February weather forecast
Durham, NH

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Weather in February

As February takes hold, Durham experiences a slight increase in temperature, creating a somewhat warmer atmosphere compared to the preceding January. Between 21°F (-6.1°C) as the lowest and 33.6°F (0.9°C) as the highest, the temperatures remain in the low range. The days in February still feel quite short due to the limited daylight hours. Snow still covers the landscape, making for beautiful winter-scenes. As February ends, residents look forward to March for the beginning signs of spring.

Temperature

February's arrival brings an average high-temperature of a wintry 33.6°F (0.9°C), slightly deviating from January's 31.5°F (-0.3°C). During the month of February, an average low-temperature of 21°F (-6.1°C) is recorded.

Humidity

The months with the highest humidity are January and February, with an average relative humidity of 80%.

Rainfall

In Durham, New Hampshire, in February, during 7.6 rainfall days, 2.13" (54mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Durham, there are 144.8 rainfall days, and 27.24" (692mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through April, October through December. In Durham, during February, snow falls for 8.2 days and regularly aggregates up to 4.45" (113mm) of snow. In Durham, New Hampshire, during the entire year, snow falls for 35.1 days and aggregates up to 18.78" (477mm) of snow.

Daylight

The average length of the day in February is 10h and 33min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:59 am and sunset at 4:55 pm. On the last day of February, sunrise is at 6:20 am and sunset at 5:32 pm EST.

Sunshine

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

UV index

The months with the lowest UV index in Durham, New Hampshire, are January through March, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: A daily maximum UV index of 2 in February translates into the following instructions:
Sun exposure does not present considerable issues for many, yet infants, fair-skinned people, and children necessitate constant protection. Being exposed to the midday Sun can have harmful effects due to strong UV radiation; always take precautions. For holistic sun protection encompassing the eyes, ears, face, and neck, a wide-brim hat is key. Beware! Reflection from snow can magnify the Sun's UV radiation nearly twofold.
Updated: Feb 13, 2024
Published by: Weather U.S. | About Us
Data Sources | Weather Forecasting & Climate

Frequently asked questions

How cold is it in Durham in February?

The average high-temperature, in February, in Durham, is 33.6°F (0.9°C), while the average low-temperature is 21°F (-6.1°C).

What are the most humid months in Durham?

The months with the highest humidity are January and February, with an average relative humidity of 80%.

What is the average humidity in February in Durham?

In February, the average relative humidity in Durham, New Hampshire, is 80%.

How much does it rain in Durham in February?

In Durham, in February, it is raining for 7.6 days, with typically 2.13" (54mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How many days does it snow in February in Durham?

In February, in Durham, New Hampshire, it is snowing for 8.2 days. Throughout February, 4.45" (113mm) of snow is accumulated.

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

In February, the average day length in Durham, New Hampshire, is 10h and 33min.

When are sunrise and sunset in February in Durham?

On the first day of February in Durham, sunrise is at 6:59 am and sunset at 4:55 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:20 am and sunset at 5:32 pm EST.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Durham?

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

How long on average sun shines in February in Durham?

The average sunshine duration in February in Durham is 4.8h.

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

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

How high is the UV index in February in Durham?

The average daily maximum UV index in February in Durham, New Hampshire, is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal hazard to health from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in February
Durham, NH

Average temperature in February - Durham, NH
  • Average high temperature in February: 33.6°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (77.4°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (31.5°F).

  • Average low temperature in February: 21°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (61.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (19.8°F).

Average pressure in February
Durham, NH

Average pressure in February - Durham, NH
  • Average pressure in February: 29.98"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.06"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.92"Hg).

Average wind speed in February
Durham, NH

Average wind speed in February - Durham, NH
  • Average wind speed in February: 10.4mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (10.8mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (6.2mph).

Average humidity in February
Durham, NH

Average humidity in February - Durham, NH
  • Average humidity in February: 80%

The months with the highest relative humidity are January and February (80%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are April and November (75%).

Average rainfall in February
Durham, NH

Average rainfall in February - Durham, NH
  • Average rainfall in February: 2.13"

The wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are October and December (2.87").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.46").

Average rainfall days in February
Durham, NH

Average rainfall days in February - Durham, NH
  • Average rainfall days in February: 7.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (15 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (7.6 days).

Average snowfall in February
Durham, NH

Average snowfall in February - Durham, NH
  • Average snowfall in February: 4.45"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (4.53").
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in February
Durham, NH

Average snowfall days in February - Durham, NH
  • Average snowfall days in February: 8.2 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (8.7 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in February /
Average sunshine in February
Durham, NH

Average daylight in February / Average sunshine in February - Durham, NH
  • Average daylight in February: 10h and 3min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 18min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 6min).

  • Average sunshine in February: 4h and 5min

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 10h and 36min).
The months with the least sunshine are February and December (Average sunshine: 4h and 48min).

Average sunshine days in February
Durham, NH

Average sunshine days in February - Durham, NH
  • Average sunshine days in February: 14.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (17.1 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is April (13.2 days).

Average UV index in February
Durham, NH

Average UV index in February - Durham, NH
  • Average UV index in February: 2

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

Average cloud cover in February
Durham, NH

Average cloud cover in February - Durham, NH
  • Average cloud cover in February: 48

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 50).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 30).

Average visibility in February
Durham, NH

Average visibility in February - Durham, NH
  • Average visibility in February: 6mi

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).

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