February weather forecast and climate
Galena, AK

Weather in February

February, the last month of the winter, in Galena, is an extremely cold month, with temperature in the range of an average low of -5.1°F (-20.6°C) and an average high of 8.4°F (-13.1°C).

Temperature

In February, the average high-temperature increases, from an arctic cold -0.8°F (-18.2°C) in January, to a frigid cold 8.4°F (-13.1°C). In Galena, in February, the average low-temperature is -5.1°F (-20.6°C).

Humidity

January through March, with an average relative humidity of 96%, are most humid months.

Rainfall

In February, the rain falls for 2.3 days. Throughout February, 0.91" (23mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Galena, there are 116.7 rainfall days, and 14.8" (376mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through May, September through December. In Galena, during February, snow falls for 16.2 days and regularly aggregates up to 7.09" (180mm) of snow. In Galena, during the entire year, snow falls for 115.2 days, and aggregates up to 43.07" (1094mm) of snow.

Daylight

In Galena, the average length of the day in February is 8.6h.

Sunshine

In February, the average sunshine in Galena, Alaska, is 2.8h.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index are January through March, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 1. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 1 interpret into the following advice:
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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. 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 temperature in February in Galena?

The average high-temperature, in February, is 8.4°F (-13.1°C), while the average low-temperature is -5.1°F (-20.6°C).

What is the most humid month in Galena?

Months with the highest humidity are January through March, with an average relative humidity of 96%.

What is the average humidity in February in Galena?

The average relative humidity in February in Galena, Alaska, is 96%.

How many days does it rain in February in Galena?

In Galena, Alaska, in February, during 2.3 rainfall days, 0.91" (23mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How many days does it snow in February in Galena?

In Galena, Alaska, during February, snow falls for 16.2 days and regularly aggregates up to 7.09" (180mm) of snow.

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

The average length of the day in February is 8.6h.

How long on average sun shines in February in Galena?

The average sunshine in February in Galena is 2.8h.

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

January through March, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index.

What is the UV index intensity in February in Galena?

In February, the average daily maximum UV index in Galena, Alaska, is 1. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health threat from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in February
Galena, AK

Average temperature in February - Galena, AK
  • Average high temperature in February: 8.4°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (67.3°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (-0.8°F).

  • Average low temperature in February: -5.1°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (49.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-10.5°F).

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Average pressure in February
Galena, AK

Average pressure in February - Galena, AK
  • Average pressure in February: 29.93"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is February (29.93").
Months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are September and October (29.76").

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Average wind speed in February
Galena, AK

Average wind speed in February - Galena, AK
  • Average wind speed in February: 5mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is September (5.2mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is January (4.6mph).

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Average humidity in February
Galena, AK

Average humidity in February - Galena, AK
  • Average humidity in February: 96%

Months with the highest relative humidity are January, February and March (96%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (59%).

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Average rainfall in February
Galena, AK

Average rainfall in February - Galena, AK
  • Average rainfall in February: 0.91"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (2.05").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (0.59").

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Average rainfall days in February
Galena, AK

Average rainfall days in February - Galena, AK
  • Average rainfall days in February: 2.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (19 days).
Months with the least rainy days are January and February (2.3 days).

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Average snowfall in February
Galena, AK

Average snowfall in February - Galena, AK
  • Average snowfall in February: 7.09"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (8.62").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July and August (0").

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Average snowfall days in February
Galena, AK

Average snowfall days in February - Galena, AK
  • Average snowfall days in February: 16.2 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is March (20.3 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
Galena, AK

Average daylight in February / Average sunshine in February - Galena, AK
  • Average daylight in February: 8.6h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 21.4h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 4h).

  • Average sunshine in February: 2.8h

The month with the most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 8.1h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 2.3h).

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Average sunshine days in February
Galena, AK

Average sunshine days in February - Galena, AK
  • Average sunshine days in February: 13.6 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (18 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is April (6.5 days).

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Average UV index in February
Galena, AK

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

Months with the highest UV index are May, June and July (UV index 4).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, October, November and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in February
Galena, AK

Average cloud cover in February - Galena, AK
  • Average cloud cover in February: 68

The month with the most cloud cover is April (Cloud cover 77).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 47).

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Average visibility in February
Galena, AK

Average visibility in February - Galena, AK
  • Average visibility in February: 2mi

Months with the highest visibility are June and July (6mi).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April and December (2mi).

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