Annapolis
Maryland, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

February weather forecast and climate
Annapolis, MD

A view of Chesapeake Bay at dusk, in Annapolis, Maryland, with a distant view of the US Naval Academy chapel dome
A view of Chesapeake Bay at dusk, in Annapolis, Maryland, with a distant view of the US Naval Academy chapel dome
February, the last month of the winter, in Annapolis, is a chilly month, with average temperature varying between 30.7°F (-0.7°C) and 45.5°F (7.5°C).

Temperature

In Annapolis, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in January - a frosty 45.5°F (7.5°C). In February, in Annapolis, Maryland, the average low-temperature is 30.7°F (-0.7°C).

Rainfall

February is the month with the least rainfall. Rain falls for 9.2 days and accumulates 2.9" (74.7mm) of precipitation.

Ocean temperature

February is the month with the coldest seawater, with an average ocean temperature of 45.1°F (7.3°C).
Note: Swimming in 45.1°F (7.3°C) is considered life-threatening. Even a few minutes in 55.4°F (13°C) water is uncomfortable, and swimming below 50°F (10°C) may cause total loss of breathing control and cold shock, depending on a person's physique.

Daylight

The average length of the day in February is 10.8h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Annapolis is 6h.

UV index

In February, the average daily maximum UV index in Annapolis is 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium health hazard from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: In February, the average maximum UV index of 3 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against sun damage is advised. 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 Annapolis?

In Annapolis, Maryland, in February, the average high-temperature is 45.5°F (7.5°C), and the average low-temperature is 30.7°F (-0.7°C).

How many days does it rain in February in Annapolis?

In Annapolis, Maryland, in February, during 9.2 rainfall days, 2.9" (74.7mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the driest month in Annapolis?

The month with the least rainfall in Annapolis is February when the rain falls for 9.2 days and typically collects 2.9" (74.7mm) of precipitation.

What month is the ocean coldest in Annapolis?

With an average ocean temperature of 45.1°F (7.3°C), February is the month with the coldest seawater in Annapolis, Maryland.

What is the ocean temperature in February in Annapolis?

In February, the average ocean temperature is 45.1°F (7.3°C). Swimming in 45.1°F (7.3°C) is considered dangerous. Unprotected immersion in temperatures below 50°F (10°C) causes quickly maximum intensity cold shock with hyperventilation.

What is the average length of the day in February in Annapolis?

In February, the average length of the day in Annapolis, Maryland, is 10.8h.

How long on average sun shines in February in Annapolis?

In February, the average sunshine is 6h.

How high is the UV index in February in Annapolis?

The average daily maximum UV index in February in Annapolis is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium hazard to health from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in February - Annapolis, MD
  • Average high temperature in February: 45.5°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (85.8°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (42.7°F).

  • Average low temperature in February: 30.7°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (71.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (29.1°F).

Average rainfall in February - Annapolis, MD
  • Average rainfall in February: 2.9"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is September (4.8").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (2.9").

Average rainfall days in February - Annapolis, MD
  • Average rainfall days in February: 9.2 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are March and April (11.2 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are September and October (7.8 days).

Average sea temperature in February - Annapolis, MD
  • Average sea temperature in February: 45.1°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (77.8°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (45.1°F).

Average daylight in February / Average sunshine in February - Annapolis, MD
  • Average daylight in February: 10.8h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.9h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.5h).

  • Average sunshine in February: 6h

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

Average UV index in February - Annapolis, MD
  • Average UV index in February: 3

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 9).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 2).