Many Michigan cities saw warmest February on record

Posted at 12:40 PM, Mar 01, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-01 12:40:50-05

Many Michigan cities just wrapped up their warmest February on record. reports the southern half of Michigan's Lower Peninsula was farther above normal versus the northern half of the Lower Peninsula.

In the southern part, seven of the nine major climate station cities had their warmest February on record. The other cities including Detroit had their second-warmest February.

Lansing's average February 2017 temperature of 35.5 degrees, for example, beat the record set back in 1882 by 1.6 degrees.