West Island
Cocos (Keeling) Islands
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

February weather forecast and climate
West Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands

Scenic view of palm trees along the white sandy beaches on the Indian Ocean, on the Coast of West Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands
Scenic view of palm trees along the white sandy beaches on the Indian Ocean, on the Coast of West Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands
The last month of the summer, February, is a hot month in West Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands, with average temperature fluctuating between 24°C (75.2°F) and 30°C (86°F).

Temperature

The warmest months are February through April, with an average high-temperature of 30°C (86°F).

Rainfall

In West Island, during February, the rain falls for 14 days and regularly aggregates up to 180mm (7.1") of precipitation. In West Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands, during the entire year, the rain falls for 186 days and collects up to 2082mm (82") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

Months with the warmest seawater in West Island are January through June, with an average sea temperature of 28°C (82.4°F).
Note: 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.

Daylight

The average length of the day in February is 12.5h.

Sunshine

In February, the average sunshine is 14h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in West Island are January through April, September through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an ultimate health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: In February, the average maximum UV index of 12 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. 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. Even on cloudy days, a sunscreen with a minimum 30 sun protection factor should be generously applied and frequently re-applied, including after every swim or outdoor exercise. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.

What is the warmest month in West Island?

Warmest months are February through April, with an average high-temperature of 30°C (86°F).

What is the temperature in February in West Island?

In West Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands, in February, the average high-temperature is 30°C (86°F), and the average low-temperature is 24°C (75.2°F).

How much does it rain in West Island in February?

In West Island, in February, it is raining for 14 days, with typically 180mm (7.1") of accumulated precipitation.

When is the sea warmest in West Island?

January through June, with an average sea temperature of 28°C (82.4°F), are months with the warmest seawater in West Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands.

What is the sea water temperature in February in West Island?

In West Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands, the average seawater temperature in February 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.

What is the average length of the day in February in West Island?

In February, the average length of the day in West Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands, is 12.5h.

How many hours of sunshine does West Island have in February?

The average sunshine in February in West Island is 14h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in West Island?

January through April, September through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in West Island.

What is the UV index reading in February in West Island?

In February, the average daily maximum UV index in West Island is 12. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an excessive health risk from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in February - West Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands
  • Average high temperature in February: 30°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are February, March and April (30°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are June, July, August and September (28°C).

  • Average low temperature in February: 24°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are March and April (25°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are July, August and September (23°C).

Average rainfall in February - West Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands
  • Average rainfall in February: 180mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is April (255mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is October (99mm).

Average rainfall days in February - West Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands
  • Average rainfall days in February: 14 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are May and July (20 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is December (11 days).

Average sea temperature in February - West Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands
  • Average sea temperature in February: 28°C

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are January, February, March, April, May and June (28°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are July, August, September, October, November and December (27°C).

Average daylight in February / Average sunshine in February - West Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands
  • Average daylight in February: 12.5h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 12.8h).
The month with shortest days is June (Average daylight: 11.4h).

  • Average sunshine in February: 14h

Months with most sunshine are May and July (Average sunshine: 20h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 11h).

Average UV index in February - West Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands
  • Average UV index in February: 12

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April, September, October, November and December (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is June (UV index 8).