Average Weather in February in South Dos Palos California, United States
In South Dos Palos, the month of February is characterized by rising daily high temperatures, with daily highs increasing by 5°F, from 60°F to 66°F over the course of the month, and rarely exceeding 74°F or dropping below 54°F.
Daily low temperatures increase by 3°F, from 40°F to 43°F, rarely falling below 31°F or exceeding 51°F.
For reference, on July 18, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in South Dos Palos typically range from 61°F to 95°F, while on December 30, the coldest day of the year, they range from 38°F to 56°F.
Average High and Low Temperature in February
The figure below shows you a compact characterization of the hourly average temperatures for the quarter of the year centered on February. The horizontal axis is the day, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the color is the average temperature for that hour and day.
Average Hourly Temperature in February
The month of February in South Dos Palos experiences essentially constant cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy remaining about 49% throughout the month. The highest chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 50% on February 17.
The clearest day of the month is February 1, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 51% of the time.
For reference, on February 17, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 50%, while on August 8, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 92%.
Cloud Cover in February
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In South Dos Palos, the chance of a wet day over the course of February is essentially constant, remaining around 25% throughout.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 27% on February 20, and its lowest chance is 0% on August 1.
Probability of Precipitation in February
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during February in South Dos Palos is essentially constant, remaining about 2.5 inches throughout, and rarely exceeding 5.1 inches or falling below 0.4 inches.
The highest average 31-day accumulation is 2.5 inches on February 14.
Average Monthly Rainfall in February
Over the course of February in South Dos Palos, the length of the day is increasing. From the start to the end of the month, the length of the day increases by 58 minutes, implying an average daily increase of 2 minutes, 10 seconds, and weekly increase of 15 minutes, 7 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is February 1, with 10 hours, 24 minutes of daylight and the longest day is February 28, with 11 hours, 22 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in February
The latest sunrise of the month in South Dos Palos is 7:04 AM on February 1 and the earliest sunrise is 30 minutes earlier at 6:34 AM on February 28.
The earliest sunset is 5:28 PM on February 1 and the latest sunset is 28 minutes later at 5:56 PM on February 28.
Daylight saving time is observed in South Dos Palos during 2017, but it neither starts nor ends during February, so the entire month is in standard time.
For reference, on June 21, the longest day of the year, the Sun rises at 5:43 AM and sets 14 hours, 42 minutes later, at 8:25 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 7:12 AM and sets 9 hours, 37 minutes later, at 4:49 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time in February
The chance that a given day will be muggy in South Dos Palos is essentially constant during February, remaining around 0% throughout.
For reference, on July 22, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 0% of the time, while on January 28, the least muggy day of the year, there are muggy conditions 0% of the time.
Humidity Comfort Levels in February
The average hourly wind speed in South Dos Palos is essentially constant during February, remaining within 0.2 miles per hour of 3.5 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on June 6, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 5.6 miles per hour, while on January 13, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 3.2 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in February
Wind Direction in February
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in South Dos Palos is gradually increasing during February, rising by 1.0 kWh, from 3.1 kWh to 4.1 kWh, over the course of the month.
Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in February
For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of South Dos Palos are 36.964 deg latitude, -120.653 deg longitude, and 115 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of South Dos Palos is essentially flat, with a maximum elevation change of 13 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 116 feet. Within 10 miles is essentially flat (597 feet). Within 50 miles contains significant variations in elevation (5,194 feet).
The area within 2 miles of South Dos Palos is covered by cropland (97%), within 10 miles by cropland (91%), and within 50 miles by cropland (44%) and grassland (39%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in South Dos Palos year round, based on a statistical analysis of historical hourly weather reports and model reconstructions from January 1, 1980 to December 31, 2016.
Temperature and Dew Point
There are 3 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in South Dos Palos.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and South Dos Palos according to the International Standard Atmosphere , and by the relative change present in the MERRA-2 satellite-era reanalysis between the two locations.
The estimated value at South Dos Palos is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between South Dos Palos and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Merced Municipal Airport (48%, 38 kilometers, north); Madera Municipal Airport (33%, 48 kilometers, east); and Hollister Municipal Airport (20%, 68 kilometers, west).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .