Average Weather in February in Sky Valley California, United States
Daily high temperatures increase by 5°F, from 69°F to 73°F, rarely falling below 59°F or exceeding 83°F.
Daily low temperatures increase by 4°F, from 45°F to 49°F, rarely falling below 37°F or exceeding 56°F.
For reference, on July 12, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Sky Valley typically range from 78°F to 105°F, while on December 26, the coldest day of the year, they range from 42°F to 65°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 Sky Valley experiences essentially constant cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy remaining about 38% throughout the month. The highest chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 40% on February 20.
The clearest day of the month is February 1, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 63% of the time.
For reference, on February 20, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 40%, while on September 18, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 89%.
Cloud Cover Categories in February
0% clear 20% mostly clear 40% partly cloudy 60% mostly cloudy 80% overcast 100%
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Sky Valley, the chance of a wet day over the course of February is gradually increasing, starting the month at 10% and ending it at 12%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 13% on February 21, and its lowest chance is 1% on June 18.
Probability of Precipitation in February
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during February in Sky Valley is essentially constant, remaining about 1.2 inches throughout, and rarely exceeding 3.2 inches.
The highest average 31-day accumulation is 1.2 inches on February 15.
Average Monthly Rainfall in February
Over the course of February in Sky Valley, 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, 55 seconds, and weekly increase of 13 minutes, 26 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is February 1, with 10 hours, 34 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 Sky Valley is 6:42 AM on February 1 and the earliest sunrise is 27 minutes earlier at 6:15 AM on February 28.
The earliest sunset is 5:16 PM on February 1 and the latest sunset is 25 minutes later at 5:41 PM on February 28.
Daylight saving time is observed in Sky 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 5:34 AM and sets 14 hours, 25 minutes later, at 7:59 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 6:46 AM and sets 9 hours, 54 minutes later, at 4:40 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time in February
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Sky Valley is essentially constant during February, remaining around 0% throughout.
For reference, on August 15, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 11% of the time, while on November 2, the least muggy day of the year, there are muggy conditions 0% of the time.
Humidity Comfort Levels in February
dry 55°F comfortable 60°F humid 65°F muggy 70°F oppressive 75°F miserable
The average hourly wind speed in Sky Valley is essentially constant during February, remaining within 0.2 miles per hour of 7.1 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on April 26, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 8.6 miles per hour, while on August 24, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 6.3 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in February
Wind Direction in February
Sky Valley 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 Sky Valley is essentially constant during February, remaining around 59°F throughout.
The lowest average surface water temperature during February is 59°F on February 7.
Average Water Temperature in February
While it does not do so every year, freezing temperatures are seen in Sky Valley over some winters. The day least likely to be in the growing season is December 25, with a 67% chance.
Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in February
The average accumulated growing degree days in Sky Valley are increasing during February, increasing by 233°F, from 191°F to 424°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in February
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Sky Valley is increasing during February, rising by 1.1 kWh, from 4.0 kWh to 5.0 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 Sky Valley are 33.890 deg latitude, -116.353 deg longitude, and 1,122 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Sky Valley contains very significant variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 1,086 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 1,121 feet. Within 10 miles contains very significant variations in elevation (5,673 feet). Within 50 miles also contains extreme variations in elevation (11,719 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Sky Valley is covered by shrubs (100%), within 10 miles by shrubs (88%), and within 50 miles by shrubs (77%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Sky 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 3 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Sky Valley.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Sky 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 Sky Valley is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Sky Valley and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Palm Springs International Airport (58%, 16 kilometers, southwest); Thermal Airport (22%, 34 kilometers, southeast); and Twenty-Nine Palms, Marine Corps Air-Ground Combat Center (19%, 49 kilometers, north).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .