February weather forecast
Clifden, Ireland

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Weather in February

February ushers a hint of season change with an increment in temperatures, yet still in the refuge of winter. Rainfall decreases from 137mm (5.39") in January to 85mm (3.35") making it one of the relatively drier winter months. With the temperature graph on a slow ascent, the daylight hours expand, indicating a move towards the forthcoming spring. An anticipation can be felt for a weather transition; however, the winter cold still retains a grip on Clifden's landscape. Weather variability is common, with alternating periods of wet and dry spell characteristic.

Temperature

The months of January, February and December bring the lowest temperatures, averaging a high of 9°C (48.2°F).

Rainfall

In Clifden, in February, it is raining for 20 days, with typically 85mm (3.35") of accumulated precipitation. In Clifden, Ireland, during the entire year, the rain falls for 248 days and collects up to 1202mm (47.32") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In February, the average sea temperature in Clifden, Ireland, is 9.5°C (49.1°F).
Note: Unprotected swimming in 9.5°C (49.1°F) is dangerous due to potential cold shock. Especially when temperatures go below 10°C (50°F), leading to hyperventilation.

Daylight

In February, the average length of the day in Clifden is 9h and 50min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 8:25 am and sunset at 5:21 pm. On the last day of February, sunrise is at 7:28 am and sunset at 6:16 pm GMT.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in February in Clifden is 2h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in February is 1. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The UV index of 1 in February translates into these instructions:
Apart from children, who require continuous protection, most can endure sun exposure for up to an hour without experiencing burns. UV radiation is strongest from the Sun during midday; protect yourself by staying in shaded areas. Sun-related eye harm can be minimized with proper sunglasses offering UVA and UVB coverage.
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Frequently asked questions

What time of the year is the coldest in Clifden?

In Clifden, the months of January, February and December are known for the lowest temperatures, reaching an average high of 9°C (48.2°F).

What are the temperatures in Clifden in February?

The high-temperature, in February, in Clifden, records 9°C (48.2°F), while the low-temperature is 3°C (37.4°F).

How much does it rain in Clifden in February?

In February, the rain falls for 20 days. Throughout February, 85mm (3.35") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the water temperature in February in Clifden?

In Clifden, Ireland, in February, the average water temperature is 9.5°C (49.1°F). 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.

How many hours of daylight does Clifden have in February?

In Clifden, Ireland, the average day length in February is 9h and 50min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in February in Clifden?

On the first day of February in Clifden, Ireland, sunrise is at 8:25 am and sunset at 5:21 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:28 am and sunset at 6:16 pm GMT.

How long on average sun shines in February in Clifden?

In Clifden, Ireland, the average sunshine duration in February is 2h.

What is the UV index reading in February in Clifden?

In February, the average daily maximum UV index in Clifden, Ireland, is 1. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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Average temperature in February
Clifden, Ireland

Average temperature in February - Clifden, Ireland
  • Average high temperature in February: 9°C

The warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are July and August (18°C).
The months with the lowest average high temperature are January, February and December (9°C).

  • Average low temperature in February: 3°C

The months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (11°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and February (3°C).

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Average rainfall in February
Clifden, Ireland

Average rainfall in February - Clifden, Ireland
  • Average rainfall in February: 85mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (137mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is April (66mm).

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Average rainfall days in February
Clifden, Ireland

Average rainfall days in February - Clifden, Ireland
  • Average rainfall days in February: 20 days

The months with the highest number of rainy days are January, November and December (24 days).
The months with the least rainy days are April, June and July (17 days).

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Average sea temperature in February
Clifden, Ireland

Average sea temperature in February - Clifden, Ireland
  • Average sea temperature in February: 9.5°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (15.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (9.3°C).

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Average daylight in February /
Average sunshine in February
Clifden, Ireland

Average daylight in February / Average sunshine in February - Clifden, Ireland
  • Average daylight in February: 9h and 5min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 16h and 54min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 7h and 36min).

  • Average sunshine in February: 2h

The month with the most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 6h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 1h).

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Average UV index in February
Clifden, Ireland

Average UV index in February - Clifden, Ireland
  • Average UV index in February: 1

The months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 0).

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