New Shoreham
Rhode Island, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

February weather forecast and climate
New Shoreham, RI

The last month of the winter, February, is another cold month in New Shoreham, Rhode Island, with average temperature fluctuating between 40.8°F (4.9°C) and 26.6°F (-3°C).

Temperature

In February, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in January - a still cold 40.8°F (4.9°C). In February, the average low-temperature is 26.6°F (-3°C).

Rainfall

In February, the rain falls for 7.7 days. Throughout February, 2.9" (74.4mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In New Shoreham, during the entire year, the rain falls for 97.1 days and collects up to 42.6" (1082mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in New Shoreham are January through April, November and December. February is the month with the most snowfall, with 6.3" (160mm) of accumulated snow.

Ocean temperature

February and March, with an average ocean temperature of 39.2°F (4°C), are months with the coldest seawater in New Shoreham. 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 is 10.7h.

Sunshine

In February, the average sunshine in New Shoreham is 7h.

UV index

In New Shoreham, the average daily maximum UV index is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
In February, the average maximum UV index of 2 translate into the following recommendations:
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 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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in February in New Shoreham?

In New Shoreham, in February, the average high-temperature is 40.8°F (4.9°C), and the average low-temperature is 26.6°F (-3°C).

How much does it rain in New Shoreham in February?

In New Shoreham, during February, the rain falls for 7.7 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.9" (74.4mm) of precipitation.

How much does it snow in New Shoreham in February?

In New Shoreham, Rhode Island, in February, 6.3" (160mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

When does it snow the most in New Shoreham?

February is the month with the most snowfall, with 6.3" (160mm) of accumulated snow.

When is the ocean coldest in New Shoreham?

February and March, with an average ocean temperature of 39.2°F (4°C), are months with the coldest seawater. 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 water temperature in February in New Shoreham?

In February, the average ocean temperature in New Shoreham, Rhode Island, is 39.2°F (4°C). 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.

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

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

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

In February, the average sunshine in New Shoreham, Rhode Island, is 7h.

What is the UV index reading in February in New Shoreham?

In New Shoreham, Rhode Island, 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 UV radiation.
Average temperature in February - New Shoreham, RI
  • Average high temperature in February: 4.9°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (25.5°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (4.3°C).

  • Average low temperature in February: -3°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (16.9°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-3.7°C).

Average rainfall in February - New Shoreham, RI
  • Average rainfall in February: 74.4mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is March (103.4mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is July (72.6mm).

Average rainfall days in February - New Shoreham, RI
  • Average rainfall days in February: 7.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is April (9.9 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are July and August (6.2 days).

Average snowfall in February - New Shoreham, RI
  • Average snowfall in February: 160mm

The month with the highest snowfall is February (160mm).
Months with the lowest snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0mm).

Average sea temperature in February - New Shoreham, RI
  • Average sea temperature in February: 4°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (21°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February and March (4°C).

Average daylight in February / Average sunshine in February - New Shoreham, RI
  • Average daylight in February: 10.7h

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

  • Average sunshine in February: 7h

Months with most sunshine are May, June and July (Average sunshine: 9h).
Months with least sunshine are November and December (Average sunshine: 5).

Average UV index in February - New Shoreham, RI
  • Average UV index in February: 2

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 8).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 1).