Average Weather in February in Three Rivers California, United States
Daily high temperatures increase by 4°F, from 58°F to 63°F, rarely falling below 50°F or exceeding 72°F.
Daily low temperatures increase by 3°F, from 39°F to 42°F, rarely falling below 31°F or exceeding 50°F.
For reference, on July 19, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Three Rivers typically range from 67°F to 93°F, while on December 30, the coldest day of the year, they range from 37°F to 55°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 Three Rivers experiences essentially constant cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy remaining about 48% throughout the month. The highest chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 50% 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 50%, while on August 9, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 90%.
Cloud Cover Categories in February
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Three Rivers, the chance of a wet day over the course of February is gradually increasing, starting the month at 21% and ending it at 24%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 25% on February 21, and its lowest chance is 1% on August 8.
Probability of Precipitation in February
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during February in Three Rivers is essentially constant, remaining about 2.7 inches throughout, and rarely exceeding 5.6 inches or falling below 0.5 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in February
Over the course of February in Three Rivers, the length of the day is increasing. From the start to the end of the month, the length of the day increases by 57 minutes, implying an average daily increase of 2 minutes, 7 seconds, and weekly increase of 14 minutes, 48 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is February 1, with 10 hours, 25 minutes of daylight and the longest day is February 28, with 11 hours, 22 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in February
The latest sunrise of the month in Three Rivers is 6:56 AM on February 1 and the earliest sunrise is 30 minutes earlier at 6:27 AM on February 28.
The earliest sunset is 5:21 PM on February 1 and the latest sunset is 27 minutes later at 5:49 PM on February 28.
Daylight saving time is observed in Three Rivers 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 5:37 AM and sets 14 hours, 39 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, 40 minutes later, at 4:43 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time in February
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Three Rivers is essentially constant during February, remaining around 0% throughout.
For reference, on August 1, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 0% 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 Three Rivers is essentially constant during February, remaining around 4.1 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on June 4, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 5.0 miles per hour, while on November 25, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 3.9 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in February
Wind Direction in February
The growing season in Three Rivers typically lasts for 8.8 months (270 days), from around March 1 to around November 27, rarely starting before January 27 or after April 4, and rarely ending before November 8 or after December 30.
The month of February in Three Rivers is more likely than not fully outside of the growing season, with the chance that a given day is in the growing season rapidly increasing from 14% to 48% over the course of the month.
Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in February
The average accumulated growing degree days in Three Rivers are gradually increasing during February, increasing by 82°F, from 51°F to 133°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in February
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Three Rivers is increasing during February, rising by 1.0 kWh, from 3.5 kWh to 4.5 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 Three Rivers are 36.439 deg latitude, -118.905 deg longitude, and 1,526 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Three Rivers contains large variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 2,136 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 1,387 feet. Within 10 miles contains large variations in elevation (8,560 feet). Within 50 miles also contains extreme variations in elevation (14,265 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Three Rivers is covered by grassland (80%) and shrubs (18%), within 10 miles by grassland (52%) and shrubs (36%), and within 50 miles by cropland (27%) and shrubs (25%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Three Rivers 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 Three Rivers.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Three Rivers 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 Three Rivers is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Three Rivers and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Visalia Municipal Airport (38%, 46 kilometers, west); Porterville Municipal Airport (40%, 48 kilometers, south); Bishop Airport (11%, 115 kilometers, northeast); and Ridgecrest Community Hospital Heliport (11%, 137 kilometers, southeast).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .