Santa Maria
Cape Verde
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

February weather forecast and climate
Santa Maria, Cape Verde

February, the last month of the winter, in Santa Maria, is another pleasant month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 21°C (69.8°F) and an average low of 15°C (59°F).

Temperature

February is the coldest month, with an average high-temperature of 21°C (69.8°F) and an average low-temperature of 15°C (59°F).

Rainfall

February is the last month it rains. During 1 rainfall days, in February, Santa Maria aggregates 5mm (0.2") of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Santa Maria, there are 10 rainfall days, and 277mm (10.9") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Santa Maria, the average seawater temperature is 22.9°C (73.2°F).
Note: Depending on a person's sensitivity to cold, with regards to sunshine, wind, and air temperature, a quick swim in 22.9°C (73.2°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 Santa Maria, the average length of the day in February is 11.6h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Santa Maria, Cape Verde, is 7h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Santa Maria is 10. A UV Index of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 10 interpret into the following advice:
Take special precautions, as unprotected skin can be damaged and can burn quickly. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. Prolonged stay under the direct sun should be avoided as much as possible, especially if a person burns easily. Sunscreen with a minimum 30 sun protection factor should always be used. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the coldest month in Santa Maria?

With an average high-temperature of 21°C (69.8°F) and an average low-temperature of 15°C (59°F), February is the coldest month in Santa Maria, Cape Verde.

What is the temperature in February in Santa Maria?

In Santa Maria, Cape Verde, in February, the average high-temperature is 21°C (69.8°F), and the average low-temperature is 15°C (59°F).

What is the last month it rains in Santa Maria?

February is the last month it rains. During 1 rainfall days, in February, Santa Maria aggregates 5mm (0.2") of precipitation.

How warm is the water in February in Santa Maria?

In Santa Maria, in February, the average water temperature is 22.9°C (73.2°F). For individuals prone to feeling cold, swimming in 23°C (73.4°F) is still regarded as intolerable. A wetsuit is not a necessity, but sunshine, wind, and air temperature are essential factors for relishing swimming at 22.9°C (73.2°F).

What is the average length of the day in February in Santa Maria?

In Santa Maria, the average length of the day in February is 11.6h.

How many hours of sunshine does Santa Maria have in February?

The average sunshine in February in Santa Maria is 7h.

What is the UV index intensity in February in Santa Maria?

The average daily maximum UV index in February is 10. A UV Index of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health risk from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in February - Santa Maria, Cape Verde
  • Average high temperature in February: 21°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is September (29°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is February (21°C).

  • Average low temperature in February: 15°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is September (24°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (15°C).

Average rainfall in February - Santa Maria, Cape Verde
  • Average rainfall in February: 5mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is September (137mm).
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are March, April, May and June (0mm).

Average rainfall days in February - Santa Maria, Cape Verde
  • Average rainfall days in February: 1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is September (3 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are April, May, June, July and December (0 days).

Average sea temperature in February - Santa Maria, Cape Verde
  • Average sea temperature in February: 22.9°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is October (27.2°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is April (22.4°C).

Average daylight in February / Average sunshine in February - Santa Maria, Cape Verde
  • Average daylight in February: 11.6h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.1h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.2h).

  • Average sunshine in February: 7h

The month with most sunshine is April (Average sunshine: 9h).
Months with least sunshine are July and August (Average sunshine: 5).

Average UV index in February - Santa Maria, Cape Verde
  • Average UV index in February: 10

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