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February Weather in Apía Colombia

Daily high temperatures are around 74°F, rarely falling below 70°F or exceeding 79°F. The highest daily average high temperature is 74°F on February 7.

Daily low temperatures are around 60°F, rarely falling below 58°F or exceeding 63°F. The highest daily average low temperature is 60°F on February 25.

For reference, on August 7, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Apía typically range from 60°F to 74°F, while on October 24, the coldest day of the year, they range from 59°F to 72°F.

Average High and Low Temperature in February in Apía

Average High and Low Temperature in February in Apía181522112233445566778899101011111212131314141515161617171818191920202121222223232424252526262727282858°F58°F60°F60°F62°F62°F64°F64°F66°F66°F68°F68°F70°F70°F72°F72°F74°F74°F76°F76°F78°F78°F80°F80°FJanMarFeb 674°FFeb 674°F60°F60°FFeb 2874°FFeb 2874°F60°F60°FFeb 1674°FFeb 1674°F60°F60°F
The daily average high (red line) and low (blue line) temperature, with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands. The thin dotted lines are the corresponding average perceived temperatures.

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 in Apía

Average Hourly Temperature in February in Apía181522112233445566778899101011111212131314141515161617171818191920202121222223232424252526262727282812 AM12 AM4 AM4 AM8 AM8 AM12 PM12 PM4 PM4 PM8 PM8 PM12 AM12 AMJanMarcoolcoolcomfortable
frigid 15°F freezing 32°F very cold 45°F cold 55°F cool 65°F comfortable 75°F warm 85°F hot 95°F sweltering
The average hourly temperature, color coded into bands. The shaded overlays indicate night and civil twilight.

Musanze, Rwanda (7,308 miles away) and Berastagi, Indonesia (11,760 miles) are the far-away foreign places with temperatures most similar to Apía (view comparison).

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Clouds

The month of February in Apía experiences essentially constant cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy remaining about 86% throughout the month.

The clearest day of the month is February 1, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 15% of the time.

For reference, on May 6, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 93%, while on July 26, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 20%.

Cloud Cover Categories in February in Apía

Cloud Cover Categories in February in Apía18152211223344556677889910101111121213131414151516161717181819192020212122222323242425252626272728280%100%10%90%20%80%30%70%40%60%50%50%60%40%70%30%80%20%90%10%100%0%JanMarFeb 115%Feb 115%Feb 2812%Feb 2812%Feb 1114%Feb 1114%partly cloudymostly cloudyovercastmostly clear
0% clear 20% mostly clear 40% partly cloudy 60% mostly cloudy 80% overcast 100%
The percentage of time spent in each cloud cover band, categorized by the percentage of the sky covered by clouds.

Precipitation

A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Apía, the chance of a wet day over the course of February is increasing, starting the month at 62% and ending it at 66%.

For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 87% on November 8, and its lowest chance is 62% on February 5.

Probability of Precipitation in February in Apía

Probability of Precipitation in February in Apía18152211223344556677889910101111121213131414151516161717181819192020212122222323242425252626272728280%0%10%10%20%20%30%30%40%40%50%50%60%60%70%70%80%80%JanMarFeb 162%Feb 162%Feb 2866%Feb 2866%Feb 1163%Feb 1163%rain
The percentage of days in which various types of precipitation are observed, excluding trace quantities: rain alone, snow alone, and mixed (both rain and snow fell in the same day).

Rainfall

To show variation within the month and not just the monthly total, we show the rainfall accumulated over a sliding 31-day period centered around each day.

The average sliding 31-day rainfall during February in Apía is gradually increasing, starting the month at 7.3 inches, when it rarely exceeds 13.0 inches or falls below 2.0 inches, and ending the month at 7.8 inches, when it rarely exceeds 13.7 inches or falls below 2.3 inches.

