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RECORD EVENT REPORT 

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY

220 PM EST MON MAR 1 2015



FEBRUARY 2015 WAS THE COLDEST CALENDAR MONTH ON RECORD WITH AN 

AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 10.9F WHICH IS AN ASTOUNDING 15.4F BELOW 

NORMAL. THIS SHATTERS THE PREVIOUS RECORD OF 11.6F SET BACK IN 

FEBRUARY OF 1934. 



BUFFALO HAD 10 DAYS IN FEBRUARY WHERE THE LOW TEMPERATURE FELL BELOW 

ZERO. THE GREATEST NUMBER OF BELOW ZERO LOW TEMPERATURES FOR THE 

MONTH OF FEBRUARY WAS 11 SET IN 1934. THERE HAVE BEEN 11 DAYS BELOW 

ZERO SO FAR IN THE WINTER OF 2014-2015. THE RECORD NUMBER OF BELOW 

ZERO DAYS FOR A WINTER IS 19 IN THE WINTER OF 1884-1885.



METEOROLOGICAL WINTER COMPRISING THE MONTHS OF DECEMBER...JANUARY... 

AND FEBRUARY ENDED WITH AN AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 21.6F...WHICH 

RANKS AS THE 10TH COLDEST IN HISTORY. THE COLDEST WAS THE WINTER OF 

1917-1918 WITH AN AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 19.3F.



SNOWFALL FOR FEBRUARY WAS 46.2 INCHES...WHICH RANKS AS THE THIRD 

MOST ON RECORD. THE SNOWIEST FEBRUARY WAS IN 1958 WITH 54.2 INCHES. 



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