February weather forecast and climate
Port Harcourt, Nigeria

February, the last month of the winter, in Port Harcourt, is another hot month, with average temperature fluctuating between 32.3°C (90.1°F) and 23.8°C (74.8°F).

Temperature

In Port Harcourt, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in January - a still hot 32.3°C (90.1°F). In February, the average low-temperature is 23.8°C (74.8°F).

Heat index

In February, the average heat index is evaluated at a scorching 43.3°C (109.9°F). Beware - heat cramps and heat exhaustion are very likely. Heatstroke is imminent with prolonged activity.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'feels like', 'felt air temperature', 'apparent temperature', or 'real feel', is an index that combines air temperature and relative humidity to determine the human-perceived temperature equivalent. Additional factors like differences in body mass, height, and shape, metabolic differences, clothing, and activity influence one's weather impression. Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact, and may raise the heat index additionally, by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are especially crucial for babies and toddlers. Children are often less aware of the need to rest and re-hydrate. Thirst is a late sign of dehydration - it is vital to remain hydrated, particularly during prolonged physical activities.
The human body cools itself through perspiration, as excessive warmth is removed from the body through sweat evaporation. Under high air temperature and humidity (high heat index) conditions, perspiration is limited, and the perception of heat is increased. When heat gain surpasses the level the body can shed, body temperature begins to increase, and consequently, overheating and dehydration can occur, with varying severity.

Humidity

In February, the average relative humidity in Port Harcourt is 75%.

Rainfall

In Port Harcourt, in February, during 20.7 rainfall days, 86mm (3.39") of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Port Harcourt, during the entire year, the rain falls for 310.7 days and collects up to 2138mm (84.17") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Port Harcourt, in February, the average water temperature is 28.4°C (83.1°F).
Note: For swimming, diving, and other water activities, temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are perceived as very enjoyable and pleasurable for prolonged periods without feeling uncomfortable.

Daylight

In Port Harcourt, the average length of the day is 12h.

Sunshine

In February, the average sunshine in Port Harcourt is 8.9h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, April, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 7. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 7 transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against the skin and eye damage is required. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.

What is the temperature in February in Port Harcourt?

The average high-temperature, in February, is 32.3°C (90.1°F), while the average low-temperature is 23.8°C (74.8°F). In February, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'felt air temperature'), that combines both air temperature and relative humidity, is evaluated at 43.3°C (109.9°F).

What is the average humidity in February in Port Harcourt?

In Port Harcourt, the average relative humidity in February is 75%.

How much does it rain in Port Harcourt in February?

In February, in Port Harcourt, the rain falls for 20.7 days. Throughout February, 86mm (3.39") of precipitation is accumulated.

How warm is the water in February in Port Harcourt?

In February, the average sea temperature is 28.4°C (83.1°F). For any water activity, surface water temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are considered as excellent and extremely pleasant for lengthened periods.

How many hours of daylight does Port Harcourt have in February?

The average length of the day in February is 12h.

How many hours of sunshine does Port Harcourt have in February?

In Port Harcourt, the average sunshine in February is 8.9h.

When is the highest UV index in Port Harcourt?

Months with the highest UV index in Port Harcourt, Nigeria, are January, February, April, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 7.

What is the UV index intensity in February in Port Harcourt?

The average daily maximum UV index in February in Port Harcourt is 7. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in February - Port Harcourt, Nigeria
  • Average high temperature in February: 32.3°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is January (32.8°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is July (26.8°C).

  • Average low temperature in February: 23.8°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is March (24.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is August (21.8°C).

Average pressure in February - Port Harcourt, Nigeria
  • Average pressure in February: 1009.7mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is July (1013.6mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is February (1009.7mbar).

Average wind speed in February - Port Harcourt, Nigeria
  • Average wind speed in February: 8.3km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is August (9.6km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is November (6.3km/h).

Average humidity in February - Port Harcourt, Nigeria
  • Average humidity in February: 75%

Months with the highest relative humidity are July and September (88%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is January (70%).

Average rainfall in February - Port Harcourt, Nigeria
  • Average rainfall in February: 86mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (293mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is December (45mm).

Average rainfall days in February - Port Harcourt, Nigeria
  • Average rainfall days in February: 20.7 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are August and October (30.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (14.9 days).

Average sea temperature in February - Port Harcourt, Nigeria
  • Average sea temperature in February: 28.4°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is April (28.9°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is August (26.1°C).

Average daylight in February / Average sunshine in February - Port Harcourt, Nigeria
  • Average daylight in February: 12h

Months with the longest days are June and July (Average daylight: 12.4h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.8h).

  • Average sunshine in February: 8.9h

The month with the most sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 9.6h).
The month with the least sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 3.4h).

Average sunshine days in February - Port Harcourt, Nigeria
  • Average sunshine days in February: 6.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (15.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is September (0.2 days).

Average UV index in February - Port Harcourt, Nigeria
  • Average UV index in February: 7

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, April, November and December (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are July and August (UV index 5).

Average cloud cover in February - Port Harcourt, Nigeria
  • Average cloud cover in February: 35

The month with the most cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 78).
Months with the least cloud cover are January and December (Cloud cover 26).

Average visibility in February - Port Harcourt, Nigeria
  • Average visibility in February: 9km

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April and December (9km).
Months with the lowest visibility are July, August, September and October (7km).