Houston Weather in February

February is a month of pleasantly mild weather at Houston, Texas. This is the city's least rainy month. Plus many days are warm, but never hot.

This page gives detailed information on the typical February temperature, precipitation, sun, humidity, wind and storms for Houston. The numbers here are historical averages based on temperature and rainfall measurements gathered at Houston Hobby Airport and other climate data from George Bush Intercontinental Airport.

Temperature Weather iconTemperature

68 °F February average high 20 °C
50 °F February average low 10 °C
22 days 60 °F max. or more (16 °C)
5 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 Houston. The city averages 2 days this month when the thermometer reaches into the 80s °F (over 27 °C). Temperatures above 90 °F (32 °C) are not expected here this month.

The thermometer dips to freezing or below on an average of 1 night during the month.

Rainy Weather iconPrecipitation

2.9 in total precipitation 72 mm
9 days of rain

February is Houston's least rainy month. Half the time, the city receives 1.3 to 4.0 inches (33 to 101 mm) total rainfall for February. One in four years has drier weather, while another one in four is wetter. In rare years, some of the precipitation falls as snow.

Sunny Weather iconSun

50 % sunshine
7 days clear skies

The sun's rays reach the ground in Houston during 50 percent of daylight hours on average in February, for a total of 156 hours in the month. Typically on 7 days this month the sky is mainly clear, with at most 30 percent cloud cover.

Sunlight in February at Houston lasts for 11 hours and 9 minutes a day on average. The shortest day of the month is the 1st with 10 hours and 48 minutes of daylight. By the end of the month, the days have lengthened to 11:32 from sunrise to sunset. These durations can vary by a minute or two from year to year.

Humid Weather iconHumidity

73 % February average humidity

The relative humidity in Houston during February usually peaks at 86 percent in the morning then drops to 55 percent by mid afternoon.

Local Time12 am3 am6 am9 am12 pm3 pm6 pm9 pm
Humidity % 83 85 86 79 61 55 61 77

Windy Weather iconWind

8.5 mph February wind speed average 13.7 kph

February is windier than most other months in Houston.

Stormy Weather iconStorms

2 days rainfall of 0.5 inches (13 mm) or more
2 days with thunderstorms in February

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.

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