February weather forecast and climate
Buffalo, NY

The Niagara square with the McKinley Monument in Buffalo, New York, USA
The Niagara square with the McKinley Monument in Buffalo, New York, USA

Weather in February

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

Temperature

In Buffalo, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in January - a still subzero cold 31.3°F (-0.4°C). In Buffalo, 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 Buffalo.

Rainfall

In Buffalo, during February, the rain falls for 7.6 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.2" (56mm) of precipitation. In Buffalo, during the entire year, the rain falls for 169.2 days and collects up to 28.15" (715mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall. February is the month with the most snowfall in Buffalo. Snow falls for 17.1 days and accumulates 7.64" (194mm) of snow.

Ocean temperature

February and March, with an average ocean temperature of 35.1°F (1.7°C), are months with the coldest seawater in Buffalo, New York.
Note: 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.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine in February 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 unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
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 Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in February in Buffalo?

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 Buffalo?

Months with the highest humidity are January and February, with an average relative humidity of 85%.

What is the average humidity in February in Buffalo?

In Buffalo, New York, the average relative humidity in February is 85%.

How many days does it rain in February in Buffalo?

In February, in Buffalo, New York, 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 Buffalo?

In Buffalo, in February, snow falls for 17.1 days, with typically accumulated 7.64" (194mm) of snow.

What is the snowiest month in Buffalo?

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

What are the months with the coldest ocean in Buffalo?

Months with the coldest seawater are February and March, with an average ocean temperature of 35.1°F (1.7°C).

What is the water temperature in February in Buffalo?

In Buffalo, in February, the average water temperature is 35.1°F (1.7°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 Buffalo?

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

How long on average sun shines in February in Buffalo?

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

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

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

What is the UV index intensity in February in Buffalo?

The average daily maximum UV index in February in Buffalo, New York, is 1. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in February
Buffalo, NY

Average temperature in February - Buffalo, 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
Buffalo, NY

Average pressure in February - Buffalo, 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").

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Average wind speed in February
Buffalo, NY

Average wind speed in February - Buffalo, 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
Buffalo, NY

Average humidity in February - Buffalo, 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%).

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Average rainfall in February
Buffalo, NY

Average rainfall in February - Buffalo, 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
Buffalo, NY

Average rainfall days in February - Buffalo, 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
Buffalo, NY

Average snowfall in February - Buffalo, 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").

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Average snowfall days in February
Buffalo, NY

Average snowfall days in February - Buffalo, 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).

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Average sea temperature in February
Buffalo, NY

Average sea temperature in February - Buffalo, NY
  • Average sea temperature in February: 34.9°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (74.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (34.9°F).

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

Average daylight in February / Average sunshine in February - Buffalo, 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).

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Average sunshine days in February
Buffalo, NY

Average sunshine days in February - Buffalo, 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
Buffalo, NY

Average UV index in February - Buffalo, 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).

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Average cloud cover in February
Buffalo, NY

Average cloud cover in February - Buffalo, 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
Buffalo, NY

Average visibility in February - Buffalo, 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).

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