Pink-hued flowers and heart-shaped boxes of chocolate line the store shelves. Valentine’s Day is near! If you have a date with your honey, here’s a look at average conditions for the region’s 35 major airport climate sites (based on each station’s full period of record).
Probability of measurable snow on Valentine’s Day. Click to enlarge.
If snow sets your heart awhirl, head to upstate New York as Rochester, Binghamton, Syracuse, and Buffalo are the top four snowiest spots on our list. Bet on Atlantic City, NJ if you’re not wild about the white stuff because this city only has a 13% chance of measurable snowfall. Another charming option is Philadelphia, PA. Known as the City of Brotherly Love, its chance of measurable snow is 14%.
In addition to being showered with love, you may get showered with precipitation in Elkins, WV, where the chance of precipitation is 64%. If you cherish drier weather, Dulles Airport, VA’s chance of precipitation is 28%.
Probability of measurable precipitation on Valentine’s Day. Click to enlarge.
Average maximum and minimum temperatures on Valentine’s Day.
Lovebirds will need to snuggle for warmth in Caribou, ME because the city’s average low temperature is 2.5°F. Yearning for warmer weather? Charleston, WV’s average high temperature of 49.4°F won’t break your heart.
If you’re sweet on warmer temperatures or passionate about precipitation, you’ll love the 6 to 10 day outlooks from the Climate Prediction Center, which call for increased chances of both. Whether the weather cooperates or not, have a Happy Valentine’s Day!
Lovely temperatures for venturing out with your special someone.
Hopefully precipitation won’t crush your Valentine’s romance.