Barrow
Alaska, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

February weather forecast and climate
Barrow, AK

The last month of the winter, February, is another life-threatening cold month in Barrow, Alaska, with temperature in the range of an average low of -20.4°F (-29.1°C) and an average high of -8°F (-22.2°C).

Temperature

The coldest month is February, with an average high-temperature of -8°F (-22.2°C) and an average low-temperature of -20.4°F (-29.1°C).

Rainfall

In Barrow, in February, it is raining for 5 days, with typically 0.1" (3.3mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Barrow, during the entire year, the rain falls for 91 days and collects up to 4.5" (113.3mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through December are months with snowfall in Barrow, Alaska.

Ocean temperature

Months with the coldest seawater in Barrow are January through June and December, with an average ocean temperature of 28.4°F (-2°C). For swimming, this is considered life-threatening and very dangerous. The water feels painfully cold, and hyperventilation quickly occurs. A specialized swimsuit is mandatory to reduce thermal damage.

Daylight

In February, the average length of the day is 6.9h.

Sunshine

In Barrow, the average sunshine in February is 3h.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 0. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
The average daily UV index of 0 in February transform into the following instructions:
Extended sun exposure is not an issue for the majority. Children, infants, and fair-skinned individuals always need to be protected. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.

What is the coldest month in Barrow?

The coldest month in Barrow is February, with an average high-temperature of -8°F (-22.2°C) and an average low-temperature of -20.4°F (-29.1°C).

What is the temperature in February in Barrow?

In Barrow, Alaska, in February, the average high-temperature is -8°F (-22.2°C), and the average low-temperature is -20.4°F (-29.1°C).

How many days does it rain in February in Barrow?

In February, the rain falls for 5 days. Throughout February, 0.1" (3.3mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How much does it snow in Barrow in February?

In Barrow, Alaska, in February, 3.1" (78.7mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

What are the months with the coldest ocean in Barrow?

January through June and December, with an average ocean temperature of 28.4°F (-2°C), are months with the coldest seawater in Barrow. For swimming, this is considered life-threatening and very dangerous. The water feels painfully cold, and hyperventilation quickly occurs. A specialized swimsuit is mandatory to reduce thermal damage.

What is the ocean temperature in February in Barrow?

In Barrow, in February, the average water temperature is 28.4°F (-2°C). For swimming, this is considered life-threatening and very dangerous. The water feels painfully cold, and hyperventilation quickly occurs. A specialized swimsuit is mandatory to reduce thermal damage.

What is the average length of the day in February in Barrow?

In February, the average length of the day in Barrow is 6.9h.

How many hours of sunshine does Barrow have in February?

In February, the average sunshine is 3h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Barrow?

Months with the lowest UV index in Barrow are January, February, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 0.

What is the UV index reading in February in Barrow?

In Barrow, the average daily maximum UV index in February is 0. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in February - Barrow, AK
  • Average high temperature in February: -8°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (46.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is February (-8°F).

  • Average low temperature in February: -20.4°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (34.8°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (-20.4°F).

Average rainfall in February - Barrow, AK
  • Average rainfall in February: 0.1"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (1.1").
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are January, February, March and December (0.1").

Average rainfall days in February - Barrow, AK
  • Average rainfall days in February: 5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (13 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are January, February, March and April (5 days).

Average snowfall in February - Barrow, AK
  • Average snowfall in February: 3.1"

The month with the highest snowfall is October (8.8").
The month with the lowest snowfall is July (0.2").

Average sea temperature in February - Barrow, AK
  • Average sea temperature in February: 28°F

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are August and September (36°F).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are January, February, March, April, May, June and December (28°F).

Average daylight in February / Average sunshine in February - Barrow, AK
  • Average daylight in February: 6.9h

Months with the longest days are June and July (Average daylight: 24h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 0h).

  • Average sunshine in February: 3h

Months with most sunshine are May, June and July (Average sunshine: 10h).
Months with least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 0).

Average UV index in February - Barrow, AK
  • Average UV index in February: 0

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 3).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, October, November and December (UV index 0).