February weather forecast and climate
Fairbanks, AK

The scenic Fairbanks City in Alaska, seen from across the Chena River
The scenic Fairbanks City in Alaska, seen from across the Chena River

Weather in February

The last month of the winter, February, is an extremely cold month in Fairbanks, Alaska, with average temperature ranging between min -2.6°F (-19.2°C) and max 12°F (-11.1°C).

Temperature

In February, the average high-temperature increases, from an arctic cold 2.1°F (-16.6°C) in January, to a frigid cold 12°F (-11.1°C). In Fairbanks, in February, the average low-temperature is -2.6°F (-19.2°C).

Humidity

In Fairbanks, the average relative humidity is 92%.

Rainfall

In Fairbanks, during 1.8 rainfall days, 0.43" (11mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 100.5 rainfall days, and 10.87" (276mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through May, August through December are months with snowfall in Fairbanks, Alaska. In Fairbanks, during 9.7 snowfall days, 3.31" (84mm) of snow is typically accumulated. In Fairbanks, during the entire year, snow falls for 74.3 days, and aggregates up to 24.49" (622mm) of snow.

Daylight

In February, the average length of the day is 8.5h.

Sunshine

In Fairbanks, Alaska, the average sunshine is 4.2h.

UV index

January through March, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index in Fairbanks. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: In February, the average maximum UV index of 1 translate into the following recommendations:
People with sensitive skin, children, and babies should always be protected from prolonged sun exposure. 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.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in February in Fairbanks?

In February, the average relative humidity in Fairbanks is 92%.

How many days does it rain in February in Fairbanks?

In Fairbanks, in February, during 1.8 rainfall days, 0.43" (11mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How much does it snow in Fairbanks in February?

In Fairbanks, in February, snow falls for 9.7 days, with typically accumulated 3.31" (84mm) of snow.

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

The average length of the day in February in Fairbanks is 8.5h.

How long on average sun shines in February in Fairbanks?

In Fairbanks, the average sunshine in February is 4.2h.

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

Months with the lowest UV index in Fairbanks are January through March, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1.

How high is the UV index in February in Fairbanks?

In Fairbanks, the average daily maximum UV index in February is 1. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in February
Fairbanks, AK

Average temperature in February - Fairbanks, AK
  • Average high temperature in February: 12°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (70.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (2.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in February: -2.6°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (50.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-9°F).

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Average pressure in February
Fairbanks, AK

Average pressure in February - Fairbanks, AK
  • Average pressure in February: 29.97"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is February (29.97").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is September (29.77").

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Average wind speed in February
Fairbanks, AK

Average wind speed in February - Fairbanks, AK
  • Average wind speed in February: 4.4mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is May (5mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are October, November and December (4.2mph).

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Average humidity in February
Fairbanks, AK

Average humidity in February - Fairbanks, AK
  • Average humidity in February: 92%

The month with the highest relative humidity is March (93%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (56%).

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Average rainfall in February
Fairbanks, AK

Average rainfall in February - Fairbanks, AK
  • Average rainfall in February: 0.43"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (2.44").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (0.31").

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Average rainfall days in February
Fairbanks, AK

Average rainfall days in February - Fairbanks, AK
  • Average rainfall days in February: 1.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (16.4 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (1.8 days).

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Average snowfall in February
Fairbanks, AK

Average snowfall in February - Fairbanks, AK
  • Average snowfall in February: 3.31"

The month with the highest snowfall is November (6.5").
Months with the least snowfall are June and July (0").

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Average snowfall days in February
Fairbanks, AK

Average snowfall days in February - Fairbanks, AK
  • Average snowfall days in February: 9.7 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is November (13.3 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June and July (0 days).

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Average daylight in February /
Average sunshine in February
Fairbanks, AK

Average daylight in February / Average sunshine in February - Fairbanks, AK
  • Average daylight in February: 8.5h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 21.5h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 4h).

  • Average sunshine in February: 4.2h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 12.1h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 2h).

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Average sunshine days in February
Fairbanks, AK

Average sunshine days in February - Fairbanks, AK
  • Average sunshine days in February: 18.7 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (21.4 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is April (12.2 days).

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Average UV index in February
Fairbanks, AK

Average UV index in February - Fairbanks, AK
  • Average UV index in February: 1

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 5).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, November and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in February
Fairbanks, AK

Average cloud cover in February - Fairbanks, AK
  • Average cloud cover in February: 50

Months with the most cloud cover are March, April and November (Cloud cover 53).
The month with the least cloud cover is May (Cloud cover 39).

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Average visibility in February
Fairbanks, AK

Average visibility in February - Fairbanks, AK
  • Average visibility in February: 4mi

Months with the highest visibility are May, June, July, August, September and October (6mi).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, November and December (4mi).

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