Mongolia weather in February

Are you planning a trip to Mongolia in February and wondering what kind of weather to expect? This page has all the details you need.

What is the weather like in Mongolia in February?

February in Mongolia generally has very cold temperatures, with precipitation levels ranging from almost none to low. The month of February is in the winter season.

The average maximum temperatures are very cold and range from -10°C in Ulan Gom to -2°C in Dalanzadgad. Nighttime temperatures generally drop to -16°C in Dalanzadgad and -21°C in Ulan Gom. In many regions in Mongolia, February is characterized by its biting cold temperatures. If you're venturing into these areas during this time, it's crucial to be adequately prepared. Ensure you layer up with warm clothing to fight off the chill and stay comfortable.

In February, precipitation varies across different areas. From almost no snowfall in Saikhan-ovoo with an average of 3 mm to low snowfall in Ulan Gom with 7.2 mm. The days are mostly sunny, with an average total of around 205 hours of sunshine in Ulaanbaatar. The sunlight during this month doesn't just make the days brighter, it also seems to make everyone a bit more cheerful.

For specific regional insights in Mongolia for February, refer to the map provided below. For an in-depth overview of the yearly weather conditions, do visit our Mongolia climate page.

Where to go in Mongolia in February

Find the average weather conditions in February for the most popular destinations in Mongolia on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailed information.

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Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20°C and 29°C and not too much precipitation (less than 90 mm a month).

Popular destinations in Mongolia

What is the weather like in February for the 5 most popular destinations in Mongolia?

Average weather in Ulaanbaatar

In February Ulaanbaatar generally has very low temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around -10°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around -24°C and low monthly snowfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Ulaanbaatar
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
sun hoursMonthly sun hours sun hoursSun hours
precipitationMonthly snowfall precipitationSnowfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
<<   January January
<<  
-15°C 
-28°C 
180 hours 
3.6 mm 
3 days 
poor 
-10°C 
-24°C 
205 hours 
6.1 mm 
3 days 
poor 
March   >> March
>>  
0°C 
-14°C 
265 hours 
10 mm 
3 days 
poor 
Climate in Ulaanbaatar

Average weather in Gobi desert

In February Gobi desert generally has very low temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around -5°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around -19°C and almost no monthly snowfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Gobi desert
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
precipitationMonthly snowfall precipitationSnowfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
<<   January January
<<  
-10°C 
-23°C 
2.4 mm 
3 days 
poor 
-5°C 
-19°C 
3.4 mm 
2 days 
poor 
March   >> March
>>  
4°C 
-10°C 
5.9 mm 
3 days 
poor 
Climate in Gobi desert

Average weather in Baitag

In February Baitag generally has very low temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around -6°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around -20°C and low monthly snowfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Baitag
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
sun hoursMonthly sun hours sun hoursSun hours
precipitationMonthly snowfall precipitationSnowfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
<<   January January
<<  
-11°C 
-23°C 
201 hours 
6.1 mm 
4 days 
poor 
-6°C 
-20°C 
215 hours 
6.6 mm 
3 days 
poor 
March   >> March
>>  
2°C 
-12°C 
273 hours 
9.6 mm 
3 days 
poor 
Climate in Baitag

Average weather in Baruun Urt

In February Baruun Urt generally has very low temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around -9°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around -22°C and low monthly snowfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Baruun Urt
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
sun hoursMonthly sun hours sun hoursSun hours
precipitationMonthly snowfall precipitationSnowfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
<<   January January
<<  
-14°C 
-25°C 
203 hours 
3.4 mm 
4 days 
poor 
-9°C 
-22°C 
216 hours 
5.5 mm 
3 days 
poor 
March   >> March
>>  
2°C 
-12°C 
264 hours 
7.2 mm 
3 days 
poor 
Climate in Baruun Urt

Average weather in Dalanzadgad

In February Dalanzadgad generally has very low temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around -2°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around -16°C and almost no monthly snowfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Dalanzadgad
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
precipitationMonthly snowfall precipitationSnowfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
<<   January January
<<  
-7°C 
-19°C 
2.2 mm 
3 days 
poor 
-2°C 
-16°C 
3.7 mm 
2 days 
poor 
March   >> March
>>  
5°C 
-8°C 
7.8 mm 
3 days 
poor 
Climate in Dalanzadgad

Is your destination not in the list? Have a look at other destinations in Mongolia.

Is February the best time to visit Mongolia?

In our view, February might not be the best time to travel to Mongolia with often poor weather in Ulaanbaatar.

Generally speaking, June, July and August provide perfect weather in Ulaanbaatar. In contrast, January, February, March, November and December tend to have poor weather conditions.

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