Country Overview For Syria
The climate in Syria is typically mostly desert; hot, dry, sunny summers (June to August) and mild, rainy winters (December to February) along coast; cold weather with snow or sleet periodically in Damascus. The terrain: primarily semiarid and desert plateau; narrow coastal plain; mountains in west. For Damascus in January the daily average maximum temperatures is 13°C with the average minimum 7°C, while in June the average maximum is 28°C with a minimum of 20°C. The wettest month for Damascus is January with an average of 118.5mm of precipitation falling while the driest month is July with 2.6mm falling.
HISTORICAL MONTHLY AVERAGES FOR FEBRUARY
The information presented below gives detailed historical monthly average weather conditions along with exceptional weather occurrences. To maintain relevance to current weather trends the displayed information has been calculated using data collected over the past two decades. The climate profile is taken from closest available data source to Ar Raqqah.
Throughout the month of February daytime temperatures will generally reach highs of around 14°C that's about 58°F. At night the average minimum temperature drops down to around 3°C, that's 38°F.
In recent times the highest recorded temperature in February has been 25°C that's 76°F, with the lowest recorded temperature -7°C, about 20°F.
The average daily relative humidity for February is around 66%.
The Heat Index is a measure of how hot it feels when relative humidity is added to actual air temperature. From this a comfort level is calculated providing categories on how heat conditions might adversely affect someone.
Comfort Levels: Given average maximum temperatures and humidity levels generally you should not anticipate any discomfort from heat (see heat index for more information).
The average monthly amount of precipitation has been recorded at around 19 mm, that's 1 inches.
Estimated Hours of Sunshine per Day
We calculate sunshine hours per day using our past forecast data. For February expect the sun to shine for an average of 8 hours per day. This represents the average number of hours in the daytime that the sun is visible and not obscured by cloud e.g. the average number of hours the sun is actually out and shining. Note we calculate hours of sunshine per day using our past forecast data, not observation data, thus it is an estimate and not actual.
The average daily wind speed in February has been around 3 km/h, that’s the equivalent to about 2 mph, or 2 knots. In recent years the maximum sustained wind speed has reached 96 km/h, that’s the equivalent of around 60 mph, or 52 knots.
On average the month of February is affected by foggy conditions on less than 1 day.
YEARLY TRENDS: WEATHER AVERAGES & EXTREMES
The following charts show yearly weather trends with information on monthly weather averages and extremes.
The chart below plots the average high and low temperature for each month of the year. It also shows the maximum and minimum recorded temperatures.
The chart below plots the average monthly precipitation amount.
The chart below plots the average daily wind speed you can expect for any month. It also shows the maximum recorded sustained wind speed for each month.