February weather forecast
Cortland, NY

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A monument from the civil war stands high in the neat lawns near the iconic courthouse in the Courthouse Park in Cortland, New York
A monument from the civil war stands high in the neat lawns near the iconic courthouse in the Courthouse Park in Cortland, New York

Weather in February

February follows January's trend, with still harsh but slightly warmer winter weather in Cortland. February's lowest temperature is 17.4°F (-8.1°C) while the highest increases to 30.2°F (-1°C). Snowfall increases to a peak of 5.75" (146mm) in Cortland, showing a seasonal escalation from January. While these minor changes in weather conditions hint at the approaching spring, winter reigns supreme throughout February.

Temperature

Stepping into February, Cortland records an average high-temperature of a still subzero cold 30.2°F (-1°C), almost consistent with January. During the nights in February, Cortland experiences a consistent average temperature of 17.4°F (-8.1°C).

Humidity

January and February, with an average relative humidity of 88%, are the most humid months in Cortland.

Rainfall

In February, in Cortland, the rain falls for 5.7 days. Throughout February, 1.42" (36mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 149.8 rainfall days, and 22.36" (568mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Cortland are January through May, October through December. February is the month with the most snowfall in Cortland, New York. Snow falls for 17.6 days and accumulates 5.75" (146mm) of snow.

Daylight

In Cortland, the average length of the day in February is 10h and 35min.
On the first day of February, sunrise is at 7:18 am and sunset at 5:17 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:40 am and sunset at 5:53 pm EST.

Sunshine

With an average of 2.4h of sunshine, February has the least sunshine of the year.

UV index

The months with the lowest UV index are January, February and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low threat to health from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: A maximum daily UV index of 1 during February morphs into the following directions:
Unlike children, who always need sun protection, most individuals can remain in the sun for up to an hour without getting burnt. To guard against the harmful effects of the Sun, minimize exposure during midday. 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. Be prepared! The intensity of the Sun's UV radiation can be amplified nearly double due to snow reflection.
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Frequently asked questions

How cold is February in Cortland?

An average high-temperature, in February, in Cortland, is 30.2°F (-1°C) and the average low-temperature is 17.4°F (-8.1°C).

What is the most humid month in Cortland?

January and February, with an average relative humidity of 88%, are most humid months in Cortland, New York.

What is the average humidity in February in Cortland?

In February, the average relative humidity is 88%.

How many days does it rain in February in Cortland?

In Cortland, New York, in February, it is raining for 5.7 days, with typically 1.42" (36mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When does it snow the most in Cortland?

The month with the most snowfall in Cortland is February, when snow falls for 17.6 days and typically aggregates up to 5.75" (146mm) of snow.

How many days does it snow in February in Cortland?

In Cortland, in February, snow falls for 17.6 days, with typically accumulated 5.75" (146mm) of snow.

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

In February, the average day length in Cortland, New York, is 10h and 35min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in February in Cortland?

On the first day of February, sunrise is at 7:18 am and sunset at 5:17 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:40 am and sunset at 5:53 pm EST.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Cortland?

February has the least sunshine of the year, with an average of 2.4h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in February in Cortland?

In Cortland, New York, the average sunshine duration in February is 2.4h.

When is the lowest UV index in Cortland?

The months with the lowest UV index in Cortland, New York, are January, February and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1.

How high is the UV index in February in Cortland?

The average daily maximum UV index in February in Cortland is 1. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in February
Cortland, NY

Average temperature in February - Cortland, NY
  • Average high temperature in February: 30.2°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (77.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (27°F).

  • Average low temperature in February: 17.4°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (57.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (15.8°F).

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Average pressure in February
Cortland, NY

Average pressure in February - Cortland, NY
  • Average pressure in February: 30.04"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.1"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.93"Hg).

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Average wind speed in February
Cortland, NY

Average wind speed in February - Cortland, NY
  • Average wind speed in February: 9.6mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (9.8mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.9mph).

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Average humidity in February
Cortland, NY

Average humidity in February - Cortland, NY
  • Average humidity in February: 88%

The months with the highest relative humidity are January and February (88%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are April and May (80%).

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Average rainfall in February
Cortland, NY

Average rainfall in February - Cortland, NY
  • Average rainfall in February: 1.42"

The wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are May and July (2.48").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is November (1.34").

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Average rainfall days in February
Cortland, NY

Average rainfall days in February - Cortland, NY
  • Average rainfall days in February: 5.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (17.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (5.7 days).

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Average snowfall in February
Cortland, NY

Average snowfall in February - Cortland, NY
  • Average snowfall in February: 5.75"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (5.75").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in February
Cortland, NY

Average snowfall days in February - Cortland, NY
  • Average snowfall days in February: 17.6 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (18.2 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average daylight in February /
Average sunshine in February
Cortland, NY

Average daylight in February / Average sunshine in February - Cortland, NY
  • Average daylight in February: 10h and 4min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 18min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 6min).

  • Average sunshine in February: 2h and 2min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 6min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 2h and 24min).

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Average sunshine days in February
Cortland, NY

Average sunshine days in February - Cortland, NY
  • Average sunshine days in February: 7.7 days

The month with the most sunshine days is September (15.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (7.7 days).

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Average UV index in February
Cortland, NY

Average UV index in February - Cortland, NY
  • Average UV index in February: 1

The months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 5).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in February
Cortland, NY

Average cloud cover in February - Cortland, NY
  • Average cloud cover in February: 74

The months with the most cloud cover are January and February (Cloud cover 74).
The months with the least cloud cover are July and August (Cloud cover 36).

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Average visibility in February
Cortland, NY

Average visibility in February - Cortland, NY
  • Average visibility in February: 4mi

The month with the highest visibility is April (6mi).
The month with the lowest visibility is February (4mi).

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