February weather forecast
Syracuse, NY

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A water fountain in the Clinton Square in Syracuse, New York, with a view of towering historical buildings
A water fountain in the Clinton Square in Syracuse, New York, with a view of towering historical buildings

Weather in February

February sees a slight thaw in Syracuse, albeit while remaining firmly in winter's grasp. Light enhancement is noted in both temperatures and daylight hours compared to January. A small break is observed in snow showers, but the city continues its winter trend, with snowfall still a frequent event. Visibility is fairly consistent without undergoing any dramatic change. The sun occasionally peeks from behind the clouds, but it's clear that winter refuses to loosen its hold.

Temperature

The advent of February presents an average high-temperature of a still freezing cold 30.6°F (-0.8°C), maintaining a close correlation with the preceding month. Syracuse experiences a consistent average temperature of 18.9°F (-7.3°C) throughout the nights in February.

Humidity

February is the most humid month, with an average relative humidity of 87%.

Rainfall

In Syracuse, in February, during 7.3 rainfall days, 1.22" (31mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 141.4 rainfall days, and 16.57" (421mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through April, October through December are months with snowfall. The months with the most snowfall are February and December, with an average 3.62" (92mm) of accumulated snow.

Daylight

The average length of the day in February is 10h and 33min.
On the first day of February, sunrise is at 7:19 am and sunset at 5:16 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:40 am and sunset at 5:53 pm EST.

Sunshine

February has the least sunshine of the year, with an average of 2.4h of sunshine.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in February is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The maximum UV index of 2 during February translates into these guidelines:
In contrast to children, who must always be shielded from the sun, most people can tolerate up to an hour of sun exposure without any burns. Minimize direct exposure to the Sun during midday when its radiation is at its peak. To best shield against UV radiation, choose sun-safe garments and dependable sunglasses. Notice! The UV radiation of the Sun can be intensified nearly twofold due to the reflective quality of snow.
Updated: Jun 17, 2024
Published by: Weather U.S. | About Us
Data Sources | Weather Forecasting & Climate

Frequently asked questions

How cold is February?

In Syracuse, 30.6°F (-0.8°C) is the average high-temperature and 18.9°F (-7.3°C) is the average low-temperature during February.

What is the most humid month?

February is the most humid month, with an average relative humidity of 87%.

What is the average humidity in February?

In February, the average relative humidity is 87%.

How much does it rain in February?

In Syracuse, during February, the rain falls for 7.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.22" (31mm) of precipitation.

What is the snowiest month?

The months with the most snowfall are February and December, with an average 3.62" (92mm) of accumulated snow.

How many days does it snow in February?

In Syracuse, in February, snow falls for 16.1 days, with typically accumulated 3.62" (92mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Syracuse have in February?

In Syracuse, the average day length in February is 10h and 33min.

When are sunrise and sunset in February?

On the first day of February, sunrise is at 7:19 am and sunset at 5:16 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:40 am and sunset at 5:53 pm EST.

What is the month with the least sunshine?

February has the least sunshine of the year, with an average of 2.4h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in February?

In Syracuse, the average sunshine duration in February is 2.4h.

What is the UV index reading in February in Syracuse?

In Syracuse, the average daily maximum UV index in February is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in February
Syracuse, NY

Average temperature in February - Syracuse, NY
  • Average high temperature in February: 30.6°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (78.3°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (28.4°F).

  • Average low temperature in February: 18.9°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (59.9°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (17.1°F).

Average pressure in February
Syracuse, NY

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

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.09"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.92"Hg).

Average wind speed in February
Syracuse, NY

Average wind speed in February - Syracuse, NY
  • Average wind speed in February: 10.1mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (10.4mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (6.2mph).

Average humidity in February
Syracuse, NY

Average humidity in February - Syracuse, NY
  • Average humidity in February: 87%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (87%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (78%).

Average rainfall in February
Syracuse, NY

Average rainfall in February - Syracuse, NY
  • Average rainfall in February: 1.22"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (1.77").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.02").

Average rainfall days in February
Syracuse, NY

Average rainfall days in February - Syracuse, NY
  • Average rainfall days in February: 7.3 days

The months with the highest number of rainy days are May and July (15 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (6.7 days).

Average snowfall in February
Syracuse, NY

Average snowfall in February - Syracuse, NY
  • Average snowfall in February: 3.62"

The months with the highest snowfall are February and December (3.62").
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in February
Syracuse, NY

Average snowfall days in February - Syracuse, NY
  • Average snowfall days in February: 16.1 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (18.3 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in February /
Average sunshine in February
Syracuse, NY

Average daylight in February / Average sunshine in February - Syracuse, NY
  • Average daylight in February: 10h and 4min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 18min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 6min).

  • Average sunshine in February: 2h and 2min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 18min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 2h and 24min).

Average sunshine days in February
Syracuse, NY

Average sunshine days in February - Syracuse, NY
  • Average sunshine days in February: 7.2 days

The month with the most sunshine days is September (17.2 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (7.2 days).

Average UV index in February
Syracuse, NY

Average UV index in February - Syracuse, NY
  • Average UV index in February: 2

The months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 5).
The months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 1).

Average cloud cover in February
Syracuse, NY

Average cloud cover in February - Syracuse, NY
  • Average cloud cover in February: 74

The months with the most cloud cover are January and February (Cloud cover 74).
The months with the least cloud cover are July and August (Cloud cover 32).

Average visibility in February
Syracuse, NY

Average visibility in February - Syracuse, NY
  • Average visibility in February: 5mi

The months with the highest visibility are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (6mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March and December (5mi).

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