Average Monthly Rainfall in February in Apía

Average Monthly Rainfall in February in Apía18152211223344556677889910101111121213131414151516161717181819192020212122222323242425252626272728280 in0 in2 in2 in4 in4 in6 in6 in8 in8 in10 in10 in12 in12 in14 in14 in16 in16 inJanMarFeb 17.3 inFeb 17.3 inFeb 287.8 inFeb 287.8 inFeb 117.5 inFeb 117.5 in
The average rainfall (solid line) accumulated over the course of a sliding 31-day period centered on the day in question, with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands. The thin dotted line is the corresponding average liquid-equivalent snowfall.

Sun

Over the course of February in Apía, the length of the day is essentially constant. The shortest day of the month is February 1, with 11 hours, 55 minutes of daylight and the longest day is February 28, with 12 hours, 1 minute of daylight.

Hours of Daylight and Twilight in February in Apía

Hours of Daylight and Twilight in February in Apía18152211223344556677889910101111121213131414151516161717181819192020212122222323242425252626272728280 hr24 hr4 hr20 hr8 hr16 hr12 hr12 hr16 hr8 hr20 hr4 hr24 hr0 hrJanMarnightnightdaydayFeb 111 hr, 55 minFeb 111 hr, 55 minFeb 2812 hr, 1 minFeb 2812 hr, 1 min
The number of hours during which the Sun is visible (black line). From bottom (most yellow) to top (most gray), the color bands indicate: full daylight, twilight (civil, nautical, and astronomical), and full night.

The latest sunrise of the month in Apía is 6:20 AM on February 2 and the earliest sunrise is 4 minutes earlier at 6:15 AM on February 28.

The earliest sunset is 6:14 PM on February 1 and the latest sunset is 2 minutes, 16 seconds later at 6:16 PM on February 22.

Daylight saving time is not observed in Apía during 2021.

For reference, on June 21, the longest day of the year, the Sun rises at 5:53 AM and sets 12 hours, 25 minutes later, at 6:18 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 6:07 AM and sets 11 hours, 50 minutes later, at 5:56 PM.

Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in February in Apía

Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in February in Apía18152211223344556677889910101111121213131414151516161717181819192020212122222323242425252626272728282 AM4 AM6 AM8 AM10 AM12 PM2 PM4 PM6 PM8 PM10 PM12 AMJanMar6:15 AM6:15 AMFeb 286:16 PMFeb 286:16 PM6:20 AM6:20 AMFeb 16:14 PMFeb 16:14 PM6:19 AM6:19 AMFeb 116:16 PMFeb 116:16 PMSolarMidnightSolarMidnightSolarNoonSunriseSunset
The solar day over the course of February. From bottom to top, the black lines are the previous solar midnight, sunrise, solar noon, sunset, and the next solar midnight. The day, twilights (civil, nautical, and astronomical), and night are indicated by the color bands from yellow to gray.

Moon

The figure below presents a compact representation of key lunar data for February 2021. The horizontal axis is the day, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the colored areas indicate when the moon is above the horizon. The vertical gray bars (new Moons) and blue bars (full Moons) indicate key Moon phases. The label associated with each bar indicates the date and time that the phase is obtained, and the companion time labels indicate the rise and set times of the Moon for the nearest time interval in which the moon is above the horizon.

Moon Rise, Set & Phases in February in Apía

Moon Rise, Set & Phases in February in Apía181522112233445566778899101011111212131314141515161617171818191920202121222223232424252526262727282812 AM12 AM4 AM4 AM8 AM8 AM12 PM12 PM4 PM4 PM8 PM8 PM12 AM12 AMJanMarJan 1312:01 AMJan 1312:01 AMJan 282:17 PMJan 282:17 PMFeb 112:06 PMFeb 112:06 PMFeb 273:18 AMFeb 273:18 AMMar 135:22 AMMar 135:22 AMMar 281:49 PMMar 281:49 PM5:39 AM5:39 AM5:50 PM5:50 PM6:22 PM6:22 PM7:04 AM7:04 AM6:15 AM6:15 AM6:26 PM6:26 PM5:59 PM5:59 PM6:35 AM6:35 AM6:25 AM6:25 AM6:42 PM6:42 PM6:25 PM6:25 PM6:50 AM6:50 AM
The time in which the moon is above the horizon (light blue area), with new moons (dark gray lines) and full moons (blue lines) indicated. The shaded overlays indicate night and civil twilight.

