February weather forecast and climate
Amherst, NY

February, the last month of the winter, in Amherst, is another freezing cold month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 20.1°F (-6.6°C) and an average high of 31.3°F (-0.4°C).

Temperature

In Amherst, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in January - a still freezing cold 31.3°F (-0.4°C). In February, the average low-temperature is 20.1°F (-6.6°C).

Humidity

January and February, with an average relative humidity of 85%, are most humid months in Amherst.

Rainfall

In Amherst, New York, in February, during 7.6 rainfall days, 2.2" (56mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Amherst, during the entire year, the rain falls for 169.2 days and collects up to 28.15" (715mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through May, October through December. The month with the most snowfall is February when snow falls for 17.1 days and typically aggregates up to 7.64" (194mm) of snow.

Daylight

In Amherst, New York, the average length of the day in February is 10.6h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in February is 2.5h.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index are January, February and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health hazard from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 1 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. 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 Amherst?

In Amherst, in February, the average high-temperature is 31.3°F (-0.4°C), and the average low-temperature is 20.1°F (-6.6°C).

What is the most humid month in Amherst?

January and February, with an average relative humidity of 85%, are most humid months.

What is the average humidity in February in Amherst?

The average relative humidity in February in Amherst, New York, is 85%.

How many days does it rain in February in Amherst?

In February, the rain falls for 7.6 days. Throughout February, 2.2" (56mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How many days does it snow in February in Amherst?

In Amherst, in February, during 17.1 snowfall days, 7.64" (194mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

When does it snow the most in Amherst?

The month with the most snowfall in Amherst, New York, is February when snow falls for 17.1 days and typically aggregates up to 7.64" (194mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Amherst have in February?

The average length of the day in February is 10.6h.

How many hours of sunshine does Amherst have in February?

In February, the average sunshine in Amherst, New York, is 2.5h.

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

January, February and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index.

How high is the UV index in February in Amherst?

In Amherst, New York, the average daily maximum UV index in February is 1. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in February - Amherst, NY
  • Average high temperature in February: 31.3°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (79.5°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (29.3°F).

  • Average low temperature in February: 20.1°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (63.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (19.4°F).

Average pressure in February - Amherst, NY
  • Average pressure in February: 30.04"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.09").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.92").

Average wind speed in February - Amherst, NY
  • Average wind speed in February: 10.4mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (11mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (6.7mph).

Average humidity in February - Amherst, NY
  • Average humidity in February: 85%

Months with the highest relative humidity are January and February (85%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are July, August and September (74%).

Average rainfall in February - Amherst, NY
  • Average rainfall in February: 2.2"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (2.87").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.81").

Average rainfall days in February - Amherst, NY
  • Average rainfall days in February: 7.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (17.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (7.6 days).

Average snowfall in February - Amherst, NY
  • Average snowfall in February: 7.64"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (7.64").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in February - Amherst, NY
  • Average snowfall days in February: 17.1 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (19 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in February / Average sunshine in February - Amherst, NY
  • 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: 2.5h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.3h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 2.3h).

Average sunshine days in February - Amherst, NY
  • Average sunshine days in February: 6.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is September (12.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is January (6.3 days).

Average UV index in February - Amherst, NY
  • Average UV index in February: 1

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February and December (UV index 1).

Average cloud cover in February - Amherst, NY
  • Average cloud cover in February: 75

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 77).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 30).

Average visibility in February - Amherst, NY
  • Average visibility in February: 5mi

Months with the highest visibility are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (6mi).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March and December (5mi).