Average Weather in February in Topanga California, United States
Daily high temperatures are around 63°F, rarely falling below 54°F or exceeding 73°F.
Daily low temperatures are around 46°F, rarely falling below 38°F or exceeding 52°F.
For reference, on August 23, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Topanga typically range from 60°F to 78°F, while on December 25, the coldest day of the year, they range from 44°F to 62°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
Monte Patria, Chile (5,453 miles away); Vieira de Leiria, Portugal (5,647 miles); and Denmark, Australia (9,305 miles) are the far-away foreign places with temperatures most similar to Topanga (view comparison).
The month of February in Topanga experiences essentially constant cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy remaining about 42% throughout the month. The highest chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 43% on February 22.
The clearest day of the month is February 1, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 60% of the time.
For reference, on February 22, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 43%, while on September 7, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 91%.
Cloud Cover Categories in February
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Topanga, the chance of a wet day over the course of February is essentially constant, remaining around 20% throughout.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 21% on February 20, and its lowest chance is 0% on July 30.
Probability of Precipitation in February
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during February in Topanga is essentially constant, remaining about 3.3 inches throughout, and rarely exceeding 8.6 inches or falling below 0.1 inches.
The highest average 31-day accumulation is 3.6 inches on February 18.
Average Monthly Rainfall in February
Over the course of February in Topanga, the length of the day is increasing. From the start to the end of the month, the length of the day increases by 52 minutes, implying an average daily increase of 1 minute, 56 seconds, and weekly increase of 13 minutes, 32 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is February 1, with 10 hours, 33 minutes of daylight and the longest day is February 28, with 11 hours, 26 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in February
The latest sunrise of the month in Topanga is 6:51 AM on February 1 and the earliest sunrise is 27 minutes earlier at 6:24 AM on February 28.
The earliest sunset is 5:24 PM on February 1 and the latest sunset is 25 minutes later at 5:49 PM on February 28.
Daylight saving time is observed in Topanga during 2018, 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 5:43 AM and sets 14 hours, 26 minutes later, at 8:09 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 6:56 AM and sets 9 hours, 53 minutes later, at 4:49 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time in February
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Topanga is essentially constant during February, remaining around 0% throughout.
For reference, on August 5, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 3% 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 Topanga is gradually decreasing during February, decreasing from 8.5 miles per hour to 8.0 miles per hour over the course of the month.
For reference, on December 30, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 9.3 miles per hour, while on August 14, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 5.1 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in February
Wind Direction in February
Topanga is located near a large body of water (e.g., ocean, sea, or large lake). This section reports on the wide-area average surface temperature of that water.
The average surface water temperature in Topanga is essentially constant during February, remaining around 58°F throughout.
The lowest average surface water temperature during February is 58°F on February 21.
Average Water Temperature in February
Temperatures in Topanga 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
The average accumulated growing degree days in Topanga are gradually increasing during February, increasing by 130°F, from 149°F to 279°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in February
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Topanga is increasing during February, rising by 1.0 kWh, from 3.7 kWh to 4.7 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 Topanga are 34.094 deg latitude, -118.601 deg longitude, and 1,345 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Topanga contains large variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 2,096 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 1,285 feet. Within 10 miles also contains large variations in elevation (2,789 feet). Within 50 miles contains large variations in elevation (9,111 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Topanga is covered by shrubs (80%) and trees (19%), within 10 miles by shrubs (32%) and artificial surfaces (31%), and within 50 miles by water (38%) and shrubs (31%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Topanga 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 Topanga.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Topanga 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 Topanga is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Topanga and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Santa Monica Municipal Airport (24%, 16 kilometers, southeast); Van Nuys Airport (51%, 17 kilometers, northeast); Camarillo Airport (13%, 46 kilometers, west); and Point Mugu, Naval Air Warfare Center (12%, 48 kilometers, west).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .