February weather forecast
Santa Marta, Colombia

Weather in February

The last month of the winter, February, is another warm month in Santa Marta, Colombia, with an average temperature fluctuating between 23.8°C (74.8°F) and 27°C (80.6°F).
The perfect water temperature of 25.7°C (78.3°F) with 7mm (0.28") of accumulated rainfall and only 3.8 rainfall days, makes February a great period for swimming and other water activities.

Temperature

The coldest month in Santa Marta is February, with an average high-temperature of 27°C (80.6°F) and an average low-temperature of 23.8°C (74.8°F).

Heat index

In February, the average heat index is evaluated at 29°C (84.2°F). Exhaustion is likely with prolonged exposure and activity. Sustaining activity may result in heat cramps.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. With exposure to direct sunlight, the heat index may be increased by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'real feel', 'felt air temperature', 'apparent temperature', or 'feels like', combines air temperature and relative humidity to represent a human perceived temperature equivalent. This effect is individual, with diverse people perceiving weather differently for numerous reasons (clothing, metabolic differences, differences in body mass, height, and shape), and activity. Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact and may raise the heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are particularly important for children. Young children are generally more endangered than adults, as they usually less sweat. And also, due to larger skin surface relative to their small bodies and higher heat production as a result of their activity.

Humidity

January and February, with an average relative humidity of 76%, are the least humid months.

Rainfall

January and February are months with the least rain in Santa Marta when the rain falls for 3.8 days and typically aggregates up to 7mm (0.28") of rain.

Sea temperature

February is the month with the coldest seawater in Santa Marta, with an average sea temperature of 25.7°C (78.3°F).
Note: 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 Santa Marta, the average length of the day in February is 11h and 47min.
On the first day of February, sunrise is at 06:20 and sunset at 18:00. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 06:12 and sunset at 18:06 -05.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in February in Santa Marta is 9.8h.

UV index

February through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index in Santa Marta. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health hazard from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 7 in February interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against skin and eye damage is required. 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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for the 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. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the coldest month in Santa Marta?

With an average high-temperature of 27°C (80.6°F) and an average low-temperature of 23.8°C (74.8°F), February is the coldest month in Santa Marta, Colombia.

What is the temperature in February in Santa Marta?

The average high-temperature, in February, in Santa Marta, Colombia, is 27°C (80.6°F), while the average low-temperature is 23.8°C (74.8°F). in February, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'apparent temperature'), which factors the actual air temperature with the relative humidity, is evaluated at 29°C (84.2°F).

What is the least humid month in Santa Marta?

The months with the lowest humidity in Santa Marta, Colombia, are January and February, with an average relative humidity of 76%.

What is the average humidity in February in Santa Marta?

In February, the average relative humidity is 76%.

What is the driest month in Santa Marta?

January and February are months with the least rain in Santa Marta, Colombia, when the rain falls for 3.8 days and typically aggregates up to 7mm (0.28") of rain.

How much does it rain in Santa Marta in February?

In February, in Santa Marta, Colombia, the rain falls for 3.8 days. Throughout February, 7mm (0.28") of precipitation is accumulated.

What month is the sea coldest in Santa Marta?

February is the month with the coldest seawater, with an average sea temperature of 25.7°C (78.3°F).

How warm is the water in February in Santa Marta?

In Santa Marta, Colombia, the average seawater temperature in February is 25.7°C (78.3°F). For swimming, diving, and other water activities, temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are perceived as very enjoyable and pleasurable for prolonged periods without feeling uncomfortable.

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

In February, the average day length in Santa Marta, Colombia, is 11h and 47min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in February in Santa Marta?

On the first day of February, sunrise is at 06:20 and sunset at 18:00. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 06:12 and sunset at 18:06 -05.

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

The average sunshine duration in February in Santa Marta, Colombia, is 9.8h.

When is the highest UV index in Santa Marta?

The months with the highest UV index in Santa Marta are February through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7.

How high is the UV index in February in Santa Marta?

In February, the average daily maximum UV index in Santa Marta is 7. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health threat from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in February
Santa Marta, Colombia

Average temperature in February - Santa Marta, Colombia
  • Average high temperature in February: 27°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is May (27.8°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is February (27°C).

  • Average low temperature in February: 23.8°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is October (25.4°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (23.8°C).

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Average pressure in February
Santa Marta, Colombia

Average pressure in February - Santa Marta, Colombia
  • Average pressure in February: 1010.5mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1010.7mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is November (1009.5mbar).

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Average wind speed in February
Santa Marta, Colombia

Average wind speed in February - Santa Marta, Colombia
  • Average wind speed in February: 28.5km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (28.5km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is October (13.1km/h).

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Average humidity in February
Santa Marta, Colombia

Average humidity in February - Santa Marta, Colombia
  • Average humidity in February: 76%

The month with the highest relative humidity is August (81%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are January and February (76%).

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Average rainfall in February
Santa Marta, Colombia

Average rainfall in February - Santa Marta, Colombia
  • Average rainfall in February: 7mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (95mm).
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are January and February (7mm).

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Average rainfall days in February
Santa Marta, Colombia

Average rainfall days in February - Santa Marta, Colombia
  • Average rainfall days in February: 3.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (26.9 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (3.8 days).

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Average sea temperature in February
Santa Marta, Colombia

Average sea temperature in February - Santa Marta, Colombia
  • Average sea temperature in February: 25.7°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is October (29.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (25.7°C).

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Average daylight in February /
Average sunshine in February
Santa Marta, Colombia

Average daylight in February / Average sunshine in February - Santa Marta, Colombia
  • Average daylight in February: 11h and 47min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12h and 46min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11h and 29min).

  • Average sunshine in February: 9h and 48min

The month with the most sunshine is April (Average sunshine: 11h and 54min).
The months with the least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 7h and 36min).

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Average sunshine days in February
Santa Marta, Colombia

Average sunshine days in February - Santa Marta, Colombia
  • Average sunshine days in February: 16.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (17.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is September (0.6 days).

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Average UV index in February
Santa Marta, Colombia

Average UV index in February - Santa Marta, Colombia
  • Average UV index in February: 7

The months with the highest UV index are February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (UV index 7).
The month with the lowest UV index is January (UV index 6).

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Average cloud cover in February
Santa Marta, Colombia

Average cloud cover in February - Santa Marta, Colombia
  • Average cloud cover in February: 8

The month with the most cloud cover is October (Cloud cover 28).
The months with the least cloud cover are January and February (Cloud cover 8).

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Average visibility in February
Santa Marta, Colombia

Average visibility in February - Santa Marta, Colombia
  • Average visibility in February: 10km

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).

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