February weather forecast and climate
Ames, IA

The last month of the winter, February, is also a subzero cold month in Ames, Iowa, with average temperature ranging between min 17.1°F (-8.3°C) and max 30.6°F (-0.8°C).

Temperature

In Ames, the average high-temperature in February is almost the same as in January - a still subzero cold 30.6°F (-0.8°C). In Ames, the average low-temperature is 17.1°F (-8.3°C).

Humidity

In Ames, the average relative humidity in February is 82%.

Rainfall

In Ames, in February, it is raining for 3.3 days, with typically 1.02" (26mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Ames, there are 130.6 rainfall days, and 27.48" (698mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through May, October through December. In Ames, during 8.3 snowfall days, 3.94" (100mm) of snow is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 36.2 snowfall days, and 15.43" (392mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

In February, the average length of the day is 10.6h.

Sunshine

In Ames, the average sunshine is 4.5h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in February is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: In February, the average maximum UV index of 2 translate into the following recommendations:
People with sensitive skin, children, and babies should always be protected from prolonged sun exposure. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for 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.

What is the temperature in February in Ames?

In Ames, in February, the average high-temperature is 30.6°F (-0.8°C), and the average low-temperature is 17.1°F (-8.3°C).

What is the average humidity in February in Ames?

The average relative humidity in February in Ames, Iowa, is 82%.

How many days does it rain in February in Ames?

In February, in Ames, the rain falls for 3.3 days. Throughout February, 1.02" (26mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How many days does it snow in February in Ames?

In February, in Ames, it is snowing for 8.3 days. Throughout February, 3.94" (100mm) of snow is accumulated.

What is the average length of the day in February in Ames?

In Ames, the average length of the day in February is 10.6h.

How long on average sun shines in February in Ames?

In Ames, Iowa, the average sunshine in February is 4.5h.

How high is the UV index in February in Ames?

The average daily maximum UV index in February is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in February - Ames, IA
  • Average high temperature in February: 30.6°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (81.3°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (26.6°F).

  • Average low temperature in February: 17.1°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (64.6°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (13.5°F).

Average pressure in February - Ames, IA
  • Average pressure in February: 30.14"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.16").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.88").

Average wind speed in February - Ames, IA
  • Average wind speed in February: 10.4mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (10.7mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (7.1mph).

Average humidity in February - Ames, IA
  • Average humidity in February: 82%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (84%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (70%).

Average rainfall in February - Ames, IA
  • Average rainfall in February: 1.02"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (4.09").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (0.94").

Average rainfall days in February - Ames, IA
  • Average rainfall days in February: 3.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (18 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (3.3 days).

Average snowfall in February - Ames, IA
  • Average snowfall in February: 3.94"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (4.06").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in February - Ames, IA
  • Average snowfall days in February: 8.3 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (9.1 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in February / Average sunshine in February - Ames, IA
  • Average daylight in February: 10.6h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.2h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.2h).

  • Average sunshine in February: 4.5h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.1h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 3.9h).

Average sunshine days in February - Ames, IA
  • Average sunshine days in February: 16.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (19.4 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (10.4 days).

Average UV index in February - Ames, IA
  • Average UV index in February: 2

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 6).
The month with the lowest UV index is January (UV index 1).

Average cloud cover in February - Ames, IA
  • Average cloud cover in February: 53

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 57).
The month with the least cloud cover is September (Cloud cover 31).

Average visibility in February - Ames, IA
  • Average visibility in February: 6mi

Months with the highest visibility are February, March, April, May, June, September, October, November and December (6mi).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, July and August (5mi).