New Haven
Connecticut, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

February weather forecast and climate
New Haven, CT

A scenic shot from above of the greeny New Haven Green in Connecticut, with the rest of the city and a far away dramatic landscape
A scenic shot from above of the greeny New Haven Green in Connecticut, with the rest of the city and a far away dramatic landscape
February, the last month of the winter, in New Haven, is also a wintry month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 40.5°F (4.7°C) and an average low of 25°F (-3.9°C).

Temperature

In New Haven, Connecticut, the average high-temperature in February is practically the same as in January - a still wintry 40.5°F (4.7°C). In New Haven, the average low-temperature is 25°F (-3.9°C).

Rainfall

February is the month with the least rainfall in New Haven, Connecticut. Rain falls for 10 days and accumulates 2.9" (73.4mm) of precipitation.

Ocean temperature

February is the month with the coldest seawater, with an average ocean temperature of 38.5°F (3.6°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.

Daylight

In New Haven, the average length of the day is 10.7h.

Sunshine

In February, the average sunshine is 6h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in New Haven is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
In February, the average maximum UV index of 2 translate into the following recommendations:
For the majority, extended sun exposure is not of great concern. Infants and people with sensitive skin must always be protected. 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 New Haven?

In February, in New Haven, the average high-temperature is 40.5°F (4.7°C), and the average low-temperature is 25°F (-3.9°C).

How much does it rain in New Haven in February?

In New Haven, in February, it is raining for 10 days, with typically 2.9" (73.4mm) of accumulated precipitation.

What is the driest month in New Haven?

February is the month with the least rainfall. Rain falls for 10 days and accumulates 2.9" (73.4mm) of precipitation.

What is the month with the coldest ocean in New Haven?

February is the month with the coldest seawater, with an average ocean temperature of 38.5°F (3.6°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.

What is the ocean temperature in February in New Haven?

In February, the average ocean temperature in New Haven is 38.5°F (3.6°C). For swimming, this is considered extremely cold, dangerous, and life-threatening. Unless suitably protected with insulated waterproof clothing, hypothermia quickly occurs.

What is the average length of the day in February in New Haven?

In February, the average length of the day is 10.7h.

How many hours of sunshine does New Haven have in February?

In New Haven, the average sunshine in February is 6h.

How high is the UV index in February in New Haven?

In New Haven, the average daily maximum UV index in February is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in February - New Haven, CT
  • Average high temperature in February: 40.5°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (82.5°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (37.8°F).

  • Average low temperature in February: 24.9°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (65.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (22.2°F).

Average rainfall in February - New Haven, CT
  • Average rainfall in February: 2.9"

Wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are April and September (4.4").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (2.9").

Average rainfall days in February - New Haven, CT
  • Average rainfall days in February: 10 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is December (12 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is October (7 days).

Average sea temperature in February - New Haven, CT
  • Average sea temperature in February: 38.5°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (73°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (38.5°F).

Average daylight in February / Average sunshine in February - New Haven, CT
  • Average daylight in February: 10.7h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.1h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.2h).

  • Average sunshine in February: 6h

Months with most sunshine are May, June and July (Average sunshine: 9h).
Months with least sunshine are November and December (Average sunshine: 5).

Average UV index in February - New Haven, CT
  • Average UV index in February: 2

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 8).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 1).