New York
New York, USA
Long term weather forecast
Long term weather forecast

February weather forecast and Climate
New York, NY

February in New York remains cold with temperatures reading 26.6°F (-3°C) on the coldest days and 44.6°F (7°C) on the warmest days. Chilly winds still blow making the weather appear even colder. At night the temperatures may go as low as 21.2°F (-6°C). Snow falls in February are the highest all year and are experienced for an average of three days but start to reduce towards the end of February.
There is a drop in average precipitation to 2.2" (55.9mm) with the rain experienced for only nine days in February. Waterproof coats and boots reduce the complications associated with exposure to the showers in the cold weather.
The sun steadily shines for an average of six hours per day elevating the cold a bit. Take to basking and outdoor activities for extra warmth. Humidity in February averages 60%.
The ocean temperature reads around 42.8°F (6°C) in February; expect fewer activities on the ocean as the waters are icy. Crowds remain fewer throughout the month due to the cold weather.
  • Average high temperature in February: 41.6°F

Warmest month (with highest average high temperature) is July (84.1°F).
Month with lowest average high temperature is January (38.3°F).

  • Average low temperature in February: 28.9°F

Month with highest average low temperature is July (68.8°F).
Coldest month (with lowest average low temperature) is January (26.9°F).

  • Average humidity in February: 60.2%

Month with highest relative humidity is September (67.8%).
Month with lowest relative humidity is April (55.3%).

  • Average rainfall in February: 3.1"

Wettest month (with highest rainfall) is July (4.6").
Driest month (with lowest rainfall) is February (3.1").

  • Average rainfall days in February: 9.2 days

Month with highest number of rainy days is April (11.5 days).
Month with lowest number of rainy days is September (8.7 days).

  • Average snowfall in February: 9.2"

Month with highest snowfall is February (9.2").
Months with lowest snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

  • Average snowfall days in February: 2.8 days

Month with highest number of snowfall days is January (4 days).
Months with lowest number of snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

  • Average sea temperature in February: 41°F

Best month for swimming (with highest average sea temperature) is August (73°F).
Coldest months (with lowest average sea temperature) are February and March (41°F).

  • Average daylight in February: 11h

Months with longest days are June and July (Average daylight: 15h).
Month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h).

  • Average sunshine in February: 5.8h

Months with most sunshine are July and August (Average sunshine: 8.7h).
Month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 4.5h).

  • Average UV index in February: 3

Months with highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 8).
Month with lowest UV index is December (UV index 1).