Phoenix Weather in February

Phoenix, Arizona enjoys fine weather during February. This month is a little sunnier and a little warmer than the rest of winter.

This page gives detailed information on the typical February temperature, precipitation, sun, humidity, wind and storms for Phoenix. The weather measurements are averages based on climate data gathered at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, located near the city center.

Temperature Weather iconTemperature

71 °F February average high 22 °C
49 °F February average low 9 °C
16 days 70 °F max. or more (21 °C)
16 days 50 °F min. or less (10 °C)

Most days in February warm to over 60 degrees Fahrenheit (16 degrees Celsius) in Phoenix. The city averages 4 days this month when the thermometer reaches into the 80s °F (over 27 °C). But normally the temperature doesn't go above 90 °F (32 °C).

The thermometer dips to 40 °F (4 °C) or below on an average of 2 nights. February has just one night a decade when the temperature drops to freezing.

Rainy Weather iconRain

0.9 in total precipitation 22 mm
4 days of rain

Half the time, Phoenix receives 0.3 to 1.2 inches (8 to 30 mm) of rainfall in February. One in four years has drier weather, while another one in four is wetter.

Sunny Weather iconSun

80 % sunshine
13 days clear skies

The sun's rays reach the ground in Phoenix during 80 percent of daylight hours on average in February, for a total of 246 hours in the month. Typically on 13 days this month the sky is mainly clear, with at most 30 percent cloud cover.

Sunlight in February at Phoenix lasts for 11 hours a day on average. The shortest day of the month is the 1st with 10 hours and 36 minutes of daylight. By the end of the month, the days have lengthened to 11:27 from sunrise to sunset. These durations can vary by a minute or two from year to year.

Humid Weather iconHumidity

44 % February average humidity

The relative humidity in Phoenix during February usually peaks at 60 percent in the morning then drops to 27 percent by late afternoon.

Local Time2 am5 am8 am11 am2 pm5 pm8 pm11 pm
Humidity % 56 60 60 39 28 27 37 48

Windy Weather iconWind

5.8 mph February wind speed average 9.3 kph

February is less windy than most other months in Phoenix.

Stormy Weather iconStorms

1 day rainfall of 0.5 inches (13 mm) or more
1 day with thunderstorms in February

About once a decade, Phoenix receives an inch (25 mm) or more of rain in one day during February.

Phoenix averages one February thunderstorm every two years.


The weather data here are long-term averages provided by the US National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI). Temperature and precipitation are 1991-2020 normals while humidity and thunderstorms are 1961-1990 normals.

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