Average Weather in February in Porterville California, United States
In Porterville, the month of February is characterized by rising daily high temperatures, with daily highs increasing by 5°F, from 61°F to 65°F over the course of the month, and rarely exceeding 74°F or dropping below 53°F.
Daily low temperatures increase by 3°F, from 40°F to 43°F, rarely falling below 32°F or exceeding 50°F.
For reference, on July 18, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Porterville typically range from 66°F to 97°F, while on December 30, the coldest day of the year, they range from 38°F to 57°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 Porterville 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 22.
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 9, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 91%.
Cloud Cover in February
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Porterville, the chance of a wet day over the course of February is gradually increasing, starting the month at 19% and ending it at 21%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 23% on February 21, and its lowest chance is 0% on August 2.
Probability of Precipitation in February
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during February in Porterville is essentially constant, remaining about 2.0 inches throughout, and rarely exceeding 4.4 inches or falling below 0.4 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in February
Over the course of February in Porterville, the length of the day is increasing. From the start to the end of the month, the length of the day increases by 56 minutes, implying an average daily increase of 2 minutes, 5 seconds, and weekly increase of 14 minutes, 37 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is February 1, with 10 hours, 27 minutes of daylight and the longest day is February 28, with 11 hours, 23 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in February
The latest sunrise of the month in Porterville is 6:56 AM on February 1 and the earliest sunrise is 29 minutes earlier at 6:27 AM on February 28.
The earliest sunset is 5:23 PM on February 1 and the latest sunset is 27 minutes later at 5:50 PM on February 28.
Daylight saving time is observed in Porterville 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 5:39 AM and sets 14 hours, 37 minutes later, at 8:16 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 7:03 AM and sets 9 hours, 42 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 Porterville is essentially constant during February, remaining around 0% throughout.
For reference, on August 1, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 1% of the time, while on November 3, 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 Porterville is essentially constant during February, remaining within 0.1 miles per hour of 2.5 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on May 31, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 3.2 miles per hour, while on November 28, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 2.3 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in February
Wind Direction in February
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Porterville is increasing during February, rising by 1.0 kWh, from 3.4 kWh to 4.4 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 Porterville are 36.065 deg latitude, -119.017 deg longitude, and 463 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Porterville contains only modest variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 318 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 465 feet. Within 10 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (1,936 feet). Within 50 miles contains very significant variations in elevation (13,547 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Porterville is covered by artificial surfaces (62%), cropland (20%), and grassland (12%), within 10 miles by cropland (53%) and grassland (40%), and within 50 miles by cropland (39%) and grassland (23%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Porterville 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 2 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Porterville.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Porterville 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 Porterville is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Porterville and a given station.
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .