WASHINGTON'S BIRTHDAY

 

 

 

TRADITIONALLY, WASHINGTON'S BIRTHDAY WAS OBSERVED FEBRUARY 22ND, BUT SINCE THE MONDAY HOLIDAY BILL IN 1967, IT IS NOW OBSERVED ON THE 3RD MONDAY IN FEBRUARY.

 

THE HIGHEST TEMPERATURE EVER RECORDED ON WASHINGTON'S BIRTHDAY WAS 57 DEGREES IN 1981.  THE LOWEST TEMPERATURE RECORDED OCCURRED IN 2004 WHEN THE MERCURY FELL TO MINUS 7.  NORMALLY, THE HIGH AVERAGES ABOUT 35 DEGREES AND THE LOW ABOUT 18.

 

THERE IS AN 83 PERCENT CHANCE OF GETTING PRECIPITATION OF A TRACE OR MORE.  THE MOST PRECIPITATION EVER RECEIVED WAS 0.53 INCHES IN 1944.  THE MOST SNOW FELL IN 2003 WHEN 5.1 INCHES WAS RECORDED.


 

WASHINGTON'S BIRTHDAY                PERIOD OF RECORD:  71 YEARS          (1941‑2012)

 

TEMPERATURE DATA

 

HIGHEST     57 DEGREES IN 1981

LOWEST     -7 DEGREES IN 2004

 

LOWEST MAXIMUM       9 DEGREES IN 1963

HIGHEST MINIMUM      39 DEGREES IN 1981

 

AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE       34.9 DEGREES

AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE       18.0 DEGREES

 

 

 

              HIGH TEMPERATURE BY 10 DEGREE RANGES

            

              SINGLE TEENS   20S    30S   40S   50S  

               1                3      20        25     17       6               NUMBER OF

1%            4%     28%    35%   24%   8%           OCCURRENCES

  

 

 

 

 

PRECIPITATION DATA

 

NUMBER OF TIMES WITH MEASURABLE                      32 OCCURRENCES OR 45%

NUMBER OF TIMES WITH A TRACE OR MORE              60 OCCURRENCES OR 85%    

NUMBER OF TIMES WITH NO PRECIP                                      12 OCCURRENCES OR 17%

 

 

SNOWFALL:     NUMBER OF TIMES WITH A TRACE OR MORE     47

NUMBER OF TIMES WITH OVER A TRACE            28

            NUMBER OF TIMES WITH 1.0 INCH OR MORE       13

                         NUMBER OF TIMES WITH 5.0 INCHES OR MORE    1     

 

 

MAXIMUM PRECIPITATION:      0.53 INCHES IN 1944

 

MAXIMUM SNOWFALL:     5.1 INCHES IN 2003

 

 

 

 


 

WASHINGTON'S BIRTHDAY

 

 

 

Text Box: FEBRUARY 22ND THROUGH 1967 THEN THIRD MONDAY IN FEBRUARY

 

 

 


 

YEAR   HI                                             LO        PRECIP            REMARKS 

 

1941                                                     31         25         .07/1.1              CLOUDY

1942                                                     26         18         .05/2.0              CLOUDY

1943                                                     53         26         0.0/TR               CLEAR

1944     37                                             26         .53/0.5              CLOUDY

 

1945                                                     49         33         .19/0.0              CLOUDY

1946                                                     33         5          .13/1.3              CLOUDY

1947                                                     18         15         .09/1.9              CLOUDY

1948                                                     28         16         TR/TR               CLOUDY

1949                                                     46         29         .41/0.8              CLOUDY

 

1950                                                     20         10         0.49/4.6            CLOUDY

1951                                                     41         30         .02/0.0              CLOUDY

1952                                                     33         23         TR/0.2               CLOUDY

1953                                                     28         21         TR/TR               MOSTLY SUNNY

1954                                                     42         25         TR/TR               CLOUDY

 

1955                                                     36         31         .25/0.0              CLOUDY

1956                                                     20         9          .05/1.4              PARTLY SUNNY

1957                                                     46         22         0.0/0.0              MOSTLY CLOUDY

1958                                                     34         14         .05/.05              CLOUDY

1959                                                     29         7          0.0/0.0              CLOUDY

 

1960                                                     25         13         .07/1.2              CLOUDY

1961                                                     53         30         .02/TR               MOSTLY CLOUDY

1962                                                     43         29         .14/1.8              CLOUDY

1963                                                     9          -1         TR/TR               SUNNY

1964                                                     24         1          TR/TR               SUNNY

 

