February weather forecast and climate
New Bedford, MA

Amazing stonework looking over at the white Breakwater Entrance Lighthouse in the New Bedford Harbor, Massachusetts
Amazing stonework looking over at the white Breakwater Entrance Lighthouse in the New Bedford Harbor, Massachusetts

Weather in February

The last month of the winter, February, is another cold month in New Bedford, Massachusetts, with average temperature fluctuating between 38.3°F (3.5°C) and 27.1°F (-2.7°C).

Temperature

In New Bedford, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in January - a still cold 38.3°F (3.5°C). In New Bedford, the average low-temperature is 27.1°F (-2.7°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in February is 76%.

Rainfall

In New Bedford, Massachusetts, during February, the rain falls for 8.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.18" (30mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, in New Bedford, there are 133.2 rainfall days, and 17.2" (437mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in New Bedford, Massachusetts, are January through April, November and December. February is the month with the most snowfall in New Bedford, Massachusetts. Snow falls for 5.8 days and accumulates 1.77" (45mm) of snow.

Ocean temperature

February is the month with the coldest seawater in New Bedford, with an average ocean temperature of 38.1°F (3.4°C).
Note: For swimming, this is considered extremely cold, dangerous, and life-threatening. Unless suitably protected with insulated waterproof clothing, hypothermia quickly occurs.

Daylight

The average length of the day in New Bedford, Massachusetts, is 10.6h.

Sunshine

February has the least sunshine of the year, with an average of 4.8h of sunshine.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index are January through March, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 2 transform into the following instructions:
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. 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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in February in New Bedford?

The average relative humidity in February is 76%.

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

In New Bedford, Massachusetts, in February, it is raining for 8.3 days, with typically 1.18" (30mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When does it snow the most in New Bedford?

February is the month with the most snowfall in New Bedford. Snow falls for 5.8 days and accumulates 1.77" (45mm) of snow.

How many days does it snow in February in New Bedford?

In February, in New Bedford, Massachusetts, it is snowing for 5.8 days. Throughout February, 1.77" (45mm) of snow is accumulated.

What month is the ocean coldest in New Bedford?

With an average ocean temperature of 38.1°F (3.4°C), February is the month with the coldest seawater.

What is the ocean temperature in February in New Bedford?

In New Bedford, Massachusetts, the average seawater temperature in February is 38.1°F (3.4°C). For swimming, this is considered life-threatening and very dangerous. The water feels painfully cold, and hyperventilation quickly occurs. A specialized swimsuit is mandatory to reduce thermal damage.

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

The average length of the day in February in New Bedford, Massachusetts, is 10.6h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in New Bedford?

February has the least sunshine of the year in New Bedford, with an average of 4.8h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does New Bedford have in February?

In New Bedford, the average sunshine in February is 4.8h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in New Bedford?

January through March, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index in New Bedford, Massachusetts.

What is the UV index reading in February in New Bedford?

The average daily maximum UV index in February in New Bedford is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in February
New Bedford, MA

Average temperature in February - New Bedford, MA
  • Average high temperature in February: 3.5°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (25.8°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (2.4°C).

  • Average low temperature in February: -2.7°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (19.1°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-2.9°C).

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Average pressure in February
New Bedford, MA

Average pressure in February - New Bedford, MA
  • Average pressure in February: 1015.5mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (1018.2mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (1013.6mbar).

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Average wind speed in February
New Bedford, MA

Average wind speed in February - New Bedford, MA
  • Average wind speed in February: 18.9km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (19.1km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (12.8km/h).

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Average humidity in February
New Bedford, MA

Average humidity in February - New Bedford, MA
  • Average humidity in February: 76%

Months with the highest relative humidity are June and July (80%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are March, April and November (74%).

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Average rainfall in February
New Bedford, MA

Average rainfall in February - New Bedford, MA
  • Average rainfall in February: 30mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (49mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (27mm).

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Average rainfall days in February
New Bedford, MA

Average rainfall days in February - New Bedford, MA
  • Average rainfall days in February: 8.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (13.4 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (8.2 days).

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Average snowfall in February
New Bedford, MA

Average snowfall in February - New Bedford, MA
  • Average snowfall in February: 45mm

The month with the highest snowfall is February (45mm).
Months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0mm).

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Average snowfall days in February
New Bedford, MA

Average snowfall days in February - New Bedford, MA
  • Average snowfall days in February: 5.8 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (6.5 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in February
New Bedford, MA

Average sea temperature in February - New Bedford, MA
  • Average sea temperature in February: 3.4°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (20.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (3.4°C).

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Average daylight in February /
Average sunshine in February
New Bedford, MA

Average daylight in February / Average sunshine in February - New Bedford, MA
  • Average daylight in February: 10.6h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.2h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.2h).

  • Average sunshine in February: 4.8h

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 10.6h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4.8h).

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Average sunshine days in February
New Bedford, MA

Average sunshine days in February - New Bedford, MA
  • Average sunshine days in February: 15.7 days

Months with the most sunshine days are November and December (18.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is April (14.4 days).

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Average UV index in February
New Bedford, MA

Average UV index in February - New Bedford, MA
  • Average UV index in February: 2

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in February
New Bedford, MA

Average cloud cover in February - New Bedford, MA
  • Average cloud cover in February: 48

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 49).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 28).

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Average visibility in February
New Bedford, MA

Average visibility in February - New Bedford, MA
  • Average visibility in February: 9km

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

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