February weather forecast
Oslo, Norway

The Vigeland sculpture park in Oslo, Norway, at dusk
The Vigeland sculpture park in Oslo, Norway, at dusk

Weather in February

February, the last month of the winter in Oslo, is another freezing cold month, with an average temperature varying between -6.8°C (19.8°F) and -0.9°C (30.4°F).

Temperature

In Oslo, the average high-temperature in February is almost the same as in January - a still subzero cold -0.9°C (30.4°F). The average low-temperature, in Oslo, is -6.8°C (19.8°F).

Rainfall

The month with the least rainfall in Oslo is February, when the rain falls for 4 days and typically collects 36mm (1.42") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Oslo, the average water temperature is 3.6°C (38.5°F).
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

The average length of the day in February is 9h and 11min.
On the first day of February, sunrise is at 08:29 and sunset at 16:31. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 07:17 and sunset at 17:41 CET.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in February is 2.7h.

UV index

In Oslo, the average daily maximum UV index in February is 1. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: In February, the average maximum UV index of 1 translate into the following recommendations:
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.
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FAQ

What is the driest month in Oslo?

February is the month with the least rainfall in Oslo. Rain falls for 4 days and accumulates 36mm (1.42") of precipitation.

How much does it rain in Oslo in February?

In February, in Oslo, Norway, the rain falls for 4 days. Throughout February, 36mm (1.42") of precipitation is accumulated.

How cold is the water in February in Oslo?

In February, the average sea temperature in Oslo is 3.6°C (38.5°F). For swimming, this is considered extremely cold, dangerous, and life-threatening. Unless suitably protected with insulated waterproof clothing, hypothermia quickly occurs.

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

In February, the average day length in Oslo is 9h and 11min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in February in Oslo?

On the first day of February in Oslo, Norway, sunrise is at 08:29 and sunset at 16:31. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 07:17 and sunset at 17:41 CET.

How many hours of sunshine does Oslo have in February?

The average sunshine duration in February in Oslo is 2.7h.

What is the UV index intensity in February in Oslo?

In February, the average daily maximum UV index is 1. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from exposure to Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in February
Oslo, Norway

Average temperature in February - Oslo, Norway
  • Average high temperature in February: -0.9°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (21.5°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (-1.8°C).

  • Average low temperature in February: -6.8°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (12.2°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and February (-6.8°C).

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Average rainfall in February
Oslo, Norway

Average rainfall in February - Oslo, Norway
  • Average rainfall in February: 36mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is September (90mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (36mm).

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Average rainfall days in February
Oslo, Norway

Average rainfall days in February - Oslo, Norway
  • Average rainfall days in February: 4 days

The months with the highest number of rainy days are August, October and November (8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (4 days).

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Average sea temperature in February
Oslo, Norway

Average sea temperature in February - Oslo, Norway
  • Average sea temperature in February: 3.6°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (17.9°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (3°C).

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Average daylight in February /
Average sunshine in February
Oslo, Norway

Average daylight in February / Average sunshine in February - Oslo, Norway
  • Average daylight in February: 9h and 11min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 18h and 41min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 6h and 4min).

  • Average sunshine in February: 2.7h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 8.3h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 1.1h).

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Average UV index in February
Oslo, Norway

Average UV index in February - Oslo, Norway
  • Average UV index in February: 1

The months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 5).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December (UV index 0).

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