February weather forecast and climate
Wilmington, DE

Bright neon lights light up the Central Business District of Wilmington, Delaware, with a scenic reflection in the Christian River
Bright neon lights light up the Central Business District of Wilmington, Delaware, with a scenic reflection in the Christian River

Weather in February

The last month of the winter, February, is also a wintry month in Wilmington, Delaware, with temperature in the range of an average high of 40.8°F (4.9°C) and an average low of 27.7°F (-2.4°C).

Temperature

In February, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in January - a still wintry 40.8°F (4.9°C). In Wilmington, the average low-temperature is 27.7°F (-2.4°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in February is 77%.

Rainfall

In February, the rain falls for 10.1 days. Throughout February, 2.56" (65mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Wilmington, there are 168.9 rainfall days, and 35.55" (903mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall. In Wilmington, snow falls for 5.8 days, with typically accumulated 2.87" (73mm) of snow. Throughout the year, there are 21.9 snowfall days, and 12.05" (306mm) of snow is accumulated.

Ocean temperature

The month with the coldest seawater is February, with an average ocean temperature of 33.8°F (1°C).
Note: For swimming, this is considered life-threatening and very dangerous. The water feels painfully cold, and hyperventilation quickly occurs. A specialized swimsuit is mandatory to reduce thermal damage.

Daylight

The average length of the day in February is 10.7h.

Sunshine

February has the least sunshine of the year, with an average of 4.9h of sunshine.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index in Wilmington are January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health hazard from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 2 in February transform into the following instructions:
Extended sun exposure is not an issue for the majority. Children, infants, and fair-skinned individuals always need to be protected. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in February in Wilmington?

The average relative humidity in February in Wilmington is 77%.

How many days does it rain in February in Wilmington?

In February, in Wilmington, Delaware, the rain falls for 10.1 days. Throughout February, 2.56" (65mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How many days does it snow in February in Wilmington?

In February, it is snowing for 5.8 days. Throughout February, 2.87" (73mm) of snow is accumulated.

What month is the ocean coldest in Wilmington?

The month with the coldest seawater in Wilmington, Delaware, is February, with an average ocean temperature of 33.8°F (1°C).

What is the water temperature in February in Wilmington?

In February, the average ocean temperature in Wilmington is 33.8°F (1°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 average length of the day in February in Wilmington?

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

What is the month with the least sunshine in Wilmington?

The month with the least sunshine in Wilmington is February, with an average of 4.9h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Wilmington have in February?

The average sunshine in February in Wilmington is 4.9h.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Wilmington?

January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index in Wilmington.

What is the UV index reading in February in Wilmington?

In February, the average daily maximum UV index is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in February
Wilmington, DE

Average temperature in February - Wilmington, DE
  • Average high temperature in February: 40.8°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (84.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (37°F).

  • Average low temperature in February: 27.7°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (68.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (25.3°F).

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Average pressure in February
Wilmington, DE

Average pressure in February - Wilmington, DE
  • Average pressure in February: 30.06"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.12").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.94").

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Average wind speed in February
Wilmington, DE

Average wind speed in February - Wilmington, DE
  • Average wind speed in February: 8.6mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are January, February and March (8.6mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.4mph).

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Average humidity in February
Wilmington, DE

Average humidity in February - Wilmington, DE
  • Average humidity in February: 77%

The month with the highest relative humidity is October (78%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (72%).

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Average rainfall in February
Wilmington, DE

Average rainfall in February - Wilmington, DE
  • Average rainfall in February: 2.56"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (4.09").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (2.36").

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Average rainfall days in February
Wilmington, DE

Average rainfall days in February - Wilmington, DE
  • Average rainfall days in February: 10.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (18.7 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (8.8 days).

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Average snowfall in February
Wilmington, DE

Average snowfall in February - Wilmington, DE
  • Average snowfall in February: 2.87"

The month with the highest snowfall is March (3.58").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in February
Wilmington, DE

Average snowfall days in February - Wilmington, DE
  • Average snowfall days in February: 5.8 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (6.8 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in February
Wilmington, DE

Average sea temperature in February - Wilmington, DE
  • Average sea temperature in February: 34°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 (34°F).

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Average daylight in February /
Average sunshine in February
Wilmington, DE

Average daylight in February / Average sunshine in February - Wilmington, DE
  • Average daylight in February: 10.7h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.4h).

  • Average sunshine in February: 4.9h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.6h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4.9h).

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Average sunshine days in February
Wilmington, DE

Average sunshine days in February - Wilmington, DE
  • Average sunshine days in February: 13.2 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (18.6 days).
Months with the least sunshine days are May and July (9.8 days).

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Average UV index in February
Wilmington, DE

Average UV index in February - Wilmington, DE
  • Average UV index in February: 2

Months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in February
Wilmington, DE

Average cloud cover in February - Wilmington, DE
  • Average cloud cover in February: 47

Months with the most cloud cover are February and March (Cloud cover 47).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 31).

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Average visibility in February
Wilmington, DE

Average visibility in February - Wilmington, DE
  • Average visibility in February: 6mi

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).

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