February weather forecast
Sault Ste. Marie, MI

The famous Soo Locks in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, with the deepwater section passage for large water vessels
The famous Soo Locks in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, with the deepwater section passage for large water vessels

Weather in February

The last month of the winter, February, is also a subzero cold month in Sault Ste. Marie, with average temperature fluctuating between 25.9°F (-3.4°C) and 9.3°F (-12.6°C).

Temperature

In Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, the average high-temperature in February is relatively the same as in January - a still freezing cold 25.9°F (-3.4°C). In Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan,, the average low-temperature is 9.3°F (-12.6°C).

Rainfall

The month with the least rainfall in Sault Ste. Marie is February when the rain falls for 13 days and typically collects 1.34" (34mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall in Sault Ste. Marie. In Sault Ste. Marie, in February, snow falls for 14.2 days, with typically accumulated 18.6" (472.4mm) of snow. Throughout the year, in Sault Ste. Marie, there are 79.2 snowfall days, and 120.4" (3058.1mm) of snow is accumulated.

Ocean temperature

February through April, with an average ocean temperature of 35.6°F (2°C), are months with the coldest seawater in Sault Ste. Marie.
Note: 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.

Daylight

In February, the average length of the day in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, is 10.4h.

Sunshine

In Sault Ste. Marie, the average sunshine in February is 5.1h.

UV index

In Sault Ste. Marie, the average daily maximum UV index in February is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low health risk 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:
People with sensitive skin, children, and babies should always be protected from prolonged 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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.
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FAQ

What is the driest month in Sault Ste. Marie?

February is the month with the least rainfall in Sault Ste. Marie. Rain falls for 13 days and accumulates 1.34" (34mm) of precipitation.

How much does it rain in Sault Ste. Marie in February?

In Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, in February, during 13 rainfall days, 1.34" (34mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How many days does it snow in February in Sault Ste. Marie?

In February, in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, it is snowing for 14.2 days. Throughout February, 18.6" (472.4mm) of snow is accumulated.

What months are the ocean coldest in Sault Ste. Marie?

February through April, with an average ocean temperature of 35.6°F (2°C), are months with the coldest seawater in Sault Ste. Marie.

How cold is the water in February in Sault Ste. Marie?

In Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, the average seawater temperature in February is 35.6°F (2°C). For swimming, this is considered extremely cold, dangerous, and life-threatening. Unless suitably protected with insulated waterproof clothing, hypothermia quickly occurs.

How many hours of daylight does Sault Ste. Marie have in February?

In February, the average length of the day in Sault Ste. Marie is 10.4h.

How long on average sun shines in February in Sault Ste. Marie?

The average sunshine in February is 5.1h.

What is the UV index intensity in February in Sault Ste. Marie?

In February, the average daily maximum UV index in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal hazard to health from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in February
Sault Ste. Marie, MI

Average temperature in February - Sault Ste. Marie, MI
  • Average high temperature in February: -3.4°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (24.6°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (-5°C).

  • Average low temperature in February: -12.6°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (12.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-13.6°C).

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Average rainfall in February
Sault Ste. Marie, MI

Average rainfall in February - Sault Ste. Marie, MI
  • Average rainfall in February: 34mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is September (97mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (34mm).

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Average rainfall days in February
Sault Ste. Marie, MI

Average rainfall days in February - Sault Ste. Marie, MI
  • Average rainfall days in February: 13 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is December (18.8 days).
The months with the least rainy days are April and August (10.9 days).

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Average snowfall in February
Sault Ste. Marie, MI

Average snowfall in February - Sault Ste. Marie, MI
  • Average snowfall in February: 472.4mm

The month with the highest snowfall is December (850.9mm).
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0mm).

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Average snowfall days in February
Sault Ste. Marie, MI

Average snowfall days in February - Sault Ste. Marie, MI
  • Average snowfall days in February: 14.2 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (19.6 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July and August (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in February
Sault Ste. Marie, MI

Average sea temperature in February - Sault Ste. Marie, MI
  • Average sea temperature in February: 2°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (15°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February, March and April (2°C).

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Average daylight in February /
Average sunshine in February
Sault Ste. Marie, MI

Average daylight in February / Average sunshine in February - Sault Ste. Marie, MI
  • Average daylight in February: 10.4h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.8h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.7h).

  • Average sunshine in February: 5.1h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 9.8h).
The month with the least sunshine is November (Average sunshine: 2.3h).

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Average UV index in February
Sault Ste. Marie, MI

Average UV index in February - Sault Ste. Marie, MI
  • Average UV index in February: 2

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 8).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December (UV index 1).

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