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

February weather forecast and climate
Columbia, SC

The US State House of South Carolina, in Columbia, with the Wade Hampton Statue
The US State House of South Carolina, in Columbia, with the Wade Hampton Statue
February, the last month of the winter, in Columbia, is also a moderate month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 36.9°F (2.7°C) and an average high of 60.3°F (15.7°C).

Temperature

In February, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in January - a still moderate 60.3°F (15.7°C). In February, the average low-temperature is 36.9°F (2.7°C).

Humidity

In February, the average relative humidity is 65.8%.

Rainfall

In Columbia, in February, it is raining for 9.1 days, with typically 3.6" (91.7mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Columbia, there are 106.7 rainfall days, and 44.6" (1132.4mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through March and December are months with snowfall. In February, in Columbia, it is snowing for 0.3 days. Throughout February, 0.5" (12.7mm) of snow is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 1 snowfall days, and 1.5" (38mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

In Columbia, South Carolina, the average length of the day is 11h.

Sunshine

In February, the average sunshine is 6.5h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Columbia, South Carolina, is 4. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 4 in February interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.

What is the temperature in February in Columbia?

The average high-temperature, in February, in Columbia, South Carolina, is 60.3°F (15.7°C), while the average low-temperature is 36.9°F (2.7°C).

What is the average humidity in February in Columbia?

The average relative humidity in February in Columbia is 65.8%.

How many days does it rain in February in Columbia?

In Columbia, in February, during 9.1 rainfall days, 3.6" (91.7mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How much does it snow in Columbia in February?

In February, in Columbia, it is snowing for 0.3 days. Throughout February, 0.5" (12.7mm) of snow is accumulated.

What is the average length of the day in February in Columbia?

In February, the average length of the day in Columbia is 11h.

How long on average sun shines in February in Columbia?

In Columbia, South Carolina, the average sunshine in February is 6.5h.

How high is the UV index in February in Columbia?

In Columbia, South Carolina, the average daily maximum UV index in February is 4. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health threat from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in February - Columbia, SC
  • Average high temperature in February: 60.3°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (92.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (56°F).

  • Average low temperature in February: 36.8°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (71.6°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (33.7°F).

Average humidity in February - Columbia, SC
  • Average humidity in February: 65.8%

The month with the highest relative humidity is August (76.5%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (62.1%).

Average rainfall in February - Columbia, SC
  • Average rainfall in February: 3.6"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (5.5").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is April (2.6").

Average rainfall days in February - Columbia, SC
  • Average rainfall days in February: 9.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (11.8 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is October (7 days).

Average snowfall in February - Columbia, SC
  • Average snowfall in February: 0.5"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (0.8").
Months with the lowest snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0").

Average snowfall days in February - Columbia, SC
  • Average snowfall days in February: 0.3 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (0.5 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0 days).

Average daylight in February / Average sunshine in February - Columbia, SC
  • Average daylight in February: 11h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.4h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.9h).

  • Average sunshine in February: 6.5h

The month with most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 9.4h).
Months with least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 5.6).

Average UV index in February - Columbia, SC
  • Average UV index in February: 4

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 10).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 3).