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Friday March 6th, 2015

Posted at 9:26pm

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Windsor broke records for extreme cold in February but the bitterness will be out of here sooner than you think.

February was Windsor’s coldest month since 1940, when temperatures first started being recorded at Windsor Airport.

Windsor had an average temperature of -11°C, or 12°F last month. The normal average for February in Windsor is -2.6°C.

February 16th was the most bitterly cold day during of the month at -26.7°C or 16 below in Fahrenheit.

To date, since January 1st, Windsor has received a snowfall of 70.6cm.

But there’s hope in sight for spring.

A warm front is expected to start pushing through Windsor starting this weekend.  Environment Canada meteorologist Peter Kimbell says temperatures will be above normal halfway through the week.

Currently Windsor has 23cm of snow on the ground, but the snow should soon start disappearing.

Environment Canada says we’ll see temperatures hitting 11°C or 52°F by Wednesday.

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