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000 NOUS46 KMFR 011009 PNSMFR ORZ026-020800- Public Information Statement National Weather Service Medford OR 205 AM PST Mon Mar 1 2021 ...MEDFORD OREGON WEATHER REVIEW: FEBRUARY 2021... February started off warm and windy, and the high of 62 degrees that day was the warmest of the month. The next few days were much cooler and wet as a winter storm moved through the area. Dry and cool conditions prevailed from the 4th through the 9th. The coldest low of the month, 28 degrees, was recorded on the morning of the 5th. It warmed up on the 10th as the first in a series of weather systems approached the area. These systems kept Medford cool and wet from the 11th through the 19th. The wettest day of the month occurred on the 18th, when 0.43 inches of rain was measured at the Medford airport. Another dry stretch followed from the 20th through the 25th. The first three days were cooler than normal, followed by a warmer stretch over the next three days. A weak system brought light precipitation to the area on the 27th, then the month ended with a dry and sunny day on the 28th. The high of 60 degrees that day was the second warmest of the month. The average temperature for the month was 43.1 degrees, which was 1.1 degrees below normal. The average maximum temperature was 51.1 degrees, which was 3.2 degrees below normal. The average minimum temperature was 35.0 degrees, which was 0.9 degrees above normal. The highest temperature for the month was 62 degrees which occurred on the 1st. The lowest temperature for the month was 28 degrees which occurred on the 5th. There were 5 clear days, 15 partly cloudy days, and 8 cloudy days. Total precipitation for the month was 1.87 inches which was 0.14 inches below normal. Total precipitation for the water year (beginning October 1st) is 10.39 inches which is 1.69 inches below normal. Calendar year precipitation is 3.85 inches which is 0.59 inches below normal. The average wind speed for the month was 2.9 mph. The fastest recorded two-minute wind speed was 30 mph from the southeast which occurred on the 1st. The peak wind was 37 mph from the south which occurred on the 1st. The highest pressure for the month was 30.65 inches on the 21st. The lowest pressure for the month was 29.69 inches on the 1st. $$

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