February weather forecast
New Kingston, Jamaica

Weather in February

February, the last month of the winter, in New Kingston, is also a moderately hot month, with average temperature varying between 21.6°C (70.9°F) and 27.3°C (81.1°F).

Temperature

January and February, with an average high-temperature of 27.3°C (81.1°F), are the coldest months.

Heat index

In February, the average heat index is calculated to be a tropical 30.3°C (86.5°F). Exhaustion is likely with prolonged exposure and activity. Sustaining activity may result in heat cramps.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. 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 'felt air temperature', 'apparent temperature', 'feels like', or 'real feel', 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 (differences in body mass, height, and shape, wind, metabolic differences), 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. Children are often less aware of the need to rest and re-hydrate. Thirst is a late sign of dehydration - it is vital to remain hydrated, particularly during prolonged physical activities.

Humidity

In February, the average relative humidity in New Kingston is 79%.

Rainfall

February is the month with the least rainfall. Rain falls for 22.1 days and accumulates 44mm (1.73") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

With an average sea temperature of 26.8°C (80.2°F), February is the month with the coldest seawater in New Kingston.
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

In New Kingston, Jamaica, the average length of the day is 11.6h.

Sunshine

In New Kingston, the average sunshine is 8.5h.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index in New Kingston are January through May, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 6 transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions and adopt sun safety practices. Protection against sunburn is obliged. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. 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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.
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FAQ

What is the coldest month in New Kingston?

The coldest months in New Kingston are January and February, with an average high-temperature of 27.3°C (81.1°F).

What is the temperature in February in New Kingston?

The average high-temperature, in February, in New Kingston, is 27.3°C (81.1°F), while the average low-temperature is 21.6°C (70.9°F). In February, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'real feel'), which takes the relative humidity and factors it into the air temperature reading, is calculated to be 30.3°C (86.5°F).

What is the average humidity in February in New Kingston?

In February, the average relative humidity in New Kingston is 79%.

What is the driest month in New Kingston?

The month with the least rainfall is February when the rain falls for 22.1 days and typically collects 44mm (1.73") of precipitation.

How many days does it rain in February in New Kingston?

In February, in New Kingston, the rain falls for 22.1 days. Throughout February, 44mm (1.73") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the month with the coldest sea water in New Kingston?

With an average sea temperature of 26.8°C (80.2°F), February is the month with the coldest seawater in New Kingston, Jamaica.

How warm is the water in February in New Kingston?

In February, the average sea temperature is 26.8°C (80.2°F). 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.

What is the average length of the day in February in New Kingston?

In February, the average length of the day in New Kingston, Jamaica, is 11.6h.

How long on average sun shines in February in New Kingston?

In February, the average sunshine in New Kingston is 8.5h.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in New Kingston?

January through May, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the lowest UV index in New Kingston.

How high is the UV index in February in New Kingston?

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

Average temperature in February
New Kingston, Jamaica

Average temperature in February - New Kingston, Jamaica
  • Average high temperature in February: 27.3°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (30.3°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January and February (27.3°C).

  • Average low temperature in February: 21.6°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (24.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (21.6°C).

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Average pressure in February
New Kingston, Jamaica

Average pressure in February - New Kingston, Jamaica
  • Average pressure in February: 1015.4mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1015.5mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is October (1011.5mbar).

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Average wind speed in February
New Kingston, Jamaica

Average wind speed in February - New Kingston, Jamaica
  • Average wind speed in February: 10.3km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is June (12.8km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is November (8.6km/h).

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Average humidity in February
New Kingston, Jamaica

Average humidity in February - New Kingston, Jamaica
  • Average humidity in February: 79%

The month with the highest relative humidity is October (82%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is March (78%).

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Average rainfall in February
New Kingston, Jamaica

Average rainfall in February - New Kingston, Jamaica
  • Average rainfall in February: 44mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (184mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (44mm).

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Average rainfall days in February
New Kingston, Jamaica

Average rainfall days in February - New Kingston, Jamaica
  • Average rainfall days in February: 22.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (28.7 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (22.1 days).

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Average sea temperature in February
New Kingston, Jamaica

Average sea temperature in February - New Kingston, Jamaica
  • Average sea temperature in February: 26.8°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is September (29.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (26.8°C).

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Average daylight in February /
Average sunshine in February
New Kingston, Jamaica

Average daylight in February / Average sunshine in February - New Kingston, Jamaica
  • Average daylight in February: 11.6h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.2h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.1h).

  • Average sunshine in February: 8.5h

Months with the most sunshine are August and September (Average sunshine: 10.8h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 6.5h).

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Average sunshine days in February
New Kingston, Jamaica

Average sunshine days in February - New Kingston, Jamaica
  • Average sunshine days in February: 3.1 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (3.4 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (0.3 days).

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Average UV index in February
New Kingston, Jamaica

Average UV index in February - New Kingston, Jamaica
  • Average UV index in February: 6

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

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Average cloud cover in February
New Kingston, Jamaica

Average cloud cover in February - New Kingston, Jamaica
  • Average cloud cover in February: 32

The month with the most cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 41).
The month with the least cloud cover is September (Cloud cover 29).

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Average visibility in February
New Kingston, Jamaica

Average visibility in February - New Kingston, Jamaica
  • Average visibility in February: 10km

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, June, July, November and December (10km).
Months with the lowest visibility are May, August, September and October (9km).

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