Average Weather in February in Elk Ridge Utah, United States
Daily high temperatures increase by 10°F, from 35°F to 45°F, rarely falling below 24°F or exceeding 56°F.
Daily low temperatures increase by 7°F, from 20°F to 27°F, rarely falling below 7°F or exceeding 35°F.
For reference, on July 16, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Elk Ridge typically range from 59°F to 88°F, while on January 7, the coldest day of the year, they range from 17°F to 31°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
Aromatnoye, Ukraine (6,202 miles away); Kuluncak, Turkey (6,660 miles); and Şemdinli, Turkey (6,894 miles) are the far-away foreign places with temperatures most similar to Elk Ridge (view comparison).
The month of February in Elk Ridge experiences essentially constant cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy remaining about 49% throughout the month.
The clearest day of the month is February 1, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 52% of the time.
For reference, on March 1, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 51%, while on September 11, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 79%.
Cloud Cover Categories in February
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Elk Ridge, the chance of a wet day over the course of February is gradually increasing, starting the month at 17% and ending it at 20%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 22% on April 28, and its lowest chance is 8% on June 28.
Over the course of February in Elk Ridge, the chance of a day with only rain increases from 5% to 12%, the chance of a day with mixed snow and rain remains an essentially constant 5% throughout, and the chance of a day with only snow decreases from 6% to 3%.
Probability of Precipitation in February
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during February in Elk Ridge is gradually increasing, starting the month at 0.5 inches, when it rarely exceeds 1.3 inches, and ending the month at 0.8 inches, when it rarely exceeds 1.8 inches or falls below 0.2 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in February
We report snowfall in liquid-equivalent terms. The actual depth of new snowfall is typically between 5 and 10 times the liquid-equivalent amount, assuming the ground is frozen. As with rainfall, we consider the liquid-equivalent snowfall accumulated over a sliding 31-day period centered around each day.
The average sliding 31-day liquid-equivalent snowfall during February in Elk Ridge is essentially constant, remaining about 0.4 inches throughout, and rarely exceeding 1.2 inches or falling to 0.0 inches.
Average Monthly Liquid-Equivalent Snowfall in February
Over the course of February in Elk Ridge, the length of the day is rapidly increasing. From the start to the end of the month, the length of the day increases by 1 hour, 5 minutes, implying an average daily increase of 2 minutes, 25 seconds, and weekly increase of 16 minutes, 55 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is February 1, with 10 hours, 11 minutes of daylight and the longest day is February 28, with 11 hours, 16 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in February
The latest sunrise of the month in Elk Ridge is 7:35 AM on February 1 and the earliest sunrise is 34 minutes earlier at 7:01 AM on February 28.
The earliest sunset is 5:45 PM on February 1 and the latest sunset is 32 minutes later at 6:17 PM on February 28.
Daylight saving time is observed in Elk Ridge 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 5:58 AM and sets 15 hours, 1 minute later, at 8:59 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 7:45 AM and sets 9 hours, 20 minutes later, at 5:04 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time in February
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Elk Ridge is essentially constant during February, remaining around 0% throughout.
For reference, on August 5, 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 Elk Ridge is gradually increasing during February, increasing from 5.4 miles per hour to 6.2 miles per hour over the course of the month.
For reference, on April 5, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 7.0 miles per hour, while on January 7, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 5.2 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in February
Wind Direction in February
The growing season in Elk Ridge typically lasts for 5.2 months (159 days), from around May 2 to around October 9, rarely starting before April 14 or after May 21, and rarely ending before September 19 or after October 28.
The month of February in Elk Ridge is reliably fully outside of the growing season.
Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in February
The average accumulated growing degree days in Elk Ridge are essentially constant during February, remaining within 1°F of 1°F throughout.
Growing Degree Days in February
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Elk Ridge is increasing during February, rising by 1.0 kWh, from 3.1 kWh to 4.2 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 Elk Ridge are 40.011 deg latitude, -111.677 deg longitude, and 5,417 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Elk Ridge contains large variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 2,776 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 5,447 feet. Within 10 miles contains large variations in elevation (6,184 feet). Within 50 miles also contains extreme variations in elevation (7,635 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Elk Ridge is covered by cropland (48%), shrubs (25%), trees (13%), and grassland (13%), within 10 miles by cropland (35%) and shrubs (29%), and within 50 miles by shrubs (58%) and trees (24%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Elk Ridge 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 Elk Ridge.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Elk Ridge 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 Elk Ridge is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Elk Ridge and a given station.
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .