Portland
Maine, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

February weather forecast and climate
Portland, ME

Dusk view of the lit skyscrapers of the Portland city in Maine
Dusk view of the lit skyscrapers of the Portland city in Maine
February, the last month of the winter, in Portland, is a cold month, with average temperature varying between 34.5°F (1.4°C) and 16.3°F (-8.7°C).

Temperature

In February, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in January - a cold 34.5°F (1.4°C). The average low-temperature, in Portland, is 16.3°F (-8.7°C).

Humidity

February is the least humid month, with an average relative humidity of 65.2%.

Rainfall

In Portland, in February, it is raining for 9.8 days, with typically 3.3" (82.6mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Portland, there are 130.9 rainfall days, and 47.3" (1200.3mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through April, November and December are months with snowfall in Portland.

Ocean temperature

In February, the average ocean temperature is 38.8°F (3.8°C).
Note: For swimming, this is considered extremely cold, dangerous, and life-threatening. Unless suitably protected with insulated waterproof clothing, hypothermia quickly occurs.

Daylight

In Portland, the average length of the day is 10.5h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Portland is 6.2h.

UV index

In February, the average daily maximum UV index is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 2 interpret into the following advice:
Extended sun exposure is not an issue for the majority. Children, infants, and fair-skinned individuals always need to be protected. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.

What is the temperature in February in Portland?

In Portland, in February, the average high-temperature is 34.5°F (1.4°C), and the average low-temperature is 16.3°F (-8.7°C).

What is the least humid month in Portland?

The least humid month in Portland is February, with an average relative humidity of 65.2%.

What is the average humidity in February in Portland?

The average relative humidity in February in Portland, Maine, is 65.2%.

How many days does it rain in February in Portland?

In February, in Portland, the rain falls for 9.8 days. Throughout February, 3.3" (82.6mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How many days does it snow in February in Portland?

In Portland, Maine, during February, snow falls for 6.1 days and regularly aggregates up to 12.1" (307.3mm) of snow.

What is the water temperature in February in Portland?

In Portland, in February, the average water temperature is 38.8°F (3.8°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 Portland?

In February, the average length of the day in Portland, Maine, is 10.5h.

How long on average sun shines in February in Portland?

In Portland, Maine, the average sunshine in February is 6.2h.

What is the UV index intensity in February in Portland?

In Portland, the average daily maximum UV index in February is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in February - Portland, ME
  • Average high temperature in February: 34.6°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (78.8°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (31.2°F).

  • Average low temperature in February: 16.4°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (59.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (13.4°F).

Average humidity in February - Portland, ME
  • Average humidity in February: 65.2%

The month with the highest relative humidity is September (76.7%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is February (65.2%).

Average rainfall in February - Portland, ME
  • Average rainfall in February: 3.3"

Wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are October and November (4.9").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is August (3.1").

Average rainfall days in February - Portland, ME
  • Average rainfall days in February: 9.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (12.6 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is September (9.2 days).

Average snowfall in February - Portland, ME
  • Average snowfall in February: 12.1"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (19.2").
Months with the lowest snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

Average snowfall days in February - Portland, ME
  • Average snowfall days in February: 6.1 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (7.9 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

Average sea temperature in February - Portland, 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 - Portland, ME
  • Average daylight in February: 10.5h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.4h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h).

  • Average sunshine in February: 6.2h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 9.1h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 4.5h).

Average UV index in February - Portland, ME
  • Average UV index in February: 2

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 8).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 1).