February weather forecast
Skagway, AK

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The White Pass & Yukon Route Railroad heading to Skagway in Alaska
The White Pass & Yukon Route Railroad heading to Skagway in Alaska

Weather in February

The weather remains cold in Skagway in February, although fractions warmer than January. Snow continues to blanket the city, though at a lesser rate compared to the previous month. As the second month of the year runs its course, the daylight hours begin to increase, signaling a gradual transition to spring. This period sees a relative decrease in both humidity and cloud coverage, resulting in slightly clearer skies.

Temperature

As January transitions into February, the average high-temperature in Skagway rests at a still subzero cold 20.3°F (-6.5°C), maintaining a close resemblance to the previous month. During February, Skagway experiences an average low-temperature of 7°F (-13.9°C) at night.

Humidity

The average relative humidity in February in Skagway, Alaska, is 92%.

Rainfall

In Skagway, during February, the rain falls for 7.2 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.76" (70mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Skagway, there are 172.5 rainfall days, and 33.66" (855mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Skagway are January through May, October through December. In Skagway, during February, snow falls for 15.1 days and regularly aggregates up to 14.57" (370mm) of snow. Throughout the year, there are 95.8 snowfall days, and 78.78" (2001mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

In February, the average length of the day is 9h and 17min.
On the first day of February, sunrise is at 8:11 am and sunset at 4:17 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:58 am and sunset at 5:28 pm AKST.

Sunshine

In Skagway, the average sunshine in February is 3.8h.

UV index

The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, April, September through December, with an average maximum UV index of 1. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health hazard from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The UV index of 1 during February leads to these advisories:
Those with sensitive skin, infants, and children require constant safeguarding from prolonged sun exposure. For skin protection, it's recommended to minimize Sun exposure during its peak hours around midday. Select sunglasses that boast both UVA and UVB protection to limit the adverse effects of the sun on the eyes. Mind you! Snow reflection can increase the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation nearly twofold.
Updated: Feb 9, 2024 | Published by: Weather Atlas | About Us

Frequently asked questions

How cold is it in Skagway in February?

In Skagway, 20.3°F (-6.5°C) is the average high-temperature and 7°F (-13.9°C) is the average low-temperature during February.

What is the average humidity in February in Skagway?

In February, the average relative humidity in Skagway, Alaska, is 92%.

How many days does it rain in February in Skagway?

In Skagway, in February, it is raining for 7.2 days, with typically 2.76" (70mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How much does it snow in Skagway in February?

In Skagway, Alaska, in February, during 15.1 snowfall days, 14.57" (370mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

How many hours of daylight does Skagway have in February?

In February, the average day length is 9h and 17min.

When are sunrise and sunset in February in Skagway?

On the first day of February in Skagway, Alaska, sunrise is at 8:11 am and sunset at 4:17 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:58 am and sunset at 5:28 pm AKST.

How many hours of sunshine does Skagway have in February?

The average sunshine duration in February is 3.8h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Skagway?

January, February, April, September through December, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index.

What is the UV index intensity in February in Skagway?

In February, the average daily maximum UV index in Skagway, Alaska, is 1. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average rainfall days
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Average sunshine
Average sunshine days
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Average cloud cover
Average visibility

Average temperature in February
Skagway, AK

Average temperature in February - Skagway, AK
  • Average high temperature in February: 20.3°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (54.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (17.8°F).

  • Average low temperature in February: 7°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (42.6°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (7°F).

Average pressure in February
Skagway, AK

Average pressure in February - Skagway, AK
  • Average pressure in February: 29.98"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is July (30"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is November (29.83"Hg).

Average wind speed in February
Skagway, AK

Average wind speed in February - Skagway, AK
  • Average wind speed in February: 6.6mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (7.3mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are April and May (5.5mph).

Average humidity in February
Skagway, AK

Average humidity in February - Skagway, AK
  • Average humidity in February: 92%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (94%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are June and July (80%).

Average rainfall in February
Skagway, AK

Average rainfall in February - Skagway, AK
  • Average rainfall in February: 2.76"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (4.13").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is May (1.54").

Average rainfall days in February
Skagway, AK

Average rainfall days in February - Skagway, AK
  • Average rainfall days in February: 7.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (19.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (7.2 days).

Average snowfall in February
Skagway, AK

Average snowfall in February - Skagway, AK
  • Average snowfall in February: 14.57"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (19.69").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in February
Skagway, AK

Average snowfall days in February - Skagway, AK
  • Average snowfall days in February: 15.1 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (18.7 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in February /
Average sunshine in February
Skagway, AK

Average daylight in February / Average sunshine in February - Skagway, AK
  • Average daylight in February: 9h and 2min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 18h and 30min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 6h and 12min).

  • Average sunshine in February: 3h and 5min

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 9h and 48min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 2h and 48min).

Average sunshine days in February
Skagway, AK

Average sunshine days in February - Skagway, AK
  • Average sunshine days in February: 11.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is March (12.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (8 days).

Average UV index in February
Skagway, AK

Average UV index in February - Skagway, AK
  • Average UV index in February: 1

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 3).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, April, September, October, November and December (UV index 1).

Average cloud cover in February
Skagway, AK

Average cloud cover in February - Skagway, AK
  • Average cloud cover in February: 60

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 68).
The month with the least cloud cover is May (Cloud cover 51).

Average visibility in February
Skagway, AK

Average visibility in February - Skagway, AK
  • Average visibility in February: 4mi

The months with the highest visibility are May, June, July, August, September and October (5mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, November and December (4mi).

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