Average Weather in February in Mono Vista California, United States
In Mono Vista, the month of February is characterized by gradually rising daily high temperatures, with daily highs increasing by 3°F, from 52°F to 56°F over the course of the month, and rarely exceeding 66°F or dropping below 44°F.
Daily low temperatures increase by 2°F, from 35°F to 38°F, rarely falling below 27°F or exceeding 45°F.
For reference, on July 19, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Mono Vista typically range from 60°F to 87°F, while on December 25, the coldest day of the year, they range from 34°F to 49°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 Mono Vista experiences essentially constant cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy remaining about 54% throughout the month. The highest chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 56% on February 21.
The clearest day of the month is February 1, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 47% of the time.
For reference, on February 21, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 56%, while on July 29, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 90%.
Cloud Cover Categories in February
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Mono Vista, the chance of a wet day over the course of February is gradually increasing, starting the month at 28% and ending it at 31%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 32% on February 21, and its lowest chance is 0% on August 6.
Over the course of February in Mono Vista, the chance of a day with only rain increases from 26% to 29%, the chance of a day with mixed snow and rain remains an essentially constant 2% throughout, and the chance of a day with only snow remains an essentially constant 0% throughout.
Probability of Precipitation in February
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during February in Mono Vista is essentially constant, remaining about 4.3 inches throughout, and rarely exceeding 8.7 inches or falling below 0.8 inches.
The highest average 31-day accumulation is 4.4 inches on February 16.
Average Monthly Rainfall in February
Over the course of February in Mono Vista, the length of the day is rapidly increasing. From the start to the end of the month, the length of the day increases by 1 hour, 1 minute, implying an average daily increase of 2 minutes, 15 seconds, and weekly increase of 15 minutes, 44 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is February 1, with 10 hours, 20 minutes of daylight and the longest day is February 28, with 11 hours, 20 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in February
The latest sunrise of the month in Mono Vista is 7:05 AM on February 1 and the earliest sunrise is 31 minutes earlier at 6:33 AM on February 28.
The earliest sunset is 5:24 PM on February 1 and the latest sunset is 29 minutes later at 5:53 PM on February 28.
Daylight saving time is observed in Mono Vista 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 5:38 AM and sets 14 hours, 48 minutes later, at 8:27 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 7:13 AM and sets 9 hours, 32 minutes later, at 4:45 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time in February
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Mono Vista is essentially constant during February, remaining around 0% throughout.
For reference, on August 22, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 0% of the time, while on January 1, 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 Mono Vista is essentially constant during February, remaining within 0.1 miles per hour of 5.6 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on February 4, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 5.6 miles per hour, while on September 24, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 5.0 miles per hour.
The highest daily average wind speed during February is 5.6 miles per hour on February 4.
Average Wind Speed in February
Wind Direction in February
The growing season in Mono Vista typically lasts for 7.5 months (230 days), from around April 3 to around November 19, rarely starting before February 28 or after April 24, and rarely ending before October 29 or after December 12.
The month of February in Mono Vista is very likely fully outside of the growing season, with the chance that a given day is in the growing season gradually increasing from 3% to 10% over the course of the month.
Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in February
The average accumulated growing degree days in Mono Vista is essentially constant during February, remaining within 17°F of 36°F throughout.
Growing Degree Days in February
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Mono Vista is gradually increasing during February, rising by 1.0 kWh, from 3.1 kWh to 4.0 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 Mono Vista are 37.998 deg latitude, -120.270 deg longitude, and 2,917 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Mono Vista contains very significant variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 1,257 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 2,962 feet. Within 10 miles contains very significant variations in elevation (5,007 feet). Within 50 miles also contains extreme variations in elevation (12,093 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Mono Vista is covered by shrubs (90%), within 10 miles by shrubs (53%) and trees (33%), and within 50 miles by shrubs (30%) and trees (29%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Mono Vista 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 5 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Mono Vista.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Mono Vista 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 Mono Vista is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Mono Vista and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Modesto City-County Airport (21%, 73 kilometers, southwest); Castle Airport (21%, 73 kilometers, south); Bridgeport Sonora Junction (15%, 77 kilometers, northeast); Placerville Airport (29%, 90 kilometers, northwest); and Lake Tahoe Airport (14%, 103 kilometers, north).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .