Average Weather in February in WaKeeney Kansas, United States
Daily high temperatures increase by 9°F, from 43°F to 52°F, rarely falling below 26°F or exceeding 70°F.
Daily low temperatures increase by 6°F, from 21°F to 27°F, rarely falling below 5°F or exceeding 39°F.
For reference, on July 11, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in WaKeeney typically range from 67°F to 93°F, while on January 2, the coldest day of the year, they range from 19°F to 41°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 WaKeeney experiences essentially constant cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy remaining about 44% throughout the month. The highest chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 46% on February 15.
The clearest day of the month is February 1, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 57% of the time.
For reference, on February 15, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 46%, while on July 7, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 75%.
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 WaKeeney, 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 37% on July 4, and its lowest chance is 5% on January 16.
Over the course of February in WaKeeney, the chance of a day with only rain increases from 1% to 4%, the chance of a day with mixed snow and rain remains an essentially constant 1% throughout, and the chance of a day with only snow remains an essentially constant 3% throughout.
Probability of Precipitation in February
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during February in WaKeeney is gradually increasing, starting the month at 0.2 inches, when it rarely exceeds 0.8 inches or falls below -0.0 inches, and ending the month at 0.5 inches, when it rarely exceeds 1.3 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 WaKeeney is essentially constant, remaining about 0.2 inches throughout, and rarely exceeding 0.8 inches or falling to 0.0 inches.
Average Monthly Liquid-Equivalent Snowfall in February
Over the course of February in WaKeeney, 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, 3 minutes, implying an average daily increase of 2 minutes, 20 seconds, and weekly increase of 16 minutes, 21 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is February 1, with 10 hours, 15 minutes of daylight and the longest day is February 28, with 11 hours, 19 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in February
The latest sunrise of the month in WaKeeney is 7:45 AM on February 1 and the earliest sunrise is 33 minutes earlier at 7:12 AM on February 28.
The earliest sunset is 6:01 PM on February 1 and the latest sunset is 30 minutes later at 6:31 PM on February 28.
Daylight saving time is observed in WaKeeney 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 6:14 AM and sets 14 hours, 55 minutes later, at 9:08 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 7:55 AM and sets 9 hours, 26 minutes later, at 5:20 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 WaKeeney is essentially constant during February, remaining around 0% throughout.
For reference, on July 25, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 28% 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 WaKeeney is gradually increasing during February, increasing from 10.9 miles per hour to 11.7 miles per hour over the course of the month.
For reference, on April 8, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 13.0 miles per hour, while on August 6, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 10.0 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in February
The hourly average wind direction in WaKeeney throughout February is predominantly from the north, with a peak proportion of 39% on February 13.
Wind Direction in February
The growing season in WaKeeney typically lasts for 5.7 months (175 days), from around April 23 to around October 15, rarely starting before April 3 or after May 13, and rarely ending before September 25 or after November 2.
The month of February in WaKeeney 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 WaKeeney are essentially constant during February, remaining within 14°F of 28°F throughout.
Growing Degree Days in February
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in WaKeeney is increasing during February, rising by 1.1 kWh, from 3.1 kWh to 4.2 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 WaKeeney are 39.025 deg latitude, -99.880 deg longitude, and 2,444 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of WaKeeney contains only modest variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 118 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 2,431 feet. Within 10 miles also contains only modest variations in elevation (443 feet). Within 50 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (1,414 feet).
The area within 2 miles of WaKeeney is covered by cropland (52%) and grassland (46%), within 10 miles by grassland (50%) and cropland (50%), and within 50 miles by grassland (50%) and cropland (50%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in WaKeeney, 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 WaKeeney.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and WaKeeney 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 WaKeeney is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between WaKeeney and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Hill City Municipal Airport (56%, 39 kilometers, north); Hays Municipal Airport (32%, 57 kilometers, east); and Shalz Field (12%, 110 kilometers, northwest).
Time zones for airports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .