Average Weather in February in Apple Valley California, United States
Daily high temperatures increase by 4°F, from 60°F to 64°F, rarely falling below 50°F or exceeding 75°F.
Daily low temperatures increase by 4°F, from 37°F to 41°F, rarely falling below 29°F or exceeding 49°F.
For reference, on July 26, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Apple Valley typically range from 68°F to 97°F, while on December 25, the coldest day of the year, they range from 35°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 Apple Valley experiences essentially constant cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy remaining about 44% throughout the month. The highest chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 46% on February 21.
The clearest day of the month is February 1, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 58% of the time.
For reference, on February 20, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 46%, while on September 7, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 89%.
Cloud Cover Categories in February
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Apple Valley, the chance of a wet day over the course of February is gradually increasing, starting the month at 13% and ending it at 16%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 17% on February 21, and its lowest chance is 1% on June 15.
Probability of Precipitation in February
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during February in Apple Valley is essentially constant, remaining about 1.7 inches throughout, and rarely exceeding 4.5 inches.
The highest average 31-day accumulation is 1.8 inches on February 18.
Average Monthly Rainfall in February
Over the course of February in Apple Valley, the length of the day is increasing. From the start to the end of the month, the length of the day increases by 53 minutes, implying an average daily increase of 1 minute, 58 seconds, and weekly increase of 13 minutes, 45 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is February 1, with 10 hours, 32 minutes of daylight and the longest day is February 28, with 11 hours, 25 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in February
The latest sunrise of the month in Apple Valley is 6:46 AM on February 1 and the earliest sunrise is 28 minutes earlier at 6:18 AM on February 28.
The earliest sunset is 5:18 PM on February 1 and the latest sunset is 25 minutes later at 5:44 PM on February 28.
Daylight saving time is observed in Apple Valley 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 5:36 AM and sets 14 hours, 28 minutes later, at 8:04 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 6:51 AM and sets 9 hours, 51 minutes later, at 4:42 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time in February
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Apple Valley is essentially constant during February, remaining around 0% throughout.
For reference, on August 22, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 1% 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 Apple Valley is essentially constant during February, remaining within 0.2 miles per hour of 8.0 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on May 3, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 9.3 miles per hour, while on September 9, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 6.9 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in February
Wind Direction in February
The growing season in Apple Valley typically lasts for 8.9 months (269 days), from around February 28 to around November 24, rarely starting before January 27 or after April 4, and rarely ending before November 4 or after December 17.
The month of February in Apple Valley 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 15% to 50% 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 Apple Valley are gradually increasing during February, increasing by 94°F, from 67°F to 161°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in February
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Apple Valley is increasing during February, rising by 1.1 kWh, from 3.8 kWh to 4.9 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 Apple Valley are 34.501 deg latitude, -117.186 deg longitude, and 2,943 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Apple Valley is essentially flat, with a maximum elevation change of 56 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 2,945 feet. Within 10 miles is essentially flat (2,700 feet). Within 50 miles contains large variations in elevation (11,030 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Apple Valley is covered by shrubs (100%), within 10 miles by shrubs (97%), and within 50 miles by shrubs (82%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Apple 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 4 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Apple Valley.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Apple 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 Apple Valley is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Apple Valley and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Southern California Logistics Airport (70%, 20 kilometers, northwest); San Bernardino International Airport (11%, 45 kilometers, south); Barstow Daggett County Airport (13%, 54 kilometers, northeast); and Twenty-Nine Palms, Marine Corps Air-Ground Combat Center (6%, 96 kilometers, east).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .