February 2016
  Midnight to Midnight 8 AM Observations  
  Temperature (F) Degree Days Precipitation (inches) Soil Temperature (F) Temp. (F)  
Day High Time (CST) Low Time (CST) Mean Depart Heating Cooling Precipitation Snowfall Snow Depth 4 inch 8 inch Morning Low Comments
1 50 1:56 PM 34 11:16 PM 42 +16 23 0 0.00 0.0 0 38 38 34  
2 57 7:02 PM 32 3:54 AM 45 +19 20 0 T 0.0 0 38 39 32 rain, fog, Record high temp (surpassed 55, 1953)
3 48 12:00 AM 27 11:59 PM 38 +12 27 0 0.41 0.0 0 42 41 34 rain, thunder, fog
4 33 2:53 PM 21 7:44 AM 27 +1 38 0 T T 0 37 38 21 rain, snow flurries
5 32 2:54 PM 23 11:59 PM 28 +2 37 0 0.00 0.0 0 36 37 23  
6 48 2:30 PM 21 4:42 AM 35 +9 30 0 0.00 0.0 0 36 36 21 fog
7 50 12:52 PM 33 1:27 AM 42 +15 23 0 0.00 0.0 0 37 37 33  
8 35 12:00 AM 18 11:56 PM 27 0 38 0 0.02 0.1 T 38 38 30 rain, snow
9 18 12:08 AM 13 11:59 PM 16 -11 49 0 0.01 0.5 1 36 36 16 snow
10 20 2:50 PM 7 6:58 AM 14 -13 51 0 0.01 0.5 1 36 36 7 snow
11 24 3:24 PM 11 6:45 AM 18 -10 47 0 0.00 0.0 1 35 35 11  
12 27 3:55 PM 12 11:57 PM 20 -8 45 0 T 0.1 T 35 35 19 snow
13 20 3:42 PM 5 6:47 AM 13 -15 52 0 T T T 34 35 5 snow
14 20 11:58 PM 14 5:28 AM 17 -12 48 0 0.01 0.4 1 34 34 14 snow
15 30 2:21 PM 20 12:00 AM 25 -4 40 0 0.09 1.4 2 34 34 20 snow, fog
16 38 3:27 PM 18 5:39 AM 28 -1 37 0 0.00 0.0 2 34 34 18 fog
17 35 12:46 PM 27 7:00 AM 31 +2 34 0 T T T 34 34 27 snow
18 46 2:39 PM 27 3:06 AM 37 +7 28 0 0.00 0.0 T 34 34 27 fog
19 65 2:33 PM 38 12:03 AM 52 +22 13 0 0.00 0.0 T 35 35 38  
20 71 3:04 PM 36 2:45 AM 54 +23 11 0 0.00 0.0 0 40 38 36 Record high temp (surpassed 66, 1930), damaging winds
21 52 12:46 PM 34 11:57 PM 43 +12 22 0 0.00 0.0 0 42 41 37  
22 47 3:31 PM 31 6:41 AM 39 +8 26 0 0.00 0.0 0 41 41 31  
23 49 1:47 PM 29 6:37 AM 39 +7 26 0 0.00 0.0 0 40 41 29  
24 36 12:00 AM 31 10:02 AM 34 +2 31 0 0.09 0.1 T 40 41 32 rain, freezing rain, snow
25 37 4:12 PM 31 3:40 AM 34 +2 31 0 0.55 3.7 4 39 39 31 snow, snow core = 0.55 inches
26 35 11:56 AM 26 11:38 PM 31 -2 34 0 T T 1 38 39 26 snow flurries
27 53 3:23 PM 23 6:20 AM 38 +5 27 0 0.00 0.0 T 37 38 23  
28 67 1:52 PM 39 11:57 PM 53 +19 12 0 0.00 0.0 T 40 40 42 Record high temp (surpassed 65, 1895)
29 58 2:44 PM 29 6:24 AM 44 +10 21 0 0.03 0.0 0 42 43 29 rain
Avg/Sum 41.4   24.5   33.2   921 0 1.22 6.8   37.3 37.5    
Highest 71   39   54   52 0 0.55 3.7 4        
Lowest 18   5   13   11 0 0.00 0.0 0        
Normal 37.7   20.2   29.0   1009 0 2.13 5.8          
Departure 3.7   4.3   4.3   -88 0 -0.91 1.0          
Days 90 0 Days 32 23                        
Notes:
Temperatures are from midnight to midnight (calendar day) and are in degrees Fahrenheit
Precipitation and snowfall are measured at 8 am and represent the previous 24 hours, T means a trace of precipitation
Time is always Central Standard Time (CST)
Heating and cooling degree days use a base temperature of 65F
Normal refers to the 1981-2010 average
"Days 90" means # of days with a high temperature of 90 or more, "Days 32" means # of days with a low temperature of 32 or less