February weather forecast
Östersund, Sweden

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Weather in February

February witnesses a slight rise in temperatures as compared to January with a decrease in snowfall as well. With 116mm (4.57") of snowfall and 18mm (0.71") of rainfall to anticipate, the month is comparably drier. The days grow longer and the UV index scales up to 2, indicating more sunshine for outdoor fun. The weather remains fairly consistent throughout the month, providing a break from the harsh winter conditions of the previous month. Ice fishing and snowmobiling become popular activities with tourists flocking in to enjoy the Swedish winter.

Temperature

The arrival of February records an average high-temperature of a still subzero cold -4.2°C (24.4°F), closely related to the -4.8°C (23.4°F) observed in January. Östersund's nights in February cool down to an average low-temperature of -9.6°C (14.7°F).

Humidity

February is the most humid month in Östersund, with an average relative humidity of 91%.

Rainfall

The month with the least rainfall is February, when the rain falls for 4 days and typically collects 18mm (0.71") of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through May, September through December are months with snowfall. In Östersund, in February, snow falls for 15.2 days, with typically accumulated 116mm (4.57") of snow. In Östersund, Sweden, during the entire year, snow falls for 97.8 days and aggregates up to 978mm (38.5") of snow.

Daylight

In February, the average length of the day in Östersund is 8h and 44min.
On the first day of February, sunrise is at 08:35 and sunset at 15:54. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 07:07 and sunset at 17:19 CET.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in February in Östersund is 4h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in February is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The daily high UV index of 2 during February translates into the following recommendations:
Apart from children, who require continuous protection, most can endure sun exposure for up to an hour without experiencing burns. UV radiation is strongest from the Sun during midday; protect yourself by staying in shaded areas. Sunglasses that ward off UVA and UVB rays play a pivotal role in reducing solar eye damage. Consider this! The reflection from snow can almost double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
Updated: Feb 2, 2024 | Published by: Weather Atlas | Resources

Frequently asked questions

How cold is February in Östersund?

In February, in Östersund, the average high-temperature is -4.2°C (24.4°F), and the average low-temperature is -9.6°C (14.7°F).

What is the most humid month in Östersund?

February is the most humid month, with an average relative humidity of 91%.

What is the average humidity in February in Östersund?

The average relative humidity in February in Östersund, Sweden, is 91%.

What is the driest month in Östersund?

February is the month with the least rainfall in Östersund. Rain falls for 4 days and accumulates 18mm (0.71") of precipitation.

How many days does it rain in February in Östersund?

In Östersund, in February, it is raining for 4 days, with typically 18mm (0.71") of accumulated precipitation.

How much does it snow in Östersund in February?

In February, it is snowing for 15.2 days. Throughout February, 116mm (4.57") of snow is accumulated.

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

The average day length in February is 8h and 44min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in February in Östersund?

In February, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 08:35 and sunset at 15:54. On the last day of the month, in Östersund, Sweden, sunrise is at 07:07 and sunset at 17:19 CET.

How long on average sun shines in February in Östersund?

The average sunshine duration in February in Östersund, Sweden, is 4h.

How high is the UV index in February in Östersund?

In Östersund, the average daily maximum UV index in February is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in February
Östersund, Sweden

Average temperature in February - Östersund, Sweden
  • Average high temperature in February: -4.2°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (18.8°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (-4.8°C).

  • Average low temperature in February: -9.6°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (9.8°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and February (-9.6°C).

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Average pressure in February
Östersund, Sweden

Average pressure in February - Östersund, Sweden
  • Average pressure in February: 1010mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is May (1014.5mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is December (1005.8mbar).

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Average wind speed in February
Östersund, Sweden

Average wind speed in February - Östersund, Sweden
  • Average wind speed in February: 13.2km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is June (14.3km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (11.6km/h).

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Average humidity in February
Östersund, Sweden

Average humidity in February - Östersund, Sweden
  • Average humidity in February: 91%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (91%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (67%).

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Average rainfall in February
Östersund, Sweden

Average rainfall in February - Östersund, Sweden
  • Average rainfall in February: 18mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (50mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (18mm).

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Average rainfall days in February
Östersund, Sweden

Average rainfall days in February - Östersund, Sweden
  • Average rainfall days in February: 4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (15.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (4 days).

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Average snowfall in February
Östersund, Sweden

Average snowfall in February - Östersund, Sweden
  • Average snowfall in February: 116mm

The month with the highest snowfall is December (192mm).
The months with the least snowfall are June, July and August (0mm).

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Average snowfall days in February
Östersund, Sweden

Average snowfall days in February - Östersund, Sweden
  • Average snowfall days in February: 15.2 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (17 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July and August (0 days).

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Average daylight in February /
Average sunshine in February
Östersund, Sweden

Average daylight in February / Average sunshine in February - Östersund, Sweden
  • Average daylight in February: 8h and 4min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 20h and 12min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 4h and 54min).

  • Average sunshine in February: 4h and 0min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 11h and 42min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 1h and 36min).

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Average sunshine days in February
Östersund, Sweden

Average sunshine days in February - Östersund, Sweden
  • Average sunshine days in February: 12.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (15.1 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is December (11.4 days).

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Average UV index in February
Östersund, Sweden

Average UV index in February - Östersund, Sweden
  • Average UV index in February: 2

The months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 4).
The months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in February
Östersund, Sweden

Average cloud cover in February - Östersund, Sweden
  • Average cloud cover in February: 61

The months with the most cloud cover are January and December (Cloud cover 62).
The months with the least cloud cover are July and August (Cloud cover 45).

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Average visibility in February
Östersund, Sweden

Average visibility in February - Östersund, Sweden
  • Average visibility in February: 7km

The month with the highest visibility is June (10km).
The months with the lowest visibility are January and February (7km).

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