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

February weather forecast and climate
Cordova, AK

A boat-laden busy bay of Cordova, Alaska, with the view of forests and snow-peaked mountains
A boat-laden busy bay of Cordova, Alaska, with the view of forests and snow-peaked mountains
The last month of the winter, February, is another cold month in Cordova, Alaska, with average temperature varying between 26.8°F (-2.9°C) and 36.9°F (2.7°C).

Temperature

In February, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in January - a still cold 36.9°F (2.7°C). In February, in Cordova, the average low-temperature is 26.8°F (-2.9°C).

Rainfall

In Cordova, during 15 rainfall days, 11.6" (295.7mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Cordova, there are 206 rainfall days, and 159.6" (4053mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through May, August, October through December are months with snowfall.

Ocean temperature

In February, the average ocean temperature is 40.3°F (4.6°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 Cordova, the average length of the day is 9.2h.

Sunshine

In Cordova, the average sunshine in February is 4h.

UV index

January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 0, are months with the lowest UV index in Cordova. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
The daily maximum UV index of 0 interpret into the following advice:
People with sensitive skin, children, and babies should always be protected from prolonged sun exposure. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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 temperature in February in Cordova?

In Cordova, in February, the average high-temperature is 36.9°F (2.7°C), and the average low-temperature is 26.8°F (-2.9°C).

How many days does it rain in February in Cordova?

In February, in Cordova, the rain falls for 15 days. Throughout February, 11.6" (295.7mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How much does it snow in Cordova in February?

During February, Cordova regularly aggregates up to 21.7" (551.2mm) of snow.

What is the water temperature in February in Cordova?

In February, the average ocean temperature is 40.3°F (4.6°C). For swimming, this is considered very dangerous and immediately life-threatening. Total loss of breathing control instantly occurs, and clear thinking becomes almost impossible. A specialized swimsuit is obligatory to minimize thermal loss.

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

The average length of the day in February in Cordova is 9.2h.

How long on average sun shines in February in Cordova?

In Cordova, Alaska, the average sunshine in February is 4h.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Cordova?

January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 0, are months with the lowest UV index in Cordova, Alaska.

What is the UV index reading in February in Cordova?

In February, the average daily maximum UV index in Cordova is 0. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal hazard to health from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in February - Cordova, AK
  • Average high temperature in February: 36.9°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (61.3°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (35°F).

  • Average low temperature in February: 26.8°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (50.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (25°F).

Average rainfall in February - Cordova, AK
  • Average rainfall in February: 11.6"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is September (22.1").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is June (6.7").

Average rainfall days in February - Cordova, AK
  • Average rainfall days in February: 15 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are September and October (21 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are February, March, April and June (15 days).

Average snowfall in February - Cordova, AK
  • Average snowfall in February: 21.7"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (25.3").
Months with the lowest snowfall are June, July and September (0").

Average sea temperature in February - Cordova, AK
  • Average sea temperature in February: 40.3°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is July (57.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (39.6°F).

Average daylight in February / Average sunshine in February - Cordova, AK
  • Average daylight in February: 9.2h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 18.9h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 5.9h).

  • Average sunshine in February: 4h

Months with most sunshine are May and June (Average sunshine: 9h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 2h).

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

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 5).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 0).