Average Weather in February in Valley Alabama, United States
In Valley, the month of February is characterized by rising daily high temperatures, with daily highs increasing by 7°F, from 57°F to 64°F over the course of the month, and rarely exceeding 75°F or dropping below 44°F.
Daily low temperatures increase by 5°F, from 37°F to 42°F, rarely falling below 25°F or exceeding 55°F.
For reference, on July 22, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Valley typically range from 71°F to 90°F, while on January 24, the coldest day of the year, they range from 37°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 Valley experiences essentially constant cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy remaining about 49% throughout the month.
The clearest day of the month is February 23, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 52% of the time.
For reference, on January 3, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 53%, while on October 8, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 67%.
Cloud Cover in February
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Valley, the chance of a wet day over the course of February is essentially constant, remaining around 32% throughout.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 48% on July 10, and its lowest chance is 18% on October 16.
Over the course of February in Valley, the chance of a day with only rain remains an essentially constant 31% throughout, the chance of a day with mixed snow and rain remains an essentially constant 1% 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 Valley is gradually increasing, starting the month at 4.5 inches, when it rarely exceeds 6.8 inches or falls below 2.4 inches, and ending the month at 4.9 inches, when it rarely exceeds 7.6 inches or falls below 2.7 inches.
The highest average 31-day accumulation is 4.9 inches on February 28.
Average Monthly Rainfall in February
Over the course of February in Valley, the length of the day is increasing. From the start to the end of the month, the length of the day increases by 50 minutes, implying an average daily increase of 1 minute, 51 seconds, and weekly increase of 12 minutes, 54 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is February 1, with 10 hours, 38 minutes of daylight and the longest day is February 28, with 11 hours, 28 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in February
The latest sunrise of the month in Valley is 6:35 AM on February 1 and the earliest sunrise is 26 minutes earlier at 6:09 AM on February 28.
The earliest sunset is 5:13 PM on February 1 and the latest sunset is 24 minutes later at 5:37 PM on February 28.
Daylight saving time is observed in Valley 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 5:33 AM and sets 14 hours, 19 minutes later, at 7:52 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 6:39 AM and sets 9 hours, 59 minutes later, at 4:38 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time in February
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Valley is essentially constant during February, remaining around 0% throughout.
For reference, on July 24, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 93% of the time, while on January 23, 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 Valley is essentially constant during February, remaining within 0.1 miles per hour of 2.6 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on March 8, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 2.7 miles per hour, while on August 8, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 1.7 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in February
Wind Direction in February
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Valley is gradually increasing during February, rising by 1.0 kWh, from 3.4 kWh to 4.3 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 Valley are 32.819 deg latitude, -85.179 deg longitude, and 617 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Valley contains only modest variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 190 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 615 feet. Within 10 miles also contains only modest variations in elevation (397 feet). Within 50 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (1,391 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Valley is covered by trees (75%) and artificial surfaces (20%), within 10 miles by trees (82%), and within 50 miles by trees (82%) and cropland (12%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Valley 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 3 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Valley.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Valley 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 Valley is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Valley and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: La Grange, Callaway Airport (48%, 24 kilometers, northeast); Auburn-Opelika Robert G Pitts Airport (30%, 33 kilometers, southwest); and Columbus Airport (22%, 40 kilometers, southeast).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .