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Dallas/Fort Worth - Valentine's Day Climatology

February 14

Temperature
  • Normal maximum: 60°F
  • Normal minimum: 39°F
  • Number of freezes: 32
  • Number of days with maximum:
         100°F or more: 0
         32°F or less: 1

Highest Maximum
Rank Temperature Year
1 85 1996
2
(tie)
80 1956
80 1945
80 1924
5 79 1921

Lowest Minimum
Rank Temperature Year
1
(tie)
15 1936
15 1909
15 1905
4 20 1899
5 21 1951

 

Lowest Maximum
Rank Temperature Year
1 27 1951
2 33 2007
3 35 1968
4
(tie)
37 2004
37 1903
Highest Minimum
Rank Temperature Year
1 63 2003
2 61 2001
3 60 1956
4 59 1954
5
(tie)
57 1992
57 1974
 
Precipitation
  • Number of occurrences with any precipitation: 37
  • Number of occurrences with measurable precipitation: 24
  • Average amount when precipitation occurred: 0.15"
  • Chance of measurable precipitation: 21%
  • Number of occurrences of:
         thunder: 8 
         snow: 5 
         sleet (ice pellets): 3 
         freezing rain/freezing drizzle (glaze): 2 
         fog: 29
Wettest
Rank Precipitation Year
1 0.97 1951
2 0.89 1932
3 0.73 1969
4 0.59 1959
5 0.45 1968
 
Significant Events
  • 2010 - Snow cover remained across portions of North Texas, including the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex. Dense freezing fog occurred above the snow field.
  • 2007 - Light snow fell in the Metroplex, but measurable snow (generally under 1 inch) accumulated in areas to the north and northwest.
  • 2004 - Widespread snow fell during the early morning hours, resulting in storm totals of 3 to 5 inches from the Metroplex northward.
  • 1996 - Temperatures rose to a record breaking 85°F.
  • 1969 - There was a trace of freezing rain and sleet.
  • 1951 - The precipitation record for this holiday occurred with a modest 0.97" however, it was in the form of freezing rain, sleet, and snow. The freezing and/or frozen precipitation amounted to 3.0". The lowest high for the date of 27° was also recorded.
  • 1949 - Snow melted as it fell.
  • 1908 - There was a trace of sleet.

 

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