February Weather at Lal Bahadur Shastri Airport India
Daily high temperatures increase by 9°F, from 75°F to 84°F, rarely falling below 69°F or exceeding 90°F.
Daily low temperatures increase by 7°F, from 51°F to 58°F, rarely falling below 46°F or exceeding 63°F.
For reference, on May 23, the hottest day of the year, temperatures at Lal Bahadur Shastri Airport typically range from 80°F to 106°F, while on January 10, the coldest day of the year, they range from 48°F to 71°F.
Average High and Low Temperature in February at Lal Bahadur Shastri Airport
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 at Lal Bahadur Shastri Airport
frigid 15°F freezing 32°F very cold 45°F cold 55°F cool 65°F comfortable 75°F warm 85°F hot 95°F sweltering
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The month of February at Lal Bahadur Shastri Airport experiences essentially constant cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy remaining about 14% throughout the month. The lowest chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 13% on February 9.
The clearest day of the month is February 9, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 87% of the time.
For reference, on August 1, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 84%, while on May 16, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 91%.
Cloud Cover Categories in February at Lal Bahadur Shastri Airport
0% clear 20% mostly clear 40% partly cloudy 60% mostly cloudy 80% overcast 100%
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. At Lal Bahadur Shastri Airport, the chance of a wet day over the course of February is essentially constant, remaining around 7% throughout.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 61% on July 21, and its lowest chance is 2% on December 7.
Probability of Precipitation in February at Lal Bahadur Shastri Airport
To show variation within the month and not just the monthly total, we show the rainfall accumulated over a sliding 31-day period centered around each day.
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during February at Lal Bahadur Shastri Airport is essentially constant, remaining about 0.4 inches throughout, and rarely exceeding 1.4 inches or falling below -0.0 inches.
The highest average 31-day accumulation is 0.5 inches on February 10.
Average Monthly Rainfall in February at Lal Bahadur Shastri Airport
Over the course of February at Lal Bahadur Shastri Airport, the length of the day is increasing. From the start to the end of the month, the length of the day increases by 36 minutes, implying an average daily increase of 1 minute, 21 seconds, and weekly increase of 9 minutes, 26 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is February 1, with 11 hours, 1 minute of daylight and the longest day is February 28, with 11 hours, 37 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in February at Lal Bahadur Shastri Airport
The latest sunrise of the month at Lal Bahadur Shastri Airport is 6:41 AM on February 1 and the earliest sunrise is 19 minutes earlier at 6:22 AM on February 28.
The earliest sunset is 5:42 PM on February 1 and the latest sunset is 17 minutes later at 5:59 PM on February 28.
Daylight saving time is not observed at Lal Bahadur Shastri Airport during 2021.
For reference, on June 21, the longest day of the year, the Sun rises at 5:08 AM and sets 13 hours, 44 minutes later, at 6:52 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 6:40 AM and sets 10 hours, 33 minutes later, at 5:13 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in February at Lal Bahadur Shastri Airport
The figure below presents a compact representation of key lunar data for February 2021. The horizontal axis is the day, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the colored areas indicate when the moon is above the horizon. The vertical gray bars (new Moons) and blue bars (full Moons) indicate key Moon phases. The label associated with each bar indicates the date and time that the phase is obtained, and the companion time labels indicate the rise and set times of the Moon for the nearest time interval in which the moon is above the horizon.
Moon Rise, Set & Phases in February at Lal Bahadur Shastri Airport
We base the humidity comfort level on the dew point, as it determines whether perspiration will evaporate from the skin, thereby cooling the body. Lower dew points feel drier and higher dew points feel more humid. Unlike temperature, which typically varies significantly between night and day, dew point tends to change more slowly, so while the temperature may drop at night, a muggy day is typically followed by a muggy night.
The chance that a given day will be muggy at Lal Bahadur Shastri Airport is essentially constant during February, remaining within 1% of 4% throughout.
For reference, on July 25, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 100% of the time, while on January 11, the least muggy day of the year, there are muggy conditions 2% of the time.
Humidity Comfort Levels in February at Lal Bahadur Shastri Airport
dry 55°F comfortable 60°F humid 65°F muggy 70°F oppressive 75°F miserable
This section discusses the wide-area hourly average wind vector (speed and direction) at 10 meters above the ground. The wind experienced at any given location is highly dependent on local topography and other factors, and instantaneous wind speed and direction vary more widely than hourly averages.
The average hourly wind speed at Lal Bahadur Shastri Airport is gradually increasing during February, increasing from 6.3 miles per hour to 7.2 miles per hour over the course of the month.
For reference, on June 19, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 8.6 miles per hour, while on October 24, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 4.9 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in February at Lal Bahadur Shastri Airport
The hourly average wind direction at Lal Bahadur Shastri Airport throughout February is predominantly from the west, with a peak proportion of 56% on February 28.
Wind Direction in February at Lal Bahadur Shastri Airport
Definitions of the growing season vary throughout the world, but for the purposes of this report, we define it as the longest continuous period of non-freezing temperatures (≥ 32°F) in the year (the calendar year in the Northern Hemisphere, or from July 1 until June 30 in the Southern Hemisphere).
Temperatures at Lal Bahadur Shastri Airport are sufficiently warm year round that it is not entirely meaningful to discuss the growing season in these terms. We nevertheless include the chart below as an illustration of the distribution of temperatures experienced throughout the year.
Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in February at Lal Bahadur Shastri Airport
frigid 15°F freezing 32°F very cold 45°F cold 55°F cool 65°F comfortable 75°F warm 85°F hot 95°F sweltering
Growing degree days are a measure of yearly heat accumulation used to predict plant and animal development, and defined as the integral of warmth above a base temperature, discarding any excess above a maximum temperature. In this report, we use a base of 50°F and a cap of 86°F.
The average accumulated growing degree days at Lal Bahadur Shastri Airport are increasing during February, increasing by 450°F, from 335°F to 784°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in February at Lal Bahadur Shastri Airport
This section discusses the total daily incident shortwave solar energy reaching the surface of the ground over a wide area, taking full account of seasonal variations in the length of the day, the elevation of the Sun above the horizon, and absorption by clouds and other atmospheric constituents. Shortwave radiation includes visible light and ultraviolet radiation.
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy at Lal Bahadur Shastri Airport is increasing during February, rising by 1.0 kWh, from 4.8 kWh to 5.8 kWh, over the course of the month.
Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in February at Lal Bahadur Shastri Airport
This report illustrates the typical weather at Lal Bahadur Shastri Airport, 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
Lal Bahadur Shastri Airport has a weather station that reported reliably enough during the analysis period that we have included it in our network. When available, historical temperature and dew point measurements are taken directly from this weather station. These records are obtained from NOAA's Integrated Surface Hourly data set, falling back on ICAO METAR records as required.
In the case of missing or erroneous measurements from this station, we fall back on records from nearby stations, adjusted according to typical seasonal and diurnal intra-station differences. For a given day of the year and hour of the day, the fallback station is selected to minimize the prediction error over the years for which there are measurements for both stations.
All data relating to the Sun's position (e.g., sunrise and sunset) are computed using astronomical formulas from the book, Astronomical Algorithms 2nd Edition , by Jean Meeus.
All other weather data, including cloud cover, precipitation, wind speed and direction, and solar flux, come from NASA's MERRA-2 Modern-Era Retrospective Analysis . This reanalysis combines a variety of wide-area measurements in a state-of-the-art global meteorological model to reconstruct the hourly history of weather throughout the world on a 50-kilometer grid.
Land Use data comes from the Global Land Cover SHARE database , published by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.
Elevation data comes from the Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) , published by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory.
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