By Miriam Raftery
Photo by Dave Hogan: Deep snow near his home in the Pine Valley/Mt. Laguna area
March 1, 2019 (San Diego’s East County) – Across Southern California, February broke records for cold temperatures. Campo averaged just 42.5 degrees for the month of February, the chilliest since February 1956. In Ramona, February temperatures averaged 46.8 degrees, tying the all-time record from January 2007. Alpine’s average 47.7 degrees was the coldest since January 1955 and Palomar Mountain, at a brisk 35.3 degrees, was the coldest since January 1949.