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

February weather forecast and climate
Santa Monica, CA

A night view of the neon-lit fun park in Santa Monica, California, with a view of the iconic Ferris wheel and pier, all reflected in the seawater below
A night view of the neon-lit fun park in Santa Monica, California, with a view of the iconic Ferris wheel and pier, all reflected in the seawater below
The last month of the winter, February, is also an enjoyable month in Santa Monica, California, with average temperature fluctuating between 63°F (17.2°C) and 52°F (11.1°C).

Temperature

The coldest months are February and March, with an average high-temperature of 63°F (17.2°C).

Rainfall

February is the month with the most rainfall in Santa Monica. Rain falls for 7.9 days and accumulates 3.4" (87.4mm) of precipitation.

Ocean temperature

Months with the coldest seawater in Santa Monica are January through May and December, with an average ocean temperature of 59°F (15°C).
Note: For most, swimming in 59°F (15°C) is not an enjoyable activity. Furthermore, controlling your breathing becomes progressively more difficult as the water temperature decreases from 69.8°F (21°C) to 59°F (15°C).

Daylight

The average length of the day in Santa Monica is 11h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Santa Monica, California, is 8h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in February is 4. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate threat to health from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 4 transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions - Protection against the skin and eye damage is obliged. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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.

What are the coldest months in Santa Monica?

The coldest months are February and March, with an average high-temperature of 63°F (17.2°C).

What is the temperature in February in Santa Monica?

The average high-temperature, in February, in Santa Monica, California, is 63°F (17.2°C), while the average low-temperature is 52°F (11.1°C).

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

In Santa Monica, during February, the rain falls for 7.9 days and regularly aggregates up to 3.4" (87.4mm) of precipitation.

What is the wettest month in Santa Monica?

The month with the most rainfall in Santa Monica is February when the rain falls for 7.9 days and typically aggregates up to 3.4" (87.4mm) of precipitation.

What are the months with the coldest ocean in Santa Monica?

Through, May and December, with an average ocean temperature of 59°F (15°C).

How cold is the water in February in Santa Monica?

In February, the average ocean temperature in Santa Monica is 59°F (15°C). Swimming in 59°F (15°C) is not enjoyable for the majority. Controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as surface water temperature decreases below 69.8°F (21°C).

How many hours of daylight does Santa Monica have in February?

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

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

In Santa Monica, California, the average sunshine in February is 8h.

What is the UV index reading in February in Santa Monica?

The average daily maximum UV index in February in Santa Monica, California, is 4. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium hazard to health from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in February - Santa Monica, CA
  • Average high temperature in February: 63°F

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are August and September (71°F).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are February and March (63°F).

  • Average low temperature in February: 52°F

Months with the highest average low temperature are July, August and September (63°F).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and December (51°F).

Average rainfall in February - Santa Monica, CA
  • Average rainfall in February: 3.4"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is February (3.4").
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are June, July and August (0").

Average rainfall days in February - Santa Monica, CA
  • Average rainfall days in February: 7.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is February (7.9 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is July (0.1 days).

Average sea temperature in February - Santa Monica, CA
  • Average sea temperature in February: 59°F

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are August, September and October (66°F).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are January, February, March, April, May and December (59°F).

Average daylight in February / Average sunshine in February - Santa Monica, 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: 8h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 12h).
Months with least sunshine are January, November and December (Average sunshine: 7).

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

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 11).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 3).