February weather forecast
Swarthmore, PA

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Weather in February

The last month of the winter, February, is another cold month in Swarthmore, Pennsylvania, with an average temperature fluctuating between 41.2°F (5.1°C) and 27.9°F (-2.3°C).

Temperature

Swarthmore's transition from January to February introduces an average high-temperature of a still icy 41.2°F (5.1°C), marking an insignificant variation from the 37.4°F (3°C). Swarthmore experiences a nighttime temperature average of 27.9°F (-2.3°C) during February.

Humidity

The months with the highest humidity are February, October and December, with an average relative humidity of 77%.

Rainfall

In February, the rain falls for 8.2 days. Throughout February, 1.73" (44mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 148.4 rainfall days, and 25.94" (659mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through May, November and December are months with snowfall. In Swarthmore, in February, snow falls for 3.8 days, with typically accumulated 1.61" (41mm) of snow. Throughout the year, there are 12.6 snowfall days, and 7.28" (185mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

In Swarthmore, the average length of the day in February is 10h and 43min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:09 am and sunset at 5:20 pm. On the last day of February, in Swarthmore, sunrise is at 6:34 am and sunset at 5:52 pm EST.

Sunshine

With an average of 4.9h of sunshine, February has the least sunshine of the year.

UV index

January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index in Swarthmore, Pennsylvania. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health hazard from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The maximum UV index, 2 during February, leads to the following recommendations:
Although the majority can endure up to an hour in the sun without burns, children always require sun protection. To protect against the Sun's most potent rays, avoid direct exposure around midday. In the presence of strong sunlight, it's crucial to wear sunglasses that ward off UVA and UVB rays. Mind this! Nearly twice the UV radiation from the Sun can be reflected by the snow.
Updated: Feb 13, 2024 | Published by: Weather U.S. | Resources

Frequently asked questions

How cold does it get in Swarthmore in February?

During February, Swarthmore experiences an average high-temperature of 41.2°F (5.1°C) and a low-temperature of 27.9°F (-2.3°C).

What is the most humid month in Swarthmore?

February, October and December, with an average relative humidity of 77%, are most humid months in Swarthmore.

What is the average humidity in February in Swarthmore?

The average relative humidity in February in Swarthmore, Pennsylvania, is 77%.

How much does it rain in Swarthmore in February?

In Swarthmore, in February, it is raining for 8.2 days, with typically 1.73" (44mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How much does it snow in Swarthmore in February?

In February, in Swarthmore, Pennsylvania, it is snowing for 3.8 days. Throughout February, 1.61" (41mm) of snow is accumulated.

How many hours of daylight does Swarthmore have in February?

The average day length in February in Swarthmore, Pennsylvania, is 10h and 43min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in February in Swarthmore?

In February, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:09 am and sunset at 5:20 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:34 am and sunset at 5:52 pm EST.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Swarthmore?

The month with the least sunshine is February, with an average of 4.9h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in February in Swarthmore?

The average sunshine duration in February in Swarthmore is 4.9h.

When is the lowest UV index in Swarthmore?

The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2.

What is the UV index intensity in February in Swarthmore?

In Swarthmore, 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 Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in February
Swarthmore, PA

Average temperature in February - Swarthmore, PA
  • Average high temperature in February: 41.2°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (85.6°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (37.4°F).

  • Average low temperature in February: 27.9°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (68.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (25.7°F).

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Average pressure in February
Swarthmore, PA

Average pressure in February - Swarthmore, PA
  • Average pressure in February: 30.06"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.12"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.94"Hg).

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Average wind speed in February
Swarthmore, PA

Average wind speed in February - Swarthmore, PA
  • Average wind speed in February: 8.5mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is March (8.6mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (5.5mph).

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Average humidity in February
Swarthmore, PA

Average humidity in February - Swarthmore, PA
  • Average humidity in February: 77%

The months with the highest relative humidity are February, October and December (77%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (71%).

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Average rainfall in February
Swarthmore, PA

Average rainfall in February - Swarthmore, PA
  • Average rainfall in February: 1.73"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (3.11").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (1.61").

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Average rainfall days in February
Swarthmore, PA

Average rainfall days in February - Swarthmore, PA
  • Average rainfall days in February: 8.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (17 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (7.1 days).

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Average snowfall in February
Swarthmore, PA

Average snowfall in February - Swarthmore, PA
  • Average snowfall in February: 1.61"

The month with the highest snowfall is March (2.32").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in February
Swarthmore, PA

Average snowfall days in February - Swarthmore, PA
  • Average snowfall days in February: 3.8 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (3.8 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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Average daylight in February /
Average sunshine in February
Swarthmore, PA

Average daylight in February / Average sunshine in February - Swarthmore, PA
  • Average daylight in February: 10h and 4min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 0min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 24min).

  • Average sunshine in February: 4h and 5min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 42min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4h and 54min).

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Average sunshine days in February
Swarthmore, PA

Average sunshine days in February - Swarthmore, PA
  • Average sunshine days in February: 16.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (20.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (11.3 days).

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Average UV index in February
Swarthmore, PA

Average UV index in February - Swarthmore, PA
  • Average UV index in February: 2

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

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Average cloud cover in February
Swarthmore, PA

Average cloud cover in February - Swarthmore, PA
  • Average cloud cover in February: 47

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 47).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 30).

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Average visibility in February
Swarthmore, PA

Average visibility in February - Swarthmore, PA
  • Average visibility in February: 6mi

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

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