Dover
Delaware, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

February weather forecast and climate
Dover, DE

The public Archives building in Dover, Delaware, between two large trees
The public Archives building in Dover, Delaware, between two large trees
February, the last month of the winter, in Dover, is a frosty month, with average temperature varying between 26.6°F (-3°C) and 44.6°F (7°C).

Temperature

In Dover, the average high-temperature in February is almost the same as in January - a frosty 44.6°F (7°C). In Dover, in February, the average low-temperature is 26.6°F (-3°C).

Rainfall

The month with the least rainfall is February when the rain falls for 10 days and typically collects 3" (76mm) of precipitation.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Dover, Delaware, is 10.8h.

Sunshine

In February, the average sunshine is 6h.

UV index

In Dover, the average daily maximum UV index is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
In February, the average maximum UV index of 3 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against sun damage is advised. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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.

What is the temperature in February in Dover?

In February, in Dover, the average high-temperature is 44.6°F (7°C), and the average low-temperature is 26.6°F (-3°C).

How many days does it rain in February in Dover?

In Dover, in February, it is raining for 10 days, with typically 3" (76mm) of accumulated precipitation.

What is the driest month in Dover?

The month with the least rainfall in Dover is February when the rain falls for 10 days and typically collects 3" (76mm) of precipitation.

How many hours of daylight does Dover have in February?

The average length of the day in February is 10.8h.

How long on average sun shines in February in Dover?

The average sunshine in February in Dover is 6h.

How high is the UV index in February in Dover?

The average daily maximum UV index in February in Dover, Delaware, is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health threat from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in February - Dover, DE
  • Average high temperature in February: 7°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (31°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (5°C).

  • Average low temperature in February: -3°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (19°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-4°C).

Average rainfall in February - Dover, DE
  • Average rainfall in February: 76mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (110mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (76mm).

Average rainfall days in February - Dover, DE
  • Average rainfall days in February: 10 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (11 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is October (7 days).

Average daylight in February / Average sunshine in February - Dover, DE
  • Average daylight in February: 10.8h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.9h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.5h).

  • Average sunshine in February: 6h

Months with most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 9h).
Months with least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 5).

Average UV index in February - Dover, DE
  • Average UV index in February: 3

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 9).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December (UV index 2).