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Only 'wintry' month of Milwaukee winter ends

CREATED Feb. 28, 2013

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MILWAUKEE - The month of February is almost over and it has been the only “wintry” month for Milwaukee during this strange winter season.

Winds remain northeast today in Milwaukee and the lift from the storm hasn’t left which means there will be a few flurries or snow showers still possible at times.

Temperatures will remain in the low-thirties as the winds continue in that direction, also.

Colder air rolls in for the beginning of March in Milwaukee.

This month has been quite different that the first two months of this winter season.

December and January were both well above normal in temperatures, but well below normal in snowfall.

Total snowfall through January 31st was only eleven inches, but so far this month Milwaukee has experienced twenty-four inches.

The normal snowfall for this month in Milwaukee is 9.8 inches, so this month’s snowfall is more than fourteen inches above normal.

Total precipitation was above normal by almost an inch at 2.45 inches.

The average monthly temperature for February is 23.5 degrees which is about two degrees below normal.

The warmest temperature for the month was forty-eight degrees set back on the 18th and the coldest was one degree below zero on the first day of the month.
February was also a very cloudy month with sixteen overcast days and only here sunny days.