Ithaca Climate Summary for February 2000
- With a monthly average temperature of 27.4 degrees, February 2000 averaged 4.8 degrees warmer than normal.
- Although significantly warmer than normal, this was the coolest February out of the last four years.
- The warmest temperature of the month was 58 degrees on the 27th.
- The coldest temperature of the month was -7 degrees on the 8th.
- February precipitation totalled 2.97 inches, which represented 149% of normal.
- It was the wettest February since 1990.
- This February had 2.1 inches more precipitation than the same month a year ago.
- February snowfall totalled 13.6 inches, just 1.1 inches shy of normal.
- This February had 3.8 inches more snow than the same month last year and 0.7 inches less than the year before (1998).
- A snow cover that was established on January 13th persisted through February 24th.
- The maximum depth of snow on the ground this month was 11 inches on the 19th.
- The seasonal snowfall total at monthıs end stood at 54.8 inches, 2.1 inches greater than normal and 16 inches more than at this point last winter.
Keith L. Eggleston (email@example.com)
Northeast Regional Climate Center