February weather forecast and climate
Basel, Switzerland

The Rhine River passing through the city of Basel in Switzerland, with a view of the red stone Munster Cathedral building
The Rhine River passing through the city of Basel in Switzerland, with a view of the red stone Munster Cathedral building

Weather in February

February, the last month of the winter, in Basel, is a chilly month, with average temperature fluctuating between 6.4°C (43.5°F) and -0.5°C (31.1°F).

Temperature

In Basel, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in January - a frosty 6.4°C (43.5°F). The average low-temperature, in February, is -0.5°C (31.1°F).

Humidity

In Basel, the average relative humidity is 76%.

Rainfall

February is the month with the least rainfall. Rain falls for 8.4 days and accumulates 45mm (1.77") of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through April, October through December are months with snowfall in Basel. February is the month with the most snowfall. Snow falls for 2.9 days and accumulates 115mm (4.53") of snow.

Daylight

In Basel, the average length of the day in February is 10.3h.

Sunshine

In February, the average sunshine is 3.1h.

UV index

In Basel, the average daily maximum UV index is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 2 interpret into the following advice:
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 solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in February in Basel?

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

What is the driest month in Basel?

February is the month with the least rainfall in Basel. Rain falls for 8.4 days and accumulates 45mm (1.77") of precipitation.

How much does it rain in Basel in February?

In Basel, Switzerland, in February, during 8.4 rainfall days, 45mm (1.77") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the snowiest month in Basel?

February is the month with the most snowfall. Snow falls for 2.9 days and accumulates 115mm (4.53") of snow.

How many days does it snow in February in Basel?

In Basel, in February, during 2.9 snowfall days, 115mm (4.53") of snow is typically accumulated.

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

In February, the average length of the day in Basel is 10.3h.

How many hours of sunshine does Basel have in February?

In February, the average sunshine in Basel is 3.1h.

What is the UV index intensity in February in Basel?

In February, the average daily maximum UV index in Basel, Switzerland, is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in February
Basel, Switzerland

Average temperature in February - Basel, Switzerland
  • Average high temperature in February: 6.4°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (25.3°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (4.5°C).

  • Average low temperature in February: -0.5°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (14.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-1.1°C).

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Average humidity in February
Basel, Switzerland

Average humidity in February - Basel, Switzerland
  • Average humidity in February: 76%

Months with the highest relative humidity are November and December (82%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (68%).

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Average rainfall in February
Basel, Switzerland

Average rainfall in February - Basel, Switzerland
  • Average rainfall in February: 45mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (99mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (45mm).

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Average rainfall days in February
Basel, Switzerland

Average rainfall days in February - Basel, Switzerland
  • Average rainfall days in February: 8.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (12.4 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (8.4 days).

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Average snowfall in February
Basel, Switzerland

Average snowfall in February - Basel, Switzerland
  • Average snowfall in February: 115mm

The month with the highest snowfall is February (115mm).
Months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0mm).

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Average snowfall days in February
Basel, Switzerland

Average snowfall days in February - Basel, Switzerland
  • Average snowfall days in February: 2.9 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (3 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average daylight in February /
Average sunshine in February
Basel, Switzerland

Average daylight in February / Average sunshine in February - Basel, Switzerland
  • Average daylight in February: 10.3h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.9h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.5h).

  • Average sunshine in February: 3.1h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 7.2h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 1.7h).

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Average UV index in February
Basel, Switzerland

Average UV index in February - Basel, Switzerland
  • Average UV index in February: 2

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December (UV index 1).

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