February weather forecast
Yellowstone National Park, WY

The natural Grand Prismatic hot springs within Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, with yellow trails and trees and mountains in the background
The natural Grand Prismatic hot springs within Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, with yellow trails and trees and mountains in the background

Weather in February

February, the last month of the winter in Yellowstone National Park, is also a subzero cold month, with an average temperature varying between 28°F (-2.2°C) and 1.2°F (-17.1°C).

Temperature

In Yellowstone National Park, the average high-temperature in February is practically the same as in January - a still subzero cold 28°F (-2.2°C). The average low-temperature, in Yellowstone National Park, is 1.2°F (-17.1°C).

Rainfall

In Yellowstone National Park, during 14 rainfall days, 1.61" (40.9mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Yellowstone National Park, during the entire year, the rain falls for 151 days and collects up to 20.9" (530.8mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through June, September through December are months with snowfall. In Yellowstone National Park, in February, during 13.4 snowfall days, 30.4" (772.2mm) of snow is typically accumulated. In Yellowstone National Park, during the entire year, snow falls for 91.4 days and aggregates up to 193.7" (4920mm) of snow.

Daylight

The average length of the day in February is 10h and 29min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:40 am and sunset at 5:31 pm. On the last day of February, sunrise is at 7:00 am and sunset at 6:09 pm MST.

Sunshine

In February, the average sunshine is 6h.

UV index

In February, the average daily maximum UV index in Yellowstone National Park is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low threat to health from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 2 in February interpret into the following advice:
Most people can stay in the Sun for up to 1 hour without burning, apart from children that always must be protected from sun exposure. 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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

How many days does it rain in February in Yellowstone National Park?

In Yellowstone National Park, during February, the rain falls for 14 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.61" (40.9mm) of precipitation.

How much does it snow in Yellowstone National Park in February?

In Yellowstone National Park, in February, during 13.4 snowfall days, 30.4" (772.2mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

What is the average length of the day in February in Yellowstone National Park?

In February, the average day length in Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, is 10h and 29min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in February in Yellowstone National Park?

In February, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:40 am and sunset at 5:31 pm. On the last day of the month, in Yellowstone National Park, sunrise is at 7:00 am and sunset at 6:09 pm MST.

How many hours of sunshine does Yellowstone National Park have in February?

The average sunshine duration in February in Yellowstone National Park is 6h.

How high is the UV index in February in Yellowstone National Park?

In Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, the average daily maximum UV index in February is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal hazard to health from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
Average rainfall days
Average snowfall days
Average sunshine
Average UV index

Average temperature in February
Yellowstone National Park, WY

Average temperature in February - Yellowstone National Park, WY
  • Average high temperature in February: 28°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (71.6°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (24.3°F).

  • Average low temperature in February: 1.2°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (41.6°F).
The coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and February (1.2°F).

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Average rainfall in February
Yellowstone National Park, WY

Average rainfall in February - Yellowstone National Park, WY
  • Average rainfall in February: 1.6"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (2.5").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is October (1.2").

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Average rainfall days in February
Yellowstone National Park, WY

Average rainfall days in February - Yellowstone National Park, WY
  • Average rainfall days in February: 14 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (16.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is October (8.8 days).

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Average snowfall in February
Yellowstone National Park, WY

Average snowfall in February - Yellowstone National Park, WY
  • Average snowfall in February: 30.4"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (34.3").
The months with the least snowfall are July and August (0").

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Average snowfall days in February
Yellowstone National Park, WY

Average snowfall days in February - Yellowstone National Park, WY
  • Average snowfall days in February: 13.4 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (16.2 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are July and August (0 days).

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Average daylight in February /
Average sunshine in February
Yellowstone National Park, WY

Average daylight in February / Average sunshine in February - Yellowstone National Park, WY
  • Average daylight in February: 10h and 29min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 29min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8h and 55min).

  • Average sunshine in February: 6h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 11h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 4h).

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Average UV index in February
Yellowstone National Park, WY

Average UV index in February - Yellowstone National Park, WY
  • Average UV index in February: 2

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 10).
The months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 1).

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