Average Weather in February in Del Rey California, United States
In Del Rey, the month of February is characterized by rising daily high temperatures, with daily highs increasing by 5°F, from 60°F to 65°F over the course of the month, and rarely exceeding 74°F or dropping below 52°F.
Daily low temperatures increase by 4°F, from 41°F to 45°F, rarely falling below 34°F or exceeding 53°F.
For reference, on July 18, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Del Rey typically range from 68°F to 98°F, while on December 30, the coldest day of the year, they range from 39°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 Del Rey experiences essentially constant cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy remaining about 47% throughout the month. The highest chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 49% on February 21.
The clearest day of the month is February 1, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 54% of the time.
For reference, on February 21, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 49%, while on August 8, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 92%.
Cloud Cover Categories in February
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Del Rey, the chance of a wet day over the course of February is gradually increasing, starting the month at 21% and ending it at 24%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 26% on February 21, and its lowest chance is 0% on August 10.
Probability of Precipitation in February
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during February in Del Rey is essentially constant, remaining about 2.6 inches throughout, and rarely exceeding 5.5 inches or falling below 0.4 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in February
Over the course of February in Del Rey, 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, 8 seconds, and weekly increase of 14 minutes, 57 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is February 1, with 10 hours, 25 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 Del Rey is 6:59 AM on February 1 and the earliest sunrise is 30 minutes earlier at 6:29 AM on February 28.
The earliest sunset is 5:24 PM on February 1 and the latest sunset is 28 minutes later at 5:52 PM on February 28.
Daylight saving time is observed in Del Rey 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 5:40 AM and sets 14 hours, 40 minutes later, at 8:20 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 7:07 AM and sets 9 hours, 39 minutes later, at 4:46 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time in February
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Del Rey is essentially constant during February, remaining around 0% throughout.
For reference, on July 22, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 1% 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 Del Rey is essentially constant during February, remaining within 0.1 miles per hour of 4.5 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on May 31, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 6.2 miles per hour, while on November 12, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 4.1 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in February
Wind Direction in February
The growing season in Del Rey typically lasts for 11 months (331 days), from around January 16 to around December 13, rarely starting after February 15, or ending before November 20.
The month of February in Del Rey 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 74% to 98% 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 Del Rey is gradually increasing during February, increasing by 111°F, from 64°F to 175°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in February
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Del Rey is gradually increasing during February, rising by 1.0 kWh, from 3.2 kWh to 4.2 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 Del Rey are 36.659 deg latitude, -119.594 deg longitude, and 338 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Del Rey is essentially flat, with a maximum elevation change of 30 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 339 feet. Within 10 miles is essentially flat (1,473 feet). Within 50 miles contains very significant variations in elevation (10,981 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Del Rey is covered by cropland (96%), within 10 miles by cropland (87%) and artificial surfaces (10%), and within 50 miles by cropland (52%) and grassland (21%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Del Rey 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 Del Rey.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Del Rey 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 Del Rey is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Del Rey and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Fresno Air Terminal Airport (62%, 17 kilometers, northwest); Hanford Municipal Airport (19%, 38 kilometers, south); Visalia Municipal Airport (17%, 42 kilometers, southeast); and Bishop Airport (1.9%, 135 kilometers, northeast).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .