Nouakchott
Mauritania
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

February weather forecast and climate
Nouakchott, Mauritania

A high panorama of the Nautique Grand Mosque in Nouakchott, Mauritania, with a distant cityscape and skyscape
A high panorama of the Nautique Grand Mosque in Nouakchott, Mauritania, with a distant cityscape and skyscape
February, the last month of the winter, in Nouakchott, is a hot month, with average temperature ranging between max 30.6°C (87.1°F) and min 14.8°C (58.6°F).

Temperature

In February, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in January - a hot 30.6°C (87.1°F). The average low-temperature, in Nouakchott, is 14.8°C (58.6°F).

Rainfall

In Nouakchott, in February, during 1 rainfall days, 2mm (0.1") of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Nouakchott, Mauritania, during the entire year, the rain falls for 7 days and collects up to 94mm (3.7") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

February through May, with an average sea temperature of 19°C (66.2°F), are months with the coldest seawater in Nouakchott. Swimming in 19°C (66.2°F) is not enjoyable for the majority. Controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as surface water temperature decreases below 21°C (69.8°F).

Daylight

The average length of the day in Nouakchott is 11.6h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in February is 8h.

UV index

In February, the average daily maximum UV index is 10. A UV Index value of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
The average daily UV index of 10 in February transform into the following instructions:
Take extra precautions. Protection against sun damage is required. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. 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. Even on cloudy days, a sunscreen with a minimum 30 sun protection factor should be generously applied and frequently re-applied, including after every swim or outdoor exercise.

What is the temperature in February in Nouakchott?

In February, in Nouakchott, the average high-temperature is 30.6°C (87.1°F), and the average low-temperature is 14.8°C (58.6°F).

How much does it rain in Nouakchott in February?

In Nouakchott, Mauritania, in February, during 1 rainfall days, 2mm (0.1") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What are the months with the coldest sea water in Nouakchott?

February through May, with an average sea temperature of 19°C (66.2°F), are months with the coldest seawater. For swimming, a surface water temperature of 19°C (66.2°F) is not enjoyable for the majority. It is not considered safe, as controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as water temperature decreases below 21°C (69.8°F).

What is the sea water temperature in February in Nouakchott?

In Nouakchott, Mauritania, the average seawater temperature in February is 19°C (66.2°F). For swimming, a surface water temperature of 19°C (66.2°F) is not enjoyable for the majority. It is not considered safe, as controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as water temperature decreases below 21°C (69.8°F).

What is the average length of the day in February in Nouakchott?

In Nouakchott, the average length of the day in February is 11.6h.

How many hours of sunshine does Nouakchott have in February?

In Nouakchott, Mauritania, the average sunshine in February is 8h.

How high is the UV index in February in Nouakchott?

The average daily maximum UV index in February in Nouakchott is 10. A UV Index value of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in February - Nouakchott, Mauritania
  • Average high temperature in February: 30.6°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is October (36.4°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January and December (29.1°C).

  • Average low temperature in February: 14.8°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is September (24.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (13.7°C).

Average rainfall in February - Nouakchott, Mauritania
  • Average rainfall in February: 2mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (36mm).
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are April and May (0mm).

Average rainfall days in February - Nouakchott, Mauritania
  • Average rainfall days in February: 1 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are August and September (2 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are March, April, May, June, October, November and December (0 days).

Average sea temperature in February - Nouakchott, Mauritania
  • Average sea temperature in February: 19°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is September (27°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February, March, April and May (19°C).

Average daylight in February / Average sunshine in February - Nouakchott, Mauritania
  • Average daylight in February: 11.6h

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

  • Average sunshine in February: 8h

Months with most sunshine are March, April and May (Average sunshine: 9h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 7h).

Average UV index in February - Nouakchott, Mauritania
  • Average UV index in February: 10

Months with the highest UV index are March, April, May, June, July, August and September (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 7).