Average Weather in February in Oban United Kingdom
Daily high temperatures are around 45°F, rarely falling below 39°F or exceeding 50°F.
Daily low temperatures are around 38°F, rarely falling below 30°F or exceeding 44°F. The lowest daily average low temperature is 37°F on February 17.
For reference, on August 2, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Oban typically range from 53°F to 64°F, while on February 17, the coldest day of the year, they range from 37°F to 45°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 Oban experiences essentially constant cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy remaining about 72% throughout the month.
The clearest day of the month is February 28, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 30% of the time.
For reference, on January 25, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 75%, while on May 23, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 45%.
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 Oban, the chance of a wet day over the course of February is decreasing, starting the month at 55% and ending it at 50%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 63% on January 3, and its lowest chance is 35% on May 1.
Probability of Precipitation in February
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during February in Oban is decreasing, starting the month at 5.6 inches, when it rarely exceeds 9.5 inches or falls below 2.4 inches, and ending the month at 5.0 inches, when it rarely exceeds 8.8 inches or falls below 1.9 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in February
Over the course of February in Oban, the length of the day is very rapidly increasing. From the start to the end of the month, the length of the day increases by 2 hours, 2 minutes, implying an average daily increase of 4 minutes, 31 seconds, and weekly increase of 31 minutes, 37 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is February 1, with 8 hours, 36 minutes of daylight and the longest day is February 28, with 10 hours, 37 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in February
The latest sunrise of the month in Oban is 8:18 AM on February 1 and the earliest sunrise is 1 hour, 2 minutes earlier at 7:16 AM on February 28.
The earliest sunset is 4:53 PM on February 1 and the latest sunset is 1 hour, 0 minutes later at 5:53 PM on February 28.
Daylight saving time is observed in Oban during 2021, 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 4:31 AM and sets 17 hours, 44 minutes later, at 10:15 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 8:54 AM and sets 6 hours, 51 minutes later, at 3:45 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time in February
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
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Oban is essentially constant during February, remaining around 0% throughout.
For reference, on July 15, 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
dry 55°F comfortable 60°F humid 65°F muggy 70°F oppressive 75°F miserable
The average hourly wind speed in Oban is essentially constant during February, remaining within 0.3 miles per hour of 15.3 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on January 7, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 16.4 miles per hour, while on July 24, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 10.2 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in February
The hourly average wind direction in Oban throughout February is predominantly from the west, with a peak proportion of 36% on February 1.
Wind Direction in February
Oban 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 Oban is essentially constant during February, remaining around 45°F throughout.
Average Water Temperature in February
The growing season in Oban typically lasts for 7.4 months (227 days), from around March 29 to around November 11, rarely starting before March 5 or after April 24, and rarely ending before October 17 or after December 11.
The month of February in Oban is very likely fully outside of the growing season, with the chance that a given day is in the growing season gradually increasing from -0% to 6% 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 Oban are essentially constant during February, remaining around 2°F throughout.
Growing Degree Days in February
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Oban is gradually increasing during February, rising by 0.8 kWh, from 0.6 kWh to 1.4 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 Oban are 56.415 deg latitude, -5.472 deg longitude, and 52 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Oban contains significant variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 538 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 173 feet. Within 10 miles contains significant variations in elevation (1,896 feet). Within 50 miles contains very significant variations in elevation (4,406 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Oban is covered by grassland (37%), water (26%), and trees (22%), within 10 miles by water (38%) and grassland (23%), and within 50 miles by water (37%) and grassland (23%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Oban, 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 Oban.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Oban 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 Oban is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Oban and a given station.
Time zones for airports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .