Las Cruces
New Mexico, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

February weather forecast and climate
Las Cruces, NM

The view of the lovely hilly countryside in Las Cruces, New Mexico, in spring
The view of the lovely hilly countryside in Las Cruces, New Mexico, in spring
The last month of the winter, February, is an enjoyable month in Las Cruces, New Mexico, with average temperature fluctuating between 32.7°F (0.4°C) and 63.5°F (17.5°C).

Temperature

In February, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in January - a comfortable 63.5°F (17.5°C). In February, in Las Cruces, the average low-temperature is 32.7°F (0.4°C).

Rainfall

In Las Cruces, during February, the rain falls for 2.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.4" (10.4mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Las Cruces, there are 51.7 rainfall days, and 9.8" (247.7mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

The average length of the day in February is 11.1h.

Sunshine

In February, the average sunshine in Las Cruces is 9h.

UV index

In February, the average daily maximum UV index in Las Cruces is 5. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium health hazard from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
In February, the average maximum UV index of 5 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against sun damage is advised. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes.

What is the temperature in February in Las Cruces?

The average high-temperature, in February, in Las Cruces, New Mexico, is 63.5°F (17.5°C), while the average low-temperature is 32.7°F (0.4°C).

How much does it rain in Las Cruces in February?

In Las Cruces, during February, the rain falls for 2.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.4" (10.4mm) of precipitation.

What is the average length of the day in February in Las Cruces?

The average length of the day in February in Las Cruces is 11.1h.

How long on average sun shines in February in Las Cruces?

In Las Cruces, the average sunshine in February is 9h.

How high is the UV index in February in Las Cruces?

The average daily maximum UV index in February in Las Cruces is 5. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in February - Las Cruces, NM
  • Average high temperature in February: 63.5°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (94.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (57.8°F).

  • Average low temperature in February: 32.7°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (68°F).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and December (29.1°F).

Average rainfall in February - Las Cruces, NM
  • Average rainfall in February: 0.4"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (2.2").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is March (0.2").

Average rainfall days in February - Las Cruces, NM
  • Average rainfall days in February: 2.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (9.4 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is April (1.9 days).

Average daylight in February / Average sunshine in February - Las Cruces, NM
  • Average daylight in February: 11.1h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.3h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.1h).

  • Average sunshine in February: 9h

The month with most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 13h).
Months with least sunshine are January, November and December (Average sunshine: 8).

Average UV index in February - Las Cruces, NM
  • Average UV index in February: 5

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 3).