February weather forecast and climate
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

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

Temperature

In New York, the average high-temperature is relatively 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

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

Rainfall

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

The month with the coldest seawater is February, 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

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

Sunshine

February has the least sunshine of the year, 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 threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 2 in February interpret into the following advice:
People with sensitive skin, children, and babies should always be protected from prolonged sun exposure. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. 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?

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

What is the most humid month in New York?

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

What is the average humidity in February in New York?

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

How much does it rain in New York in February?

In February, the rain falls for 10.8 days. Throughout February, 2.36" (60mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How much does it snow in New York in February?

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

When 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, New York.

How cold is the water in February in New York?

In 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.

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

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

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

February has the least sunshine of the year, with an average of 4.7h of sunshine.

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

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

What is the month with 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.

How high is the UV index in February in New York?

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

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"

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

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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%

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").
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).
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: 10.7h

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

  • Average sunshine in February: 4.7h

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

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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

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).

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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

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

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).

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