San Diego Weather in February

February usually has the rainiest weather of the year for San Diego, California. Even so, the climate this month remains quite dry. Three out of four days on average get no rain.

This page gives detailed information on the typical February temperature, precipitation, sun, humidity, wind and storms for San Diego.

The numbers here are historical averages based on climate data gathered at the San Diego International Airport, located on San Diego Bay near the city center.

Temperature Weather iconTemperature

65 °F February average high 18 °C
51 °F February average low 10 °C

In most years, San Diego averages a daily maximum temperature for February that's between 63 and 67 degrees Fahrenheit (17 to 19 degrees Celsius). The minimum temperature usually falls between 49 and 53 °F (9 to 12 °C).

Average daily high temperatures remain steady throughout February. The nighttime low temperatures rise by 2 °F (1 °C) from the month's beginning to the end.

23 days 60 °F max. or more (16 °C)
12 days 50 °F min. or less (10 °C)

Nearly every day in February warms to over 50 °F (10 °C) in San Diego. The city averages 1 day this month when the thermometer reaches into the 80s °F (over 26 °C). Temperatures above 90 °F (32 °C) are not expected here during February.

At night, the thermometer dips to 40 °F (4 °C) or below about once a decade. But February does not normally get cold enough for frost.

Rainy Weather iconRain

2.3 in total precipitation 58 mm
7 days of rain

February is San Diego's rainiest month. Half the time, San Diego receives 1 to 3 inches (22 to 71 mm) of rainfall in February. One in four years has drier weather, while another one in four is wetter. None of the precipitation falls as snow.

Sunny Weather iconSun

71 % sunshine
10 days clear skies

The sun's rays reach the ground in San Diego during 71 percent of daylight hours on average in February, for a total of 219 hours in the month. Typically on 10 days this month the sky is mainly clear, with at most 30 percent cloud cover.

Sunlight in February at San Diego lasts for 11 hours and 2 minutes a day on average. The shortest day of the month is the 1st with 10 hours and 38 minutes of daylight. By the end of the month, the days have lengthened to 11:28 from sunrise to sunset. These durations can vary by a minute or two from year to year.

Humid Weather iconHumidity

66 % February average humidity

The relative humidity in San Diego during February usually peaks at 74 percent just after midnight then drops to 53 percent by early afternoon.

Local Time1 am4 am7 am10 am1 pm4 pm7 pm10 pm
Humidity % 74 73 72 58 53 58 68 72

Windy Weather iconWind

6.6 mph February wind speed average 10.6 kph

February is slightly less windy than most other months in San Diego.

Stormy Weather iconStorms

2 days rainfall of 0.5 inches (13 mm) or more
0 days with thunderstorms in February

San Diego has a thunderstorm during February about once every three or four years.


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.

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