Austin Weather in February
Austin, Texas can get a brief taste of real winter weather in February. But most years see no snow and only the occasional frost.
This page gives detailed information on the typical February temperature, precipitation, sun, humidity, wind and storms for Austin. The numbers here are historical averages based on climate data gathered at Camp Mabry, located at few miles from downtown Austin.
|67 °F||February average high||19 °C|
|46 °F||February average low||8 °C|
|21 days||60 °F max. or more (16 °C)|
|9 days||40 °F min. or less (4 °C)|
The temperature rises nearly every day during February to over 50 degrees Fahrenheit (10 degrees Celsius) in Austin. The city averages 12 days this month when the thermometer reaches into the 70s °F (over 21 °C). In some years a day does get as hot as 90 °F (32 °C) in February.
The thermometer dips to freezing or below on an average of 2 nights. But February only rarely gets as cold as 20 °F (-8 °C).
|1.9 in||total precipitation||48 mm|
|8 days||of rain|
Half the time, Austin receives 0.6 to 3.0 inches (15 to 77 mm) of rainfall in February. One in four years has drier weather, while another one in four is wetter.
Although it usually doesn't snow in February, this is the month when Austin is most likely to see a few snowflakes.
|8 days||clear skies|
The sun's rays reach the ground in Austin during 51 percent of daylight hours on average in February, for a total of 159 hours in the month. Typically on 8 days this month the sky is mainly clear, with at most 30 percent cloud cover.
Sunlight in February at Austin lasts for 11 hours and 8 minutes a day on average. The shortest day of the month is the 1st with 10 hours and 46 minutes of daylight. By the end of the month, the days have lengthened to 11:31 from sunrise to sunset. These durations can vary by a minute or two from year to year.
|66 %||February average humidity|
The relative humidity in Austin during February usually peaks at 80 percent in the morning then drops to 50 percent by mid afternoon.
|Local Time||12 am||3 am||6 am||9 am||12 pm||3 pm||6 pm||9 pm|
|9.0 mph||February wind speed average||14.5 kph|
February is windier than most other months in Austin.
|1 day||rainfall of 0.5 inches (13 mm) or more|
|2 days||with thunderstorms in February|
February has fewer storms than most other months at Austin.
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.