February weather forecast
Ames, IA

Weather in February

The last month of the winter, February, is also a subzero cold month in Ames, Iowa, with an average temperature fluctuating between 30.6°F (-0.8°C) and 17.1°F (-8.3°C).

Temperature

In Ames, the average high-temperature in February is practically the same as in January - a still subzero cold 30.6°F (-0.8°C). The average low-temperature, in Ames, is 17.1°F (-8.3°C).

Humidity

In Ames, the average relative humidity in February is 82%.

Rainfall

In February, in Ames, Iowa, the rain falls for 3.3 days. Throughout February, 1.02" (26mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Ames, during the entire year, the rain falls for 130.6 days and collects up to 27.48" (698mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through May, October through December. In Ames, in February, during 8.3 snowfall days, 3.94" (100mm) of snow is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Ames, there are 36.2 snowfall days, and 15.43" (392mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

In Ames, Iowa, the average length of the day in February is 10h and 37min.
On the first day of February, sunrise is at 7:27 am and sunset at 5:29 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:50 am and sunset at 6:03 pm CST.

Sunshine

In February, the average sunshine is 4.5h.

UV index

In February, the average daily maximum UV index is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: In February, the average maximum UV index of 2 translate into the following recommendations:
People with sensitive skin, children, and babies should always be protected from prolonged sun exposure. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for the 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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in February in Ames?

In Ames, Iowa, in February, the average high-temperature is 30.6°F (-0.8°C), and the average low-temperature is 17.1°F (-8.3°C).

What is the average humidity in February in Ames?

In Ames, Iowa, the average relative humidity in February is 82%.

How much does it rain in Ames in February?

In February, the rain falls for 3.3 days. Throughout February, 1.02" (26mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How many days does it snow in February in Ames?

In Ames, in February, snow falls for 8.3 days, with typically accumulated 3.94" (100mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Ames have in February?

In February, the average day length in Ames is 10h and 37min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in February in Ames?

In February, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:27 am and sunset at 5:29 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:50 am and sunset at 6:03 pm CST.

How many hours of sunshine does Ames have in February?

The average sunshine duration in February is 4.5h.

What is the UV index reading in February in Ames?

In February, the average daily maximum UV index in Ames, Iowa, is 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in February
Ames, IA

Average temperature in February - Ames, IA
  • Average high temperature in February: 30.6°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (81.3°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (26.6°F).

  • Average low temperature in February: 17.1°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (64.6°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (13.5°F).

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Average pressure in February
Ames, IA

Average pressure in February - Ames, IA
  • Average pressure in February: 30.14"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.16"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.88"Hg).

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Average wind speed in February
Ames, IA

Average wind speed in February - Ames, IA
  • Average wind speed in February: 10.4mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (10.7mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (7.1mph).

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Average humidity in February
Ames, IA

Average humidity in February - Ames, IA
  • Average humidity in February: 82%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (84%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (70%).

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Average rainfall in February
Ames, IA

Average rainfall in February - Ames, IA
  • Average rainfall in February: 1.02"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (4.09").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (0.94").

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Average rainfall days in February
Ames, IA

Average rainfall days in February - Ames, IA
  • Average rainfall days in February: 3.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (18 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (3.3 days).

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Average snowfall in February
Ames, IA

Average snowfall in February - Ames, IA
  • Average snowfall in February: 3.94"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (4.06").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in February
Ames, IA

Average snowfall days in February - Ames, IA
  • Average snowfall days in February: 8.3 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (9.1 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average daylight in February /
Average sunshine in February
Ames, IA

Average daylight in February / Average sunshine in February - Ames, IA
  • Average daylight in February: 10h and 37min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 11min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 11min).

  • Average sunshine in February: 4h and 30min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 6min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 3h and 54min).

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Average sunshine days in February
Ames, IA

Average sunshine days in February - Ames, IA
  • Average sunshine days in February: 16.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (19.4 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (10.4 days).

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Average UV index in February
Ames, IA

Average UV index in February - Ames, IA
  • Average UV index in February: 2

The months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 6).
The month with the lowest UV index is January (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in February
Ames, IA

Average cloud cover in February - Ames, IA
  • Average cloud cover in February: 53

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 57).
The month with the least cloud cover is September (Cloud cover 31).

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Average visibility in February
Ames, IA

Average visibility in February - Ames, IA
  • Average visibility in February: 6mi

The months with the highest visibility are February, March, April, May, June, September, October, November and December (6mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, July and August (5mi).

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