A Wet and Snowy February

Despite a very warm first half of the month, February of 2015 may end up being one of the wettest and snowiest February's on record across portions of south central and southeast Colorado.  As of Tuesday, February 24th, Colorado Springs has received 1.25 inches of precipitation and 13.2 inches of snow, which is well above the monthly averages of 0.34 inches of precipitation and 4.9 inches of snow.  Total precipitation and snowfall through February 24th in Alamosa was 0.89 inches and 13.6 inches respectively, which is well above the monthly averages of 0.26 inches of precipitation and 3.8 inches of snow. In Pueblo, total precipitation and snowfall through February 24th was 0.74 inches and 9.8 inches respectively, which is well above the month averages of 0.3 inches of precipitation and 3.8 inches of snow. 

With cool and unsettled weather on tap through the end of the month, Alamosa may get close to being the wettest and snowiest February on record, though Colorado Springs and Pueblo will have a ways to go to best their wettest and snowiest February's of 1987 and 1897 and 1894, respectively.

Maximum February Precipitation for Alamosa, CO (ThreadEx)

Rank
Value
Ending Date
Missing Days
1 1.42 1963-02-28 0
2 1.04 2004-02-29 0
3 1.02 1997-02-28 0
4 0.89 2015-02-28 4
5 0.78 1967-02-28 0
 

Maximum February Snowfall for Alamosa, CO (ThreadEx)
Rank
Value
Ending Date
Missing Days
1 16.0 1963-02-28 0
2 14.6 1997-02-28 0
3 14.0 2004-02-29 0
4 13.6 2015-02-28 4
5 12.4 1967-02-28 0

Max February Precip for Colorado Springs, CO (ThreadEx)

Rank
Value
Ending Date
Missing Days
1 2.45 1987-02-28 0
2 1.89 1934-02-28 0
3 1.81 1911-02-28 0
4 1.25 2015-02-28 4
5 1.23 1989-02-28 0

Max February Snowfall for Colorado Springs, CO (ThreadEx)
Rank
Value
Ending Date
Missing Days
1 23.2 1987-02-28 0
2 18.9 1989-02-28 0
3 18.5 1911-02-28 0
4 18.4 1934-02-28 0
5 15.5 1897-02-28 0
7 13.2 2015-02-28 4

 

Maximum February Precipitation for Pueblo, CO (ThreadEx)
Rank
Value
Ending Date
Missing Days
1 1.47 1897-02-28 0
2 1.42 1939-02-28 0
3 1.39 1987-02-28 0
4 1.38 1894-02-28 0
5 1.23 1934-02-28 0
21 0.74 2015-02-28 4

 

Maximum February Snowfall for Pueblo, CO (ThreadEx)
Rank
Value
Ending Date
Missing Days
1 20.1 1894-02-28 0
2 17.8 1939-02-28 0
3 17.3 1911-02-28 0
4 17.2 1913-02-28 0
5 14.4 1965-02-28 0
15 9.8 2015-02-28 4

 

 



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