Average Weather in February in North Edwards California, United States
Daily high temperatures increase by 4°F, from 61°F to 65°F, rarely falling below 52°F or exceeding 76°F.
Daily low temperatures increase by 4°F, from 33°F to 38°F, rarely falling below 23°F or exceeding 47°F.
For reference, on July 27, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in North Edwards typically range from 67°F to 100°F, while on December 30, the coldest day of the year, they range from 30°F to 57°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 Edwards 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 22.
The clearest day of the month is February 1, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 59% of the time.
For reference, on February 22, 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 North Edwards, the chance of a wet day over the course of February is essentially constant, remaining around 15% throughout.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 16% on February 20, and its lowest chance is 0% on June 23.
Probability of Precipitation in February
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during February in North Edwards is essentially constant, remaining about 1.4 inches throughout, and rarely exceeding 3.9 inches.
The highest average 31-day accumulation is 1.5 inches on February 19.
Average Monthly Rainfall in February
Over the course of February in North Edwards, the length of the day is increasing. From the start to the end of the month, the length of the day increases by 54 minutes, implying an average daily increase of 2 minutes, 0 seconds, and weekly increase of 14 minutes, 2 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is February 1, with 10 hours, 30 minutes of daylight and the longest day is February 28, with 11 hours, 24 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in February
The latest sunrise of the month in North Edwards is 6:50 AM on February 1 and the earliest sunrise is 28 minutes earlier at 6:21 AM on February 28.
The earliest sunset is 5:20 PM on February 1 and the latest sunset is 26 minutes later at 5:46 PM on February 28.
Daylight saving time is observed in North Edwards 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, 31 minutes later, at 8:08 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 6:55 AM and sets 9 hours, 48 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 North Edwards is essentially constant during February, remaining around 0% throughout.
For reference, on July 16, 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 North Edwards is essentially constant during February, remaining within 0.2 miles per hour of 8.7 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on May 3, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 10.5 miles per hour, while on September 17, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 7.8 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in February
Wind Direction in February
The growing season in North Edwards typically lasts for 7.3 months (223 days), from around March 27 to around November 5, rarely starting before February 24 or after April 20, and rarely ending before October 19 or after November 23.
The month of February in North Edwards is more likely than not fully outside of the growing season, with the chance that a given day is in the growing season increasing from 1% to 14% 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 North Edwards are gradually increasing during February, increasing by 96°F, from 66°F to 162°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in February
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in North Edwards is increasing during February, rising by 1.1 kWh, from 3.7 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 North Edwards are 35.017 deg latitude, -117.833 deg longitude, and 2,306 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of North Edwards contains only modest variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 272 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 2,305 feet. Within 10 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (1,325 feet). Within 50 miles contains very significant variations in elevation (8,383 feet).
The area within 2 miles of North Edwards is covered by shrubs (92%), within 10 miles by shrubs (83%) and bare soil (17%), and within 50 miles by shrubs (84%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in North Edwards 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 2 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in North Edwards.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and North Edwards 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 Edwards is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between North Edwards and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Edwards, Edwards Air Force Auxiliary North Base (99%, 4.3 kilometers, southwest) and Ridgecrest Community Hospital Heliport (1.4%, 76 kilometers, north).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .