb. 28,48,1976
Feb 2-3 11.3 inches of snow, 1974
12.0 inches of snow, 1916
Feb 3 12 Consecutive day stretch - longest ever of low temperatures 10F or lower, Jan 23 to Feb 3, 1936
Feb 4 14.4 inches of snow in Boston and up to 2 feet elsewhere in eastern Massachusetts, 1961
Feb 4-5 13.2 inches of snow, 1926
Feb 5-7 17.3 inches of snow, 1920
Feb 6-7 Blizzard of 1978, 27.1 inches of snow and 23.6 inches of snow in 24 hours for Boston. (highest storm total and 24 hour total ever.)
Feb 7 Greatest snow depth for Feb. 29 inches, 1978
Feb 8 Southwest gales produced considerable damage, 1895
Feb 8-10 18.7 inches of snow, 1994
Feb 8-9 14.0 inches of snow, 1945
Feb 9 Lowest temperature ever in Feb., -18F, 1934 (Also coldest temperature ever in history)
Lowest high temperature, 3F, 1934
Feb 11-12 13.5 inches of snow, 1983
Feb 12 4.45 inches of precipitation in 24 hours greatest, 1886
Feb 11-13 15.0 inches of snow, 1916
Feb 12-13 11.5 inches of snow, 1894
Feb 12-14 16.0 inches of snow with northeast gales, 1899
Feb 14-15 "Valentines day storm" brings 14.0 inches of snow, 1940
Feb 16-17 19.4 inches of snow with gales paralyzes Boston, 1958
14.2 inches of snow, 1903
Feb 19-20 15.0 inches of snow, 1934
Feb 20 16.5 inches of snow along with northeast gales, 1921
Feb 2-23 22 days consecutively without measurable precipitation 1877
Feb 23 Warmest low temperature, 50F, 1990
Feb 22-24 Storm with tides 2 to 3 feet above long wharf, 1723
Feb 24 Highest temperature ever, 70F, 1985
Feb 24-28 101 consecutive hours of snow.  26.3 inches in Boston (2nd greatest ever), 1969
Feb 27 20 inches of snow on Cape Cod, isolated region, 1952