Houston Weather in February
February is a month of pleasantly mild weather at Houston, Texas. This is the city's least rainy month. Plus many days are warm, but never hot.
This page gives detailed information on the typical February weather for Houston. You can jump directly to data and descriptions for:
The numbers here are historical averages based on climate data gathered at the George Bush Intercontinental Airport, located north of downtown Houston.
|66 °F||February average high||19 °C|
|47 °F||February average low||8 °C|
In most years, Houston averages a daily maximum temperature for February that's between 62 and 70 degrees Fahrenheit (17 to 21 degrees Celsius). The minimum temperature usually falls between 43 and 50 °F (6 to 10 °C).
The days at Houston warm steadily during February. By the end of the month, the temperature has climbed around 5 °F (3 °C) above what it was at the start.
|20 days||60 °F maximum or above (16 °C)|
|8 days||40 °F minimum or below (4 °C)|
The temperature rises nearly every day during February to over 50 °F (10 °C) in Houston. The city averages 2 days this month when the thermometer reaches into the 80s °F (over 27 °C). Temperatures above 90 °F (32 °C) are not expected here this month.
The thermometer dips to freezing or below on an average of 2 nights. But February does not normally get as cold as 20 °F (-8 °C).
|3.2 inches||total February precipitation||81 millimetres|
|9 days||of rain|
February is Houston's least rainy month. Half the time, the city receives 1.5 to 5 inches (37 to 115 mm) total rainfall for February. One in four years has drier weather, while another one in four is wetter. In rare years, some of the precipitation falls as snow.
|50 %||sunshine in February|
|7 days||with clear skies|
The sun's rays reach the ground in Houston during 50 percent of daylight hours on average in February, for a total of 156 hours in the month. Typically on 7 days this month the sky is mainly clear, with at most 30 percent cloud cover.
Sunlight in February at Houston lasts for 11 hours and 9 minutes a day on average. The shortest day of the month is the 1st with 10 hours and 48 minutes of daylight. By the end of the month, the days have lengthened to 11:32 from sunrise to sunset. These durations can vary by a minute or two from year to year.
|73 %||February average humidity|
The relative humidity in Houston during February usually peaks at 86 percent in the morning then drops to 55 percent by mid afternoon.
|Local Time||12 am||3 am||6 am||9 am||12 pm||3 pm||6 pm||9 pm|
|8.5 mph||February wind speed average||13.7 kph|
February is windier than most other months in Houston.
|2 days||rainfall of 0.5 inches (13 mm) or more|
|2 days||with thunderstorms in February|
These weather data are long-term historical averages provided by the National Climatic Data Center of the United States. The temperature and precipitation numbers are 1981-2010 normals while the humidity and thunderstorm statistics are 1961-1990 normals.