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February Weather Stats...Monitoring This Historic Month

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Posted 16 February 2019 - 11:46 AM

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OLM pulled off 12 straight highs of 40 or colder, which is easily the longest such February streak on record.


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Posted 16 February 2019 - 02:20 PM

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OLM pulled off 12 straight highs of 40 or colder, which is easily the longest such February streak on record.

 

Probably more on the way too.


Death To Warm Anomalies!

 

Winter 2019-20 stats

 

Total Snowfall = 0.0"

Day with 1" or more snow depth = 0

Total Hail = T

Coldest Low = 20

Lows 32 or below = 23

Highs 32 or below = 0

Lows 20 or below = 1

Highs 40 or below = 1

 

 


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Posted 17 February 2019 - 12:43 AM

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Feb 1-15 at some official stations:

 

UIL: 2nd coldest @ 33.5 (1989 @ 29.5)

OLM: 2nd coldest @ 32.0 (1989 @ 27.1, also 1949 at 32.0)

SEA: 3rd coldest @ 34.6 (1989 @ 30.5, 1949 at 32.2)

BLI: 3rd coldest @ 29.5 (1949 @ 28.6, 1989 @ 28.8)

DLS: 3rd coldest @ 28.9 (1989 @ 22.7, 1956 @ 28.1)

 

At PDX, it was 6th coldest @ 37.4, coming in behind #5 in 2014 (37.0). Coldest is 1989 at 30.2 average.

 

In Montana, both Great Falls & Havre airports posted their coldest first half of February on record:

 

GTF: -0.3, previous 2.0 in 1975 (city record: -13.2 in 1936)

HVR: -6.4, previous -3.1 in 1975 (city record: -18.8 in 1936)


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Posted 19 February 2019 - 09:07 AM

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Departures to date for month.

 

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Finn Hill, elevation: 460 ft
2018 moisture: 41.76", 2019: 23.62", 9/23

 

2018-2019 winter snowfall total: 29.5"

2017-2018: 9.0", 2016-2017: 14.0"

Weather station/wx cam:
http://map.bloomsky....qBxp6apnJSnqqm2

https://www.wundergr...OTHE144#history


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Posted 20 February 2019 - 07:06 PM

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The average for SEA through the 19th was 35.6 which would tie the 1956 monthly average if this were the end of the month.  I think they have an outside shot at coming in around that for the entire month, but that remains to be seen.  Next in line is 1989 with 35.9 and then 1949 with 37.2.  Looks like a high chance SEA will come in at number 3 coldest for this one.

 

Another stat of interest is freezing low temperatures.  They are currently at 12 and have a decent shot at dropping to freezing before midnight tonight which would put them at 14 tomorrow.  The record is 17 from 1949 and 1989.  This is especially impressive when you consider a lot of these were with cloudy skies and active weather.


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Death To Warm Anomalies!

 

Winter 2019-20 stats

 

Total Snowfall = 0.0"

Day with 1" or more snow depth = 0

Total Hail = T

Coldest Low = 20

Lows 32 or below = 23

Highs 32 or below = 0

Lows 20 or below = 1

Highs 40 or below = 1

 

 


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Posted 20 February 2019 - 07:16 PM

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Definitely need some colder nights over the coming week to keep these averages near top-tier.


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Posted 20 February 2019 - 07:17 PM

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Definitely need some colder nights over the coming week to keep these averages near top-tier.


Studies have indeed shown that colder temperatures tend to aid and abet cold anomalies.

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Posted 20 February 2019 - 07:42 PM

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Studies have indeed shown that colder temperatures tend to aid and abet cold anomalies.

 

Indeed. 

 

The low to mid 30 highs for many places early in the month were a major factor. Cold lows are the best hope going forward.


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Posted 22 February 2019 - 12:45 AM

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Just a quick rundown for SEA to date:

 

Snow:

 

Month = 20.2 ... Most in Feb since 1916

 

1" or more on ground = 9 days ... tied with 1949 for most days in the month of February

 

Max depth = 7" ... 2nd only to 1969 which had 11 on the 1st. Tied with 1990 and 1962

 

 

Temperature:

 

Monthly average to date = 36.0 ... 3rd place behind 1956 and 1989 (likely to finish in 3rd place)

 

Max below 40 = 9 ... 2nd to 1949 which had 13

 

Min 32 or below = 13 ... tied for 4th place (1949 had the most with 17)


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Death To Warm Anomalies!

