5th wettest February ever in the Quad Cities comes to a close

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It’s time to close the books on meteorological winter in the Quad Cities.  That’s right, meteorologically speaking, what’s normally the coldest time of the year ends tonight.  (Don’t get your hopes up for any warm weather anytime soon though.)  

February ended up colder, snowier and wetter the normal.  While it was not in the top 10 for cold or snow, it was in the top ten for wettest Februarys ever.  

We picked up 3.72″ of rain, which is 5th all time for February.  The most ever rain in the second month of the year?  That’s 4.87″ back in 1887.  

Here’s a look at the other stats for the month:

And while we did end up colder than normal, there were 10 days that had above average highs and 2 days that were right at average.  

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