Humidity

We base the humidity comfort level on the dew point, as it determines whether perspiration will evaporate from the skin, thereby cooling the body. Lower dew points feel drier and higher dew points feel more humid. Unlike temperature, which typically varies significantly between night and day, dew point tends to change more slowly, so while the temperature may drop at night, a muggy day is typically followed by a muggy night.

The chance that a given day will be muggy in Apía is gradually increasing during February, rising from 16% to 19% over the course of the month.

For reference, on May 7, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 35% of the time, while on October 25, the least muggy day of the year, there are muggy conditions 11% of the time.

Humidity Comfort Levels in February in Apía

Humidity Comfort Levels in February in Apía18152211223344556677889910101111121213131414151516161717181819192020212122222323242425252626272728280%0%10%10%20%20%30%30%40%40%50%50%60%60%70%70%80%80%90%90%100%100%JanMarFeb 116%Feb 116%Feb 2819%Feb 2819%Feb 1117%Feb 1117%muggymuggyhumidhumidcomfortablecomfortable
dry 55°F comfortable 60°F humid 65°F muggy 70°F oppressive 75°F miserable
The percentage of time spent at various humidity comfort levels, categorized by dew point.

Wind

This section discusses the wide-area hourly average wind vector (speed and direction) at 10 meters above the ground. The wind experienced at any given location is highly dependent on local topography and other factors, and instantaneous wind speed and direction vary more widely than hourly averages.

The average hourly wind speed in Apía is essentially constant during February, remaining around 1.8 miles per hour throughout.

For reference, on October 26, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 2.2 miles per hour, while on July 7, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 1.6 miles per hour.

Average Wind Speed in February in Apía

Average Wind Speed in February in Apía18152211223344556677889910101111121213131414151516161717181819192020212122222323242425252626272728280.0 mph0.0 mph0.5 mph0.5 mph1.0 mph1.0 mph1.5 mph1.5 mph2.0 mph2.0 mph2.5 mph2.5 mph3.0 mph3.0 mph3.5 mph3.5 mphJanMarFeb 11.8 mphFeb 11.8 mphFeb 281.8 mphFeb 281.8 mphFeb 111.8 mphFeb 111.8 mph
The average of mean hourly wind speeds (dark gray line), with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.

The hourly average wind direction in Apía throughout February is predominantly from the west, with a peak proportion of 62% on February 20.

Wind Direction in February in Apía

Wind Direction in February in Apía18152211223344556677889910101111121213131414151516161717181819192020212122222323242425252626272728280%100%20%80%40%60%60%40%80%20%100%0%JanMarwesteastsouth
northeastsouthwest
The percentage of hours in which the mean wind direction is from each of the four cardinal wind directions, excluding hours in which the mean wind speed is less than 1.0 mph. The lightly tinted areas at the boundaries are the percentage of hours spent in the implied intermediate directions (northeast, southeast, southwest, and northwest).

Growing Season

Definitions of the growing season vary throughout the world, but for the purposes of this report, we define it as the longest continuous period of non-freezing temperatures (≥ 32°F) in the year (the calendar year in the Northern Hemisphere, or from July 1 until June 30 in the Southern Hemisphere).

Temperatures in Apía are sufficiently warm year round that it is not entirely meaningful to discuss the growing season in these terms. We nevertheless include the chart below as an illustration of the distribution of temperatures experienced throughout the year.

Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in February in Apía

Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in February in Apía18152211223344556677889910101111121213131414151516161717181819192020212122222323242425252626272728280%100%10%90%20%80%30%70%40%60%50%50%60%40%70%30%80%20%90%10%100%0%JanMar100%Feb 15100%Feb 15100%Jan 1100%Jan 1coolcomfortablewarm
frigid 15°F freezing 32°F very cold 45°F cold 55°F cool 65°F comfortable 75°F warm 85°F hot 95°F sweltering
The percentage of time spent in various temperature bands. The black line is the percentage chance that a given day is within the growing season.