 

Winter 2019-20 stats

 

Total Snowfall = 0.0"

Day with 1" or more snow depth = 0

Total Hail = T

Coldest Low = 20

Lows 32 or below = 23

Highs 32 or below = 0

Lows 20 or below = 1

Highs 40 or below = 1

 

 


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Posted 24 February 2019 - 11:03 AM

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-26 in Havre, MT this morning is their 10th reading at/below -25 this month. Now 2nd place all-time for February, breaking a tie with 1887 and 1905.

 

Most -25 readings in Feb:

 

14 days in 1936

10 days in 2019

9 days in 1905

9 days in 1887


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Posted 26 February 2019 - 08:57 AM

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OLM's coldest February on record is 1989, at 33.2. They are currently at 31.7, before today.

 

Now up to 33.6. Looks like it will be close but they'll probably fall just short of 1989's record...though they got down to at least 22 this morning, so that will help.


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Posted 26 February 2019 - 09:30 AM

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Eugene set a daily snowfall record yesterday 2/25/19. With 9.5" of snowfall. They also broke a record for precip for the date with 1.24" of precipitation. This was the 2nd day in a row they set a record for precip. 

 

The 9.5" of snow is the 2nd most to be recorded at EUG in a single day in February. 

 

PDX also tied a record yesterday from 1971 for daily snowfall. They recorded 0.3". 


Snowfall                                  Precip

2018-19: 63.5"                   2018-19: 66.33"

2017-18: 30.3"                   2017-18: 59.83"

2016-17: 49.2"                   2016-17: 97.58"

2015-16: 11.75"                 2015-16: 68.67"

2014-15: 3.5"
2013-14: 11.75"
2012-13: 16.75"
2011-12: 98.5"                   2011-12: 92.67"

 

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Posted 26 February 2019 - 09:34 AM

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Probably more updated numbers later today...

 

RECORD EVENT REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PENDLETON OR
115 PM PST MON FEB 25 2019

...NEW DAILY RECORD HIGH SNOWFALL FOR FEBRUARY 25TH...

NOTE: STATIONS MARKED WITH * INDICATE THAT THE STATION REPORTS ONCE
PER DAY. FOR CONSISTENCY...THESE VALUES ARE CONSIDERED TO HAVE
OCCURRED ON THE DAY THE OBSERVATION WAS TAKEN BUT MAY HAVE ACTUALLY
OCCURRED (ESPECIALLY FOR MAX TEMPERATURE) ON THE PREVIOUS DAY.

STATION PREVIOUS NEW RECORDS
RECORD/YEAR RECORD BEGAN

*BEND(CITY), OR 4.0 / 1917 12.5 1901
*COVE, OR 4.0 / 2011 4.1 1917
*JOHN DAY(CITY), OR 4.2 / 1971 5.0 1891
*LONG CREEK, OR 5.0 / 1911 6.5 1908
*PRINEVILLE, OR 1.5 / 1928 9.9 1897
*WHITMAN MISSION, WA 0.5 / 2014 3.2 1962
*LOWER HAY CREEK, OR 0.5 / 1971 10.0 1938


Snowfall                                  Precip

2018-19: 63.5"                   2018-19: 66.33"

2017-18: 30.3"                   2017-18: 59.83"

2016-17: 49.2"                   2016-17: 97.58"

2015-16: 11.75"                 2015-16: 68.67"

2014-15: 3.5"
2013-14: 11.75"
2012-13: 16.75"
2011-12: 98.5"                   2011-12: 92.67"

 

It's always sunny at Winters Hill! 

 


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Posted 26 February 2019 - 11:24 AM

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Snowfall                                  Precip

2018-19: 63.5"                   2018-19: 66.33"

2017-18: 30.3"                   2017-18: 59.83"

2016-17: 49.2"                   2016-17: 97.58"

2015-16: 11.75"                 2015-16: 68.67"

2014-15: 3.5"
2013-14: 11.75"
2012-13: 16.75"
2011-12: 98.5"                   2011-12: 92.67"

 

It's always sunny at Winters Hill! 

 


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Posted 28 February 2019 - 12:16 PM

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The fact that SEA is going to finish February with only 1 day reaching 50+, and that day was right at 50, is simply remarkable.


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Posted 28 February 2019 - 01:23 PM

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Think it's been an extraordinarily snowy February?  If you live in the Northwest or upper Midwest, you're absolutely right

Here are some cities that experienced their snowiest Feb on  record

 

 

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Posted 28 February 2019 - 01:26 PM

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That Bozeman one seems off...

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Posted 28 February 2019 - 01:32 PM

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The fact that SEA is going to finish February with only 1 day reaching 50+, and that day was right at 50, is simply remarkable.


Exact same stat for PDX too. And arguably more impressive since our averages are higher.
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Posted 28 February 2019 - 01:55 PM

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Exact same stat for PDX too. And arguably more impressive since our averages are higher.

 

No doubt. PDX average high temp in Feb is over a degree warmer than SEA.


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Posted 28 February 2019 - 06:44 PM

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Although it's not quite official, it looks like BLI will set the record for the coldest February in its history (since 1949). If my math is correct the monthly average will come in at 32.54. The previous coldest February was 1989 which was 33.83. However, there is a day missing from that month which would have made the average quite a bit colder. What day was it? Of course, Feb. 1st. For some reason the data is missing for that day. Based on the hourly data that is available, that day would have had a high temp around 8° and a low of 4°, making the monthly average 32.84. This is still warmer than 2019, which makes this record even more legit.

 

Also, I believe this was the coldest month overall since Nov. 1985.


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Posted 28 February 2019 - 06:46 PM

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Looks like PDX will end the month with an average temp of 37.6, third coldest overall February on record.

Average MAX was 42.9 which is the second coldest on record, average MIN was 32.3 which was fifth coldest on record.

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Posted 28 February 2019 - 10:28 PM

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SEA finished the month with a myriad of impressive stats.  I will be posting those soon.  Pretty amazing to have a February be the coldest month of this century so far being nearly 1/5 of the way into it.  A strong break from the front loaded nature of most of the winters we have grown accustomed to.


Death To Warm Anomalies!

 

Winter 2019-20 stats

 

Total Snowfall = 0.0"

Day with 1" or more snow depth = 0

Total Hail = T

Coldest Low = 20

Lows 32 or below = 23

Highs 32 or below = 0

Lows 20 or below = 1

Highs 40 or below = 1

 

 


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Posted 28 February 2019 - 10:53 PM

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Although it's not quite official, it looks like BLI will set the record for the coldest February in its history (since 1949). If my math is correct the monthly average will come in at 32.54. The previous coldest February was 1989 which was 33.83. However, there is a day missing from that month which would have made the average quite a bit colder. What day was it? Of course, Feb. 1st. For some reason the data is missing for that day. Based on the hourly data that is available, that day would have had a high temp around 8° and a low of 4°, making the monthly average 32.84. This is still warmer than 2019, which makes this record even more legit.

 

Also, I believe this was the coldest month overall since Nov. 1985.

 

That is ridiculously cold for Feb.  I ended up at 34.6 here which ain't too shabby.


Death To Warm Anomalies!

 

Winter 2019-20 stats

 

Total Snowfall = 0.0"

Day with 1" or more snow depth = 0

Total Hail = T

Coldest Low = 20

Lows 32 or below = 23

Highs 32 or below = 0

Lows 20 or below = 1

Highs 40 or below = 1

 

 


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Posted 28 February 2019 - 11:00 PM

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SEA finished the month with a myriad of impressive stats. I will be posting those soon. Pretty amazing to have a February be the coldest month of this century so far being nearly 1/5 of the way into it. A strong break from the front loaded nature of most of the winters we have grown accustomed to.


Do you have an opinion as to what causes the front loaded winters?

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Posted 28 February 2019 - 11:44 PM

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Do you have an opinion as to what causes the front loaded winters?

 

No real idea unless it's something to do with solar activity.  I do think the cold coming early often reduces the chances of the main part of the winter being good.


Death To Warm Anomalies!

 

Winter 2019-20 stats

 

Total Snowfall = 0.0"

Day with 1" or more snow depth = 0

Total Hail = T

Coldest Low = 20

Lows 32 or below = 23

Highs 32 or below = 0

Lows 20 or below = 1

Highs 40 or below = 1

 

 


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Posted 28 February 2019 - 11:51 PM

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In most of Western Oregon this was the coldest February since 1989. 


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Snowfall                                  Precip

2018-19: 63.5"                   2018-19: 66.33"

2017-18: 30.3"                   2017-18: 59.83"

2016-17: 49.2"                   2016-17: 97.58"

2015-16: 11.75"                 2015-16: 68.67"

2014-15: 3.5"
2013-14: 11.75"
2012-13: 16.75"
2011-12: 98.5"                   2011-12: 92.67"

 

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Posted 01 March 2019 - 12:00 PM

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Coldest Feb. on record at a number of WA stations, especially those that weren't around in 1936: 

 

15.7 at Holden Village

16.2 at Mazama

21.9 at Wenatchee Airport

24.3 at Moses Lake Airport

24.8 at Pasco/Tri Cities Airport

24.9 at Whitman Mission

25.1 at Richland

26.7 at Ice Harbor Dam

26.8 at Ross Dam

29.4 at Dallesport (The Dalles Airport)

31.8 at Baring

32.5 at BLI

35.0 at Quillayute (tied 1989!)

36.2 at Boeing Field

36.6 at Seattle WFO

36.9 at Vancouver Pearson

 

For historical Feb. monthly averages, 1936 remains untouched. The coldest Feb. averages on record at any WA stations are from that year, and no other year has come close:

 

3.6 at Twisp

5.3 at Winthrop

6.2 at Chesaw

7.5 at Conconully

9.0 at Republic

9.3 at Waterville

10.0 at Laurier


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Posted 01 March 2019 - 01:03 PM

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4th coldest February on record at Medford.


Snowfall                                  Precip

2018-19: 63.5"                   2018-19: 66.33"

2017-18: 30.3"                   2017-18: 59.83"

2016-17: 49.2"                   2016-17: 97.58"

2015-16: 11.75"                 2015-16: 68.67"

2014-15: 3.5"
2013-14: 11.75"
2012-13: 16.75"
2011-12: 98.5"                   2011-12: 92.67"

 

It's always sunny at Winters Hill! 

 


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Posted 01 March 2019 - 01:12 PM

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What about personal stats?  This was my second best winter after 2008.


Springfield, Oregon cold season 19-20 Stats:

Coldest high: 34 (Nov 30)
Coldest low: 19 (Nov 29)
Days with below freezing temps: 27 (Most recent: Dec 4)
Total snowfall: 0.0"

Last accumulating snowfall (grass): February 27, 2019
Last accumulating snowfall (roads): February 27, 2019
Last sub-freezing high: Jan 13, 2017 (31F)
Last White Christmas: 1990

Significant wind events (gusts 45+): 0

 

Personal Stats:

Last accumulating snowfall (grass): February 27, 2019

Last accumulating snowfall (roads): February 27, 2019
Last sub-freezing high: Jan 13, 2017 (31)
Last White Christmas: 2008

Total snowfall since joining TheWeatherForums: 20.7"

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Posted 01 March 2019 - 01:40 PM

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I posted this in the main thread, but reposting here for archiving purposes:

 

Harts Pass Snotel, WA averaged 12.5 degrees last month. 

 

Looks like this was the coldest Feb average at any Snotel or RAWS station in WA state history! The RAWS network went online in 1985, and the Snotel network around 1980. The previous coldest Feb. average was 12.8, at "83 Monument" RAWS in February 1989. 

 

For official stations, the Feb. average at Tonasket 11NE COOP was 13.3 degrees - coldest for Feb. at any official WA station since 1936! Narrowly beat out the 13.6 degree average at Twisp 10W in February 1956. In February 1936, a number of stations in eastern WA averaged in the single digits.



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Posted 01 March 2019 - 01:44 PM

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One more, from the Midwest -

 

International Falls Airport averaged -2.8 for the period Jan 16 - Feb 28 this year. This was 2nd coldest all-time during that stretch, behind only the massively -NAO 1962-63 winter, which averaged -3.7 during that stretch. Prior to the airport era, you have to go back to 1917 for a similarly cold average during the 2nd half of winter (-3.3 in 1917). 


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Posted 01 March 2019 - 01:46 PM

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That Bozeman one seems off...

 

It is... Bozeman/Belgrade Airport received 26.2" of snow in February which was a new record for Feb. (by a long shot) While Bozeman MSU received 29.2 which is also a new record besting 2003.

 

Not sure where they grabbed their data...


Cold Season 2019/20:

Total snowfall: 53.0"

Highest daily snowfall: 12.0"

Highest snow depth: 15.0"

Coldest high: 12.0º

Coldest low: -9.1º

Number of subzero days: 2

 

Personal Weather Station on Wunderground: 

https://www.wundergr...OZEM152#history


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Posted 01 March 2019 - 07:18 PM

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Looks like the high of -5 in Billings on 2/25 was their latest on record. Previously, they had maximums of -4 in March of 1951, and again on 3/2/2014. Oh, and the month finished 22 degrees below normal! 


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Posted 01 March 2019 - 07:37 PM

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Missing temps for the first 4 days of the month, but averages for the remainder of February 2019 at my location:  40.7 / 31.9 / 8.41" total precip


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Tujunga, CA (15 miles N of Downtown L.A.) - Elev. 1,860 ft.

 

Eugene, OR (5 miles SSW) - Elev. 850 ft.


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Posted 01 March 2019 - 08:31 PM

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I ended with 

 

37.6

28.2

12.22" precip

52.2" snow

18 days with measurable snowfall

16 days with 1"+ snowfall


Snowfall                                  Precip

2018-19: 63.5"                   2018-19: 66.33"

2017-18: 30.3"                   2017-18: 59.83"

2016-17: 49.2"                   2016-17: 97.58"

2015-16: 11.75"                 2015-16: 68.67"

2014-15: 3.5"
2013-14: 11.75"
2012-13: 16.75"
2011-12: 98.5"                   2011-12: 92.67"

 

It's always sunny at Winters Hill! 

 


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Posted 01 March 2019 - 10:20 PM

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A really amazing and well rounded list of accomplishments for SEA in February.

 

Temperature:

 

Monthly Average = 36.7 ... third place place behind 1956 (35.6) and 1989 (35.9)

 

Min 32 or below = 16 ... tied with 1956 for third place behind 1989 and 1949 with 17 each

 

Max below 40 = 9 ... second place behind 1949 with 13

 

Max of 50+ = 1 ... the least of any February except 1956 which had none

 

Daily record lows = 2

 

 

Snowfall:

 

Monthly total = 20.2" ... beats the previous record of 13.1" set in 1949

 

Days 1" or greater on the ground = 9  ... tied with 1949 for greatest number

 

Max depth = 7" ... tied with 1962 for most

 

Max 24 hour fall = 6.4" ... second to 1962 which had 7"


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Winter 2019-20 stats

 

Total Snowfall = 0.0"

Day with 1" or more snow depth = 0

Total Hail = T

Coldest Low = 20

Lows 32 or below = 23

Highs 32 or below = 0

Lows 20 or below = 1

Highs 40 or below = 1

 

 


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Posted 02 March 2019 - 09:16 AM

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Coldest Feb on record in Banff, and coldest since 1936 in both Calgary and Edmonton:

 

https://www.thestar....depression.html


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Posted 02 March 2019 - 11:06 AM

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Coldest Feb on record in Banff, and coldest since 1936 in both Calgary and Edmonton:

 

https://www.thestar....depression.html

 

Now if next winter can be like 1936-37!


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Winter 2019-20 stats

 

Total Snowfall = 0.0"

Day with 1" or more snow depth = 0

Total Hail = T

Coldest Low = 20

Lows 32 or below = 23

Highs 32 or below = 0

Lows 20 or below = 1

Highs 40 or below = 1

 

 


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Posted 02 March 2019 - 11:09 AM

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Now if next winter can be like 1936-37!

 

It's interesting how a lot of our epic Feb's were followed by great winters. 1884, 1887, 1916, 1923, 1929, 1936, 1956...



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Posted 02 March 2019 - 06:44 PM

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It's interesting how a lot of our epic Feb's were followed by great winters. 1884, 1887, 1916, 1923, 1929, 1936, 1956...


Are there any that were niños?

Because I’m having a very tough time seeing how we avoid a niño in 2019/20. The IPWP is not only displaced, but it’s still draining off the Maritime Continent as we approach the equinox. That just doesn’t happen in developing Niña years, and seldom happens in cases within cooling ENSO of any kind.

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Posted 02 March 2019 - 09:28 PM

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Are there any that were niños?

Because I’m having a very tough time seeing how we avoid a niño in 2019/20. The IPWP is not only displaced, but it’s still draining off the Maritime Continent as we approach the equinox. That just doesn’t happen in developing Niña years, and seldom happens in cases within cooling ENSO of any kind.

 

I think 1929-30 was a Nino, but I could be wrong. 


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Snowfall                                  Precip

2018-19: 63.5"                   2018-19: 66.33"

2017-18: 30.3"                   2017-18: 59.83"

2016-17: 49.2"                   2016-17: 97.58"

2015-16: 11.75"                 2015-16: 68.67"

2014-15: 3.5"
2013-14: 11.75"
2012-13: 16.75"
2011-12: 98.5"                   2011-12: 92.67"

 

It's always sunny at Winters Hill! 

 


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Posted 03 March 2019 - 11:07 AM

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Are there any that were niños?

Because I’m having a very tough time seeing how we avoid a niño in 2019/20. The IPWP is not only displaced, but it’s still draining off the Maritime Continent as we approach the equinox. That just doesn’t happen in developing Niña years, and seldom happens in cases within cooling ENSO of any kind.

 

1884-85 and 1929-30 were Ninos.

 

It is interesting that a very good statistical case could be made for not having a Nino winter though.  The two biggies are.

 

1. Having a multi year Nino so soon after the big 2014 - early 2016 Nino would be extremely rare.

 

2. Multi year El Ninos during a deep solar minimum would be either extremely rare or unheard of.


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Death To Warm Anomalies!

 

Winter 2019-20 stats

 

Total Snowfall = 0.0"

Day with 1" or more snow depth = 0

Total Hail = T

Coldest Low = 20

Lows 32 or below = 23

Highs 32 or below = 0

Lows 20 or below = 1

Highs 40 or below = 1

 

 


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Posted 03 March 2019 - 11:11 AM

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It's interesting how a lot of our epic Feb's were followed by great winters. 1884, 1887, 1916, 1923, 1929, 1936, 1956...

 

Particularly big Januaries.  Even 1989-90 had the impressive February and of course 1985-86 (after the decent Feb 1985) had the historically cold Nov / Dec combo.  You also need to add 1949 to your list.  As we all know 1949-50 worked out pretty well.


Death To Warm Anomalies!

 

Winter 2019-20 stats

 

Total Snowfall = 0.0"

Day with 1" or more snow depth = 0

Total Hail = T

Coldest Low = 20

Lows 32 or below = 23

Highs 32 or below = 0

Lows 20 or below = 1

Highs 40 or below = 1

 

 


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Posted 03 March 2019 - 05:12 PM

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1884-85 and 1929-30 were Ninos.

It is interesting that a very statistical case could be made for not having a Nino winter though. The two biggies are.

1. Having a multi year Nino so soon after the big 2014 - early 2017 Nino would be extremely rare.

2. Multi year El Ninos during a deep solar minimum would be either extremely rare or unheard of.


Keep in mind, based on a multitude of proxy evidence, the tendency for strong single year niños and multiyear niñas is mostly a modern-era/high solar response.

The Maunder/Dalton minimums and subsequent decades in the 18th/19th centuries had more *weak* multiyear niños and strong single-year niñas, with the most consistent tendency being colder Indo-Pacific Warm Pool SSTs, weakened Asian summer monsoons, and colder global temperatures.

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Posted 04 March 2019 - 06:47 PM

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Keep in mind, based on a multitude of proxy evidence, the tendency for strong single year niños and multiyear niñas is mostly a modern-era/high solar response.

The Maunder/Dalton minimums and subsequent decades in the 18th/19th centuries had more *weak* multiyear niños and strong single-year niñas, with the most consistent tendency being colder Indo-Pacific Warm Pool SSTs, weakened Asian summer monsoons, and colder global temperatures.

 

The strong single year Ninas have treated us very well in the past.  1942-43 and 1988-89 both had epic cold waves under those conditions.


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Death To Warm Anomalies!

 

Winter 2019-20 stats

 

Total Snowfall = 0.0"

Day with 1" or more snow depth = 0

Total Hail = T

Coldest Low = 20

Lows 32 or below = 23

Highs 32 or below = 0

Lows 20 or below = 1

Highs 40 or below = 1

 

 


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Posted 04 March 2019 - 07:35 PM

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The strong single year Ninas have treated us very well in the past. 1942-43 and 1988-89 both had epic cold waves under those conditions.


How did 1964/65 do? That was also a single-year niña.

Also, 1978/79 and 1981/82 were not niñas, but they were single-year -ENSO.

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Posted 05 March 2019 - 12:14 AM

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How did 1964/65 do? That was also a single-year niña.

Also, 1978/79 and 1981/82 were not niñas, but they were single-year -ENSO.

 

All of those 3 winters delivered more or less.


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Snowfall                                  Precip

2018-19: 63.5"                   2018-19: 66.33"

2017-18: 30.3"                   2017-18: 59.83"

2016-17: 49.2"                   2016-17: 97.58"

2015-16: 11.75"                 2015-16: 68.67"

2014-15: 3.5"
2013-14: 11.75"
2012-13: 16.75"
2011-12: 98.5"                   2011-12: 92.67"

 

It's always sunny at Winters Hill! 

 


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Posted 05 March 2019 - 06:28 PM

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How did 1964/65 do? That was also a single-year niña.

Also, 1978/79 and 1981/82 were not niñas, but they were single-year -ENSO.

 

Dec 1964 had a top tier blast and the other two had significant cold waves.


Death To Warm Anomalies!

 

Winter 2019-20 stats

 

Total Snowfall = 0.0"

Day with 1" or more snow depth = 0

Total Hail = T

Coldest Low = 20

Lows 32 or below = 23

Highs 32 or below = 0

Lows 20 or below = 1

Highs 40 or below = 1

 

 


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Posted 19 March 2019 - 05:57 AM

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Joseph Oregon recorded 33.1" of snow in February and ended the month with a 16" depth. They have records going back to 1893. The snow records are fairly complete from 1893-1954 and again from 1995-present. February 2019 is now the snowiest February they have recorded. 


Snowfall                                  Precip

2018-19: 63.5"                   2018-19: 66.33"

2017-18: 30.3"                   2017-18: 59.83"

2016-17: 49.2"                   2016-17: 97.58"

2015-16: 11.75"                 2015-16: 68.67"

2014-15: 3.5"
2013-14: 11.75"
2012-13: 16.75"
2011-12: 98.5"                   2011-12: 92.67"

 

It's always sunny at Winters Hill! 

 


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Posted 19 March 2019 - 10:09 AM

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A few more COOP stations have their February #'s up. 

 

Heppner, OR (Period of record 1893-present)

 

Mean 28.0 (4th coldest), 31.0" of snow (Most all-time for February.)

 

Marion Forks Fish Hatchery, OR (Period of record 1948-present)

 

Mean 30.2 (3rd coldest), 63.9" of snow (2nd most all-time for February behind 1990 which had 90", there are 4 days missing from Feb 2019 snowfall, but those days would have probably had no more than 6-8" total given what other foothill/cascade locations measured on those days.). 


Snowfall                                  Precip

2018-19: 63.5"                   2018-19: 66.33"

2017-18: 30.3"                   2017-18: 59.83"

2016-17: 49.2"                   2016-17: 97.58"

2015-16: 11.75"                 2015-16: 68.67"

2014-15: 3.5"
2013-14: 11.75"
2012-13: 16.75"
2011-12: 98.5"                   2011-12: 92.67"

 

It's always sunny at Winters Hill!