February weather forecast
Salem, MA

The gray Witch House located in Salem Town, Massachusetts
The gray Witch House located in Salem Town, Massachusetts

Weather in February

The last month of the winter, February, is also a wintry month in Salem, Massachusetts, with an average temperature fluctuating between 19.4°F (-7°C) and 37.4°F (3°C).

Temperature

In February, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in January - a still cold 37.4°F (3°C). In Salem, in February, the average low-temperature is 19.4°F (-7°C).

Rainfall

In Salem, it is raining for 10 days, with typically 3.58" (91mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Salem, during the entire year, the rain falls for 124 days and collects up to 43.03" (1093mm) of precipitation.

Ocean temperature

In Salem, in February, the average water temperature is 39.2°F (4°C).
Note: 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.

Daylight

In February, the average length of the day in Salem is 10h and 35min.
On the first day of February, sunrise is at 6:57 am and sunset at 4:57 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:20 am and sunset at 5:31 pm EST.

Sunshine

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

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in February in Salem is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 2 in February transform into the following instructions:
People with sensitive skin, children, and babies should always be protected from prolonged sun exposure. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for the eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in February in Salem?

The average high-temperature, in February, in Salem, Massachusetts, is 37.4°F (3°C), while the average low-temperature is 19.4°F (-7°C).

How many days does it rain in February in Salem?

In February, in Salem, Massachusetts, the rain falls for 10 days. Throughout February, 3.58" (91mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How cold is the water in February in Salem?

In Salem, the average seawater temperature in February 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.

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

In February, the average day length in Salem, Massachusetts, is 10h and 35min.

When are sunrise and sunset in February in Salem?

On the first day of February in Salem, sunrise is at 6:57 am and sunset at 4:57 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:20 am and sunset at 5:31 pm EST.

How long on average sun shines in February in Salem?

The average sunshine duration in February in Salem is 6h.

How high is the UV index in February in Salem?

In February, the average daily maximum UV index in Salem, Massachusetts, is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal hazard to health from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in February
Salem, MA

Average temperature in February - Salem, MA
  • Average high temperature in February: 37°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (82°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (36°F).

  • Average low temperature in February: 19°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (63°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (18°F).

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Average rainfall in February
Salem, MA

Average rainfall in February - Salem, MA
  • Average rainfall in February: 3.6"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (4.6").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is July (3").

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Average rainfall days in February
Salem, MA

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

The month with the highest number of rainy days is December (12 days).
The month with the least rainy days is September (8 days).

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Average sea temperature in February
Salem, MA

Average sea temperature in February - Salem, MA
  • Average sea temperature in February: 39°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (64°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (37°F).

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Average daylight in February /
Average sunshine in February
Salem, MA

Average daylight in February / Average sunshine in February - Salem, MA
  • Average daylight in February: 10h and 35min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 15min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 7min).

  • Average sunshine in February: 6h

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

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Average UV index in February
Salem, MA

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

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

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