Phoenix Weather in February
Phoenix, Arizona enjoys fine weather during February. This month is a little sunnier and a little warmer than the rest of winter.
This page gives detailed information on the typical February temperature, precipitation, sun, humidity, wind and storms for Phoenix. The weather measurements are averages based on climate data gathered at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, located near the city center.
|71 °F||February average high||22 °C|
|49 °F||February average low||9 °C|
|16 days||70 °F max. or more (21 °C)|
|16 days||50 °F min. or less (10 °C)|
Most days in February warm to over 60 degrees Fahrenheit (16 degrees Celsius) in Phoenix. The city averages 4 days this month when the thermometer reaches into the 80s °F (over 27 °C). But normally the temperature doesn't go above 90 °F (32 °C).
The thermometer dips to 40 °F (4 °C) or below on an average of 2 nights. February has just one night a decade when the temperature drops to freezing.
|0.9 in||total precipitation||22 mm|
|4 days||of rain|
Half the time, Phoenix receives 0.3 to 1.2 inches (8 to 30 mm) of rainfall in February. One in four years has drier weather, while another one in four is wetter.
|13 days||clear skies|
The sun's rays reach the ground in Phoenix during 80 percent of daylight hours on average in February, for a total of 246 hours in the month. Typically on 13 days this month the sky is mainly clear, with at most 30 percent cloud cover.
Sunlight in February at Phoenix lasts for 11 hours a day on average. The shortest day of the month is the 1st with 10 hours and 36 minutes of daylight. By the end of the month, the days have lengthened to 11:27 from sunrise to sunset. These durations can vary by a minute or two from year to year.
|44 %||February average humidity|
The relative humidity in Phoenix during February usually peaks at 60 percent in the morning then drops to 27 percent by late afternoon.
|Local Time||2 am||5 am||8 am||11 am||2 pm||5 pm||8 pm||11 pm|
|5.8 mph||February wind speed average||9.3 kph|
February is less windy than most other months in Phoenix.
|1 day||rainfall of 0.5 inches (13 mm) or more|
|1 day||with thunderstorms in February|
About once a decade, Phoenix receives an inch (25 mm) or more of rain in one day during February.
Phoenix averages one February thunderstorm every two years.
The weather data here are long-term averages provided by the US National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI). Temperature and precipitation are 1991-2020 normals while humidity and thunderstorms are 1961-1990 normals.