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

February weather forecast and climate
Nantucket, MA

Beautiful homes built on the water overlooking the boats on the water below, in Nantucket, Massachusetts, with stunning pink, sun rays
Beautiful homes built on the water overlooking the boats on the water below, in Nantucket, Massachusetts, with stunning pink, sun rays
The last month of the winter, February, is also a wintry month in Nantucket, Massachusetts, with average temperature fluctuating between 26.4°F (-3.1°C) and 39.4°F (4.1°C).

Temperature

In February, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in January - a still cold 39.4°F (4.1°C). In February, the average low-temperature is 26.4°F (-3.1°C).

Rainfall

The month with the least rainfall in Nantucket is February when the rain falls for 10 days and typically collects 2.7" (69.1mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Nantucket, Massachusetts, are January through April, November and December. The month with the most snowfall in Nantucket is February when 8.5" (215.9mm) of snow is typically aggregated.

Ocean temperature

With an average ocean temperature of 37.9°F (3.3°C), February is the month with the coldest seawater in Nantucket. For swimming, this is considered extremely cold, dangerous, and life-threatening. Unless suitably protected with insulated waterproof clothing, hypothermia quickly occurs.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Nantucket is 6h.

UV index

In February, the average daily maximum UV index in Nantucket, Massachusetts, is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low threat to health from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
The daily maximum UV index of 2 interpret into the following advice:
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 Nantucket?

In February, in Nantucket, Massachusetts, the average high-temperature is 39.4°F (4.1°C), and the average low-temperature is 26.4°F (-3.1°C).

How many days does it rain in February in Nantucket?

In Nantucket, in February, it is raining for 10 days, with typically 2.7" (69.1mm) of accumulated precipitation.

What is the driest month in Nantucket?

The month with the least rainfall is February when the rain falls for 10 days and typically collects 2.7" (69.1mm) of precipitation.

How much does it snow in Nantucket in February?

In Nantucket, Massachusetts, in February, 8.5" (215.9mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

What is the snowiest month in Nantucket?

February is the month with the most snowfall in Nantucket, Massachusetts, with 8.5" (215.9mm) of accumulated snow.

When is the ocean coldest in Nantucket?

The month with the coldest seawater is February, with an average ocean temperature of 37.9°F (3.3°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 ocean temperature in February in Nantucket?

In February, the average ocean temperature in Nantucket, Massachusetts, is 37.9°F (3.3°C). For swimming, this is considered extremely cold, dangerous, and life-threatening. Unless suitably protected with insulated waterproof clothing, hypothermia quickly occurs.

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

In Nantucket, Massachusetts, the average length of the day in February is 10.7h.

How long on average sun shines in February in Nantucket?

In Nantucket, the average sunshine in February is 6h.

What is the UV index reading in February in Nantucket?

The average daily maximum UV index in February in Nantucket, Massachusetts, is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in February - Nantucket, MA
  • Average high temperature in February: 39.4°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (75.1°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (38.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in February: 26.5°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (62.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (25.1°F).

Average rainfall in February - Nantucket, MA
  • Average rainfall in February: 2.7"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (4.4").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (2.7").

Average rainfall days in February - Nantucket, MA
  • Average rainfall days in February: 10 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is December (13 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is July (7 days).

Average snowfall in February - Nantucket, MA
  • Average snowfall in February: 8.5"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (8.5").
Months with the lowest snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

Average sea temperature in February - Nantucket, MA
  • Average sea temperature in February: 37.9°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (67.6°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (37.9°F).

Average daylight in February / Average sunshine in February - Nantucket, MA
  • Average daylight in February: 10.7h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.1h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.3h).

  • Average sunshine in February: 6h

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

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

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 8).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 1).