As you may have noticed, it's been quite cold and snowy for the first three months of 2014. Winter-like weather has stretched all the way to late March with no prolonged signs of spring yet so far! For a look back at the 2013-2014 season, see our newsstory. Let's take a look at just how cold and snowy it's been.


Temperatures

 

Coldest Average Temperatures on Record - January 1st through March 31st

Fort Wayne Rank South Bend
19.8° - 1978 1 17.6° - 1912
20.6° - 2014 (thru 3/25)
2 20.5° - 2014 (thru 3/25)
20.9° - 1912
3 20.9° - 1904
24.1 - 1982 4 21.7° - 1978
24.8° - 1979 5 23.3° - 1895
 25.0° - 1940 6 23.4° - 1963
 25.1° - 1963 7 24.5° - 1982
 25.2° - 1970 8 24.7° - 1979
 25.9° - 1980 9 24.9° - 1970
 25.9° - 1977 10 24.9°  -1936

 

Record Number of Days with High Temperatures Below Freezing (32°) - January 1st through March 31st

Fort Wayne Rank South Bend
55 - 1978 1 57 - 1912
54 - 1912 2 54 - 1978
47 - 2014 (thru 3/25) 3 50 - 2014 (thru 3/25)
46 - 2003
4 48 - 1979
45 - 1980, 1979, 1977
5 47 - 1904

 

Record Number of Days with Low Temperatures Below 10° - January 1st through March 31st

Fort Wayne Rank South Bend
48 - 1978 1 45 - 1912
37 - 2014 (thru 3/25)
2 39 - 1978
34 - 1977
3 39 - 1904
34 - 1963
4 37 - 1963
33 - 1979
5 33 - 2014 (thru 3/25)

 

 Record Number of Days with Low Temperatures Below 0° - January 1st through March 31st

Fort Wayne Rank South Bend
25- 1978 1 22 - 1936
21 - 2014 (thru 3/25)
2 20 - 1912
20 - 1963
3 19 - 2014 (thru 3/25), 1963, 1904
19 - 1977
4 17 - 1986
18 - 1979, 1936
5 16 - 1918

 


 Snowfall

 

Snowfall Records - January 1st through March 31st

Fort Wayne Rank South Bend
61.7" - 2014 (thru 3/25)
1 107.8" - 1978
50.2" - 1982 2 80.6" - 2011
43.1" - 1912
3 78.0" - 2013 (thru 3/25)
39.1" - 1964
4 74.6" - 1960
35.6" - 2011
5 73.3" - 1967

 

Record Number of Days with Daily Snowfall > 1 inch - January 1st through March 31st

Rank # of Days at Fort Wayne
1 18 - 2014 (thru 3/25)
2 16 - 1982
3 14 - 2005
4 13 - 1964
5 12 - 2003, 1978

 Record Number of Days with Daily Snow Depth > 1 inch - January 1st through March 31st

Rank # of Days at Fort Wayne
1 74 - 1978
2 69 - 1982
3 68 - 2014 (thru 3/25)
4 60 - 1977
5 57 - 1984, 1979

 


 

 

 

Updated 3/26/2014
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