February weather forecast
Snow Hill Island, Antarctica

A family of penguins on Snow Hill Island in Antarctica
A family of penguins on Snow Hill Island in Antarctica

Weather in February

The last month of the summer, February, is also a wintry month in Snow Hill Island, Antarctica, with an average temperature fluctuating between 0°C (32°F) and -5°C (23°F).

Temperature

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

Rainfall

In Snow Hill Island, Antarctica, during 1 rainfall days, 4mm (0.16") of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Snow Hill Island, 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.
Note: For swimming, this is considered life-threatening and very dangerous. The water feels painfully cold, and hyperventilation quickly occurs. A specialized swimsuit is mandatory to reduce thermal damage.

Daylight

In Snow Hill Island, the average length of the day in February is 16h and 4min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 20:12 and sunset at 13:52. On the last day of February, in Snow Hill Island, sunrise is at 21:46 and sunset at 12:16 NZDT.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in February in Snow Hill Island is 6h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in February in Snow Hill Island is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate threat to health from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 3 in February transform into the following instructions:
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. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects.
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FAQ

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

In Snow Hill Island, Antarctica, during February, the rain falls for 1 days and regularly aggregates up to 4mm (0.16") of precipitation.

When is the sea warmest in Snow Hill Island?

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

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

In Snow Hill Island, Antarctica, in February, the average water temperature 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.

What is the average length of the day in February in Snow Hill Island?

The average day length in February in Snow Hill Island is 16h and 4min.

When are sunrise and sunset in February in Snow Hill Island?

On the first day of February, sunrise is at 20:12 and sunset at 13:52. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 21:46 and sunset at 12:16 NZDT.

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

The average sunshine duration in February in Snow Hill Island is 6h.

What is the UV index reading in February in Snow Hill Island?

In February, the average daily maximum UV index in Snow Hill Island is 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium hazard to health from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in February
Snow Hill Island, Antarctica

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).
The 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).

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Average rainfall in February
Snow Hill Island, Antarctica

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).

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Average rainfall days in February
Snow Hill Island, Antarctica

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

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

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Average sea temperature in February
Snow Hill Island, Antarctica

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).

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Average daylight in February /
Average sunshine in February
Snow Hill Island, Antarctica

Average daylight in February / Average sunshine in February - Snow Hill Island, Antarctica
  • Average daylight in February: 16h and 4min

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 21h and 5min).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 4h and 10min).

  • Average sunshine in February: 6h

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

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Average UV index in February
Snow Hill Island, Antarctica

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

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

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