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

February weather forecast and climate
Nome, AK

Broken trees, a small river, and shrubs afar in the historical gold rush site of Nome Creek, Alaska, in the White Mountains
Broken trees, a small river, and shrubs afar in the historical gold rush site of Nome Creek, Alaska, in the White Mountains
The last month of the winter, February, is a subzero cold month in Nome, Alaska, with average temperature fluctuating between 15.4°F (-9.2°C) and -0.6°F (-18.1°C).

Temperature

In Nome, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in January - a subzero cold 15.4°F (-9.2°C). In Nome, Alaska, the average low-temperature is -0.6°F (-18.1°C).

Humidity

The least humid month is February, with an average relative humidity of 69.4%.

Rainfall

In Nome, during February, the rain falls for 9.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.9" (23.6mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 132.5 rainfall days, and 16.8" (426.9mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through June, September through December are months with snowfall. In Nome, Alaska, during 9.8 snowfall days, 12.2" (309.9mm) of snow is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 72.7 snowfall days, and 75.7" (1922.7mm) of snow is accumulated.

Ocean temperature

Months with the coldest seawater are January through April, with an average ocean temperature of 28.9°F (-1.7°C).
Note: For swimming, this is considered extremely cold, dangerous, and life-threatening. Unless suitably protected with insulated waterproof clothing, hypothermia quickly occurs.

Daylight

In Nome, Alaska, the average length of the day is 8.6h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Nome is 5h.

UV index

January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 0, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low threat to health from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: In February, the average maximum UV index of 0 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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in February in Nome?

In February, in Nome, the average high-temperature is 15.4°F (-9.2°C), and the average low-temperature is -0.6°F (-18.1°C).

What is the least humid month in Nome?

The least humid month in Nome is February, with an average relative humidity of 69.4%.

What is the average humidity in February in Nome?

In February, the average relative humidity in Nome, Alaska, is 69.4%.

How much does it rain in Nome in February?

In Nome, Alaska, in February, it is raining for 9.5 days, with typically 0.9" (23.6mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How many days does it snow in February in Nome?

In Nome, in February, snow falls for 9.8 days, with typically accumulated 12.2" (309.9mm) of snow.

When is the ocean coldest in Nome?

Through and April, with an average ocean temperature of 28.9°F (-1.7°C).

How cold is the water in February in Nome?

In February, the average ocean temperature in Nome, Alaska, is 28.9°F (-1.7°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.

How many hours of daylight does Nome have in February?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Nome have in February?

In Nome, the average sunshine in February is 5h.

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

Months with the lowest UV index in Nome are January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 0.

What is the UV index intensity in February in Nome?

The average daily maximum UV index in February in Nome is 0. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in February - Nome, AK
  • Average high temperature in February: 15.4°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (58.2°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (13.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in February: -0.5°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (46.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-2.8°F).

Average humidity in February - Nome, AK
  • Average humidity in February: 69.4%

The month with the highest relative humidity is August (79.7%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is February (69.4%).

Average rainfall in February - Nome, AK
  • Average rainfall in February: 0.9"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (3.2").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is March (0.7").

Average rainfall days in February - Nome, AK
  • Average rainfall days in February: 9.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (15.5 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are April and June (8.5 days).

Average snowfall in February - Nome, AK
  • Average snowfall in February: 12.2"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (14.5").
Months with the lowest snowfall are July and August (0").

Average snowfall days in February - Nome, AK
  • Average snowfall days in February: 9.8 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (12.1 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are July and August (0 days).

Average sea temperature in February - Nome, AK
  • Average sea temperature in February: 29°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (52.5°F).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are March and April (28.9°F).

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 21.2h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 4.2h).

  • Average sunshine in February: 5h

The month with most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 9.4h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 1.7h).

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

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 4).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 0).