February in Topeka has been dominated by cold and lots of snow. Topeka has recorded at least a trace of snow 6 of the first 14 days of the month with 12.9" falling in one calendar day making it the 3rd snowiest day on record. Last February even though 0.61" of rain fell, snow was not recorded until the 15th. This month has been very cold -13.9° below average for overall temperatures and -18° below average for the average high temperature. Big difference from February 2013 where there was only 1 day below the freezing mark and 2014 consisted of only 4 day at or above freezing. With this fact the first half of February 2013 had an average high of 50.4°.