Diego Garcia
British Indian Ocean Territory
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

February weather forecast and climate
Diego Garcia, British Indian Ocean Territory

Palm trees bent towards the ocean in a lagoon beach in Diego Garcia, within the British Indian Ocean Territory
Palm trees bent towards the ocean in a lagoon beach in Diego Garcia, within the British Indian Ocean Territory
February, the last month of the summer, in Diego Garcia, is also a hot month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 31°C (87.8°F) and an average low of 26°C (78.8°F).

Temperature

January, February and December, with an average high-temperature of 31°C (87.8°F), are the warmest months.

Rainfall

February is the month with the least rainfall in Diego Garcia. Rain falls for 1 days and accumulates 18mm (0.7") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In February, the average sea temperature in Diego Garcia is 28°C (82.4°F). Water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) is regarded as very warm and enjoyable by all. With these temperatures, water activities are pleasurable, without feeling uncomfortable for prolonged periods.

Daylight

In February, the average length of the day in Diego Garcia, British Indian Ocean Territory, is 12.3h.

Sunshine

With an average of 9.3h of sunshine, February has the most sunshine of the year in Diego Garcia.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are January through April, August through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an excessive health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
The average daily UV index of 12 in February transform into the following instructions:
Practice all essential precautions. Protection against sun damage is crucial. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. 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. A broad-spectrum sunscreen of SPF 30+ should be liberally applied and re-applied every two hours, and immediately after an outdoor workout or a swim. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.

What is the warmest month in Diego Garcia?

Warmest months in Diego Garcia are January, February and December, with an average high-temperature of 31°C (87.8°F).

What is the temperature in February in Diego Garcia?

In Diego Garcia, in February, the average high-temperature is 31°C (87.8°F), and the average low-temperature is 26°C (78.8°F).

How many days does it rain in February in Diego Garcia?

In February, in Diego Garcia, the rain falls for 1 days. Throughout February, 18mm (0.7") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the driest month in Diego Garcia?

The month with the least rainfall in Diego Garcia is February when the rain falls for 1 days and typically collects 18mm (0.7") of precipitation.

How warm is the water in February in Diego Garcia?

In February, the average sea temperature in Diego Garcia, British Indian Ocean Territory, is 28°C (82.4°F). For any water activity, surface water temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are considered as excellent and extremely pleasant for lengthened periods.

How many hours of daylight does Diego Garcia have in February?

In February, the average length of the day in Diego Garcia is 12.3h.

What month has the most sunshine in Diego Garcia?

The month with the most sunshine in Diego Garcia is February, with an average of 9.3h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Diego Garcia have in February?

In Diego Garcia, British Indian Ocean Territory, the average sunshine in February is 9.3h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Diego Garcia?

January through April, August through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Diego Garcia, British Indian Ocean Territory.

What is the UV index intensity in February in Diego Garcia?

The average daily maximum UV index in February in Diego Garcia is 12. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an ultimate hazard to health from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in February - Diego Garcia, British Indian Ocean Territory
  • Average high temperature in February: 31°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are January, February and December (31°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (30°C).

  • Average low temperature in February: 26°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are January, March, April, May, August, September, October and December (27°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are February, June, July and November (26°C).

Average rainfall in February - Diego Garcia, British Indian Ocean Territory
  • Average rainfall in February: 18mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (298mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (18mm).

Average rainfall days in February - Diego Garcia, British Indian Ocean Territory
  • Average rainfall days in February: 1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (17 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are February and March (1 days).

Average sea temperature in February - Diego Garcia, British Indian Ocean Territory
  • Average sea temperature in February: 28°C

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are March and April (29°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are June, July, August and September (27°C).

Average daylight in February / Average sunshine in February - Diego Garcia, British Indian Ocean Territory
  • Average daylight in February: 12.3h

Months with the longest days are January, November and December (Average daylight: 12.5h).
Months with shortest days are June and July (Average daylight: 11.7h).

  • Average sunshine in February: 9.3h

The month with most sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 9.3h).
Months with least sunshine are June and September (Average sunshine: 6.7).

Average UV index in February - Diego Garcia, British Indian Ocean Territory
  • Average UV index in February: 12

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April, August, September, October, November and December (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are June and July (UV index 10).