As of 2pm CT today the temperature at the Cape Girardeau Regional Airport was 46°. That makes today the warmest day of the month. It also makes today the warmest in last 24 days. The warmest previous day was 58° on January 24.
Today's 40°+ is the seventh day this month to reach 40° or more. Fourteen of the previous 17 days (82%) have been below average. We are currently 5.6° below average per day this month. That works out to a temperature deficit of 95.2°.