February weather forecast
Brookings, SD

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Weather in February

As the severe frost of January offers way to February's milder winter clime, Brookings aggrandizes its spectral beauty under a clear blue sky filled with sunshine for 4.8 hours on average each day. Heated afternoons with temperatures reaching up to 24.3°F (-4.3°C) start to challenge the bitter cold. The city's snowfall drops to 4.69" (119mm) and is spread over fewer days. With the sun making its presence felt, the transition into spring gets into full swing. As February progresses, the subsequent month ushers in a distinct change in the city’s atmospheric conditions.

Temperature

February in Brookings registers an average high-temperature of a still subzero cold 24.3°F (-4.3°C), slightly varied from January's 20.7°F (-6.3°C). Throughout February, the temperature in Brookings falls to an average low of 10.2°F (-12.1°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in February is 86%.

Rainfall

In Brookings, during February, the rain falls for 3.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.75" (19mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 125.5 rainfall days, and 21.65" (550mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall in Brookings. The month with the most snowfall in Brookings is February, when snow falls for 11.5 days and typically aggregates up to 4.69" (119mm) of snow.

Daylight

In February, the average length of the day in Brookings is 10h and 29min.
On the first day of February in Brookings, South Dakota, sunrise is at 7:45 am and sunset at 5:36 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:04 am and sunset at 6:14 pm CST.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in February is 4.8h.

UV index

In Brookings, South Dakota, the average daily maximum UV index in February is 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The maximum UV index of 2 during February translates into these guidelines:
Most individuals face no major issues with lengthy exposure to the sun, but children, infants, and individuals with fair skin always require protection. It's crucial to reduce time in the direct Sun around mid-day due to the intense solar radiation. Loose clothes with a tight weave are optimal for safeguarding yourself against the Sun's rays. Notice this! Nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation can be caused by snow reflection.
Updated: Feb 14, 2024 | Published by: Weather Atlas | About Us

Frequently asked questions

How cold is February in Brookings?

The high-temperature during February is 24.3°F (-4.3°C) and the low-temperature is 10.2°F (-12.1°C).

What is the average humidity in February in Brookings?

In Brookings, South Dakota, the average relative humidity in February is 86%.

How much does it rain in Brookings in February?

In Brookings, South Dakota, in February, during 3.3 rainfall days, 0.75" (19mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the snowiest month in Brookings?

The month with the most snowfall in Brookings, South Dakota, is February, when snow falls for 11.5 days and typically aggregates up to 4.69" (119mm) of snow.

How much does it snow in Brookings in February?

In Brookings, South Dakota, during February, snow falls for 11.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 4.69" (119mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Brookings have in February?

In February, the average day length in Brookings is 10h and 29min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in February in Brookings?

On the first day of February, sunrise is at 7:45 am and sunset at 5:36 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:04 am and sunset at 6:14 pm CST.

How many hours of sunshine does Brookings have in February?

In February, the average sunshine duration in Brookings, South Dakota, is 4.8h.

What is the UV index reading in February in Brookings?

In February, the average daily maximum UV index in Brookings, South Dakota, is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.
Average humidity
Average rainfall days
Average snowfall days
Average daylight
Average sunshine
Average sunshine days
Average UV index
Average cloud cover
Average visibility

Average temperature in February
Brookings, SD

Average temperature in February - Brookings, SD
  • Average high temperature in February: 24.3°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 (20.7°F).

  • Average low temperature in February: 10.2°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (62.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (7°F).

Average pressure in February
Brookings, SD

Average pressure in February - Brookings, SD
  • Average pressure in February: 30.16"Hg

The months with the highest atmospheric pressure are January and February (30.16"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.86"Hg).

Average wind speed in February
Brookings, SD

Average wind speed in February - Brookings, SD
  • Average wind speed in February: 10.8mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (11.5mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (8.4mph).

Average humidity in February
Brookings, SD

Average humidity in February - Brookings, SD
  • Average humidity in February: 86%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (90%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (68%).

Average rainfall in February
Brookings, SD

Average rainfall in February - Brookings, SD
  • Average rainfall in February: 0.75"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (3.46").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is November (0.67").

Average rainfall days in February
Brookings, SD

Average rainfall days in February - Brookings, SD
  • Average rainfall days in February: 3.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (19.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (3.2 days).

Average snowfall in February
Brookings, SD

Average snowfall in February - Brookings, SD
  • Average snowfall in February: 4.69"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (4.69").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in February
Brookings, SD

Average snowfall days in February - Brookings, SD
  • Average snowfall days in February: 11.5 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (14.4 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in February /
Average sunshine in February
Brookings, SD

Average daylight in February / Average sunshine in February - Brookings, SD
  • Average daylight in February: 10h and 3min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 30min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8h and 54min).

  • Average sunshine in February: 4h and 5min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 36min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 3h and 48min).

Average sunshine days in February
Brookings, SD

Average sunshine days in February - Brookings, SD
  • Average sunshine days in February: 15 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (18.9 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (8.3 days).

Average UV index in February
Brookings, SD

Average UV index in February - Brookings, SD
  • 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).

Average cloud cover in February
Brookings, SD

Average cloud cover in February - Brookings, SD
  • Average cloud cover in February: 56

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 59).
The months with the least cloud cover are July and August (Cloud cover 28).

Average visibility in February
Brookings, SD

Average visibility in February - Brookings, SD
  • Average visibility in February: 6mi

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

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