February is icy in the winter of Idaho, with cloudy skies, and wetter north and west regions. The average temperatures range from 33°F (0.6°C) to 50°F (10°C) in the day and -1°F (-18.3°C) to 30°F (-1.1°C) during the night. Island Park in the east registers mostly below freezing between 8°F (-13.3°C) to 33°F (0.6°C). Snowfall between 10" (254mm) to 20" (508mm) is common in the majority of the state, including the south. Idaho has a long, mushing history similar to Alaska or Canada. Cross country skiing is for adventure lovers, while dog sledding is a thrill through the mountainous landscapes such as those of the Targhee National Forest. Enjoy the horse-drawn sleigh rides on the snowy terrain of the winter wonderland. Ice fishing is widespread, with plenty of trout and whitefish in the company of hot chocolate or a drink in hand. Watch out for snowstorms that deposit vast amounts of snow and stall everyday life. Expect the sunshine to be weak during the majority of daylight hours in February in Idaho.