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.
|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.
|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.
|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.
|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.
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|8.4 mph||February wind speed average||13.5 kph|
February is slightly less windy than most other months in Las Vegas.
|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.
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.