VALENTINE'S DAY

 

 

 

THE HIGHEST TEMPERATURE EVER RECORDED ON VALENTINES DAY WAS 56 DEGREES IN 1984.  THE LOWEST OCCURRED IN 1979 WHEN THE MERCURY DIPPED TO MINUS 14.  NORMALLY, THE HIGH TEMPERATURE AVERAGES AROUND 32 DEGREES AND THE LOW NEAR 17.

 

THE MOST PRECIPITATION ON VALENTINES DAY WAS 1.75 INCHES IN 1950. THE MOST SNOW FELL IN 1960 WHEN 18.4 INCHES WAS RECORDED.

 

IN 1960, A STORM DROPPED 18.4 INCHES IN THE ROCHESTER AREA.  THIS STORM ESTABLISHED A NEW RECORD FOR THE AMOUNT OR PRECIPITATION IN A 24-HOUR PERIOD.  THIS RECORD IS SET FOR THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY.  THIS STORM STARTED OUT IN SNOW THEN TURNED INTO RAIN.

 

 

 

 

VALENTINE'S DAY      FEBRUARY 14       PERIOD OF RECORD: 71 YEARS (1941‑2012)

 

TEMPERATURE DATA

 

HIGHEST    56 DEGREES IN 1984

LOWEST    ‑14 DEGREES IN 1979

 

LOWEST MAXIMUM       6 DEGREES IN 1979

HIGHEST MINIMUM      42 DEGREES IN 1984

 

AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE      32.4

AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE      17.3

 

          HIGH TEMPERATURE BY 10 DEGREE RANGES

 

         SINGLE

         DIGITS   TEENS   20S   30S     40S   50S

       

      1      6       20         29     13       3   NUMBER OF OCCURRENCES

             1%        8%    28%     41%   18%    4%

 

PRECIPITATION DATA

 

NUMBER OF TIMES WITH MEASURABLE                    44 OCCURRENCES OR 62%

NUMBER OF TIMES WITH A TRACE OR MORE             61 OCCURRENCES OR 86%

NUMBER OF TIMES WITH NO PRECIP                        10 OCCURRENCES OR 14%

 

SNOWFALL:                                                                        NUMBER OF TIMES WITH A TRACE OR MORE     56

                                                                             NUMBER OF TIMES WITH OVER A TRACE          44

                                                                             NUMBER OF TIMES WITH 1.0 INCH OR MORE      20

                                                                             NUMBER OF TIMES WITH 5.0 INCHES OR MORE   3             

 

MAXIMUM PRECIPITATION:   1.75 INCHES IN 1950

 

MAXIMUM SNOWFALL:   18.4 INCHES IN 1960                                                  


 

                                                                         VALENTINE'S DAY

 

YEAR   HI         LO        PRECIP            REMARKS

 

1941                                                     43         32         .02/0.0              CLOUDY, LIGHT FOG

1942                                                     32         20         .01/0.1              CLOUDY

1943                                                     17         -12        .43/4.9              CLOUDY

1944                                                     32         6          .16/1.6              CLOUDY

 

1945                                                     31         20         .12/1.2              CLOUDY

1946                                                     54         24         .04/TR               CLOUDY

1947                                                     45         28         0.0/0.0              MOSTLY CLOUDY

1948                                                     44         18         0.27/1.0            CLOUDY

1949                                                     39         34         .04/0.0              CLOUDY, LIGHT FOG

 

1950                                                     39         26         1.75/3.7            CLOUDY, GLAZE

1951                                                     23         5          .08/1.5              CLOUDY, SLEET

1952                                                     20         7          TR/TR               SUNNY

1953                                                     46         26         0.0/0.0              SUNNY

1954                                                     51         25         0.0/0.0              CLOUDY

 

1955                                                     28         13         .10/0.7              CLOUDY

1956                                                     44         22         TR/TR               CLOUDY, SLEET

1957                                                     39         31         TR/TR               CLOUDY,

1958                                                     21         7          TR/0.4               CLOUDY

1959                                                     40         22         .20/0.0              CLOUDY

 

1960                                                     18         13         .53/18.4            CLOUDY

1961                                                     39         33         TR/0.6               CLOUDY

1962                                                     32         24         .95/5.8              CLOUDY

1963                                                     24         15         .08/2.4              CLOUDY

1964                                                     36         21         .04/0.5              CLOUDY

 

1965                                                     29         13         0.0/0.0              MOSTLY CLOUDY

1966                                                     36         25         TR/.2                HAZE, CLOUDY

1967                                                     48         21         TR/.3                CLOUDY

1968                                                     29         21         TR/TR               CLOUDY

1969                                                     19         10         TR/.4                HAZE, MOSTLY CLOUDY

 

1970                                                     17         -5         0.0/0.0              PARTLY CLOUDY

1971                                                     21         10         .25/4.9              BLOWING SNOW, AVG WIND SPEED 22.9MPH, CLOUDY

1972                                                     38         32         .12/.4                FOG, HAZE, CLOUDY

1973                                                     40         5          .28/2.0              CLOUDY

1974     29         7          TR/.5                FOG, CLOUDY

 

1975                                                     24         10         0.0/0.0              CLOUDY

1976                                                     34         21         TR/.3                CLOUDY

1977                                                     33         25         .01/.4                CLOUDY

1978                                                     22         1          TR/TR               CLOUDY

1979                                                     6          -14        TR/.2                CLOUDY

 

1980                                                     31         16         .09/1.1              FOG, CLOUDY

1981                                                     38         16         0.0/0.0              PARTLY CLOUDY

1982                                                     29         16         .02/.4                FOG, HAZE, CLOUDY

1983                                                     45         17         0.0/0.0              SUNNY

1984                                                     56         42         0.56/0.0            FOG, CLOUDY

VALENTINE'S DAY

 

YEAR   HI         LO        PRECIP             REMARKS

 

1985                                                     29         21         0.14/2.2            CLOUDY

1986                                                     24         10         0.03/0.6            FOG, CLOUDY

1987                                                     12         2          0.01/0.2            CLOUDY

1988                                                     36         13         TR/0.3               BLOWING SNOW, CLOUDY

1989                                                     41         30         0.01/0.0            FOG, MOSTLY SUNNY

                                                      

1990                                                     36         22         0.06/0.3            FOG, CLOUDY

1991                                                     36         29         0.23/2.6            FOG, ICE PELLETS, CLOUDY

1992                                                     34         30         0.02/0.2            FOG, HAZE, CLOUDY

1993                                                     26         14         TR/TR               PARTLY CLOUDY

1994                                                     20         3          0.01/0.3            BLOWING SNOW, MOSTLY CLOUDY

 

1995                                                     22         6          TR/TR               SUNNY

1996                                                     25         17         0.03/0.9            CLOUDY

1997                                                     37         19         0.03/0.3            FREEZING RAIN, CLOUDY

1998                                                     22         9          0.08/2.8            PARTLY SUNNY

1999                                                     30         9          TR/TR               PARTLY SUNNY

 

2000     31         26         0.29/4.9            FREEZING RAIN, ICE PELLETS, CLOUDY

2001                                                     43         27         0.41/1.7            DRIZZLE, HAZE, CLOUDY

2002                                                     39         18         0.0/0.0              PARTLY SUNNY

2003                                                     21         7          0.03/0.7            CLOUDY

2004                                                     30         15         0.11/1.6            CLOUDY

 

2005                                                     42         19         0.13/0.0            CLOUDY

2006                                                     38         26         0.05/1.6            CLOUDY

2007                                                     18         11         0.47/17.8           CLOUDY

2008                                                     36         18         TR/TR               CLOUDY

2009     32         20         0.0/0.0              CLEAR

 

2010     30         25         TR/0.1               LIGHT SNOW   

2011     48         22         0.2/MM             LIGHTS RAN, LIGHT SNOW      

2012     36         26         0.03/MM           RAIN, SNOW