February weather forecast
New York, NY

The sunset view over skyscrapers in New York City, USA
The sunset view over skyscrapers in New York City, USA

Weather in February

The last month of the winter, February, is another cold month in New York, New York, with an average temperature ranging between max 39.2°F (4°C) and min 27.7°F (-2.4°C).

Temperature

In February, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in January - a still wintry 39.2°F (4°C). The average low-temperature, in New York, is 27.7°F (-2.4°C).

Humidity

The months with the highest humidity are February and December, with an average relative humidity of 76%.

Rainfall

In New York, in February, it is raining for 10.8 days, with typically 2.36" (60mm) of accumulated precipitation. In New York, during the entire year, the rain falls for 169 days and collects up to 36.65" (931mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through April, November and December are months with snowfall in New York. In February, in New York, it is snowing for 5.5 days. Throughout February, 1.89" (48mm) of snow is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 19.2 snowfall days, and 7.8" (198mm) of snow is accumulated.

Ocean temperature

February is the month with the coldest seawater in New York, New York, with an average ocean temperature of 39.7°F (4.3°C).
Note: For swimming, this is considered extremely cold, dangerous, and life-threatening. Unless suitably protected with insulated waterproof clothing, hypothermia quickly occurs.

Daylight

In February, the average length of the day in New York, New York, is 10h and 41min.
On the first day of February, sunrise is at 7:05 am and sunset at 5:13 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:31 am and sunset at 5:45 pm EST.

Sunshine

The month with the least sunshine in New York, New York, is February, with an average of 4.7h of sunshine.

UV index

January through March, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: In February, the average maximum UV index of 2 translate into the following recommendations:
Extended sun exposure is not an issue for the majority. Children, infants, and fair-skinned individuals always need to be protected. 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 New York?

In February, in New York, New York, the average high-temperature is 39.2°F (4°C), and the average low-temperature is 27.7°F (-2.4°C).

What are the most humid months in New York?

February and December, with an average relative humidity of 76%, are most humid months in New York, New York.

What is the average humidity in February in New York?

In New York, the average relative humidity in February is 76%.

How much does it rain in New York in February?

In New York, New York, during February, the rain falls for 10.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.36" (60mm) of precipitation.

How many days does it snow in February in New York?

In New York, during February, snow falls for 5.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.89" (48mm) of snow.

What is the month with the coldest ocean in New York?

February is the month with the coldest seawater in New York, New York, with an average ocean temperature of 39.7°F (4.3°C).

What is the ocean temperature in February in New York?

In New York, New York, in February, the average water temperature is 39.7°F (4.3°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 New York?

The average day length in February in New York is 10h and 41min.

When are sunrise and sunset in February in New York?

On the first day of February, sunrise is at 7:05 am and sunset at 5:13 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:31 am and sunset at 5:45 pm EST.

What is the month with the least sunshine in New York?

With an average of 4.7h of sunshine, February has the least sunshine of the year in New York.

How long on average sun shines in February in New York?

The average sunshine duration in February in New York, New York, is 4.7h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in New York?

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

What is the UV index reading in February in New York?

In February, the average daily maximum UV index is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in February
New York, NY

Average temperature in February - New York, NY
  • Average high temperature in February: 39.2°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (82.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (36.5°F).

  • Average low temperature in February: 27.7°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (69.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (26.1°F).

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Average pressure in February
New York, NY

Average pressure in February - New York, NY
  • Average pressure in February: 30.03"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.1"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.93"Hg).

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Average wind speed in February
New York, NY

Average wind speed in February - New York, NY
  • Average wind speed in February: 9.7mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (9.9mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (6.6mph).

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Average humidity in February
New York, NY

Average humidity in February - New York, NY
  • Average humidity in February: 76%

The months with the highest relative humidity are February and December (76%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is August (70%).

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Average rainfall in February
New York, NY

Average rainfall in February - New York, NY
  • Average rainfall in February: 2.36"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (4.02").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (2.17").

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Average rainfall days in February
New York, NY

Average rainfall days in February - New York, NY
  • Average rainfall days in February: 10.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (18.5 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (9.1 days).

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Average snowfall in February
New York, NY

Average snowfall in February - New York, NY
  • Average snowfall in February: 1.89"

The month with the highest snowfall is March (2.64").
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in February
New York, NY

Average snowfall days in February - New York, NY
  • Average snowfall days in February: 5.5 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (5.8 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in February
New York, NY

Average sea temperature in February - New York, NY
  • Average sea temperature in February: 39.7°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (74.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (39.7°F).

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Average daylight in February /
Average sunshine in February
New York, NY

Average daylight in February / Average sunshine in February - New York, NY
  • Average daylight in February: 10h and 41min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 2min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 19min).

  • Average sunshine in February: 4h and 42min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 30min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4h and 42min).

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Average sunshine days in February
New York, NY

Average sunshine days in February - New York, NY
  • Average sunshine days in February: 13.7 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (17.9 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (9.8 days).

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Average UV index in February
New York, NY

Average UV index in February - New York, NY
  • Average UV index in February: 2

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

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Average cloud cover in February
New York, NY

Average cloud cover in February - New York, NY
  • Average cloud cover in February: 47

The months with the most cloud cover are February, March and December (Cloud cover 47).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 30).

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Average visibility in February
New York, NY

Average visibility in February - New York, NY
  • 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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