Cold winter will likely evolve into wet, cool spring

While both Dec­ember and Jan­uary were colder than normal, Feb­­ruary was the coldest month this winter compared to normal, with only one brief mild period occurring during the third week of the month. Coldest average temperatures for February were in about the eastern two-thirds of the state, with many locations averaging from 10 to 14 degrees below normal.

The table with this article shows average temperatures for most of February and most of the winter season for the crop districts of Iowa, as well as the departure from normal.

February was also the wettest month of the winter with ...

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