Arcachon
France
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

February weather forecast and climate
Arcachon, France

The last month of the winter, February, is also a fresh month in Arcachon, France, with average temperature ranging between max 12°C (53.6°F) and min 4°C (39.2°F).

Temperature

In February, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in January - a still cool 12°C (53.6°F). In Arcachon, France, the average low-temperature is 4°C (39.2°F).

Rainfall

In Arcachon, it is raining for 16 days, with typically 101mm (4") of accumulated precipitation. In Arcachon, during the entire year, the rain falls for 181 days and collects up to 1136mm (44.7") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

Months with the coldest seawater in Arcachon, France, are February and March, with an average sea temperature of 12°C (53.6°F).
Note: At temperatures below 10°C (50°F), swimming in a suitably protected swimsuit is feasible; otherwise, cold shock and loss of breathing control are imminent. Even a short swim, without thermal protection, at temperatures around 13°C (55.4°F) is not comfortable.

Daylight

In Arcachon, the average length of the day is 10.5h.

Sunshine

In February, the average sunshine is 4h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in February is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: In February, the average maximum UV index of 2 translate into the following recommendations:
Most people can stay in the Sun for up to 1 hour without burning, apart from children that always must be protected from sun exposure. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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.

What is the temperature in February in Arcachon?

In February, in Arcachon, the average high-temperature is 12°C (53.6°F), and the average low-temperature is 4°C (39.2°F).

How many days does it rain in February in Arcachon?

In Arcachon, in February, during 16 rainfall days, 101mm (4") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When is the sea coldest in Arcachon?

February and March, with an average sea temperature of 12°C (53.6°F), are months with the coldest seawater in Arcachon, France.

What is the water temperature in February in Arcachon?

In Arcachon, in February, the average water temperature is 12°C (53.6°F). Swimming in 12°C (53.6°F) is considered dangerous. Unprotected immersion in temperatures below 10°C (50°F) causes quickly maximum intensity cold shock with hyperventilation.

How many hours of daylight does Arcachon have in February?

In Arcachon, the average length of the day in February is 10.5h.

How many hours of sunshine does Arcachon have in February?

In Arcachon, the average sunshine in February is 4h.

What is the UV index reading in February in Arcachon?

In Arcachon, the average daily maximum UV index in February is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in February - Arcachon, France
  • Average high temperature in February: 12°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (25°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (10°C).

  • Average low temperature in February: 4°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (15°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January, February and December (4°C).

Average rainfall in February - Arcachon, France
  • Average rainfall in February: 101mm

Wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are November and December (126mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is July (53mm).

Average rainfall days in February - Arcachon, France
  • Average rainfall days in February: 16 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (18 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is July (11 days).

Average sea temperature in February - Arcachon, France
  • Average sea temperature in February: 12°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (22°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February and March (12°C).

Average daylight in February / Average sunshine in February - Arcachon, France
  • Average daylight in February: 10.5h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.5h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.9h).

  • Average sunshine in February: 4h

Months with most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 8h).
Months with least sunshine are January, November and December (Average sunshine: 3).

Average UV index in February - Arcachon, France
  • Average UV index in February: 2

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 8).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 1).