What's the Weather like in Las Vegas in February
After December and January, February is usually the coldest month of the year in Las Vegas, USA. Throughout the month, the average temperature is around 12°C (created by highs of 17°C and lows of 4°C), compared to March, which has an average temperature of around 14°C.
Even though it only happens once every ten days or so, temperatures can sometimes rise above 22°C and fall below 2°C in Las Vegas during this month. The hottest temperature ever recorded in Las Vegas in February is 28°C, whilst the coldest temperature ever registered in the city during this month is -9°C.
With temperatures not at their best, February is a good time for travellers who plan on spending their holiday enjoying the various shooting ranges, show venues and casinos throughout Las Vegas. If you want to truly enjoy the outdoor attractions the city has to offer, you'll be better off visiting in the warmer spring months, i.e. April or May.
The average probability of you experiencing some form of precipitation during your holiday in Las Vegas in February is around 15% on an average day. On February 15th, there is a 15% chance of rainfall, a figure which drops down to 14% by February 10th, before rising back up to 15% by February 21st and falling for a final time by February 29th to 13%.
The most common forms of precipitation you can expect for Las Vegas in this month are light rain, moderate rain and heavy rain. Across February, the city sees an average of 24mm/1 inch of rainfall which is spread out between six rainy days.
Average Sunshine Hours
During February, Las Vegas enjoys an average of nine hours of sunshine each day. When paired with median cloud coverage of 0%, the sky should be more than clear enough for you to soak up a tiny bit of warmth from the sun.
Despite the large amount of sunshine, the cold average temperatures of the month mean that you'll still need to get wrapped up in jeans, jumpers and coats in order to keep warm if you plan on venturing outside for extended periods of time.
Because of its desert location, Las Vegas is mostly dry all-year-round. In February, the relative humidity for the city falls between 24% (dry) and 62% (mildly humid), almost never falling below 13% (very dry) or rising above 88% (very humid).
The air tends to be at its driest around February 9th, when the relative humidity drops below 28% three days out of every four, whilst the air is usually at its most humid around February 21st, when it rises above 46% three days out of every four.
Over the course of an average February, typical wind speeds range between 0 m/s (calm) and 7 m/s (moderate breeze). The highest average wind speed of 3 m/s (gentle breeze) happens around February 29th, when the average daily maximum wind speed is 7 m/s. On the other hand, the lowest average wind speed of 3 m/s normally occurs around February 1st, when the average daily maximum wind speed is 6 m/s (moderate breeze).
You can check the weather forecast here.
Las Vegas Hotel in February
Four Seasons Hotel Las Vegas
Situated on the Las Vegas strip, Four Seasons Hotel Las Vegas is a luxury hotel which provides accommodation in the form of 424 studios, deluxe rooms, superior rooms and a variety of suites, many of which have views onto the strip below. All the rooms and suites come with WiFi access, twice-daily housekeeping, iPod docking station, in-room safe, refrigerated private bar and tea/coffee making facilities.
There are two restaurants available onsite, plus four bars and in-room dining is also available. After the views, what people love most about the Four Seasons Hotel Las Vegas is the spa which is open every day and offers a selection of massages, body treatments, facials and nail services.
Trump Hotel Las Vegas
The five-star Trump Hotel Las Vegas offers signature hotel programmes designed to help everyone feel comfortable during their stay. The Trump Kids programme is one of the most popular and includes special spa treatments for children, kids' menus, board games, children's books and in-suite children's film channel.
There's also a programme available for pets which includes gourmet treats, fresh bottled water and toys. Guests can choose between two different rooms, three suites and three penthouses, each of which comes complete with flat-screen LCD TV, European-style kitchen with appliances and WiFi access.
Desert Paradise Resort
For something more budget friendly, check out the Desert Paradise Resort. Accommodation is provided in the form of one-bedroom apartments, each of which features a full kitchen, full bathroom and can sleep up to four guests.
A concierge service is available onsite to help you book attractions in the local area and there's also multiple swimming pools, WiFi access, fitness centre, game room, BBQ area and free parking available. The Desert Paradise Resort is far away from the Las Vegas strip, making it the perfect place to enjoy a quiet holiday.
For a hotel with a casino in Las Vegas, Mandalay Bay is a top pick. Here you'll find one room and eight different suites to choose from, almost all of which come with views across the Las Vegas strip on which the hotel is situated. All of the rooms and suites feature floor-to-ceiling windows for the best views possible, as well as 42" plasma TVs, complimentary WiFi access and mini bars.
The onsite casino offers baccarat, blackjack, craps, roulette, over 1,700 slot and video poker machines, weekly poker tournaments and betting opportunities on horse racing, dog racing, football, basketball and baseball.
Bars and Restaurants
Satisfy your sweet tooth by enjoying a meal at Crepe Expectations. Open seven days a week from 9am until 3pm Monday to Friday and from 8am until 3pm Saturdays and Sundays, this restaurant serves up a huge selection of savoury and sweet crepes, ranging from Italian-inspired and vegetarian crepes up to bananas Foster and monkey-themed crepes. To wash down your pancakes, there's a great choice of champagnes, wines, beers, soft drinks, juices, coffees, teas and waters available.
Jean Philippe Patisserie
Home of the World Pastry Champion Chef Jean Philippe Maury, the Jean Philippe Patisserie at the Bellagio is a must-visit for pastry and dessert lovers. Here you'll find a comprehensive range of top quality European-style pastries and desserts, including chocolates, cookies, crepes and cakes, as well as some savoury options, such as salads and pizzas. What many people find most appetising about the Jean Philippe Patisserie is the chocolate fountain which diners are encouraged to try as an indulgent starter.
Said to be the oldest surviving freestanding bar, Atomic Liquors is open seven nights a week and provides entertainment in the form of pub quizzes with prizes every Thursday and Bike Nights on the first Saturday of every month. The bar is very well stocked and boasts 20 different microbrews on tap, as well as loads of themed cocktails. All guests can also take advantage of free parking on Fremont Street.
Get down with the locals by popping in for a drink at Money Plays. This bar isn't fancy and sophisticated like the Las Vegas casinos, but it's where many of the locals hang out to enjoy 24 different beers on tap, even more available in bottles, eight different variations of wine, six sakes and 26 liqueurs. Every Thursday and Friday at 9pm, a live open mic performance takes place, when local amateur singers take to the stage to show off their talents.
Things to do in Las Vegas in February
Dig This is America's first and only heavy equipment playground which puts you in total control. Located just a short drive away from the Las Vegas strip and open seven days a week, this novel experience allows you to climb into the bulldozer or excavator of your choice and, after a brief safety orientation and a few warm up exercises, have a go at various challenging activities, such as excavator basketball and bulldozer teeter-totter.
When you've tried the activities you want to do, you'll get a bit of free time to play in your colossal machine however you like. When you're finished, you'll be rewarded with an official certificate of completion.
Shooting ranges are immensely popular in Las Vegas and the Gun Garage is one of the most highly rated. This state-of-the-art shooting range offers a selection of experiences available for you to try, from the low-cost "pick any three" deal and the beginner's package up to the intense "zombie apocalypse" experience and even specially-tailored kids' packages.
There are 12 shooting lanes in total and travellers aged eight and up are able to shoot, providing they're 100% sober.
Mac King Comedy Magic Show
On the other hand, if comedy is more your thing, the Mac King Comedy Magic Show might be right up your street. This show takes place every day between Tuesday and Saturday at 1pm and again at 3pm at Harrah's. It's suitable for the whole family to enjoy and since it takes place during the day, it's a great way to while away a few hours when the weather is too cold to spend time outside.