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Valentine's Day Climate History for Paducah, KY
 

*Climate Data has been recorded at Barkley Regional Airport in West Paducah since 1949 and prior to that was observed in downtown Paducah back to December of 1937.

Valentine's Day is celebrated on February 14th every year.

Here is a look at high and low temperature frequencies and extremes as well as precipitation statistics for Valentine's Day in Paducah.

As seen by this graphic, high temperatures from the 30s all the way to the 60s are not uncommon on Valentine's Day.

Warmest Highs Coldest Highs
72 in 1990 28 in 2007
72 in 1938 28 in 1943
67 in 1954 30 in 1968
65 in 1984 31 in 2016
65 in 1949 32 in 1940
Normal High: 49

*Denotes a tie in previous year(s)

Paducah has seen highs as warm as the 70s 2 times, back in 1990 and 1938. There have also been 4 years where the high temperature failed to reach 32 degrees. This last occurred in 2016 when the high only made it up to 31 degrees!

Low temperatures typically fall in the 20s or 30s, accounting for 74% of all years on record. There are always exceptions to the norm of course: in 1971 the low temperature dropped to a frigid 10 degrees, which is 1 of 11 years that lows have tumbled into the teens. There have been 3 years with lows in the 50s, in 2001, 1956, and 1954.

Warmest Lows Coldest Lows
55 in 1954 10 in 1971
54 in 2001 11 in 1943
51 in 1956 14 in 1944
49 in 2005 16 in 1968
49 in 1990 17 in 1981
Normal Low: 29

 

Measurable precipitation has fallen 36% of the time, with over an inch of precipitation falling on 6 different occasions, the most recent being in 2003. Measurable snowfall has only occurred on 5 occasions (7% of all years on record), with the most recent in 2016. There have been 7 years (10% of all years on record) with a snow depth of 1 inch or greater. This last happened on Valentine's Day 2014 when there was 2 inches of snow on the ground.

Wettest (inches) Snowiest (inches) Most Snow Depth
3.48 in 1949 5.0 in 1944 3.0 in 1986
1.81 in 2003 4.2 in 1986 3.0 in 1985
1.51 in 1995 2.5 in 2016 3.0 in 1978
1.34 in 2001 1.8 in 1958 3.0 in 1971
1.15 in 1956 0.1 in 2010 3.0 in 1940

 

Here is a look at the observed weather for the past 15 years:

Recent Weather for Valentine's Day
Year High Low Precip Snowfall Snow Depth
2003 62 40 1.81 0 0
2004 46 25 0 0 0
2005 63 49 0.16 0 0
2006 59 33 0 0 0
2007 28 20 T T 0
2008 48 19 0 0 0
2009 52 34 0 0 0
2010 38 25 0.06 0.1 0
2011 57 36 0 0 0
2012 41 32 0.06 0 0
2013 57 36 0 0 0
2014 40 24 0.4 0 2
2015 44 16 0 T 0
2016 31 23 0.45 2.5 T
2017 49 37 0.19 T 0

 

Valentine's Day Climate History for Evansville, IN
 

*Climate Data has been recorded at Evansville Regional Airport since January of 1897. Snowfall records began in January of 1948.

Valentine's Day is celebrated on February 14th every year.

Here is a look at high and low temperature frequencies and extremes as well as precipitation statistics for Valentine's Day in Evansville.

As seen by this graphic, high temperatures in the 40s are most common, accounting for 36% of all years on record. Highs in the 30s and 50s are rather common as well.

Warmest Highs Coldest Highs
71 in 1921 19 in 1943
68 in 1949 25 in 1916
67 in 1954 25 in 1914
67 in 1918 26 in 2007
66 in 1934 28 in 1971*
Normal High: 46

*Denotes a tie in previous year(s)

Evansville has seen highs as warm as the 70s once, back in 1921 when it soared to 71 degrees. There have also been 13 years where the high temperature failed to reach 32 degrees. This last occurred in 2016 when the high only made it up to 29 degrees.

Low temperatures typically fall in the 20s or 30s, accounting for 70% of all years on record. There are always exceptions to the norm of course: in 1905 the low temperature dropped to a frigid 1 degrees, which is 1 of 4 years that lows have fallen into the single digits. There have been 2 years with lows in the 50s, back in 1954 and 1935.

Warmest Lows Coldest Lows
53 in 1954 1 in 1905
50 in 1935 4 in 1971
49 in 2001 4 in 1943
48 in 1918 7 in 1899
48 in 1911 12 in 1914
Normal Low: 27

 

Measurable precipitation has fallen 39% of the time, with over an inch of precipitation falling on 4 different occasions, but this hasn't happened since 1956. Measurable snowfall has only occurred on 8 occasions (12% of all years on record), with the most recent in 2016. There have been 9 years (13% of all years on record) with a snow depth of 1 inch or greater. This last happened on Valentine's Day 2010 when there was 1 inch of snow on the ground.

Wettest (inches) Snowiest (inches) Most Snow Depth
2.07 in 1908 4.1 in 1970 6.0 in 1985
1.72 in 1909 3.4 in 1986 5.0 in 1971
1.35 in 1949 1.3 in 2010 4.0 in 1982
1.05 in 1956 1.1 in 2016 4.0 in 1978
0.72 in 1970 0.8 in 1948 4.0 in 1970

 

Here is a look at the observed weather for the past 15 years:

Recent Weather for Valentine's Day
Year High Low Precip Snowfall Snow Depth
2003 45 32 0.62 0 0
2004 47 24 0 0 0
2005 59 43 0.15 0 0
2006 58 32 0 0 0
2007 26 16 T T 0
2008 38 20 0 0 0
2009 43 30 0 0 0
2010 32 22 0.14 1.3 1
2011 51 28 0 0 0
2012 40 32 0.08 0.2 0
2013 58 35 0 0 0
2014 37 19 0.19 0.1 0
2015 37 11 T T 0
2016 29 23 0.13 1.1 0
2017 54 37 0.04 T 0

 

Valentine's Day Climate History for Cape Girardeau, MO
 

*Climate Data has been recorded at Cape Girardeau Regional Airport, located 5 miles southwest of Cape Girardeau, since June of 1960.

Valentine's Day is celebrated on February 14th every year.

Here is a look at high and low temperature frequencies and extremes as well as precipitation statistics for Valentine's Day in Cape Girardeau.

As seen by this graphic, high temperatures in the 40s are most common, accounting for 38% of all years on record. Highs in the 30s, 50s, and 60s are rather common as well.

Warmest Highs Coldest Highs
67 in 2005 28 in 2007
64 in 1984 31 in 2016
64 in 1972 31 in 1970
64 in 1961 32 in 1968
63 in 2001* 35 in 1986*
Normal High: 47

*Denotes a tie in previous year(s)

Cape Girardeau's warmest Valentine's Day occurred back in 2005 with a reading of 67 degrees. There have been 3 years where the high temperature failed to reach 32 degrees. This last occurred in 2016 when the high only made it up to 31 degrees.

Low temperatures typically fall in the 20s or 30s, accounting for 77% of all years on record. There are always exceptions to the norm of course: in 1971 the low temperature dropped to a frigid 11 degrees, which is 1 of 7 years that lows have fallen into the teens. There have been 6 years with lows in the 40s, most recently occurring in 2005.

Warmest Lows Coldest Lows
48 in 2001 11 in 1971
47 in 2005 14 in 1986
43 in 1990 17 in 1968
43 in 1987 18 in 2015
42 in 2003 18 in 1985
Normal Low: 28

 

Measurable precipitation has fallen 33% of the time, with over an inch of precipitation falling on 2 different occasions, most recently in 2003.

Wettest (inches)
1.22 in 1995
1.05 in 2003
0.91 in 1992
0.63 in 1989
0.61 in 1970

 

Here is a look at the observed weather for the past 15 years:

Recent Weather for Valentine's Day
Year High Low Precip
2003 58 42 1.05
2004 45 25 0
2005 67 47 T
2006 56 28 0
2007 28 19 T
2008 44 20 0
2009 44 33 0
2010 39 22 0.12
2011 57 32 0
2012 44 32 0.01
2013 62 35 0
2014 38 23 0.24
2015 46 18 0
2016 31 22 0.39
2017 50 37 0.07