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How is the weather in Las Vegas in February?

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Las Vegas in February features cool days, cold nights and mostly dry weather. 


Temperature

Daytime high temperatures tend to be in the lower 60s F (about 16 C) early in the month but gradually warm to the mid to upper 60s F (19-20 C) near the end of the month.

A few of the warmer afternoons, especially near the end of the month, will get up into the mid to upper 70s F (about 25 C).  The record high temperature in Las Vegas during February is 87F (30.6 C).

Late night and early morning lows will average around 40F (4-5 C) early in the month warming to the mid-40s F (8-9 C) near the end of the month. 

A few of the colder mornings can dip down into the low to mid-30s F ( about 1 C) with about 3 mornings reaching 32F (0 C) or less.  The record low temperature in Las Vegas during February is 16F (-8.9 C).


Sky and Rain

Las Vegas averages 19 sunny or partly sunny days during February with only 4-5 days reporting any rain.

Significant rainfalls of 0.5 inches (13 mm) or more only occur about once every other year. Snow is rare but a light dusting can occur about once every 10 years.  


Daylight 

The shortest day of the month is February 1, with about 10.4 hours of daylight and the longest day is February 28, with 11.4 hours of daylight.


Windspeed

Light to gentle breezes prevail this month, mostly 4-12 mph/6-19 kph but can briefly be moderate at 13-18 mph/20-28 kph.


What to wear in Las Vegas during February?

Late Autumn attire is best during February but dress in layers as the temperature can change quite a bit from the early morning to midafternoon.  In addition, a warm coat is a must for those colder nights and early mornings. 

Bring some warm footwear, a couple of sweaters plus a scarf and gloves for the coldest nights. With lots of sun, don’t forget a pair of sunglasses and a good pair of walking shoes. 


Things to Do in Las Vegas in February

No matter what time of year it is, there's almost never a bad time for fun activities and events in Las Vegas. This January, you can expect plenty of great concerts and Cirque du Soleil shows to see.

There will also be several notable magicians performing this month, including Criss Angel and Penn & Teller. The Vegas Golden Knights will also be playing a few home games in February.

If you're looking for even more fun activities, make sure to check our full post covering things to do in Las Vegas in February.


About The Author

Fred Pickhardt

Fred is a marine meteorologist and sailed briefly with American Export Lines in the Far East trade. He has extensive experience in weather analysis, weather forecasting, and forensic weather event reconstructions. Fred founded Ocean Weather Services and currently provides forensic marine weather reports to the maritime industry.
Updated: December 11th, 2021
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