Praia
Cape Verde
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

February weather forecast and climate
Praia, Cape Verde

High waves approaching the sandy beach of Praia in Cape Verde, and a perfect blue sky above
High waves approaching the sandy beach of Praia in Cape Verde, and a perfect blue sky above
The last month of the winter, February, is another warm month in Praia, Cape Verde, with average temperature ranging between max 25°C (77°F) and min 19.4°C (66.9°F).

Temperature

The coldest months are January and February, with an average high-temperature of 25°C (77°F).

Rainfall

Throughout February, in Praia, 1.3mm (0.1") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Praia, 209.6mm (8.3") of rain is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Praia, the average seawater temperature is 23.8°C (74.8°F).
Note: Depending on a person's sensitivity to cold, with regards to sunshine, wind, and air temperature, a quick swim in 23.8°C (74.8°F) water may be enjoyable. (FYI: The official water temperature required for the Olympic swimming competition is 25°C (77°F) to 28°C (82.4°F).)

Daylight

In February, the average length of the day is 11.7h.

Sunshine

In Praia, the average sunshine in February is 8.1h.

UV index

In February, the average daily maximum UV index in Praia is 11. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an excessive health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: In February, the average maximum UV index of 11 translate into the following recommendations:
Take all required precautions, as unprotected skin and eyes can burn in minutes. 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. Protect yourself by liberally applying a sunscreen of at least 30 SPF. Sunscreen prevents sunburn and decreases the damaging effects of Sun's radiation on the immune system. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.

What is the coldest month in Praia?

The coldest months are January and February, with an average high-temperature of 25°C (77°F).

What is the temperature in February in Praia?

The average high-temperature, in February, in Praia, Cape Verde, is 25°C (77°F), while the average low-temperature is 19.4°C (66.9°F).

How much does it rain in Praia in February?

Throughout February, 1.3mm (0.1") of precipitation is accumulated.

How warm is the water in February in Praia?

In February, the average sea temperature is 23.8°C (74.8°F). Depending on a person's sensitivity to cold, with regards to sunshine, wind, and air temperature, a quick swim in 23.8°C (74.8°F) water may be enjoyable.

How many hours of daylight does Praia have in February?

In February, the average length of the day in Praia is 11.7h.

How many hours of sunshine does Praia have in February?

In Praia, Cape Verde, the average sunshine in February is 8.1h.

What is the UV index reading in February in Praia?

In February, the average daily maximum UV index in Praia is 11. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in February - Praia, Cape Verde
  • Average high temperature in February: 25°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is October (29.4°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January and February (25°C).

  • Average low temperature in February: 19.4°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is September (25°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (19.4°C).

Average rainfall in February - Praia, Cape Verde
  • Average rainfall in February: 1.3mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (99.3mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is May (0mm).

Average rainfall days in February - Praia, Cape Verde
  • Average rainfall days in February: 0 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (8 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are February, March, April, May and June (0 days).

Average sea temperature in February - Praia, Cape Verde
  • Average sea temperature in February: 23.8°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is October (27.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (23.6°C).

Average daylight in February / Average sunshine in February - Praia, Cape Verde
  • Average daylight in February: 11.7h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.3h).

  • Average sunshine in February: 8.1h

Months with most sunshine are April and May (Average sunshine: 10h).
The month with least sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 6.1h).

Average UV index in February - Praia, Cape Verde
  • Average UV index in February: 11

Months with the highest UV index are March, April, May, June, July, August and September (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 8).