Snow Hill Island
Antarctica
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

February weather forecast and climate
Snow Hill Island, Antarctica

February, the last month of the summer, in Snow Hill Island, is another cold month, with temperature in the range of an average low of -5°C (23°F) and an average high of 0°C (32°F).

Temperature

In Snow Hill Island, Antarctica, the average high-temperature marginally drops, from a wintry 3°C (37.4°F) in January, to a still cold 0°C (32°F). In Snow Hill Island, the average low-temperature is -5°C (23°F).

Rainfall

In Snow Hill Island, during February, the rain falls for 1 days and regularly aggregates up to 4mm (0.16") of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 21 rainfall days, and 76mm (2.99") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

January, February and December, with an average sea temperature of 0°C (32°F), are months with the warmest seawater in Snow Hill Island.
Note: For swimming, this is considered very dangerous and immediately life-threatening. Total loss of breathing control instantly occurs, and clear thinking becomes almost impossible. A specialized swimsuit is obligatory to minimize thermal loss.

Daylight

In Snow Hill Island, the average length of the day in February is 16h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine is 6h.

UV index

In February, the average daily maximum UV index is 3. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate threat to health from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: In February, the average maximum UV index of 3 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against the skin and eye damage is obliged. 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.

What is the temperature in February in Snow Hill Island?

The average high-temperature, in February, in Snow Hill Island, Antarctica, is 0°C (32°F), while the average low-temperature is -5°C (23°F).

How many days does it rain in February in Snow Hill Island?

In February, in Snow Hill Island, the rain falls for 1 days. Throughout February, 4mm (0.16") of precipitation is accumulated.

What months are the sea warmest in Snow Hill Island?

Months with the warmest seawater in Snow Hill Island, Antarctica, are January, February and December, with an average sea temperature of 0°C (32°F).

How cold is the water in February in Snow Hill Island?

In Snow Hill Island, Antarctica, the average seawater temperature in February is 0°C (32°F). For swimming, this is considered very dangerous and immediately life-threatening. Total loss of breathing control instantly occurs, and clear thinking becomes almost impossible. A specialized swimsuit is obligatory to minimize thermal loss.

How many hours of daylight does Snow Hill Island have in February?

In February, the average length of the day in Snow Hill Island is 16h.

How many hours of sunshine does Snow Hill Island have in February?

In Snow Hill Island, the average sunshine in February is 6h.

How high is the UV index in February in Snow Hill Island?

In February, the average daily maximum UV index in Snow Hill Island, Antarctica, is 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in February - Snow Hill Island, Antarctica
  • Average high temperature in February: 0°C

The warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are January and December (3°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are July and August (-14°C).

  • Average low temperature in February: -5°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is January (-1°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are July and August (-21°C).

Average rainfall in February - Snow Hill Island, Antarctica
  • Average rainfall in February: 4mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (12mm).
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are January and December (2mm).

Average rainfall days in February - Snow Hill Island, Antarctica
  • Average rainfall days in February: 1 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are March, April and May (3 days).
Months with the least rainy days are January, February, September, October, November and December (1 days).

Average sea temperature in February - Snow Hill Island, Antarctica
  • Average sea temperature in February: 0°C

The best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are January, February and December (0°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is May (-2°C).

Average daylight in February / Average sunshine in February - Snow Hill Island, Antarctica
  • Average daylight in February: 16h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 21.1h).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 4.2h).

  • Average sunshine in February: 6h

The month with the most sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 10h).
Months with the least sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 0).

Average UV index in February - Snow Hill Island, Antarctica
  • Average UV index in February: 3

Months with the highest UV index are November and December (UV index 5).
Months with the lowest UV index are April, May, June, July and August (UV index 0).