February weather forecast
Santa Fe, NM

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Beautiful sunset over the St. Francis of Assisi Basilica in Santa Fe, New Mexico
Beautiful sunset over the St. Francis of Assisi Basilica in Santa Fe, New Mexico

Weather in February

While February continues the winter narrative of January, it carries subtle indications of the impending spring. Noteworthy is an increase in the maximum temperature to 43.2°F (6.2°C), marginally reducing the winter's sting. Relative to January, February days are a tad warmer with slightly less snow. The period of daylight extends, heralding longer days, but the city still enjoys a generous cover of silvery clouds, maintaining the winter feel. February maintains the winter aesthetic while subtly setting the stage for the arrival of spring.

Temperature

With February's advent, Santa Fe sees an average high-temperature of a chilly 43.2°F (6.2°C), subtly shifted from January's 39.2°F (4°C). Santa Fe throughout February, records an average low-temperature of 24.6°F (-4.1°C).

Humidity

In February, the average relative humidity in Santa Fe is 60%.

Rainfall

In Santa Fe, in February, during 5.7 rainfall days, 0.63" (16mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Santa Fe, during the entire year, the rain falls for 90.3 days and collects up to 9.8" (249mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall. In Santa Fe, in February, during 7.8 snowfall days, 3.98" (101mm) of snow is typically accumulated. In Santa Fe, during the entire year, snow falls for 36 days and aggregates up to 22.68" (576mm) of snow.

Daylight

In February, the average length of the day is 10h and 55min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:03 am and sunset at 5:30 pm. On the last day of February, in Santa Fe, sunrise is at 6:33 am and sunset at 5:58 pm MST.

Sunshine

The months with the least sunshine are January, February and December, with an average of 7.1h of sunshine.

UV index

January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index in Santa Fe. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 2 in February transforms into the following instructions:
Though extended exposure to the sun typically does not concern most people, it is crucial to always shield children, infants, and those with sensitive skin. The Sun's UV radiation is especially harmful around midday, so reduce exposure and stay safe. A hat with a broad brim is indispensable, filtering out up to half of UV rays. Be alert to the fact! The reflection from snow can nearly double the UV radiation of the Sun.
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Frequently asked questions

How cold does it get in Santa Fe in February?

February temperatures in Santa Fe vary between a high-temperature of 43.2°F (6.2°C) and a low-temperature of 24.6°F (-4.1°C).

What is the average humidity in February in Santa Fe?

In Santa Fe, the average relative humidity in February is 60%.

How much does it rain in Santa Fe in February?

In Santa Fe, New Mexico, during February, the rain falls for 5.7 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.63" (16mm) of precipitation.

How much does it snow in Santa Fe in February?

In February, in Santa Fe, New Mexico, it is snowing for 7.8 days. Throughout February, 3.98" (101mm) of snow is accumulated.

What is the average length of the day in February in Santa Fe?

The average day length in February is 10h and 55min.

When are sunrise and sunset in February in Santa Fe?

On the first day of February, sunrise is at 7:03 am and sunset at 5:30 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:33 am and sunset at 5:58 pm MST.

What are the months with the least sunshine in Santa Fe?

The months with the least sunshine in Santa Fe are January, February and December, with an average of 7.1h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Santa Fe have in February?

The average sunshine duration in February in Santa Fe, New Mexico, is 7.1h.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Santa Fe?

January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

How high is the UV index in February in Santa Fe?

In February, the average daily maximum UV index in Santa Fe, New Mexico, is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in February
Santa Fe, NM

Average temperature in February - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average high temperature in February: 43.2°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (81.5°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (39.2°F).

  • Average low temperature in February: 24.6°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (59.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (21.6°F).

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Average pressure in February
Santa Fe, NM

Average pressure in February - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average pressure in February: 30.06"Hg

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

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Average wind speed in February
Santa Fe, NM

Average wind speed in February - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average wind speed in February: 7.5mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (8.9mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.8mph).

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Average humidity in February
Santa Fe, NM

Average humidity in February - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average humidity in February: 60%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (67%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (32%).

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Average rainfall in February
Santa Fe, NM

Average rainfall in February - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average rainfall in February: 0.63"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (1.73").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is April (0.55").

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Average rainfall days in February
Santa Fe, NM

Average rainfall days in February - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average rainfall days in February: 5.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (14.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (3.4 days).

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Average snowfall in February
Santa Fe, NM

Average snowfall in February - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average snowfall in February: 3.98"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (5.71").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in February
Santa Fe, NM

Average snowfall days in February - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average snowfall days in February: 7.8 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (7.9 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
Santa Fe, NM

Average daylight in February / Average sunshine in February - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average daylight in February: 10h and 5min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 30min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 48min).

  • Average sunshine in February: 7h and 1min

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 12h and 0min).
The months with the least sunshine are January, February and December (Average sunshine: 7h and 6min).

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Average sunshine days in February
Santa Fe, NM

Average sunshine days in February - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average sunshine days in February: 17.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (23.6 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (8.8 days).

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Average UV index in February
Santa Fe, NM

Average UV index in February - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average UV index in February: 2

The months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in February
Santa Fe, NM

Average cloud cover in February - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average cloud cover in February: 20

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 21).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 10).

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Average visibility in February
Santa Fe, NM

Average visibility in February - Santa Fe, 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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