February weather forecast
Halifax, Canada

Weather in February

February, the last month of the winter in Halifax, is also a subzero cold month, with an average temperature varying between -0.1°C (31.8°F) and -5.5°C (22.1°F).

Temperature

The coldest month is February, with an average high-temperature of -0.1°C (31.8°F) and an average low-temperature of -5.5°C (22.1°F).

Humidity

The most humid month in Halifax is February, with an average relative humidity of 84%.

Rainfall

In February, the rain falls for 8.8 days. Throughout February, 77mm (3.03") of precipitation is accumulated. In Halifax, during the entire year, the rain falls for 148.3 days and collects up to 861mm (33.9") of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through May, November and December are months with snowfall in Halifax. In February, it is snowing for 9.8 days. Throughout February, 112mm (4.41") of snow is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Halifax, there are 43.7 snowfall days, and 461mm (18.15") of snow is accumulated.

Sea temperature

With an average sea temperature of 0.8°C (33.4°F), February is the month with the coldest 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 February, the average length of the day in Halifax is 10h and 28min.
On the first day of February in Halifax, sunrise is at 7:32 am and sunset at 5:22 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:52 am and sunset at 6:00 pm AST.

Sunshine

February has the least sunshine of the year, with an average of 3.3h of sunshine.

UV index

In February, the average daily maximum UV index in Halifax is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 2 in February interpret into the following advice:
Most people can stay in the Sun for up to 1 hour without burning, apart from children that always must be protected from sun exposure. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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.
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FAQ

What is the coldest month in Halifax?

With an average high-temperature of -0.1°C (31.8°F) and an average low-temperature of -5.5°C (22.1°F), February is the coldest month in Halifax, Canada.

What is the temperature in February in Halifax?

The average high-temperature, in February, in Halifax, Canada, is -0.1°C (31.8°F), while the average low-temperature is -5.5°C (22.1°F).

What is the most humid month in Halifax?

February is the most humid month in Halifax, Canada, with an average relative humidity of 84%.

What is the average humidity in February in Halifax?

In February, the average relative humidity in Halifax, Canada, is 84%.

How many days does it rain in February in Halifax?

In Halifax, Canada, during February, the rain falls for 8.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 77mm (3.03") of precipitation.

How much does it snow in Halifax in February?

In Halifax, in February, during 9.8 snowfall days, 112mm (4.41") of snow is typically accumulated.

What is the month with the coldest sea water in Halifax?

February is the month with the coldest seawater, with an average sea temperature of 0.8°C (33.4°F).

How cold is the water in February in Halifax?

In February, the average sea temperature in Halifax is 0.8°C (33.4°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 Halifax have in February?

The average day length in February in Halifax is 10h and 28min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in February in Halifax?

On the first day of February, sunrise is at 7:32 am and sunset at 5:22 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:52 am and sunset at 6:00 pm AST.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Halifax?

With an average of 3.3h of sunshine, February has the least sunshine of the year in Halifax.

How many hours of sunshine does Halifax have in February?

In February, the average sunshine duration in Halifax is 3.3h.

What is the UV index intensity in February in Halifax?

In Halifax, Canada, the average daily maximum UV index in February is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in February
Halifax, Canada

Average temperature in February - Halifax, Canada
  • Average high temperature in February: -0.1°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (21.9°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is February (-0.1°C).

  • Average low temperature in February: -5.5°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (16.1°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and February (-5.5°C).

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Average pressure in February
Halifax, Canada

Average pressure in February - Halifax, Canada
  • Average pressure in February: 1012.4mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is September (1017.1mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is February (1012.4mbar).

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Average wind speed in February
Halifax, Canada

Average wind speed in February - Halifax, Canada
  • Average wind speed in February: 21.1km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (21.3km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (14km/h).

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Average humidity in February
Halifax, Canada

Average humidity in February - Halifax, Canada
  • Average humidity in February: 84%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (84%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (79%).

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Average rainfall in February
Halifax, Canada

Average rainfall in February - Halifax, Canada
  • Average rainfall in February: 77mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (98mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is July (38mm).

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Average rainfall days in February
Halifax, Canada

Average rainfall days in February - Halifax, Canada
  • Average rainfall days in February: 8.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is April (14.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (8.8 days).

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Average snowfall in February
Halifax, Canada

Average snowfall in February - Halifax, Canada
  • Average snowfall in February: 112mm

The month with the highest snowfall is January (113mm).
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August, September and October (0mm).

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Average snowfall days in February
Halifax, Canada

Average snowfall days in February - Halifax, Canada
  • Average snowfall days in February: 9.8 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (12.5 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in February
Halifax, Canada

Average sea temperature in February - Halifax, Canada
  • Average sea temperature in February: 0.8°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (17.2°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (0.8°C).

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Average daylight in February /
Average sunshine in February
Halifax, Canada

Average daylight in February / Average sunshine in February - Halifax, Canada
  • Average daylight in February: 10h and 28min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 31min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8h and 53min).

  • Average sunshine in February: 3h and 18min

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 9h and 24min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 3h and 18min).

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Average sunshine days in February
Halifax, Canada

Average sunshine days in February - Halifax, Canada
  • Average sunshine days in February: 9.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is September (17.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (9.8 days).

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Average UV index in February
Halifax, Canada

Average UV index in February - Halifax, Canada
  • Average UV index in February: 2

The months with the highest UV index are July and August (UV index 5).
The month with the lowest UV index is January (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in February
Halifax, Canada

Average cloud cover in February - Halifax, Canada
  • Average cloud cover in February: 67

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 67).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 35).

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Average visibility in February
Halifax, Canada

Average visibility in February - Halifax, Canada
  • Average visibility in February: 9km

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (9km).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (9km).

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