This report describes the typical weather at the Jaipur Airport (Sanganer Airport) (Jaipur, India) weather station over the course of an average February. It is based on the historical records from 2004 to 2012. Earlier records are either unavailable or unreliable.
Jaipur has a hot semi-arid steppe climate. The area within 25 mi of this station is covered by croplands (95%) and shrublands (3%).
The month of February is characterized by rapidly rising daily high temperatures, with daily highs increasing from 74°F to 84°F over the course of the month, exceeding 90°F or dropping below 67°F only one day in ten.
Over the course of February, the length of the day is gradually increasing. The shortest day of the month is February 1 with 10:55 hours of daylight; the longest day is February 29 with 11:36 hours of daylight.
The earliest sunrise is at 6:51am on February 29; the latest sunset is at 6:27pm on February 29; the latest sunrise is at 7:13am on February 1; the earliest sunset is at 6:08pm on February 1.
Daylight savings time (DST) is not observed in 2012.
The median cloud cover is 26% (mostly clear) and does not vary substantially over the course of the month.
On February 15, a representative day, the sky is clear or mostly clear 43% of the time, partly cloudy 24% of the time, and mostly cloudy or overcast 4% of the time.
The average probability that some form of precipitation will be observed in a given day is 6%, with little variation over the course of the month.
Throughout February, the most common forms of precipitation are thunderstorms and light rain.
Thunderstorms are the most severe precipitation observed during 64% of those days with precipitation. They are most likely around February 19, when it is observed during 4% of all days.
Light rain is the most severe precipitation observed during 26% of those days with precipitation. It is most likely around February 1, when it is observed during 2% of all days.
Either snow is exceptionally unlikely to fall at this location in February or this station does not reliably report precipitation types.
The relative humidity typically ranges from 22% (dry) to 79% (humid) over the course of a typical February, rarely dropping below 12% (very dry) and reaching as high as 96% (very humid).
The air is driest around February 27, at which time the relative humidity drops below 26% (dry) three days out of four; it is most humid around February 3, rising above 69% (mildly humid) three days out of four.
Dew point is often a better measure of how comfortable a person will find the weather than relative humidity because it more directly relates to whether perspiration will evaporate from the skin, thereby cooling the body. Lower dew points feel drier and higher dew points feel more humid.
Over the course of a typical February, the dew point typically varies from 36°F (dry) to 51°F (very comfortable) and is rarely below 26°F (dry) or above 59°F (comfortable).
Over the course of February typical wind speeds vary from 0 mph to 10 mph (calm to gentle breeze), rarely exceeding 17 mph (moderate breeze).
The highest average wind speed of 5 mph (light breeze) occurs around February 29, at which time the average daily maximum wind speed is 10 mph (gentle breeze).
The lowest average wind speed of 4 mph (light breeze) occurs around February 1, at which time the average daily maximum wind speed is 8 mph (gentle breeze).