Average Weather in February in Bonsall California, United States
Daily high temperatures are around 67°F, rarely falling below 58°F or exceeding 78°F.
Daily low temperatures increase by 3°F, from 43°F to 45°F, rarely falling below 35°F or exceeding 53°F.
For reference, on August 24, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Bonsall typically range from 63°F to 83°F, while on December 25, the coldest day of the year, they range from 41°F to 66°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 Bonsall 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 44% on February 20.
The clearest day of the month is February 1, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 61% of the time.
For reference, on February 20, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 44%, while on September 7, 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 Bonsall, the chance of a wet day over the course of February is gradually increasing, starting the month at 16% and ending it at 20%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 21% on February 22, and its lowest chance is 1% on June 26.
Probability of Precipitation in February
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during February in Bonsall is gradually increasing, starting the month at 2.4 inches, when it rarely exceeds 5.5 inches or falls below 0.1 inches, and ending the month at 2.7 inches, when it rarely exceeds 5.5 inches or falls below 0.3 inches.
The highest average 31-day accumulation is 2.8 inches on February 20.
Average Monthly Rainfall in February
Over the course of February in Bonsall, the length of the day is increasing. From the start to the end of the month, the length of the day increases by 51 minutes, implying an average daily increase of 1 minute, 53 seconds, and weekly increase of 13 minutes, 8 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is February 1, with 10 hours, 36 minutes of daylight and the longest day is February 28, with 11 hours, 27 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in February
The latest sunrise of the month in Bonsall is 6:44 AM on February 1 and the earliest sunrise is 26 minutes earlier at 6:18 AM on February 28.
The earliest sunset is 5:20 PM on February 1 and the latest sunset is 24 minutes later at 5:45 PM on February 28.
Daylight saving time is observed in Bonsall 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 5:39 AM and sets 14 hours, 22 minutes later, at 8:01 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 6:48 AM and sets 9 hours, 57 minutes later, at 4:45 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time in February
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Bonsall is essentially constant during February, remaining around 0% throughout.
For reference, on August 31, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 5% of the time, while on November 13, 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 Bonsall is essentially constant during February, remaining within 0.1 miles per hour of 6.6 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on April 11, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 6.9 miles per hour, while on September 8, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 5.0 miles per hour.
The highest daily average wind speed during February is 6.8 miles per hour on February 19.
Average Wind Speed in February
Wind Direction in February
Bonsall 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 Bonsall is essentially constant during February, remaining around 59°F throughout.
The lowest average surface water temperature during February is 59°F on February 8.
Average Water Temperature in February
The growing season in Bonsall typically lasts for 11 months (347 days), from around January 14 to around December 28, rarely starting after February 19, or ending before November 27.
The month of February in Bonsall is more likely than not fully within the growing season, with the chance that a given day is in the growing season rapidly increasing from 69% to 95% 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 Bonsall are gradually increasing during February, increasing by 167°F, from 174°F to 342°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in February
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Bonsall is increasing during February, rising by 1.0 kWh, from 3.8 kWh to 4.8 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 Bonsall are 33.289 deg latitude, -117.226 deg longitude, and 384 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Bonsall contains significant variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 597 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 330 feet. Within 10 miles contains significant variations in elevation (1,916 feet). Within 50 miles contains very significant variations in elevation (10,771 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Bonsall is covered by cropland (77%) and grassland (14%), within 10 miles by shrubs (48%) and artificial surfaces (23%), and within 50 miles by shrubs (44%) and water (30%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Bonsall 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 Bonsall.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Bonsall 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 Bonsall is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Bonsall and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Oceanside, Camp Pendleton, Marine Corps Air Station (52%, 12 kilometers, west); Oceanside Municipal Airport (40%, 14 kilometers, southwest); March Air Reserve Base (4.5%, 68 kilometers, north); and Palm Springs International Airport (3.5%, 89 kilometers, northeast).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .