Weather — February 2016

We were out of town most of the 27th and 28th; whole number temperatures are from Rock County Airport observations.

Date Day Low
Precipitation (inches)
2/29Mon 30.0°51.6°Next day
Mostly cloudy. Brisk westerly winds shifting clockwise after 1 pm; northeast 3 to 7 pm, then east. Temperatures falling after 2 pm. Light snow after 8 pm
2/28Sun 45°60.3°Rain 0.08″
Partly cloudy early, becoming cloudy by midday; some light rain in the afternoon. Brisk southwest winds shifting to northwest by late afternoon
2/27Sat 28.0°57°
Sunny with brisk southwest winds
2/26Fri 28.2°36.1°
Cloudy with southwest breezes
2/25Thu 29.3°37.6°
Cloudy with north winds
2/24Wed 31.6°38.7°
Cloudy and breezy, from the north; gradual clearing after 3 pm, then cloudy again by 10 pm
2/23Tue 28.9°45.3°
Low was Monday evening. Cloudy, with winds calm to light and variable
2/22Mon 31.5°41.7°
Cloudy, with light south winds early; calm after 1 pm. Clearing after dark
2/21Sun 32.5°39°
Cloudy, with light northeast winds becoming calm by 1 pm
2/20Sat 37.6°50.4°
Sunny with west winds
2/19Fri 39.2°54.7°
Low was late Thursday evening. Mostly cloudy, with very strong southwest winds becoming west after 1 pm. Airport reported west winds at 40 mph with gusts to 56 mph at 1:45 pm. Winds diminishing after dark
2/18Thu 19.9°42.1°
Mostly cloudy and warmer, with brisk southeast winds increasing
2/17Wed 18.0°28.9°
Sunny, with north winds becoming northeast after 9 am. Calm from mid-afternoon onward
2/16Tue 25.9°32.4°Snow 0.6″
Cloudy, with light snow between 9 am and 4 pm. Winds calm to light southwest
2/15Mon 18.9°29.1°Snow 0.5″
Light snow overnight and early morning; cloudy and calm
2/14Sun 9.1°21.4°Snow 2.4″
Cloudy with southeast winds; snow after 10:30 am, ending around 7 pm
2/13Sat 2.7°16.7°
Sunny and cold, with light northwest breezes
2/12Fri 18.1°25.0°
Mostly sunny and blustery, from the northwest
2/11Thu 7.3°21.9°
Sunny and cold, with northwest breezes
2/10Wed 9.5°19.6°
Partly sunny and cold, with brisk northwest winds
2/9Tue 14.0°22.6°Snow 0.3″
Light snow overnight; occasional daytime flurries. Cloudy, with brisk north to northwest winds
2/8Mon 26.1°30.0°Snow 0.05″
A bit of light snow before sunrise; cloudy, with brisk northwest winds
2/7Sun 31.1°44.1°
Sunny and mild, but with brisk west or southwest winds
2/6Sat 25.7°36.5°
Cloudy until 2 pm, then becoming clear; winds generally from the southwest
2/5Fri 25.2°33.8°Snow 0.05″
Light snow ending around 1 am. Cloudy with northwest winds, becoming sunny for the midday, then cloudy again by late afternoon
2/4Thu 17.4°30.9°Next day
Partly cloudy in the morning, with light west or southwest breezes; mostly cloudy after 1 pm. Brief light snow around 4:30 pm (trace); light snow after 9:30 pm
2/3Wed 34.0°36.0°Rain 0.30″
Dense fog before 5:45 am. Light rain 7 to 10 am. Southwest winds becoming northwest after 9 am
2/2Tue 28.0°35.8°Next day
Cloudy with strong east winds; light rain 10 am to 5 pm. Dense fog and calm wind after 11 pm
2/1Mon 26.1°37.0°
Mostly sunny, with a touch of haze before 2 pm. Light west breezes becoming southwest after 1 pm. Dense freezing fog after 7 pm, with calm wind