1965                                                     19         7          TR/TR               CLOUDY

1966                                                     29         15         TR/.1                CLOUDY

1967                                                     39         17         TR/.2                CLOUDY

 

 

WASHINGTON’S BIRTHDAY

 

DATE                                                                 HI      LOW      PRECIP                        REMARKS

 

FEB 19 1968                                         25         13         TR/TR                           PARTLY CLOUDY

FEB 17 1969                                         35         11         0.0/0.0                          SUNNY

 

FEB 16 1970                                         25         6          .04/1.0                          HAZE, MOSTLY CLOUDY

FEB 15 1971                                         27         19         TR/.3                            HAZE, CLOUDY

FEB 21 1972                                         43         1          .05/TR                           CLOUDY

FEB 19 1973                                         36         19         TR/TR                           HAZE, CLOUDY

FEB 18 1974                                         33         14         .01/TR                           ICE PELLETS, GLAZE, MOSTLY CLOUDY

 

FEB 17 1975                                         32         26         .02/.4                            FOG, CLOUDY

FEB 16 1976                                        49         36         .11/0.0                          CLOUDY

WASHINGTON’S BIRTHDAY

 

DATE                                                                 HI      LOW      PRECIP                        REMARKS

 

FEB 21 1977                                         26         13         .03/.8                            MOSTLY CLOUDY

FEB 20 1978                                         27         2          0.0/0.0                          MOSTLY CLOUDY

FEB 19 1979                                         24         5          .04/2.1                          FOG, HAZE, CLOUDY

 

FEB 18 1980                                         25         10         TR/TR                           BLOWING SNOW, PARTLY CLOUDY

FEB 16 1981                                         57         39         .01/0.0                          CLOUDY

FEB 15 1982                                         46         26         0.0/0.0                          CLOUDY

FEB 21 1983                                         50         27         TR/0.0                           CLOUDY

FEB 20 1984                                         42         30         TR/TR                           CLOUDY

 

FEB 18 1985                                         38         23         TR/TR                           SUNNY

FEB 17 1986                                         38         24         0.19/1.6                        FOG, ICE PELLETS, GLAZE, CLOUDY

FEB 16 1987                                         20         0          TR/0.3                           SUNNY

FEB 15 1988                                         43         29         0.26/TR                         FOG, GLAZE, CLOUDY

FEB 20 1989                                         38         18         TR/0.0                           CLOUDY

 

FEB 19 1990                                         43         23         0.01/0.3                        CLOUDY

FEB 18 1991                                         37         20         0.10/0.0                        CLOUDY

FEB 17 1992                                                     36         28         0.0/0.0                          CLOUDY, FOG

FEB 15 1993                                         33         19         TR/TR                           CLOUDY

FEB 21 1994                                         47         32         TR/0.0                           FOG, CLOUDY

 

FEB 20 1995                                         55         25         TR/TR                           FOG, HAZE, CLOUDY

FEB 19 1996                                         40         9          TR/0.0                           CLOUDY

FEB 17 1997                                         34         7          0.05/0.6                        CLOUDY

FEB 16 1998                                         41         18         0.0/0.0                          MOSTLY CLOUDY

FEB 15 1999                                         45         20         0.0/0.0                          PARTLY CLOUDY

 

FEB 21 2000                                        39         29         TR/0.1                           CLOUDY

FEB 19 2001                                         42         19         0.0/0.0                          MOSTLY CLOUDY

FEB 18 2002                                         35         13         0.0/0.0                          PARTLY SUNNY

FEB 17 2003                                         18         6          0.20/5.1                        CLOUDY

FEB 16 2004                                         22         -7         TR/TR                           CLOUDY

 

FEB 21                                                 2005     36         26         0.06/1.9                        CLOUDY

FEB 20 2006                                         28         14         TR/TR                           PARTLY CLOUDY

FEB 19 2007                                         35         5          TR/0.4                           CLOUDY

FEB 18 2008                                         53         31         0.10/TR                         CLOUDY

FEB 16 2009                                         31         21         TR/TR                           MOSTLY CLOUDY

           

FEB 15 2010     33         25         TR/TR                           LIGHT SNOW   

FEB 21 2011     23         13         0.05/MM                       LIGHT SNOW   

FEB 20 2012     37         20         0.0/0.0                          MOSTLY CLOUDY