February weather forecast
Cortez, CO

The bright and red rays of the setting sun over the scenic layout of hills and plains of Cortez, Colorado
The bright and red rays of the setting sun over the scenic layout of hills and plains of Cortez, Colorado

Weather in February

February, the last month of the winter in Cortez, is another cold month, with an average temperature ranging between max 39.4°F (4.1°C) and min 23.7°F (-4.6°C).

Temperature

In Cortez, the average high-temperature in February is essentially the same as in January - a still cold 39.4°F (4.1°C). In Cortez, in February, the average low-temperature is 23.7°F (-4.6°C).

Humidity

In February, the average relative humidity is 68%.

Rainfall

In Cortez, in February, it is raining for 5.3 days, with typically 1.22" (31mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Cortez, during the entire year, the rain falls for 78.9 days and collects up to 9.84" (250mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through April, October through December are months with snowfall. In Cortez, during February, snow falls for 8.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 7.56" (192mm) of snow. In Cortez, during the entire year, snow falls for 34.4 days and aggregates up to 29.29" (744mm) of snow.

Daylight

In February, the average length of the day in Cortez is 10h and 50min.
On the first day of February in Cortez, sunrise is at 7:17 am and sunset at 5:38 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:46 am and sunset at 6:07 pm MST.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in February in Cortez, Colorado, is 7.2h.

UV index

January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index in Cortez. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: In February, the average maximum UV index of 2 translate into the following recommendations:
Extended sun exposure is not an issue for the majority. Children, infants, and fair-skinned individuals always need to be protected. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for the eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in February in Cortez?

The average relative humidity in February is 68%.

How much does it rain in Cortez in February?

In February, in Cortez, Colorado, the rain falls for 5.3 days. Throughout February, 1.22" (31mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How much does it snow in Cortez in February?

In Cortez, in February, snow falls for 8.3 days, with typically accumulated 7.56" (192mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Cortez have in February?

In February, the average day length in Cortez is 10h and 50min.

When are sunrise and sunset in February in Cortez?

On the first day of February in Cortez, sunrise is at 7:17 am and sunset at 5:38 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:46 am and sunset at 6:07 pm MST.

How many hours of sunshine does Cortez have in February?

The average sunshine duration in February in Cortez, Colorado, is 7.2h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Cortez?

January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index in Cortez, Colorado.

How high is the UV index in February in Cortez?

In February, the average daily maximum UV index is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from exposure to Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in February
Cortez, CO

Average temperature in February - Cortez, CO
  • Average high temperature in February: 39.4°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (84.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (35.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in February: 23.7°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (61.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (19.8°F).

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Average pressure in February
Cortez, CO

Average pressure in February - Cortez, CO
  • Average pressure in February: 30.09"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.23"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.87"Hg).

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Average wind speed in February
Cortez, CO

Average wind speed in February - Cortez, CO
  • Average wind speed in February: 6.7mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (9.3mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is January (5.7mph).

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Average humidity in February
Cortez, CO

Average humidity in February - Cortez, CO
  • Average humidity in February: 68%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (73%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (26%).

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Average rainfall in February
Cortez, CO

Average rainfall in February - Cortez, CO
  • Average rainfall in February: 1.22"

The wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are January and December (1.26").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is June (0.2").

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Average rainfall days in February
Cortez, CO

Average rainfall days in February - Cortez, CO
  • Average rainfall days in February: 5.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (9.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is June (2.8 days).

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Average snowfall in February
Cortez, CO

Average snowfall in February - Cortez, CO
  • Average snowfall in February: 7.56"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (8.11").
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in February
Cortez, CO

Average snowfall days in February - Cortez, CO
  • Average snowfall days in February: 8.3 days

The months with the highest number of snowfall days are January and December (8.5 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average daylight in February /
Average sunshine in February
Cortez, CO

Average daylight in February / Average sunshine in February - Cortez, CO
  • Average daylight in February: 10h and 50min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 42min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 38min).

  • Average sunshine in February: 7.2h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 12.1h).
The months with the least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 6.5).

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Average sunshine days in February
Cortez, CO

Average sunshine days in February - Cortez, CO
  • Average sunshine days in February: 17.6 days

The month with the most sunshine days is June (26.2 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (17.6 days).

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Average UV index in February
Cortez, CO

Average UV index in February - Cortez, CO
  • 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
Cortez, CO

Average cloud cover in February - Cortez, CO
  • Average cloud cover in February: 26

The months with the most cloud cover are January and December (Cloud cover 27).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 9).

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Average visibility in February
Cortez, CO

Average visibility in February - Cortez, CO
  • 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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