February weather forecast
Jaffna, Sri Lanka

Weather in February

February, the last month of the winter, in Jaffna, is another warm month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 27.4°C (81.3°F) and an average low of 25.7°C (78.3°F).

Temperature

In Jaffna, Sri Lanka, the average high-temperature in February is almost the same as in January - a still warm 27.4°C (81.3°F). The average low-temperature, in Jaffna, is 25.7°C (78.3°F).

Heat index

In February, the average heat index is appraised at a tropical 30.2°C (86.4°F). Exhaustion is likely with prolonged exposure and activity. Sustaining activity may result in heat cramps.
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 'apparent temperature', 'real feel', 'felt air temperature', or 'feels like', is calculated by taking the relative humidity value for a specific location and factoring it into the air temperature reading. Additional factors like activity, differences in body mass, height, and shape, wind, and pregnancy affect individual temperature impact. Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact and may raise the heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are particularly important for children. Young children are generally more endangered than adults, as they usually less sweat. And also, due to larger skin surface relative to their small bodies and higher heat production as a result of their activity.

Humidity

In February, the average relative humidity in Jaffna is 76%.

Rainfall

In Jaffna, Sri Lanka,, during 6.6 rainfall days, 19mm (0.75") of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Jaffna, there are 148.6 rainfall days, and 769mm (30.28") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Jaffna, in February, the average water temperature is 27.5°C (81.5°F).
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

The average length of the day in Jaffna is 11.8h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Jaffna, Sri Lanka, is 9h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are January through October and December, with an average maximum UV index of 7. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 7 in February interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions against overexposure. Fair-skinned people may get burned in less than 20 minutes. 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. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in February in Jaffna?

The average high-temperature, in February, in Jaffna, Sri Lanka, is 27.4°C (81.3°F), while the average low-temperature is 25.7°C (78.3°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'real feel'), which calculates the temperature value influenced by the moisture in the air, in February is appraised at 30.2°C (86.4°F).

What is the average humidity in February in Jaffna?

In Jaffna, the average relative humidity in February is 76%.

How many days does it rain in February in Jaffna?

In Jaffna, during February, the rain falls for 6.6 days and regularly aggregates up to 19mm (0.75") of precipitation.

How warm is the water in February in Jaffna?

In Jaffna, Sri Lanka, the average seawater temperature in February is 27.5°C (81.5°F). Water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) is regarded as very warm and enjoyable by all. With these temperatures, water activities are pleasurable, without feeling uncomfortable for prolonged periods.

How many hours of daylight does Jaffna have in February?

In February, the average length of the day is 11.8h.

How many hours of sunshine does Jaffna have in February?

In Jaffna, Sri Lanka, the average sunshine in February is 9h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Jaffna?

January through October and December, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index in Jaffna, Sri Lanka.

How high is the UV index in February in Jaffna?

The average daily maximum UV index in February in Jaffna, Sri Lanka, is 7. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in February
Jaffna, Sri Lanka

Average temperature in February - Jaffna, Sri Lanka
  • Average high temperature in February: 27.4°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is April (30.4°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (26.8°C).

  • Average low temperature in February: 25.7°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is May (29°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (25.5°C).

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Average pressure in February
Jaffna, Sri Lanka

Average pressure in February - Jaffna, Sri Lanka
  • Average pressure in February: 1011.9mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1012.5mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (1005.9mbar).

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Average wind speed in February
Jaffna, Sri Lanka

Average wind speed in February - Jaffna, Sri Lanka
  • Average wind speed in February: 20.3km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is June (33.8km/h).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are March and April (16.7km/h).

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Average humidity in February
Jaffna, Sri Lanka

Average humidity in February - Jaffna, Sri Lanka
  • Average humidity in February: 76%

Months with the highest relative humidity are May, August and September (79%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is March (75%).

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Average rainfall in February
Jaffna, Sri Lanka

Average rainfall in February - Jaffna, Sri Lanka
  • Average rainfall in February: 19mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (191mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is March (13mm).

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Average rainfall days in February
Jaffna, Sri Lanka

Average rainfall days in February - Jaffna, Sri Lanka
  • Average rainfall days in February: 6.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (22.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is March (5.8 days).

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Average sea temperature in February
Jaffna, Sri Lanka

Average sea temperature in February - Jaffna, Sri Lanka
  • Average sea temperature in February: 27.5°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is April (30.1°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is January (26.8°C).

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Average daylight in February /
Average sunshine in February
Jaffna, Sri Lanka

Average daylight in February / Average sunshine in February - Jaffna, Sri Lanka
  • Average daylight in February: 11.8h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12.7h).
Months with the shortest days are January and December (Average daylight: 11.6h).

  • Average sunshine in February: 9h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 11.6h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5.5h).

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Average sunshine days in February
Jaffna, Sri Lanka

Average sunshine days in February - Jaffna, Sri Lanka
  • Average sunshine days in February: 19 days

The month with the most sunshine days is March (23.9 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is November (6.3 days).

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Average UV index in February
Jaffna, Sri Lanka

Average UV index in February - Jaffna, Sri Lanka
  • Average UV index in February: 7

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and December (UV index 7).
The month with the lowest UV index is November (UV index 6).

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Average cloud cover in February
Jaffna, Sri Lanka

Average cloud cover in February - Jaffna, Sri Lanka
  • Average cloud cover in February: 27

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 47).
The month with the least cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 16).

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Average visibility in February
Jaffna, Sri Lanka

Average visibility in February - Jaffna, Sri Lanka
  • Average visibility in February: 10km

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).

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