Watertown, SD Climate in February

Temperature for February

In Watertown, SD during February the average high temperature is 29.2°F. The hottest day on record was February 18, 1948 when the temperature recorded was 70.3°F.

Watertown, SD daily average and extreme temperature range for February

Low Temperature

Overnight in February the average temperature drops below freezing at 9.1°F, with the lowest temperature of -35.1°F being recorded on February 9, 1994. On average there are 16 days in February when the temperature stays below freezing all day. In the worst February there were 27 days when the temperature did not make it above freezing. Overnight temperatures drop below freezing between 24 and 29 times in February.

Precipitation for February

In February the average monthly rainfall in Watertown, SD is 0.45 inches with rain usually falling on between 1 and 2 days. 1949 was the driest February with only 0.00 inches of rain falling, and 1994 was the wettest February with 2.26 inches of rain. The wettest single day in February was 24 February 1977 when 1.46 inches of rain fell.

In February it usually snows on between 9 and 10 days. In February there have been some years when thunderstorms have occurred, although there are other years when there hasn't been a thunderstorm in February.