February weather forecast
Portales, NM

Silhouette windmill images on a small hill in Portales in NM, below the colorful yellow, orange, and grey sunset sky
Silhouette windmill images on a small hill in Portales in NM, below the colorful yellow, orange, and grey sunset sky

Weather in February

The last month of the winter, February, is another cool month in Portales, New Mexico, with an average temperature varying between 54.7°F (12.6°C) and 33.6°F (0.9°C).

Temperature

In February, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in January - a still fresh 54.7°F (12.6°C). In Portales, in February, the average low-temperature is 33.6°F (0.9°C).

Humidity

In Portales, New Mexico, the average relative humidity in February is 48%.

Rainfall

In February, in Portales, the rain falls for 2.8 days. Throughout February, 0.39" (10mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 86.6 rainfall days, and 11.77" (299mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through April, October through December are months with snowfall in Portales. The months with the most snowfall are January and February, with an average 1.34" (34mm) of accumulated snow.

Daylight

The average length of the day in February is 10h and 59min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:50 am and sunset at 5:23 pm. On the last day of February, in Portales, sunrise is at 6:22 am and sunset at 5:48 pm MST.

Sunshine

The months with the least sunshine in Portales, New Mexico, are January, February and December, with an average of 7h of sunshine.

UV index

In Portales, New Mexico, the average daily maximum UV index in February is 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: In February, the average maximum UV index of 3 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against skin and eye damage is obliged. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. 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 average humidity in February in Portales?

In February, the average relative humidity is 48%.

How many days does it rain in February in Portales?

In Portales, New Mexico, in February, during 2.8 rainfall days, 0.39" (10mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When does it snow the most in Portales?

The months with the most snowfall in Portales are January and February, with an average 1.34" (34mm) of accumulated snow.

How many days does it snow in February in Portales?

In Portales, New Mexico, in February, snow falls for 3 days, with typically accumulated 1.34" (34mm) of snow.

What is the average length of the day in February in Portales?

In Portales, the average day length in February is 10h and 59min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in February in Portales?

On the first day of February in Portales, New Mexico, sunrise is at 6:50 am and sunset at 5:23 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:22 am and sunset at 5:48 pm MST.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Portales?

The months with the least sunshine are January, February and December, with an average of 7h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Portales have in February?

In February, the average sunshine duration in Portales, New Mexico, is 7h.

What is the UV index intensity in February in Portales?

In Portales, New Mexico, the average daily maximum UV index in February is 3. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium hazard to health from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in February
Portales, NM

Average temperature in February - Portales, NM
  • Average high temperature in February: 54.7°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is June (90.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (50°F).

  • Average low temperature in February: 33.6°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (69.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (31.1°F).

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Average pressure in February
Portales, NM

Average pressure in February - Portales, NM
  • Average pressure in February: 30.04"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.11"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.84"Hg).

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Average wind speed in February
Portales, NM

Average wind speed in February - Portales, NM
  • Average wind speed in February: 11.9mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (13.3mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (9.9mph).

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Average humidity in February
Portales, NM

Average humidity in February - Portales, NM
  • Average humidity in February: 48%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (54%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (34%).

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Average rainfall in February
Portales, NM

Average rainfall in February - Portales, NM
  • Average rainfall in February: 0.39"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (1.81").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is November (0.28").

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Average rainfall days in February
Portales, NM

Average rainfall days in February - Portales, NM
  • Average rainfall days in February: 2.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (12.9 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (2.6 days).

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Average snowfall in February
Portales, NM

Average snowfall in February - Portales, NM
  • Average snowfall in February: 1.34"

The months with the highest snowfall are January and February (1.34").
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in February
Portales, NM

Average snowfall days in February - Portales, NM
  • Average snowfall days in February: 3 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (3.5 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average daylight in February /
Average sunshine in February
Portales, NM

Average daylight in February / Average sunshine in February - Portales, NM
  • Average daylight in February: 10h and 59min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 24min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 55min).

  • Average sunshine in February: 7h and 0min

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 11h and 54min).
The months with the least sunshine are January, February and December (Average sunshine: 7h and 0min).

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Average sunshine days in February
Portales, NM

Average sunshine days in February - Portales, NM
  • Average sunshine days in February: 22.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (26.4 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (14 days).

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Average UV index in February
Portales, NM

Average UV index in February - Portales, NM
  • Average UV index in February: 3

The months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 7).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in February
Portales, NM

Average cloud cover in February - Portales, NM
  • Average cloud cover in February: 19

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 21).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 13).

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Average visibility in February
Portales, NM

Average visibility in February - Portales, NM
  • Average visibility in February: 6mi

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

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