Gloucester
Massachusetts, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

February weather forecast and climate
Gloucester, MA

February, the last month of the winter, in Gloucester, is also a wintry month, with average temperature varying between 36.1°F (2.3°C) and 27°F (-2.8°C).

Temperature

In Gloucester, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in January - a still cold 36.1°F (2.3°C). In February, the average low-temperature is 27°F (-2.8°C).

Humidity

In Gloucester, the average relative humidity is 76%.

Rainfall

In Gloucester, Massachusetts, in February, during 8.2 rainfall days, 2.44" (62mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Gloucester, during the entire year, the rain falls for 150.9 days and collects up to 30.75" (781mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through April, November and December are months with snowfall in Gloucester, Massachusetts. The month with the most snowfall is February when snow falls for 7.3 days and typically aggregates up to 2.6" (66mm) of snow.

Ocean temperature

In Gloucester, the average seawater temperature is 39.2°F (4°C).
Note: 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 February, the average length of the day is 10.6h.

Sunshine

February and December, with an average of 4.8h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine in Gloucester.

UV index

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 health risk from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: 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. 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 Gloucester?

The average high-temperature, in February, in Gloucester, Massachusetts, is 36.1°F (2.3°C), while the average low-temperature is 27°F (-2.8°C).

What is the average humidity in February in Gloucester?

In February, the average relative humidity in Gloucester is 76%.

How many days does it rain in February in Gloucester?

In Gloucester, Massachusetts, in February, it is raining for 8.2 days, with typically 2.44" (62mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How much does it snow in Gloucester in February?

In Gloucester, during February, snow falls for 7.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.6" (66mm) of snow.

What is the snowiest month in Gloucester?

The month with the most snowfall is February when snow falls for 7.3 days and typically aggregates up to 2.6" (66mm) of snow.

What is the water temperature in February in Gloucester?

In Gloucester, Massachusetts, in February, the average water temperature is 39.2°F (4°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.

How many hours of daylight does Gloucester have in February?

In February, the average length of the day in Gloucester, Massachusetts, is 10.6h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Gloucester?

February and December, with an average of 4.8h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine in Gloucester, Massachusetts.

How long on average sun shines in February in Gloucester?

In Gloucester, the average sunshine in February is 4.8h.

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

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

How high is the UV index in February in Gloucester?

The average daily maximum UV index in February in Gloucester, Massachusetts, is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in February - Gloucester, MA
  • Average high temperature in February: 36.1°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (73°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (34.9°F).

  • Average low temperature in February: 27°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (65.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (26.1°F).

Average humidity in February - Gloucester, MA
  • Average humidity in February: 76%

The month with the highest relative humidity is June (81%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is November (73%).

Average rainfall in February - Gloucester, MA
  • Average rainfall in February: 2.44"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (3.23").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.73").

Average rainfall days in February - Gloucester, MA
  • Average rainfall days in February: 8.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (16.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (8.2 days).

Average snowfall in February - Gloucester, MA
  • Average snowfall in February: 2.6"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (2.6").
Months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

Average snowfall days in February - Gloucester, MA
  • Average snowfall days in February: 7.3 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (7.8 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

Average sea temperature in February - Gloucester, MA
  • Average sea temperature in February: 39.2°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (66.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (38.8°F).

Average daylight in February / Average sunshine in February - Gloucester, MA
  • Average daylight in February: 10.6h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.3h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.1h).

  • Average sunshine in February: 4.8h

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 10.8h).
Months with the least sunshine are February and December (Average sunshine: 4.8).

Average UV index in February - Gloucester, MA
  • Average UV index in February: 2

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