February weather forecast and climate
Ketchikan, AK

Beautiful and colorful houses along the waterfront boardwalk on Creek Street in Ketchikan, Alaska
Beautiful and colorful houses along the waterfront boardwalk on Creek Street in Ketchikan, Alaska

Weather in February

February, the last month of the winter, in Ketchikan, is also a wintry month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 30.6°F (-0.8°C) and an average high of 37°F (2.8°C).

Temperature

In Ketchikan, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in January - a still wintry 37°F (2.8°C). In February, in Ketchikan, the average low-temperature is 30.6°F (-0.8°C).

Humidity

In Ketchikan, the average relative humidity in February is 83%.

Rainfall

In February, the rain falls for 14.2 days. Throughout February, 5.94" (151mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Ketchikan, during the entire year, the rain falls for 221.8 days and collects up to 80" (2032mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through May, November and December are months with snowfall in Ketchikan. The month with the most snowfall in Ketchikan is February when snow falls for 8 days and typically aggregates up to 13.11" (333mm) of snow.

Ocean temperature

In Ketchikan, the average seawater temperature is 42.6°F (5.9°C).
Note: Swimming in 42.6°F (5.9°C) is considered life-threatening. Even a few minutes in 55.4°F (13°C) water is uncomfortable, and swimming below 50°F (10°C) may cause total loss of breathing control and cold shock, depending on a person's physique.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Ketchikan is 9.7h.

Sunshine

In February, the average sunshine in Ketchikan is 3.8h.

UV index

In Ketchikan, the average daily maximum UV index in February is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low threat to health from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 2 interpret into the following advice:
For the majority, extended sun exposure is not of great concern. Infants and people with sensitive skin must always 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. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in February in Ketchikan?

The average high-temperature, in February, in Ketchikan, is 37°F (2.8°C), while the average low-temperature is 30.6°F (-0.8°C).

What is the average humidity in February in Ketchikan?

The average relative humidity in February in Ketchikan, Alaska, is 83%.

How much does it rain in Ketchikan in February?

In Ketchikan, in February, it is raining for 14.2 days, with typically 5.94" (151mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How much does it snow in Ketchikan in February?

In Ketchikan, Alaska, during February, snow falls for 8 days and regularly aggregates up to 13.11" (333mm) of snow.

What is the snowiest month in Ketchikan?

February is the month with the most snowfall in Ketchikan. Snow falls for 8 days and accumulates 13.11" (333mm) of snow.

How cold is the water in February in Ketchikan?

In Ketchikan, in February, the average water temperature is 42.6°F (5.9°C). At temperatures below 50°F (10°C), swimming in a suitably protected swimsuit is feasible; otherwise, cold shock and loss of breathing control are imminent. Even a short swim, without thermal protection, at temperatures around 55.4°F (13°C) is not comfortable.

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

The average length of the day in February is 9.7h.

How many hours of sunshine does Ketchikan have in February?

The average sunshine in February in Ketchikan is 3.8h.

What is the UV index intensity in February in Ketchikan?

In Ketchikan, the average daily maximum UV index in February is 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in February
Ketchikan, AK

Average temperature in February - Ketchikan, AK
  • Average high temperature in February: 37°F

The warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are July and August (60.8°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (35.8°F).

  • Average low temperature in February: 30.6°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (52°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (30.6°F).

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Average pressure in February
Ketchikan, AK

Average pressure in February - Ketchikan, AK
  • Average pressure in February: 29.94"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is July (30.06").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is November (29.8").

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Average wind speed in February
Ketchikan, AK

Average wind speed in February - Ketchikan, AK
  • Average wind speed in February: 7.8mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (8.7mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (5.3mph).

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Average humidity in February
Ketchikan, AK

Average humidity in February - Ketchikan, AK
  • Average humidity in February: 83%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (88%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (82%).

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Average rainfall in February
Ketchikan, AK

Average rainfall in February - Ketchikan, AK
  • Average rainfall in February: 5.94"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (9.69").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is May (3.46").

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Average rainfall days in February
Ketchikan, AK

Average rainfall days in February - Ketchikan, AK
  • Average rainfall days in February: 14.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is November (21.4 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (14.2 days).

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Average snowfall in February
Ketchikan, AK

Average snowfall in February - Ketchikan, AK
  • Average snowfall in February: 13.11"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (13.11").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in February
Ketchikan, AK

Average snowfall days in February - Ketchikan, AK
  • Average snowfall days in February: 8 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is March (10.8 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in February
Ketchikan, AK

Average sea temperature in February - Ketchikan, AK
  • Average sea temperature in February: 42.6°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (55.9°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (42.5°F).

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

Average daylight in February / Average sunshine in February - Ketchikan, AK
  • Average daylight in February: 9.7h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 17.4h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 7.2h).

  • Average sunshine in February: 3.8h

The month with the most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 7.2h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 3h).

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Average sunshine days in February
Ketchikan, AK

Average sunshine days in February - Ketchikan, AK
  • Average sunshine days in February: 10.2 days

The month with the most sunshine days is July (11.9 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is November (5.6 days).

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Average UV index in February
Ketchikan, AK

Average UV index in February - Ketchikan, AK
  • Average UV index in February: 2

Months with the highest UV index are July and August (UV index 4).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in February
Ketchikan, AK

Average cloud cover in February - Ketchikan, AK
  • Average cloud cover in February: 58

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 71).
The month with the least cloud cover is May (Cloud cover 55).

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Average visibility in February
Ketchikan, AK

Average visibility in February - Ketchikan, AK
  • Average visibility in February: 6mi

Months with the highest visibility are February, March, April, May, June, September, October, November and December (6mi).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, July and August (5mi).

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