Average Weather in February in Arinsal Andorra
In Arinsal, the month of February is characterized by gradually rising daily high temperatures, with daily highs increasing by 3°F, from 32°F to 35°F over the course of the month, and rarely exceeding 46°F or dropping below 22°F.
Daily low temperatures increase by 2°F, from 17°F to 19°F, rarely falling below 7°F or exceeding 27°F.
For reference, on August 4, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Arinsal typically range from 45°F to 66°F, while on January 11, the coldest day of the year, they range from 17°F to 32°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 Arinsal experiences essentially constant cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy remaining about 55% throughout the month.
The clearest day of the month is February 28, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 46% of the time.
For reference, on November 1, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 59%, while on July 20, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 74%.
Cloud Cover in February
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Arinsal, the chance of a wet day over the course of February is gradually decreasing, starting the month at 20% and ending it at 18%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 29% on May 8, and its lowest chance is 15% on July 14.
Over the course of February in Arinsal, the chance of a day with only rain remains an essentially constant 1% throughout, the chance of a day with mixed snow and rain remains an essentially constant 4% throughout, and the chance of a day with only snow decreases from 16% to 12%.
Probability of Precipitation in February
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during February in Arinsal is essentially constant, remaining about 0.1 inches throughout, and rarely exceeding 0.5 inches or falling below -0.0 inches.
The lowest average 31-day accumulation is 0.1 inches on February 2.
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 Arinsal is essentially constant, remaining about 1.0 inches throughout, and rarely exceeding 2.3 inches or falling below 0.2 inches.
Average Monthly Liquid-Equivalent Snowfall in February
Over the course of February in Arinsal, 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, 12 minutes, implying an average daily increase of 2 minutes, 39 seconds, and weekly increase of 18 minutes, 35 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is February 1, with 9 hours, 60 minutes of daylight and the longest day is February 28, with 11 hours, 11 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in February
The latest sunrise of the month in Arinsal is 8:08 AM on February 1 and the earliest sunrise is 37 minutes earlier at 7:31 AM on February 28.
The earliest sunset is 6:07 PM on February 1 and the latest sunset is 35 minutes later at 6:42 PM on February 28.
Daylight saving time is observed in Arinsal during 2017, 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 6:16 AM and sets 15 hours, 19 minutes later, at 9:35 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 8:20 AM and sets 9 hours, 3 minutes later, at 5:23 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time in February
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Arinsal is essentially constant during February, remaining around 0% throughout.
Humidity Comfort Levels in February
The average hourly wind speed in Arinsal is essentially constant during February, remaining within 0.1 miles per hour of 3.9 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on April 6, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 4.1 miles per hour, while on August 27, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 2.6 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in February
Wind Direction in February
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Arinsal is increasing during February, rising by 1.1 kWh, from 2.6 kWh to 3.8 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 Arinsal are 42.572 deg latitude, 1.485 deg longitude, and 6,368 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Arinsal contains extreme variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 4,623 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 6,205 feet. Within 10 miles also contains extreme variations in elevation (7,451 feet). Within 50 miles also contains extreme variations in elevation (10,591 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Arinsal is covered by trees (57%) and bare soil (30%), within 10 miles by trees (38%) and grassland (20%), and within 50 miles by trees (51%) and grassland (17%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Arinsal 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 Arinsal.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Arinsal 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 Arinsal is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Arinsal and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Saint-Girons - Antichan (29%, 58 kilometers, northwest); Carcassonne-Salvaza (20%, 98 kilometers, northeast); Perpignan–Rivesaltes Airport (18%, 115 kilometers, east); Aeroport de Girona - Costa Brava (18%, 129 kilometers, southeast); and Barcelona–El Prat Airport (15%, 150 kilometers, south).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .