Average Weather in February in Brakpan South Africa
Daily high temperatures are around 78°F, rarely falling below 71°F or exceeding 85°F.
Daily low temperatures are around 59°F, rarely falling below 54°F or exceeding 64°F. The highest daily average low temperature is 60°F on February 14.
For reference, on January 1, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Brakpan typically range from 59°F to 79°F, while on July 8, the coldest day of the year, they range from 34°F to 64°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 Brakpan experiences gradually decreasing cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy decreasing from 31% to 24%.
The clearest day of the month is February 25, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 76% of the time.
For reference, on November 25, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 38%, while on July 21, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 92%.
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 Brakpan, the chance of a wet day over the course of February is very rapidly decreasing, starting the month at 48% and ending it at 37%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 54% on December 13, and its lowest chance is 1% on July 7.
Probability of Precipitation in February
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during February in Brakpan is decreasing, starting the month at 3.5 inches, when it rarely exceeds 6.7 inches or falls below 1.3 inches, and ending the month at 2.8 inches, when it rarely exceeds 5.2 inches or falls below 0.8 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in February
Over the course of February in Brakpan, the length of the day is decreasing. From the start to the end of the month, the length of the day decreases by 39 minutes, implying an average daily decrease of 1 minute, 26 seconds, and weekly decrease of 10 minutes, 3 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is February 28, with 12 hours, 38 minutes of daylight and the longest day is February 1, with 13 hours, 17 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in February
The earliest sunrise of the month in Brakpan is 5:41 AM on February 1 and the latest sunrise is 18 minutes later at 5:59 AM on February 28.
The latest sunset is 6:58 PM on February 1 and the earliest sunset is 21 minutes earlier at 6:37 PM on February 28.
Daylight saving time is not observed in Brakpan during 2021.
For reference, on December 21, the longest day of the year, the Sun rises at 5:11 AM and sets 13 hours, 47 minutes later, at 6:58 PM, while on June 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 6:53 AM and sets 10 hours, 30 minutes later, at 5:23 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight 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 Brakpan is gradually decreasing during February, falling from 7% to 4% over the course of the month.
For reference, on January 30, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 7% of the time, while on May 15, 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 Brakpan is essentially constant during February, remaining within 0.1 miles per hour of 6.7 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on September 25, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 9.7 miles per hour, while on March 31, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 6.4 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in February
The hourly average wind direction in Brakpan throughout February is predominantly from the east, with a peak proportion of 38% on February 19.
Wind Direction in February
The growing season in Brakpan typically lasts for 9.6 months (293 days), from around August 9 to around May 29, rarely starting before July 15 or after September 10, and rarely ending before May 6 or after June 20.
The month of February in Brakpan is reliably fully within the growing season.
Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in February
The average accumulated growing degree days in Brakpan are rapidly increasing during February, increasing by 488°F, from 2,826°F to 3,314°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in February
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Brakpan is essentially constant during February, remaining within 0.2 kWh of 7.1 kWh throughout.
Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in February
For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Brakpan are -26.237 deg latitude, 28.369 deg longitude, and 5,351 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Brakpan contains only modest variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 210 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 5,350 feet. Within 10 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (571 feet). Within 50 miles contains significant variations in elevation (2,592 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Brakpan is covered by artificial surfaces (66%) and grassland (23%), within 10 miles by artificial surfaces (48%) and grassland (37%), and within 50 miles by grassland (49%) and cropland (30%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Brakpan, 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 Brakpan.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Brakpan 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 Brakpan is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Brakpan and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Springs (92%, 3.1 kilometers, southeast); O.R. Tambo International Airport (7%, 16 kilometers, northwest); and Vereeniging (1.2%, 55 kilometers, southwest).
Time zones for airports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .