February weather forecast
Old Orchard Beach, ME

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Weather in February

February sees winter persist in Old Orchard Beach, Maine. The air temperature begins a subtle climb from January, and the daylight hours start to increase slowly. Despite the slight increase in daylight hours, the UV index remains at a low level of 2. The significant change arrives in the form of snowfall, which reduces to 0.51" (13mm) and 4.3 days of snowfall. Residents continue to experience the tranquility of winter, complemented by the peaceful beauty of snow.

Temperature

The arrival of February brings an average high-temperature of an icy 33.4°F (0.8°C), subtly diverging from January's 31.5°F (-0.3°C). In February, Old Orchard Beach records an average nighttime temperature of 21.9°F (-5.6°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in February is 78%.

Rainfall

In Old Orchard Beach, in February, during 5.2 rainfall days, 0.35" (9mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Old Orchard Beach, during the entire year, the rain falls for 77.9 days and collects up to 5.71" (145mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through April, November and December. In Old Orchard Beach, during February, snow falls for 4.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.51" (13mm) of snow. In Old Orchard Beach, during the entire year, snow falls for 22.2 days and aggregates up to 2.36" (60mm) of snow.

Ocean temperature

In February, the average ocean temperature in Old Orchard Beach is 38.8°F (3.8°C).
Note: During the act of swimming, this is a direct threat to life. Breathing becomes erratic and cognitive abilities decline rapidly. The importance of a specialized swimsuit to minimize thermal loss is paramount.

Daylight

In February, the average length of the day is 10h and 32min.
On the first day of February, sunrise is at 6:57 am and sunset at 4:52 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:18 am and sunset at 5:29 pm EST.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in February in Old Orchard Beach is 4.8h.

UV index

The months with the lowest UV index are January through March, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low threat to health from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: In February, the maximum UV index of 2 suggests this advice:
It is important to always shield children, babies, and individuals with sensitive skin from prolonged exposure to the sun. Considering the Sun's intensity during midday, it's wise to minimize direct exposure. Tightly woven clothing, when worn loosely, shields effectively against the Sun. Be alert! Nearly double the UV rays from the Sun can be reflected by snow.
Updated: Jun 19, 2024
Published by: Weather U.S. | About Us
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Frequently asked questions

How cold is February?

The high-temperature, in February, in Old Orchard Beach, is 33.4°F (0.8°C), while the low-temperature averages to 21.9°F (-5.6°C).

What is the average humidity in February?

The average relative humidity in February is 78%.

How many days does it rain in February in Old Orchard Beach?

In Old Orchard Beach, in February, during 5.2 rainfall days, 0.35" (9mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How many days does it snow in February in Old Orchard Beach?

In Old Orchard Beach, in February, during 4.3 snowfall days, 0.51" (13mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

What is the ocean temperature in February?

In February, the average ocean temperature is 38.8°F (3.8°C). 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.

What is the average length of the day in February?

The average day length in February is 10h and 32min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in February?

On the first day of February, sunrise is at 6:57 am and sunset at 4:52 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:18 am and sunset at 5:29 pm EST.

How many hours of sunshine does Old Orchard Beach have in February?

In Old Orchard Beach, the average sunshine duration in February is 4.8h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index?

January through March, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index.

How high is the UV index in February in Old Orchard Beach?

In Old Orchard Beach, the average daily maximum UV index in February is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in February
Old Orchard Beach, ME

Average temperature in February - Old Orchard Beach, ME
  • Average high temperature in February: 33.4°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (72.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (31.5°F).

  • Average low temperature in February: 21.9°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (61.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (21°F).

Average pressure in February
Old Orchard Beach, ME

Average pressure in February - Old Orchard Beach, ME
  • Average pressure in February: 29.97"Hg

The months with the highest atmospheric pressure are September and November (30.05"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.91"Hg).

Average wind speed in February
Old Orchard Beach, ME

Average wind speed in February - Old Orchard Beach, ME
  • Average wind speed in February: 11.8mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (12.4mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (7.4mph).

Average humidity in February
Old Orchard Beach, ME

Average humidity in February - Old Orchard Beach, ME
  • Average humidity in February: 78%

The months with the highest relative humidity are June and July (83%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is November (74%).

Average rainfall in February
Old Orchard Beach, ME

Average rainfall in February - Old Orchard Beach, ME
  • Average rainfall in February: 0.35"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (0.67").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (0.2").

Average rainfall days in February
Old Orchard Beach, ME

Average rainfall days in February - Old Orchard Beach, ME
  • Average rainfall days in February: 5.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (8.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (4.9 days).

Average snowfall in February
Old Orchard Beach, ME

Average snowfall in February - Old Orchard Beach, ME
  • Average snowfall in February: 0.51"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (0.59").
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

Average snowfall days in February
Old Orchard Beach, ME

Average snowfall days in February - Old Orchard Beach, ME
  • Average snowfall days in February: 4.3 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (6.7 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average sea temperature in February
Old Orchard Beach, ME

Average sea temperature in February - Old Orchard Beach, ME
  • Average sea temperature in February: 38.8°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (63.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (38°F).

Average daylight in February /
Average sunshine in February
Old Orchard Beach, ME

Average daylight in February / Average sunshine in February - Old Orchard Beach, ME
  • Average daylight in February: 10h and 3min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 24min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 0min).

  • Average sunshine in February: 4h and 5min

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 10h and 36min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 4h and 42min).

Average sunshine days in February
Old Orchard Beach, ME

Average sunshine days in February - Old Orchard Beach, ME
  • Average sunshine days in February: 19.9 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (23.1 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (19.4 days).

Average UV index in February
Old Orchard Beach, ME

Average UV index in February - Old Orchard Beach, ME
  • Average UV index in February: 2

The month with the highest UV index is August (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, November and December (UV index 2).

Average cloud cover in February
Old Orchard Beach, ME

Average cloud cover in February - Old Orchard Beach, ME
  • Average cloud cover in February: 49

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 51).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 30).

Average visibility in February
Old Orchard Beach, ME

Average visibility in February - Old Orchard Beach, ME
  • Average visibility in February: 6mi

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

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