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Selected U.S. City
and State Extremes

February 2006

Source NOAA/NWS Forecast Offices and compiled by NCDC.
February Station or State Monthly Records
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    Location Record Type New Record Date New Record Old Record Old Record Date
    Point Lay, AK All-time coldest day on record Feb 3, 2006 -56°F -55°F Jan and March, 1956
    Rapid City, SD No. of consecutive days with above normal temps Dec 20, 2005 - Feb 9, 2006 52 days 48 days Nov 3 - Dec 20, 1939
    Denver Int'l Airport, CO Tied daily maximum temperature for the month Feb 28, 2006 77°F 77°F Feb 4, 1890
    Lubbock, TX Tied daily maximum temperature for the month Feb 28, 2006 89°F 89°F Feb 24, 1918

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    Location Record Type New Record Date New Record Old Record Old Record Date
    Lubbock Preston Smith Int'l Airport, TX Consecutive number of days without measurable precipitation Oct 28, 2005 - Feb 2, 2006 98 days 88 days Oct 8, 1921 - Jan 3, 1922
    Tampa International Airport, FL Fourth wettest day on record Feb 3, 2006 8.29 inches 7.59 inches Sept, 29, 1997; wettest day occurred on May 8, 1979 with 11.45 inches
    Parkersburg, WV Driest February on record Feb, 2006 0.51 inch 0.56 inch Feb, 1968
    Tulsa, OK Driest winter on record Dec-Feb, 2006 1.59 inches N/A since records began in 1888
    Amarillo, TX Driest Sept-Feb on record Sept 1 - Feb 28, 2006 0.86 inch N/A since records began in 1892
    NEW MEXICO
    - Alamogordo
    - Albuquerque
    - Animas
    - Carrizozo
    - Clayton
    - Gallup
    - Grants Airport
    - Los Alamos
    - Roswell
    - Ruidoso
    - Santa Fe
    - Socorro
    Driest Nov-Feb on record Nov 1, 2005 - Feb 28, 2006 0.33 inch
    0.14 inch
    0.26 inch
    0.10 inch
    0.20 inch
    0.43 inch
    0.28 inch
    0.25 inch
    0.20 inch
    0.73 inch
    0.27 inch
    0.02 inch
    0.45 inch
    0.30 inch
    0.31 inch
    0.30 inch
    0.26 inch
    0.55 inch
    0.68 inch
    0.80 inch
    0.28 inch
    2.00 inch
    0.49 inch
    0.13 inch
    N-F 1955-1956
    N-F 1903-1904
    N-F 1999-2000
    N-F 1999-2000
    N-F 1949-1950
    N-F 1989-1990
    N-F 1989-1990
    N-F 1998-1999
    N-F 1973-1974
    N-F 1950-1951
    N-F 1903-1904
    N-F 1973-1974
    Phoenix, AZ Consecutive number of days with no precipitation Oct 19, 2005 - Feb 28, 2006 133 days 101 days Sep 23, 1999 - Jan 1, 2000

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    Location Record Type New Record Date New Record Old Record Old Record Date
    Central Park - NYC, NY All-time maximum storm total snowfall Feb 11-12, 2006 26.9 inches 26.4 inches Dec 26-27, 1947
    Bradley Int'l Airport, Windsor Locks, CT All-time maximum storm total snowfall Feb 12, 2006 21.9 inches 17.7 inches Dec 29, 1945
    Peoria, IL Tied least amount of snowfall for the month Feb, 2006 a trace a trace Feb, 1931 and 1998
    Flagstaff, AZ Tied least amount of snowfall since autumn as of Feb 28, 2006 1.6 inches N/A Normal snowfall total is 72.5 inches

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    Location Record Type New Record Date New Record Old Record Old Record Date
    None Reported.

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    Location Record Type New Record Date New Record Old Record Old Record Date
    None Reported.

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    Location Record Type New Record Date New Record Old Record Old Record Date
    Lake Champlain, VT Record high lake level for the month Feb 7, 2006 99.52 feet 98.85 feet Feb 26-28, 1981; monthly level average is 95.72 feet

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