Santa Barbara
California, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

February weather forecast and climate
Santa Barbara, CA

Orange rooftops of the courthouse buildings of Santa Barbara in California, Pacific Ocean
Orange rooftops of the courthouse buildings of Santa Barbara in California, Pacific Ocean
February, the last month of the winter, in Santa Barbara, is also an enjoyable month, with average temperature varying between 48°F (8.9°C) and 65.5°F (18.6°C).

Temperature

In February, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in January - a still comfortable 65.5°F (18.6°C). In Santa Barbara, the average low-temperature is 48°F (8.9°C).

Rainfall

In February, in Santa Barbara, the rain falls for 6.3 days. Throughout February, 3.7" (94mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Santa Barbara, there are 37 rainfall days, and 18.1" (459mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Ocean temperature

In February, the average ocean temperature in Santa Barbara, California, is 56.8°F (13.8°C).
Note: Swimming in 56.8°F (13.8°C) is considered dangerous. Unprotected immersion in temperatures below 50°F (10°C) causes quickly maximum intensity cold shock with hyperventilation.

Daylight

In Santa Barbara, the average length of the day is 11h.

Sunshine

In Santa Barbara, the average sunshine is 7h.

UV index

In Santa Barbara, the average daily maximum UV index in February is 4. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: In February, the average maximum UV index of 4 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against sunburn is recommended. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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.

What is the temperature in February in Santa Barbara?

The average high-temperature, in February, in Santa Barbara, California, is 65.5°F (18.6°C), while the average low-temperature is 48°F (8.9°C).

How many days does it rain in February in Santa Barbara?

In Santa Barbara, California, in February, during 6.3 rainfall days, 3.7" (94mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the water temperature in February in Santa Barbara?

In Santa Barbara, California, the average seawater temperature in February is 56.8°F (13.8°C). Swimming in 56.8°F (13.8°C) is considered dangerous. Unprotected immersion in temperatures below 50°F (10°C) causes quickly maximum intensity cold shock with hyperventilation.

What is the average length of the day in February in Santa Barbara?

In Santa Barbara, the average length of the day in February is 11h.

How many hours of sunshine does Santa Barbara have in February?

In Santa Barbara, the average sunshine in February is 7h.

How high is the UV index in February in Santa Barbara?

In February, the average daily maximum UV index in Santa Barbara is 4. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in February - Santa Barbara, CA
  • Average high temperature in February: 65.4°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (76°F).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January and December (64.7°F).

  • Average low temperature in February: 48.1°F

Months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (60.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (46.4°F).

Average rainfall in February - Santa Barbara, CA
  • Average rainfall in February: 3.7"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (3.8").
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are June, July and August (0.1").

Average rainfall days in February - Santa Barbara, CA
  • Average rainfall days in February: 6.3 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are January and March (6.5 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is July (0.4 days).

Average sea temperature in February - Santa Barbara, CA
  • Average sea temperature in February: 56.9°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (62.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is April (55.7°F).

Average daylight in February / Average sunshine in February - Santa Barbara, CA
  • Average daylight in February: 11h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.4h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.9h).

  • Average sunshine in February: 7h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 11h).
Months with least sunshine are January, November and December (Average sunshine: 6).

Average UV index in February - Santa Barbara, CA
  • Average UV index in February: 4

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 10).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 3).