Average Weather in February in Saldes Spain
In Saldes, the month of February is characterized by gradually rising daily high temperatures, with daily highs increasing by 3°F, from 40°F to 43°F over the course of the month, and rarely exceeding 53°F or dropping below 31°F.
Daily low temperatures increase by 2°F, from 23°F to 25°F, rarely falling below 14°F or exceeding 32°F.
For reference, on July 30, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Saldes typically range from 51°F to 73°F, while on January 11, the coldest day of the year, they range from 22°F to 39°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 Saldes experiences essentially constant cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy remaining about 46% throughout the month. The lowest chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 45% on February 5.
The clearest day of the month is February 5, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 55% of the time.
For reference, on October 29, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 53%, while on July 20, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 80%.
Cloud Cover in February
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Saldes, the chance of a wet day over the course of February is essentially constant, remaining around 14% throughout.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 24% on May 8, and its lowest chance is 13% on July 14.
Over the course of February in Saldes, the chance of a day with only rain increases from 4% to 7%, 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 Saldes is essentially constant, remaining about 0.5 inches throughout, and rarely exceeding 1.4 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 Saldes 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 Saldes, 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, 11 minutes, implying an average daily increase of 2 minutes, 37 seconds, and weekly increase of 18 minutes, 20 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is February 1, with 10 hours, 1 minute of daylight and the longest day is February 28, with 11 hours, 12 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in February
The latest sunrise of the month in Saldes is 8:06 AM on February 1 and the earliest sunrise is 36 minutes earlier at 7:29 AM on February 28.
The earliest sunset is 6:07 PM on February 1 and the latest sunset is 34 minutes later at 6:41 PM on February 28.
Daylight saving time is observed in Saldes 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, 16 minutes later, at 9:33 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 8:18 AM and sets 9 hours, 5 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 Saldes is essentially constant during February, remaining around 0% throughout.
Humidity Comfort Levels in February
The average hourly wind speed in Saldes is essentially constant during February, remaining within 0.1 miles per hour of 3.7 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on April 5, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 3.8 miles per hour, while on August 28, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 2.4 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in February
Wind Direction in February
Saldes 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 Saldes is essentially constant during February, remaining around 55°F throughout.
The lowest average surface water temperature during February is 55°F on February 22.
Average Water Temperature in February
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Saldes is increasing during February, rising by 1.1 kWh, from 2.7 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 Saldes are 42.233 deg latitude, 1.733 deg longitude, and 4,852 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Saldes contains extreme variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 4,997 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 4,571 feet. Within 10 miles also contains extreme variations in elevation (6,637 feet). Within 50 miles also contains extreme variations in elevation (9,970 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Saldes is covered by trees (65%) and grassland (20%), within 10 miles by trees (69%) and grassland (12%), and within 50 miles by trees (54%) and cropland (19%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Saldes 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 Saldes.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Saldes 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 Saldes is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Saldes and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Aeroport de Girona - Costa Brava (21%, 93 kilometers, southeast); Saint-Girons - Antichan (25%, 101 kilometers, northwest); Barcelona–El Prat Airport (18%, 108 kilometers, south); Perpignan–Rivesaltes Airport (18%, 109 kilometers, northeast); and Carcassonne-Salvaza (18%, 119 kilometers, northeast).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .