Las Vegas Weather in February

February's weather is the wettest all year for Las Vegas, Nevada. That's not saying much, though. The desert city still averages less than an inch (25 mm) of rain or snow for the month.

This page gives detailed information on the typical February weather for Las Vegas.

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The numbers here are historical averages based on climate data gathered at the McCarran International Airport, located near the south end of the Las Vegas Strip.

Temperature Weather iconTemperature

63 °F February average high 17 °C
43 °F February average low 6 °C

In most years, Las Vegas averages a daily maximum temperature for February that's between 59 and 66 degrees Fahrenheit (15 to 19 degrees Celsius). The minimum temperature usually falls between 41 and 46 °F (5 to 8 °C).

The days at Las Vegas start to warm more quickly during February. By the end of the month, the temperature has climbed around 6 °F (4 °C) above what it was at the start.

18 days 60 °F max. or more (16 °C)
8 days 40 °F min. or less (4 °C)

Nearly every day in February warms to over 50 °F (10 °C) in Las Vegas. The city averages 5 days this month when the thermometer reaches into the 70s °F (over 21 °C). Temperatures above 80 °F (27 °C) happen once every few years.

The thermometer dips to 32 °F (0 °C) or below just once on average during the month. But the temperature never normally gets as cold as 20 °F (-8 °C). This is the last of freezing temperatures and crisp air for Las Vegas until next winter.

Rainy Weather iconRain

0.8 in total precipitation 19 mm
4 days of rain

February is generally the rainiest time of the year for Las Vegas. Even so, the desert city receives little rain this month. Half the time, the rainfall in February amounts to 0.1 to 1.3 inches (2 to 33 mm). One in four years has drier weather, while another one in four is wetter. About once a decade, it snows lightly in February.

Sunny Weather iconSun

81 % sunshine
12 days clear skies

The sun's rays reach the ground in Las Vegas during 81 percent of daylight hours on average in February, for a total of 247 hours in the month. Typically on 12 days this month the sky is mainly clear, with at most 30 percent cloud cover.

Sunlight in February at Las Vegas lasts for 10 hours and 53 minutes a day on average. The shortest day of the month is the 1st with 10 hours and 26 minutes of daylight. By the end of the month, the days have lengthened to 11:23 from sunrise to sunset. These durations can vary by a minute or two from year to year.

Humid Weather iconHumidity

40 % February average humidity

The relative humidity in Las Vegas during February usually peaks at 52 percent in the morning then drops to 26 percent around mid afternoon.

Local Time1 am4 am7 am10 am1 pm4 pm7 pm10 pm
Humidity % 47 50 52 36 28 26 36 42

Windy Weather iconWind

8.4 mph February wind speed average 13.5 kph

February is slightly less windy than most other months in Las Vegas.

Stormy Weather iconStorms

2 days rainfall of 0.1 inches (2.5 mm) or more
0 days with thunderstorms in February

February is the month most likely to rain at least half an inch in one day, but that doesn't happen every year. Rainstorms of over an inch are not expected.

Every few years a thunderstorm shows up at Las Vegas in February.

Reference

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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