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Long-term weather forecast
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February weather forecast and climate
New York, NY

The sunset view over New York city skyscrapers in New York, with the dramatic night sky
The sunset view over New York city skyscrapers in New York, with the dramatic night sky
The last month of the winter, February, is another cold month in New York, New York, with average temperature ranging between min 27.7°F (-2.4°C) and max 39.2°F (4°C).

Temperature

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

Humidity

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

Rainfall

In February, in New York, the rain falls for 10.8 days. Throughout February, 2.36" (60mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 169 rainfall days, and 36.65" (931mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through April, November and December are months with snowfall. In New York, during February, snow falls for 5.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.89" (48mm) of snow. In New York, during the entire year, snow falls for 19.2 days, and aggregates up to 7.8" (198mm) of snow.

Ocean temperature

With an average ocean temperature of 39.7°F (4.3°C), February is the month with the coldest seawater in 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 10.7h.

Sunshine

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

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index are January through March, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health hazard from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 2 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. 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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in February in New York?

In February, 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.

What is the average humidity in February in New York?

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

How much does it rain in New York in February?

In New York, in February, during 10.8 rainfall days, 2.36" (60mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

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

In New York, in February, during 5.5 snowfall days, 1.89" (48mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

What month is the ocean coldest in New York?

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

How cold is the water in February in New York?

In New York, the average seawater temperature in February 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?

In February, the average length of the day in New York, New York, is 10.7h.

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 many hours of sunshine does New York have in February?

In New York, the average sunshine in February is 4.7h.

When is the lowest UV index in New York?

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

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

In New York, New York, the average daily maximum UV index in February is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal hazard to health from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
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).

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

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

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 lowest rainfall) is January (2.17").

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 lowest number of rainy days is January (9.1 days).

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

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

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).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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).

Average daylight in February / Average sunshine in February - New York, NY
  • Average daylight in February: 10.7h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.1h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.3h).

  • Average sunshine in February: 4.7h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.5h).
The month with least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4.7h).

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

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