February was the snowiest on record in Greater Victoria — ever. But that’s not the only weather-related extreme we saw last month.
The highest temperature was recorded on Feb. 1 at 9.3 C and the lowest was -7.2 C on Feb. 14.
The day with the most snowfall was on Feb 11. with 26.4 centimetres.
The following day, Feb. 12, saw the most snow accumulation at 47 centimetres.
In a 24-hour period, Greater Victoria saw more snow than Mount Washington and broke the 2014 record.
Experiencing 12.6 millimetres of precipitation on the first of the month was the most rain February saw.
The strongest wind Greater Victoria felt was 68 kilometres per hour on Feb. 9.
The lowest windchill felt was -12.2 C on Valentine’s Day.
#Victoria-Airport's February 2019 extremes:
heat: 9.3°C (Feb 01)
cold: -7.2°C (Feb 14)
snow: 26.4cm (Feb 11)
snowDepth: 47cm (Feb 12)
rain: 12.6mm (Feb 01)
wind: 68km/h (Feb 09)
windchill: -12.2 (Feb 14)
— YYJ Weather Records (@YYJ_Weather) March 5, 2019
All temperatures were recorded at the Victoria International Airport.
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