Philipsburg
Sint Maarten
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

February weather forecast and climate
Philipsburg, Sint Maarten

A bird
A bird's eye view of the coastal city of Philipsburg, in Sint Maarten, with a distant view of the mountains and the Great Salt Pond
The last month of the winter, February, is another warm month in Philipsburg, Sint Maarten, with average temperature ranging between max 29°C (84.2°F) and min 23°C (73.4°F).

Temperature

January through March and December, with an average high-temperature of 29°C (84.2°F), are the coldest months.

Rainfall

Months with the least rainfall are February and March Rain falls for 14 days and accumulates 43mm (1.69") of rain.

Sea temperature

January through April, with an average sea temperature of 26°C (78.8°F), are months with the coldest seawater.
Note: 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.

Daylight

In February, the average length of the day in Philipsburg is 11.6h.

Sunshine

January, February, May through July, September through December, with an average of 8h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine in Philipsburg.

UV index

In February, the average daily maximum UV index is 10. A UV Index estimate of 8 to 10 represents a very high health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: In February, the average maximum UV index of 10 translate into the following recommendations:
Take special precautions, as unprotected eyes and skin can be burned and damaged quickly. 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. A broad-spectrum sunscreen of SPF 30+ should be liberally applied and re-applied every two hours, and immediately after an outdoor workout or a swim. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.

What are the coldest months in Philipsburg?

January through March and December, with an average high-temperature of 29°C (84.2°F), are the coldest months in Philipsburg.

What is the temperature in February in Philipsburg?

In February, the average high-temperature is 29°C (84.2°F), and the average low-temperature is 23°C (73.4°F).

How many days does it rain in February in Philipsburg?

In February, in Philipsburg, the rain falls for 14 days. Throughout February, 43mm (1.69") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the driest month in Philipsburg?

Months with the least rainfall in Philipsburg are February and March Rain falls for 14 days and accumulates 43mm (1.69") of rain.

What are the months with the coldest sea water in Philipsburg?

Through and April, with an average sea temperature of 26°C (78.8°F).

What is the water temperature in February in Philipsburg?

In Philipsburg, Sint Maarten, the average seawater temperature in February is 26°C (78.8°F). 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.

How many hours of daylight does Philipsburg have in February?

In Philipsburg, Sint Maarten, the average length of the day in February is 11.6h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Philipsburg?

Months with the least sunshine in Philipsburg, Sint Maarten, are January, February, May through July, September through December, with an average of 8h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in February in Philipsburg?

In Philipsburg, Sint Maarten, the average sunshine in February is 8h.

How high is the UV index in February in Philipsburg?

In February, the average daily maximum UV index in Philipsburg is 10. A UV Index reading of 8 to 10 represents a very high health risk from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in February - Philipsburg, Sint Maarten
  • Average high temperature in February: 29°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are June, July, August, September and October (31°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January, February, March and December (29°C).

  • Average low temperature in February: 23°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are June, July, August, September and October (25°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January, February, March and December (23°C).

Average rainfall in February - Philipsburg, Sint Maarten
  • Average rainfall in February: 43mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is September (129mm).
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are February and March (43mm).

Average rainfall days in February - Philipsburg, Sint Maarten
  • Average rainfall days in February: 14 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is November (21 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is April (12 days).

Average sea temperature in February - Philipsburg, Sint Maarten
  • Average sea temperature in February: 26°C

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are September and October (29°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are January, February, March and April (26°C).

Average daylight in February / Average sunshine in February - Philipsburg, Sint Maarten
  • Average daylight in February: 11.6h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.2h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.1h).

  • Average sunshine in February: 8h

Months with most sunshine are March, April and August (Average sunshine: 9h).
Months with least sunshine are January, February, May, June, July, September, October, November and December (Average sunshine: 8).

Average UV index in February - Philipsburg, Sint Maarten
  • Average UV index in February: 10

Months with the highest UV index are March, April, May, June, July, August and September (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 7).