Northeast as cold as Siberia as more snow moves in Just how brutal was the weather in February with record cold in seven cities and record snowfall in Boston? According to a report from the director of the Northeast Regional Climate Center at Cornell University. “Were the standout globally,” said Art DeGaetano,  “It’s colder in Siberia, but we’re the farthest below normal.” The climate center shows the New York cities of Buffalo, Syracuse, Binghamton and Ithaca had their coldest months ever. The average temperature was 10.9 degrees in Buffalo, beating the 1934 record of 11.4. The normal average temperature for February in Buffalo is 26.3. FULL REPORT