February weather forecast and climate
New York, NY

The sunset view over New York city skyscrapers in New York, with the dramatic night sky
The sunset view over New York city skyscrapers in New York, with the dramatic night sky
The last month of the winter, February, is another cold month in New York, New York, with average temperature ranging between min 27.7°F (-2.4°C) and max 39.2°F (4°C).

Temperature

In New York, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in January - a still wintry 39.2°F (4°C). The average low-temperature, in February, is 27.7°F (-2.4°C).

Humidity

February and December, with an average relative humidity of 76%, are most humid months in New York, New York.

Rainfall

In February, in New York, the rain falls for 10.8 days. Throughout February, 2.36" (60mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in New York, there are 169 rainfall days, and 36.65" (931mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through April, November and December are months with snowfall. In New York, during February, snow falls for 5.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.89" (48mm) of snow. In New York, during the entire year, snow falls for 19.2 days, and aggregates up to 7.8" (198mm) of snow.

Ocean temperature

With an average ocean temperature of 39.7°F (4.3°C), February is the month with the coldest seawater in New York.
Note: For swimming, this is considered very dangerous and immediately life-threatening. Total loss of breathing control instantly occurs, and clear thinking becomes almost impossible. A specialized swimsuit is obligatory to minimize thermal loss.

Daylight

In February, the average length of the day is 10.7h.

Sunshine

February has the least sunshine of the year, with an average of 4.7h of sunshine.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index in New York 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 the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 2 in February 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 solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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.

What is the temperature in February in New York?

In February, in New York, New York, the average high-temperature is 39.2°F (4°C), and the average low-temperature is 27.7°F (-2.4°C).

What is the most humid month in New York?

Months with the highest humidity in New York are February and December, with an average relative humidity of 76%.

What is the average humidity in February in New York?

The average relative humidity in February is 76%.

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

In New York, New York, during February, the rain falls for 10.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.36" (60mm) of precipitation.

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

In New York, during February, snow falls for 5.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.89" (48mm) of snow.

When is the ocean coldest in New York?

The month with the coldest seawater is February, with an average ocean temperature of 39.7°F (4.3°C).

What is the ocean temperature in February in New York?

In New York, New York, in February, the average water temperature is 39.7°F (4.3°C). For swimming, this is considered very dangerous and immediately life-threatening. Total loss of breathing control instantly occurs, and clear thinking becomes almost impossible. A specialized swimsuit is obligatory to minimize thermal loss.

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

In New York, New York, the average length of the day in February is 10.7h.

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

February has the least sunshine of the year, with an average of 4.7h of sunshine.

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

In February, the average sunshine in New York is 4.7h.

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

Months with the lowest UV index are January through March, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2.

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

In New York, New York, the average daily maximum UV index in February is 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in February - New York, NY
  • Average high temperature in February: 4°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (28.3°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (2.5°C).

  • Average low temperature in February: -2.4°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (20.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-3.3°C).

Average pressure in February - New York, NY
  • Average pressure in February: 1017.1mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (1019.4mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (1013.6mbar).

Average wind speed in February - New York, NY
  • Average wind speed in February: 15.6km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (16km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (10.7km/h).

Average humidity in February - New York, NY
  • Average humidity in February: 76%

Months with the highest relative humidity are February and December (76%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is August (70%).

Average rainfall in February - New York, NY
  • Average rainfall in February: 60mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (102mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (55mm).

Average rainfall days in February - New York, NY
  • Average rainfall days in February: 10.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (18.5 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (9.1 days).

Average snowfall in February - New York, NY
  • Average snowfall in February: 48mm

The month with the highest snowfall is March (67mm).
Months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0mm).

Average snowfall days in February - New York, NY
  • Average snowfall days in February: 5.5 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (5.8 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

Average sea temperature in February - New York, NY
  • Average sea temperature in February: 4.3°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (23.4°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (4.3°C).

Average daylight in February / Average sunshine in February - New York, NY
  • Average daylight in February: 10.7h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.1h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.3h).

  • Average sunshine in February: 4.7h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.5h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4.7h).

Average sunshine days in February - New York, NY
  • Average sunshine days in February: 13.7 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (17.9 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (9.8 days).

Average UV index in February - New York, NY
  • 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).

Average cloud cover in February - New York, NY
  • Average cloud cover in February: 47

Months with the most cloud cover are February, March and December (Cloud cover 47).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 30).

Average visibility in February - New York, NY
  • Average visibility in February: 9km

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