Average Weather in February in Vermilion Canada
Daily high temperatures increase by 7°F, from 18°F to 25°F, rarely falling below -3°F or exceeding 41°F.
Daily low temperatures increase by 5°F, from 3°F to 8°F, rarely falling below -20°F or exceeding 26°F.
For reference, on August 4, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Vermilion typically range from 54°F to 76°F, while on January 5, the coldest day of the year, they range from -0°F to 16°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 Vermilion experiences essentially constant cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy remaining about 69% throughout the month. The highest chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 70% on February 20.
The clearest day of the month is February 28, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 32% of the time.
For reference, on February 20, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 70%, while on August 5, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 63%.
Cloud Cover Categories in February
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Vermilion, the chance of a wet day over the course of February is essentially constant, remaining around 6% throughout.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 31% on June 27, and its lowest chance is 5% on February 16.
Probability of Precipitation 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 Vermilion is essentially constant, remaining about 0.2 inches throughout, and rarely exceeding 0.5 inches or falling to 0.0 inches.
The lowest average 31-day liquid-equivalent accumulation is 0.2 inches on February 17.
Average Monthly Liquid-Equivalent Snowfall in February
Over the course of February in Vermilion, 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, 48 minutes, implying an average daily increase of 3 minutes, 59 seconds, and weekly increase of 27 minutes, 53 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is February 1, with 8 hours, 59 minutes of daylight and the longest day is February 28, with 10 hours, 47 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in February
The latest sunrise of the month in Vermilion is 8:07 AM on February 1 and the earliest sunrise is 55 minutes earlier at 7:12 AM on February 28.
The earliest sunset is 5:07 PM on February 1 and the latest sunset is 53 minutes later at 5:59 PM on February 28.
Daylight saving time is observed in Vermilion 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 4:55 AM and sets 17 hours, 0 minutes later, at 9:55 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 8:36 AM and sets 7 hours, 30 minutes later, at 4:06 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time in February
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Vermilion is essentially constant during February, remaining around 0% throughout.
For reference, on July 17, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 1% of the time, while on September 2, 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 Vermilion is essentially constant during February, remaining within 0.2 miles per hour of 10.8 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on January 30, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 11.1 miles per hour, while on August 2, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 8.4 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in February
Wind Direction in February
The growing season in Vermilion typically lasts for 4.4 months (134 days), from around May 10 to around September 22, rarely starting before April 21 or after May 28, and rarely ending before September 3 or after October 10.
The month of February in Vermilion 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 Vermilion are essentially constant during February, remaining around 0°F throughout.
Growing Degree Days in February
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Vermilion is increasing during February, rising by 1.1 kWh, from 1.4 kWh to 2.5 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 Vermilion are 53.354 deg latitude, -110.858 deg longitude, and 2,024 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Vermilion contains only modest variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 249 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 2,002 feet. Within 10 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (499 feet). Within 50 miles contains significant variations in elevation (1,286 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Vermilion is covered by cropland (70%) and grassland (20%), within 10 miles by cropland (85%) and grassland (11%), and within 50 miles by cropland (83%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Vermilion 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 5 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Vermilion.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Vermilion 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 Vermilion is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Vermilion and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Vermilion (62%, 1.8 kilometers, east); Vermillon Airport (37%, 2.4 kilometers, south); Two Hills AGDM (0.3%, 61 kilometers, northwest); Lindbergh AGDM (0.3%, 69 kilometers, north); and Bonnyville Airport (0.2%, 77 kilometers, north).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .