Average Weather in February in Rancho Calaveras California, United States
Daily high temperatures increase by 5°F, from 58°F to 63°F, rarely falling below 51°F or exceeding 72°F.
Daily low temperatures increase by 3°F, from 42°F to 44°F, rarely falling below 34°F or exceeding 52°F.
For reference, on July 19, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Rancho Calaveras typically range from 65°F to 94°F, while on December 31, the coldest day of the year, they range from 40°F to 54°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 Rancho Calaveras 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 55% 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 55%, while on July 29, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 91%.
Cloud Cover Categories in February
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Rancho Calaveras, the chance of a wet day over the course of February is gradually increasing, starting the month at 28% and ending it at 30%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 31% 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 Rancho Calaveras is essentially constant, remaining about 4.0 inches throughout, and rarely exceeding 8.1 inches or falling below 0.7 inches.
The highest average 31-day accumulation is 4.1 inches on February 16.
Average Monthly Rainfall in February
Over the course of February in Rancho Calaveras, 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, 46 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is February 1, with 10 hours, 19 minutes of daylight and the longest day is February 28, with 11 hours, 19 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in February
The latest sunrise of the month in Rancho Calaveras is 7:07 AM on February 1 and the earliest sunrise is 31 minutes earlier at 6:36 AM on February 28.
The earliest sunset is 5:26 PM on February 1 and the latest sunset is 29 minutes later at 5:55 PM on February 28.
Daylight saving time is observed in Rancho Calaveras during 2018, 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 5:40 AM and sets 14 hours, 49 minutes later, at 8:29 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 7:16 AM and sets 9 hours, 31 minutes later, at 4:47 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time in February
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Rancho Calaveras is essentially constant during February, remaining around 0% throughout.
For reference, on September 10, 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 Rancho Calaveras is essentially constant during February, remaining within 0.1 miles per hour of 5.9 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on June 18, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 6.1 miles per hour, while on October 10, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 4.7 miles per hour.
The highest daily average wind speed during February is 6.0 miles per hour on February 21.
Average Wind Speed in February
Wind Direction in February
The growing season in Rancho Calaveras typically lasts for 11 months (342 days), from around January 11 to around December 19, rarely starting after February 27, or ending before November 19.
The month of February in Rancho Calaveras is more likely than not fully within the growing season, with the chance that a given day is in the growing season rapidly increasing from 70% to 90% 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 Rancho Calaveras are gradually increasing during February, increasing by 90°F, from 49°F to 139°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in February
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Rancho Calaveras is gradually increasing during February, rising by 0.9 kWh, from 2.9 kWh to 3.8 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 Rancho Calaveras are 38.127 deg latitude, -120.858 deg longitude, and 499 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Rancho Calaveras contains very significant variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 1,024 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 514 feet. Within 10 miles contains very significant variations in elevation (2,687 feet). Within 50 miles contains large variations in elevation (8,891 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Rancho Calaveras is covered by grassland (98%), within 10 miles by grassland (82%), and within 50 miles by cropland (30%) and grassland (27%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Rancho Calaveras 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 4 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Rancho Calaveras.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Rancho Calaveras 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 Rancho Calaveras is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Rancho Calaveras and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Stockton Metropolitan Airport (50%, 42 kilometers, southwest); Sacramento Mather Airport (29%, 62 kilometers, northwest); Placerville Airport (17%, 66 kilometers, north); and Bridgeport Sonora Junction (4.3%, 120 kilometers, east).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .