February 2013 – Lots of snow!

Quiet during blizzard in downtown Moncton, 09 Feb 2013 (Dearing photo)

Quiet during blizzard in downtown Moncton, 09 Feb 2013 (Dearing photo)

Snow kept piling up in Southeast New Brunswick during February 2013 as one winter storm after another pounded the region.

If it wasn’t a blizzard, it was a Nor’easter with major snow events on the 17-18 February with 33 cm and 9-10 February with 40 cm.

With little rain and no real warmth for melting, the snow stuck around making for high snowbanks in Greater Moncton.

But apart from a brief cold spell early in the month, overall temperatures were relatively mild with many daytime highs near or slightly above freezing.

FEBRUARY 2012 ALMANAC (at the Greater Moncton International Airport)

Average HIGH -2.1°C

Average LOW -10.6°C

AVERAGE -6.4°C (about 1.6°C above the 30-year-average)

Extreme HIGH 6.3°C (16 Feb)

Extreme LOW -24.0°C (08 Feb)

Snowfall 130.0 cm (approximately; almost twice the average)

Rainfall 10.0 mm (approximately; well below average)

(Data courtesy Environment Canada and wunderground.com)

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