Average Weather in February in Zacatepec Mexico
Daily low temperatures increase by 3°F, from 57°F to 60°F, rarely falling below 52°F or exceeding 65°F.
For reference, on April 17, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Zacatepec typically range from 67°F to 95°F, while on January 13, the coldest day of the year, they range from 56°F to 86°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
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The month of February in Zacatepec experiences essentially constant cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy remaining about 31% throughout the month. The lowest chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 29% on February 24.
The clearest day of the month is February 24, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 71% of the time.
For reference, on September 14, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 88%, while on February 24, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 71%.
Cloud Cover Categories in February
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Zacatepec, the chance of a wet day over the course of February is essentially constant, remaining around 3% throughout.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 79% on August 27, and its lowest chance is 1% on December 9.
Probability of Precipitation in February
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during February in Zacatepec is essentially constant, remaining about 0.2 inches throughout, and rarely exceeding 0.8 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in February
Over the course of February in Zacatepec, the length of the day is gradually increasing. From the start to the end of the month, the length of the day increases by 26 minutes, implying an average daily increase of 57 seconds, and weekly increase of 6 minutes, 40 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is February 1, with 11 hours, 20 minutes of daylight and the longest day is February 28, with 11 hours, 46 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in February
The latest sunrise of the month in Zacatepec is 7:10 AM on February 1 and the earliest sunrise is 14 minutes earlier at 6:56 AM on February 28.
The earliest sunset is 6:30 PM on February 1 and the latest sunset is 12 minutes later at 6:42 PM on February 28.
Daylight saving time is observed in Zacatepec 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 7:00 AM and sets 13 hours, 15 minutes later, at 8:16 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 7:04 AM and sets 11 hours, 1 minute later, at 6:05 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in February
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Zacatepec is essentially constant during February, remaining around 0% throughout.
For reference, on September 15, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 8% of the time, while on November 27, 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 Zacatepec is essentially constant during February, remaining within 0.1 miles per hour of 5.4 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on March 13, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 5.7 miles per hour, while on October 1, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 4.1 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in February
Wind Direction in February
Temperatures in Zacatepec are sufficiently warm year round that it is not entirely meaningful to discuss the growing season in these terms. We nevertheless include the chart below as an illustration of the distribution of temperatures experienced throughout the year.
Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in February
The average accumulated growing degree days in Zacatepec are rapidly increasing during February, increasing by 625°F, from 650°F to 1,275°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in February
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Zacatepec is gradually increasing during February, rising by 0.9 kWh, from 5.7 kWh to 6.6 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 Zacatepec are 18.654 deg latitude, -99.190 deg longitude, and 3,077 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Zacatepec contains significant variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 735 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 3,050 feet. Within 10 miles contains significant variations in elevation (2,897 feet). Within 50 miles contains large variations in elevation (16,056 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Zacatepec is covered by cropland (84%), within 10 miles by cropland (61%) and trees (35%), and within 50 miles by cropland (40%) and trees (36%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Zacatepec 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 3 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Zacatepec.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Zacatepec 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 Zacatepec is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Zacatepec and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Licenciado Adolfo López Mateos International Airport (29%, 86 kilometers, northwest); Benito Juárez International Airport (37%, 88 kilometers, north); and Hermanos Serdán International Airport (34%, 103 kilometers, northeast).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .