Santiago del Estero
Argentina
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

February weather forecast and climate
Santiago del Estero, Argentina

February, the last month of the summer, in Santiago del Estero, is another hot month, with average temperature fluctuating between 21.8°C (71.2°F) and 32.2°C (90°F).

Temperature

In Santiago del Estero, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in January - a still hot 32.2°C (90°F). In Santiago del Estero, in February, the average low-temperature is 21.8°C (71.2°F).

Heat index

The average heat index is appraised at a sweltering 37.9°C (100.2°F). Take special precautions - heat exhaustion and heat cramps are expected. Heatstroke may occur with lengthy activity.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'real feel', 'feels like', 'felt air temperature', or 'apparent temperature', is a measure that combines both air temperature and relative humidity into a single value that indicates how hot the weather feels. Additional factors like pregnancy, wind, metabolic differences, and activity influence one's weather impression. Bear in mind that direct sunshine exposure increases weather impact, and may raise heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are especially crucial for babies and toddlers. Young children are generally more endangered than adults, as they usually less sweat. And also, due to larger skin surface relative to their small bodies and higher heat production as a result of their activity.
The human body normally cools itself by perspiration, as evaporated sweat carries heat away from the body. With a lot of moisture in the air, the evaporation process is not as effective, and the body does not cool down as efficiently, creating a perception of overheating. When heat gain surpasses the level the body can shed, body temperature begins to increase, and consequently, overheating and dehydration can occur, with varying severity.

Humidity

In February, the average relative humidity is 61%.

Rainfall

In Santiago del Estero, during February, the rain falls for 13.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 93mm (3.66") of precipitation. In Santiago del Estero, during the entire year, the rain falls for 113.8 days and collects up to 586mm (23.07") of precipitation.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Santiago del Estero, Argentina, is 13h.

Sunshine

In February, the average sunshine is 8.4h.

UV index

January, February and December, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index in Santiago del Estero, Argentina. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 7 transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against the skin and eye damage is required. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun.

What is the temperature in February in Santiago del Estero?

In Santiago del Estero, Argentina, in February, the average high-temperature is 32.2°C (90°F), and the average low-temperature is 21.8°C (71.2°F). In February, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature'), that factores the actual air temperature with the relative humidity, is evaluated at 37.9°C (100.2°F).

What is the average humidity in February in Santiago del Estero?

In Santiago del Estero, the average relative humidity in February is 61%.

How many days does it rain in February in Santiago del Estero?

In Santiago del Estero, during February, the rain falls for 13.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 93mm (3.66") of precipitation.

What is the average length of the day in February in Santiago del Estero?

In February, the average length of the day in Santiago del Estero, Argentina, is 13h.

How many hours of sunshine does Santiago del Estero have in February?

In February, the average sunshine in Santiago del Estero is 8.4h.

When is the highest UV index in Santiago del Estero?

Months with the highest UV index are January, February and December, with an average maximum UV index of 7.

What is the UV index intensity in February in Santiago del Estero?

In Santiago del Estero, the average daily maximum UV index in February is 7. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in February - Santiago del Estero, Argentina
  • Average high temperature in February: 32.2°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is January (33.6°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is July (19.4°C).

  • Average low temperature in February: 21.8°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is January (22.1°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is July (9.8°C).

Average humidity in February - Santiago del Estero, Argentina
  • Average humidity in February: 61%

The month with the highest relative humidity is May (72%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are August and September (48%).

Average rainfall in February - Santiago del Estero, Argentina
  • Average rainfall in February: 93mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (105mm).
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are July and August (3mm).

Average rainfall days in February - Santiago del Estero, Argentina
  • Average rainfall days in February: 13.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is December (14.5 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is August (1.5 days).

Average daylight in February / Average sunshine in February - Santiago del Estero, Argentina
  • Average daylight in February: 13h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 13.9h).
The month with shortest days is June (Average daylight: 10.4h).

  • Average sunshine in February: 8.4h

The month with most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 9.5h).
Months with least sunshine are April and May (Average sunshine: 7.3).

Average UV index in February - Santiago del Estero, Argentina
  • Average UV index in February: 7

Months with the highest UV index are January, February and December (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are May and June (UV index 4).