February weather forecast
Amherst, NY

Weather in February

The last month of the winter, February, is another freezing cold month in Amherst, New York, with an average temperature varying between 31.3°F (-0.4°C) and 20.1°F (-6.6°C).

Temperature

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

Humidity

The months with the highest humidity in Amherst are January and February, with an average relative humidity of 85%.

Rainfall

In Amherst, it is raining for 7.6 days, with typically 2.2" (56mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 169.2 rainfall days, and 28.15" (715mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

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

Daylight

The average length of the day in February is 10h and 34min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:29 am and sunset at 5:27 pm. On the last day of February, in Amherst, sunrise is at 6:52 am and sunset at 6:03 pm EST.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in February in Amherst is 2.5h.

UV index

January, February and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health hazard from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 1 in February interpret into the following advice:
Most people can stay in the Sun for up to 1 hour without burning, apart from children that always must be protected from 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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in February in Amherst?

In February, in Amherst, New York, 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?

The months with the highest humidity in Amherst, New York, are January and February, with an average relative humidity of 85%.

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 Amherst, in February, it is raining for 7.6 days, with typically 2.2" (56mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When does it snow the most in Amherst?

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

How much does it snow in Amherst in February?

In Amherst, during February, snow falls for 17.1 days and regularly aggregates up to 7.64" (194mm) of snow.

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

In February, the average day length in Amherst, New York, is 10h and 34min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in February in Amherst?

In February, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:29 am and sunset at 5:27 pm. On the last day of the month, in Amherst, New York, sunrise is at 6:52 am and sunset at 6:03 pm EST.

How long on average sun shines in February in Amherst?

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

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Amherst?

The months with the lowest UV index in Amherst, New York, are January, February and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1.

How high is the UV index in February in Amherst?

In February, the average daily maximum UV index in Amherst, New York, is 1. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low health threat from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in February
Amherst, NY

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).

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Average pressure in February
Amherst, NY

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

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

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Average wind speed in February
Amherst, NY

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).

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Average humidity in February
Amherst, NY

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

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

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Average rainfall in February
Amherst, NY

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").

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Average rainfall days in February
Amherst, NY

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).

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Average snowfall in February
Amherst, NY

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

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

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Average snowfall days in February
Amherst, NY

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).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average daylight in February /
Average sunshine in February
Amherst, NY

Average daylight in February / Average sunshine in February - Amherst, NY
  • Average daylight in February: 10h and 34min

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 4min).

  • Average sunshine in February: 2h and 30min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 18min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 2h and 18min).

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Average sunshine days in February
Amherst, NY

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).

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Average UV index in February
Amherst, NY

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).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in February
Amherst, NY

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).

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Average visibility in February
Amherst, NY

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

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

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