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Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

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
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 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.

What is the temperature in February in New York?

The average high-temperature, in February, is 41.5°F (5.3°C), while the average low-temperature is 28.9°F (-1.7°C).

What is the average humidity in February in New York?

In February, the average relative humidity in New York is 60.2%.

How much does it rain in New York in February?

In February, in New York, the rain falls for 9.2 days. Throughout February, 3.1" (78.5mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the driest month in New York?

February is the month with the least rainfall. Rain falls for 9.2 days and accumulates 3.1" (78.5mm) of precipitation.

How much does it snow in New York in February?

In New York, New York, during February, snow falls for 2.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 9.2" (233.7mm) of snow.

When does it snow the most in New York?

February is the month with the most snowfall. Snow falls for 2.8 days and accumulates 9.2" (233.7mm) of snow.

When is the ocean coldest in New York?

The month with the coldest seawater is February, with an average ocean temperature of 39.7°F (4.3°C). For swimming, this is considered life-threatening and very dangerous. The water feels painfully cold, and hyperventilation quickly occurs. A specialized swimsuit is mandatory to reduce thermal damage.

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 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 New York?

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

How many hours of sunshine does New York have in February?

The average sunshine in February is 5.8h.

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

In New York, the average daily maximum UV index in February is 3. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in February - New York, NY
  • Average high temperature in February: 41.6°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (84.1°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (38.3°F).

  • Average low temperature in February: 28.9°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (68.8°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (26.9°F).

Average humidity in February - New York, NY
  • Average humidity in February: 60.2%

The month with the highest relative humidity is September (67.8%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (55.3%).

Average rainfall in February - New York, NY
  • Average rainfall in February: 3.1"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (4.6").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (3.1").

Average rainfall days in February - New York, NY
  • Average rainfall days in February: 9.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is April (11.5 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is September (8.7 days).

Average snowfall in February - New York, NY
  • Average snowfall in February: 9.2"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (9.2").
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: 2.8 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (4 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: 5.8h

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

Average UV index in February - New York, NY
  • Average UV index in February: 3

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