Average Weather in February in North Vernon Indiana, United States
In North Vernon, the month of February is characterized by rising daily high temperatures, with daily highs increasing by 8°F, from 39°F to 47°F over the course of the month, and rarely exceeding 63°F or dropping below 24°F.
Daily low temperatures increase by 6°F, from 24°F to 31°F, rarely falling below 8°F or exceeding 44°F.
For reference, on July 20, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in North Vernon typically range from 68°F to 85°F, while on January 29, the coldest day of the year, they range from 24°F to 38°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 North Vernon experiences essentially constant cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy remaining about 57% throughout the month.
The clearest day of the month is February 28, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 44% of the time.
For reference, on December 25, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 60%, while on August 23, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 69%.
Cloud Cover Categories in February
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In North Vernon, the chance of a wet day over the course of February is gradually increasing, starting the month at 23% and ending it at 25%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 42% on June 8, and its lowest chance is 21% on January 29.
Over the course of February in North Vernon, the chance of a day with only rain increases from 14% to 20%, the chance of a day with mixed snow and rain remains an essentially constant 4% throughout, and the chance of a day with only snow remains an essentially constant 3% throughout.
Probability of Precipitation in February
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during February in North Vernon is gradually increasing, starting the month at 2.1 inches, when it rarely exceeds 4.2 inches or falls below 0.5 inches, and ending the month at 2.6 inches, when it rarely exceeds 4.9 inches or falls below 1.0 inches.
The lowest average 31-day accumulation is 2.1 inches on February 4.
Average Monthly Rainfall in February
We report snowfall in liquid-equivalent terms. The actual depth of new snowfall is typically between 5 and 10 times the liquid-equivalent amount, assuming the ground is frozen. As with rainfall, we consider the liquid-equivalent snowfall accumulated over a sliding 31-day period centered around each day.
The average sliding 31-day liquid-equivalent snowfall during February in North Vernon is essentially constant, remaining about 0.3 inches throughout, and rarely exceeding 1.0 inches or falling below -0.0 inches.
The highest average 31-day liquid-equivalent accumulation is 0.4 inches on February 4.
Average Monthly Liquid-Equivalent Snowfall in February
Over the course of February in North Vernon, 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, 3 minutes, implying an average daily increase of 2 minutes, 20 seconds, and weekly increase of 16 minutes, 19 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is February 1, with 10 hours, 15 minutes of daylight and the longest day is February 28, with 11 hours, 18 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in February
The latest sunrise of the month in North Vernon is 7:48 AM on February 1 and the earliest sunrise is 33 minutes earlier at 7:16 AM on February 28.
The earliest sunset is 6:04 PM on February 1 and the latest sunset is 30 minutes later at 6:34 PM on February 28.
Daylight saving time is observed in North Vernon 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 6:17 AM and sets 14 hours, 55 minutes later, at 9:11 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 7:57 AM and sets 9 hours, 26 minutes later, at 5:23 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time in February
The chance that a given day will be muggy in North Vernon is essentially constant during February, remaining around 0% throughout.
For reference, on July 23, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 59% 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 North Vernon is essentially constant during February, remaining within 0.2 miles per hour of 9.7 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on February 25, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 9.8 miles per hour, while on August 1, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 5.6 miles per hour.
The highest daily average wind speed during February is 9.8 miles per hour on February 25.
Average Wind Speed in February
Wind Direction in February
The growing season in North Vernon typically lasts for 6.5 months (198 days), from around April 12 to around October 28, rarely starting before March 26 or after April 29, and rarely ending before October 10 or after November 15.
The month of February in North Vernon is reliably fully outside of the growing season.
Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in February
The average accumulated growing degree days in North Vernon is essentially constant during February, remaining within 9°F of 20°F throughout.
Growing Degree Days in February
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in North Vernon is gradually increasing during February, rising by 1.0 kWh, from 2.6 kWh to 3.5 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 North Vernon are 39.006 deg latitude, -85.624 deg longitude, and 719 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of North Vernon contains only modest variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 161 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 710 feet. Within 10 miles also contains only modest variations in elevation (331 feet). Within 50 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (784 feet).
The area within 2 miles of North Vernon is covered by trees (42%), artificial surfaces (35%), and cropland (23%), within 10 miles by cropland (53%) and trees (46%), and within 50 miles by cropland (53%) and trees (43%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in North Vernon 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 North Vernon.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and North Vernon 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 North Vernon is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between North Vernon and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Columbus Bakalar Municipal Airport (63%, 38 kilometers, northwest); Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (19%, 82 kilometers, east); and Bowman Field (18%, 87 kilometers, south).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .