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NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN DIEGO, CA
700 AM PST THU FEB 1 2015

                 FEBRUARY WEATHER IN SAN DIEGO

LONGER DAYS IN FEBRUARY PRODUCE A SLIGHT RISE IN TEMPERATURE OVER
THE PREVIOUS MONTH.  THE MONTHLY MEAN OF 59.0 DEGREES IS 1.2
DEGREES HIGHER THAN THAT OF JANUARY.  THE AVERAGE DAILY MINIMUM
IS 51.5 DEGREES AND THE AVERAGE DAILY MAXIMUM IS 66.3 DEGREES.
IN MOST FEBRUARYS THE MAXIMUM REACHES 70 DEGREES OR EVEN 80
DEGREES AND ONCE IN 1921 IT SOARED TO 89 DEGREES.  A FREEZING
TEMPERATURE HAS NEVER BEEN REGISTERED DURING THE MONTH AT THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.  THE LOWEST READING WAS 34 DEGREES IN
1891...1894...1899 AND 1911.

THE MEAN RAINFALL FOR FEBRUARY IS NORMALLY 2.04 INCHES.  THE
AVERAGE NUMBER OF RAINY DAYS IS 6 BUT IN 1884 A MEASURABLE AMOUNT
OCCURRED ON 15 DAYS WITH A TOTAL OF 9.05 INCHES.  IN CONTRAST...
1912 AND 1967 WERE WITHOUT ANY RAIN.  SMALL HAIL HAS OCCURRED AT
INTERVALS BUT NO SNOW HAS BEEN OBSERVED DURING THE MONTH.

AS IN OTHER WINTER MONTHS...WINDS REACHING 30 MPH OR STRONGER
OCCASIONALLY HAVE OCCURRED IN RAIN STORMS WITH THE MAXIMUM OF 53
MPH IN 1938.

THE RELATIVE HUMIDITY CONTINUES MODERATELY LOW AVERAGING 72
PERCENT IN THE EARLY MORNING...58 PERCENT NEAR NOON AND 58 PERCENT
IN THE LATE AFTERNOON.  SUNSHINE AVERAGES 73 PERCENT OF POSSIBLE
WITH 11 CLEAR...7 PARTLY CLOUDY AND 10 CLOUDY DAYS.  HEAVY FOG
FORMS ON AN AVERAGE OF 3 DAYS BUT THERE IS WIDE VARIATION FROM
YEAR TO YEAR.

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