Columbia
North Carolina, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

February weather forecast and climate
Columbia, NC

February, the last month of the winter, in Columbia, is a cool month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 37°F (2.8°C) and an average high of 51.3°F (10.7°C).

Temperature

In Columbia, the average high-temperature in February is almost the same as in January - a fresh 51.3°F (10.7°C). The average low-temperature, is 37°F (2.8°C).

Humidity

In Columbia, the average relative humidity is 77%.

Rainfall

In Columbia, North Carolina, it is raining for 5.6 days, with typically 0.63" (16mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Columbia, during the entire year, the rain falls for 98.1 days and collects up to 8.15" (207mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January and February. The month with the most snowfall in Columbia is February when snow falls for 0.7 days and typically aggregates up to 0.08" (2mm) of snow.

Ocean temperature

The month with the coldest seawater in Columbia is February, with an average ocean temperature of 55.2°F (12.9°C).
Note: Swimming in 55.2°F (12.9°C) is considered life-threatening. Even a few minutes in 55.4°F (13°C) water is uncomfortable, and swimming below 50°F (10°C) may cause total loss of breathing control and cold shock, depending on a person's physique.

Daylight

In Columbia, North Carolina, the average length of the day is 10.9h.

Sunshine

February has the least sunshine of the year, with an average of 5.4h of sunshine.

UV index

In February, the average daily maximum UV index in Columbia is 3. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: In February, the average maximum UV index of 3 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in February in Columbia?

In February, the average high-temperature is 51.3°F (10.7°C), and the average low-temperature is 37°F (2.8°C).

What is the average humidity in February in Columbia?

The average relative humidity in February in Columbia is 77%.

How much does it rain in Columbia in February?

In Columbia, in February, during 5.6 rainfall days, 0.63" (16mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the last month it snows in Columbia?

February is the last month it regularly snows in Columbia. During 0.7 snowfall days, in February, Columbia aggregates 0.08" (2mm) of snow.

What is the snowiest month in Columbia?

The month with the most snowfall in Columbia, North Carolina, is February when snow falls for 0.7 days and typically aggregates up to 0.08" (2mm) of snow.

When is the ocean coldest in Columbia?

The month with the coldest seawater is February, with an average ocean temperature of 55.2°F (12.9°C).

How cold is the water in February in Columbia?

In Columbia, North Carolina, in February, the average water temperature is 55.2°F (12.9°C). At temperatures below 50°F (10°C), swimming in a suitably protected swimsuit is feasible; otherwise, cold shock and loss of breathing control are imminent. Even a short swim, without thermal protection, at temperatures around 55.4°F (13°C) is not comfortable.

How many hours of daylight does Columbia have in February?

In Columbia, North Carolina, the average length of the day in February is 10.9h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Columbia?

The month with the least sunshine in Columbia, North Carolina, is February, with an average of 5.4h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Columbia have in February?

In Columbia, North Carolina, the average sunshine in February is 5.4h.

What is the UV index intensity in February in Columbia?

In February, the average daily maximum UV index in Columbia is 3. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health risk from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in February - Columbia, NC
  • Average high temperature in February: 51.3°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (86.5°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (48.6°F).

  • Average low temperature in February: 37°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (72.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (35.1°F).

Average humidity in February - Columbia, NC
  • Average humidity in February: 77%

Months with the highest relative humidity are May, August and December (79%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are January, April and November (76%).

Average rainfall in February - Columbia, NC
  • Average rainfall in February: 0.63"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (1.18").
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are January, March and November (0.47").

Average rainfall days in February - Columbia, NC
  • Average rainfall days in February: 5.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (13.6 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is October (5.1 days).

Average snowfall in February - Columbia, NC
  • Average snowfall in February: 0.08"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (0.08").
Months with the lowest snowfall are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (0").

Average snowfall days in February - Columbia, NC
  • Average snowfall days in February: 0.7 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (0.7 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

Average sea temperature in February - Columbia, NC
  • Average sea temperature in February: 55.2°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (81.9°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (55.2°F).

Average daylight in February / Average sunshine in February - Columbia, NC
  • Average daylight in February: 10.9h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.6h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.8h).

  • Average sunshine in February: 5.4h

Months with most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 10.8h).
The month with least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 5.4h).

Average UV index in February - Columbia, NC
  • Average UV index in February: 3

Months with the highest UV index are June and August (UV index 7).
The month with the lowest UV index is January (UV index 2).