February weather forecast and climate
Petersburg, AK

Colorful buildings, docked ships in Quaint fishing village in Petersburg, Alaska, on Mitkof Island
Colorful buildings, docked ships in Quaint fishing village in Petersburg, Alaska, on Mitkof Island

Weather in February

The last month of the winter, February, is also a wintry month in Petersburg, Alaska, with average temperature ranging between max 32.9°F (0.5°C) and min 25.9°F (-3.4°C).

Temperature

In Petersburg, the average high-temperature in February is almost the same as in January - a still cold 32.9°F (0.5°C). In Petersburg, the average low-temperature is 25.9°F (-3.4°C).

Humidity

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

Rainfall

In Petersburg, in February, during 9.5 rainfall days, 3.74" (95mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Petersburg, during the entire year, the rain falls for 197.9 days and collects up to 53.03" (1347mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall in Petersburg. In February, it is snowing for 9.1 days. Throughout February, 12.95" (329mm) of snow is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Petersburg, there are 47.5 snowfall days, and 58.23" (1479mm) of snow is accumulated.

Ocean temperature

In February, the average ocean temperature is 41.5°F (5.3°C).
Note: Swimming in 41.5°F (5.3°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 Petersburg is 9.6h.

Sunshine

In Petersburg, the average sunshine is 4.2h.

UV index

In Petersburg, Alaska, the average daily maximum UV index in February is 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 2 in February 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. 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in February in Petersburg?

In Petersburg, in February, the average high-temperature is 32.9°F (0.5°C), and the average low-temperature is 25.9°F (-3.4°C).

What is the average humidity in February in Petersburg?

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

How many days does it rain in February in Petersburg?

In Petersburg, in February, during 9.5 rainfall days, 3.74" (95mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How much does it snow in Petersburg in February?

In Petersburg, in February, during 9.1 snowfall days, 12.95" (329mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

What is the water temperature in February in Petersburg?

In Petersburg, Alaska, the average seawater temperature in February is 41.5°F (5.3°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.

How many hours of daylight does Petersburg have in February?

In February, the average length of the day in Petersburg is 9.6h.

How many hours of sunshine does Petersburg have in February?

The average sunshine in February in Petersburg is 4.2h.

What is the UV index reading in February in Petersburg?

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

Average temperature in February
Petersburg, AK

Average temperature in February - Petersburg, AK
  • Average high temperature in February: 32.9°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (59.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (32.4°F).

  • Average low temperature in February: 25.9°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (50.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (25.9°F).

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Average pressure in February
Petersburg, AK

Average pressure in February - Petersburg, AK
  • Average pressure in February: 29.95"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is July (30.05").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is November (29.8").

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Average wind speed in February
Petersburg, AK

Average wind speed in February - Petersburg, AK
  • Average wind speed in February: 7.2mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (8.2mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (3.9mph).

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Average humidity in February
Petersburg, AK

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

Months with the highest relative humidity are January and August (86%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (81%).

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Average rainfall in February
Petersburg, AK

Average rainfall in February - Petersburg, AK
  • Average rainfall in February: 3.74"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (6.3").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is May (2.01").

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Average rainfall days in February
Petersburg, AK

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

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (20.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (9.5 days).

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Average snowfall in February
Petersburg, AK

Average snowfall in February - Petersburg, AK
  • Average snowfall in February: 12.95"

The month with the highest snowfall is March (13.46").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in February
Petersburg, AK

Average snowfall days in February - Petersburg, AK
  • Average snowfall days in February: 9.1 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
Petersburg, AK

Average sea temperature in February - Petersburg, AK
  • Average sea temperature in February: 41.4°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (54.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (41°F).

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

Average daylight in February / Average sunshine in February - Petersburg, AK
  • Average daylight in February: 9.6h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 17.7h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 6.9h).

  • Average sunshine in February: 4.2h

The month with the most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 7.4h).
Months with the least sunshine are January and November (Average sunshine: 3.4).

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Average sunshine days in February
Petersburg, AK

Average sunshine days in February - Petersburg, AK
  • Average sunshine days in February: 12.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is December (12.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is November (8 days).

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Average UV index in February
Petersburg, AK

Average UV index in February - Petersburg, 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 November and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in February
Petersburg, AK

Average cloud cover in February - Petersburg, AK
  • Average cloud cover in February: 54

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 66).
Months with the least cloud cover are February and May (Cloud cover 54).

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Average visibility in February
Petersburg, AK

Average visibility in February - Petersburg, 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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