Growing degree days are a measure of yearly heat accumulation used to predict plant and animal development, and defined as the integral of warmth above a base temperature, discarding any excess above a maximum temperature. In this report, we use a base of 50°F and a cap of 86°F.

The average accumulated growing degree days in Apía are increasing during February, increasing by 432°F, from 514°F to 946°F, over the course of the month.

Growing Degree Days in February in Apía

The average growing degree days accumulated over the course of February, with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.

Solar Energy

This section discusses the total daily incident shortwave solar energy reaching the surface of the ground over a wide area, taking full account of seasonal variations in the length of the day, the elevation of the Sun above the horizon, and absorption by clouds and other atmospheric constituents. Shortwave radiation includes visible light and ultraviolet radiation.

The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Apía is essentially constant during February, remaining around 4.6 kWh throughout.

The highest average daily incident shortwave solar energy during February is 4.6 kWh on February 6.

Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in February in Apía

Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in February in Apía18152211223344556677889910101111121213131414151516161717181819192020212122222323242425252626272728280 kWh0 kWh1 kWh1 kWh2 kWh2 kWh3 kWh3 kWh4 kWh4 kWh5 kWh5 kWh6 kWh6 kWhJanMarFeb 64.6 kWhFeb 64.6 kWhFeb 284.6 kWhFeb 284.6 kWhFeb 164.5 kWhFeb 164.5 kWh
The average daily shortwave solar energy reaching the ground per square meter (orange line), with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.

Topography

For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Apía are 5.106 deg latitude, -75.943 deg longitude, and 5,282 ft elevation.

The topography within 2 miles of Apía contains large variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 3,153 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 5,458 feet. Within 10 miles contains large variations in elevation (9,636 feet). Within 50 miles also contains extreme variations in elevation (17,218 feet).

The area within 2 miles of Apía is covered by trees (98%), within 10 miles by trees (72%) and grassland (14%), and within 50 miles by trees (59%) and grassland (14%).

Data Sources

This report illustrates the typical weather in Apía, 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 Apía.

For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Apía 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 Apía is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Apía and a given station.

The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Pereira / Matecana (SKPE, 84%, 40 kilometers, southeast) and José María Córdova International Airport (SKRG, 16%, 131 kilometers, northeast).

Other Data

All data relating to the Sun's position (e.g., sunrise and sunset) are computed using astronomical formulas from the book, Astronomical Algorithms 2nd Edition , by Jean Meeus.

All other weather data, including cloud cover, precipitation, wind speed and direction, and solar flux, come from NASA's MERRA-2 Modern-Era Retrospective Analysis . This reanalysis combines a variety of wide-area measurements in a state-of-the-art global meteorological model to reconstruct the hourly history of weather throughout the world on a 50-kilometer grid.

Land Use data comes from the Global Land Cover SHARE database , published by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.

Elevation data comes from the Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) , published by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

Names, locations, and time zones of places and some airports come from the GeoNames Geographical Database .

Time zones for airports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .

Maps are © Esri, with data from National Geographic, Esri, DeLorme, NAVTEQ, UNEP-WCMC, USGS, NASA, ESA, METI, NRCAN, GEBCO, NOAA, and iPC.

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We draw particular cautious attention to our reliance on the MERRA-2 model-based reconstructions for a number of important data series. While having the tremendous advantages of temporal and spatial completeness, these reconstructions: (1) are based on computer models that may have model-based errors, (2) are coarsely sampled on a 50 km grid and are therefore unable to reconstruct the local variations of many microclimates, and (3) have particular difficulty with the weather in some coastal areas, especially small islands.

We further caution that our travel scores are only as good as the data that underpin them, that weather conditions at any given location and time are unpredictable and variable, and that the definition of the scores reflects a particular set of preferences that may not agree with those of any particular reader.