A typical February from my records;

  • An average temperature of 16.4C.
    • Maximum temperature expected about 32C.
    • Minimum temperature expected about 6C.
    • Nineteen days are expected to reach or exceed 20C.
    • Seven days are expected to reach or exceed 25C.
    • Two days are expected to reach or exceed 30C.
    • No days would reach or exceed 35C on average though 2 February days in 2009 and 2016 did.
  • Wind run would be around 4850km with the windiest day expected to have a wind run of 315km.
    • Maximum wind gust would be in the region of 55km/h.
  • There would be rain on 7 days with the monthly total of around 40mm.
  • Rain totals for the month and year along with temperature and wind comparisons can be found here.

February Daily Observations
TemperatureWindRainfallBarometer
DateMinMaxMeanMean
(Km/h)
Gust
(Km/h)
Run (km)Prevailing Dir10 Minute Max (mm)Total (mm)Min (hPa)Max (hPa)Change (hPa)
1 14.7 34.9 23.6 15.1 61 344 East Nth East 0 0 969.9 995.6 -25.7
NE winds with a light shower in the morning. Hot gusty nor'west winds from late morning with broken high cloud. A fresh cool southerly change in the evening. Storm Fehi brings strong winds and heavy rain to the west and south of the Island and Wellington. A bird's-eye view of the storm-ravaged West Coast
2 10.1 18.1 13.3 10.7 35 243 South Sth West 2.0 38.5 985.1 1007.3 +22.2
Morning rain clearing to the odd shower by afternoon, southerly winds.
3 9.9 19.2 13.2 5.2 29 117 South Sth West 0.5 0.5 1007.3 1015.8 +8.5
Early showers clearing by dawn, cloud breaking in the afternoon. Cool southerly winds.
4 9.3 24.6 16.3 6.4 37 145 East Nth East 0 0 1002.6 1015.6 -13.0
Mostly sunny with some high cloud and a fresh NE wind. Overcast in the evening.
5 12.8 28.1 19.5 5.9 39 134 North Nth West 0 0 992.5 1002.4 -9.9
Variable cloud with NE winds turning warm nor'west from midday. Cloud increasing and wind dying away in the evening.
6 10.1 19.7 14.1 7.2 33 164 South Sth West 0 0 995.3 1018.3 +23.0
Cloudy and cool morning with southerly winds. Warmer with sunny intervals in the afternoon. 
7 10.0 21.7 16.0 4.8 25 110 East Nth East 0 0 1018.6 1027.9 +9.3
Sunny and mild with a few clouds, NE winds.
8 10.5 21.6 16.3 8.6 37 195 East Nth East 0 0 1021.9 1028.0 -6.1
Sunny and mild with a fresh NE wind in the afternoon.
9 14.8 22.2 18.2 9.7 36 221 East Nth East 0 0 1013.6 1021.9 -8.3
Few clouds, sunny and mild with NE wind
10 13.9 24.8 18.0 4.6 27 97 East Nth East 0 0 1010.9 1015.0 -4.1
Cloud and some drizzle in the morning. Cloud breaking to a mostly sunny afternoon. Low cloud from evening with drizzle.
11 16.7 19.0 17.8 6.8 35 155 East Nth East 1.0 16.0 995.4 1011.1 -15.7
Overcast with low cloud and mist at times. Morning rain easing from midday to showers. Cloud breaking in the evening. Maximum temperature recorded at 11:40pm.
12 15.4 31.4 21.4 4.4 32 99 East Nth East 0.5 0.5 996.6 1003.2 +6.6
Morning fog clearing to a sunny warm day with NE winds in the afternoon.
13 14.7 32.4 21.4 4.8 37 108 East Nth East 0 0 1003.1 1009.2 +6.1
Some cloud at times, warm with variable breezes in the morning and NE wind in the afternoon.
14 14.3 21.1 17.5 7.4 34 168 West 0 0 1008.9 1011.8 +2.9
Cloudy with drizzle at times, variable winds tending westerly.
15 11.5 30.3 19.9 6.1 36 139 East Nth East 0.5 0.5 1001.4 1011.4 -10.0
Morning mist clearing. Variable cloud in the morning with NE winds. NE easing and turning warm nor'west in the afternoon with cloud clearing. 0.5mm of rain from fog condensation.
16 12.9 31.4 21.5 9.9 48 226 North Nth East 0 0 1003.8 1010.5 -6.7
Variable cloud, NE winds turning warm northerly from midday.
17 17.3 30.4 22.3 6.6 44 150 East Nth East 0 0 1001.7 1013.0 +11.3
Cloudy morning with a few spots of rain at times. Cloud breaking from midday and a cooler southerly change in the afternoon but remaining fine.
18 15.6 28.5 20.8 6.1 30 138 East Nth East 0 0 1006.2 1012.3 -6.1
Sunny morning with NE winds, high cloud increasing in the afternoon with a change to warm northerly winds in the evening.
19 13.2 29.4 19.0 4.9 30 111 West 0.5 3.0 1005.8 1010.9 +5.1
Warm in the morning with light breezes. Winds tending cooler SW from midday with cloud increasing from late afternoon. Drizzle and light rain in the evening.
20 11.0 13.5 12.5 2.2 24 49 South Sth West 1.0 49.5 996.8 1010.4 -13.6
Overcast with rain from mid morning but little wind. Some flooding near the lower reaches of the Heathcote River but the forecast heavy rain and gales from ex cyclone Gita in the evening did not eventuate. Other areas of the country were hit hard. Photos: Cyclone Gita causes devastation across New Zealand and Ex-tropical cyclone Gita causes landslips, destroys two homes near Kaikōura
21 9.2 14.0 11.5 15.8 53 361 West 1.5 11.0 994.2 1005.2 +11.0
Morning showers with cool west to SW winds. Shower less frequent in the afternoon with winds easing in the evening.
22 7.6 19.5 12.9 5.2 31 119 South Sth West 0.5 1.5 1005.0 1010.9 +5.9
Morning showers clearing before dawn and cloud breaking to a sunny afternoon. Southerly winds.
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