February weather forecast
Stone Town, Tanzania

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Weather in February

In February, the temperature in Stone Town fluctuates slightly from the preceding month, with an increase in the average high and a decrease in the average low. February's weather is marked by a slight drop in wind speed from 19.6km/h (12.2mph) to 16.7km/h (10.4mph), making it less blustery than January. Although there's a marginal increase in cloudiness compared to the preceding month, visibility remains at an excellent 10km (6.2mi). The anticipatory period before the forthcoming march is characterized by a gradual drying trend making outdoor enjoyment more guaranteed. By comparison, the February conditions are often more agreeable, with less rainfall than in the transitioning season of March.

Temperature

With the onset of February, the average high-temperature registers at a still warm 29.6°C (85.3°F), subtly different from January's 29.4°C (84.9°F). In Stone Town, February is characterized by an average low-temperature of 26.9°C (80.4°F), indicating a minor drop from daytime highs.

Heat index

The average heat index in February is evaluated at a sweltering 36°C (96.8°F). Ensure additional precautions, heat exhaustion and heat cramps may be expected. Heatstroke could occur from sustained activity.
One should be cognizant that the heat index values are tailored for shaded spots and mild winds. Heat index values may be hiked up by 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees under direct sunshine.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'feels like' or 'apparent temperature', measures the perceived warmth when incorporating the humidity present in the air. A person's impression of weather can be shaped by several aspects, among them metabolic variations, pregnancy, and levels of physical activity. When directly under the sun, the weather's impact can intensify, possibly boosting the heat index by 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are extremely vital to babies and toddlers. Children often overlook the need for breaks and fluid intake. Thirst is a late-stage sign of dehydration - hence, it is necessary to stay hydrated, especially during extended periods of physical activities.
Perspiration and the resultant sweat evaporation are the body's natural thermostat, helping regulate temperature. In the presence of abundant moisture in the atmosphere, the cooling process through evaporation is hindered, causing the body to feel excessively warm. As body temperatures escalate without effective heat release, one might face dehydration threats.

Humidity

In February, the average relative humidity is 77%.

Rainfall

In February, the rain falls for 14.2 days. Throughout February, 42mm (1.65") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 255.1 rainfall days, and 1172mm (46.14") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

The average length of the day in February is 12h and 18min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 06:25 and sunset at 18:47. On the last day of February, sunrise is at 06:28 and sunset at 18:42 EAT.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in February is 8.4h.

UV index

January through March, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index in Stone Town. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 7 in February interprets into the following advice:
Implement precautions and maintain sun safety methods. Avoidance of sunburn is demanded. The hours from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. have the most intense UV radiation. As much as possible, limit direct sun exposure during this period. Using UVA and UVB-protective sunglasses and sun-protective clothing is effective against UV radiation.

Frequently asked questions

How hot is it in February?

In February, the average high-temperature and low-temperature are 29.6°C (85.3°F) and 26.9°C (80.4°F) respectively. The average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'apparent temperature'), which takes the relative humidity and factors it into the air temperature reading, in February is evaluated at 36°C (96.8°F).

What is the average humidity in February?

The average relative humidity in February is 77%.

How much does it rain in February?

In February, the rain falls for 14.2 days. Throughout February, 42mm (1.65") of precipitation is accumulated.

How many hours of daylight does Stone Town have in February?

The average day length in February is 12h and 18min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in February?

On the first day of February, sunrise is at 06:25 and sunset at 18:47. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 06:28 and sunset at 18:42 EAT.

How many hours of sunshine does Stone Town have in February?

In February, the average sunshine duration is 8.4h.

What are the months with the highest UV index?

The months with the highest UV index are January through March, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7.

What is the UV index intensity in February?

In Stone Town, Tanzania, the average daily maximum UV index in February is 7. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in February
Stone Town, Tanzania

Average temperature in February - Stone Town, Tanzania
  • Average high temperature in February: 29.6°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is March (29.9°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is August (26.8°C).

  • Average low temperature in February: 26.9°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is March (27.2°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is August (23.5°C).

Average pressure in February
Stone Town, Tanzania

Average pressure in February - Stone Town, Tanzania
  • Average pressure in February: 1010.2mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is July (1016.9mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is February (1010.2mbar).

Average wind speed in February
Stone Town, Tanzania

Average wind speed in February - Stone Town, Tanzania
  • Average wind speed in February: 16.7km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is July (20.6km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is November (11.8km/h).

Average humidity in February
Stone Town, Tanzania

Average humidity in February - Stone Town, Tanzania
  • Average humidity in February: 77%

The months with the highest relative humidity are January, April, May and November (78%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are June and July (75%).

Average rainfall in February
Stone Town, Tanzania

Average rainfall in February - Stone Town, Tanzania
  • Average rainfall in February: 42mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is April (296mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (31mm).

Average rainfall days in February
Stone Town, Tanzania

Average rainfall days in February - Stone Town, Tanzania
  • Average rainfall days in February: 14.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is April (27.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (14.2 days).

Average daylight in February /
Average sunshine in February
Stone Town, Tanzania

Average daylight in February / Average sunshine in February - Stone Town, Tanzania
  • Average daylight in February: 12h and 2min

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 12h and 30min).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 11h and 48min).

  • Average sunshine in February: 8h and 2min

The month with the most sunshine is November (Average sunshine: 10h and 42min).
The month with the least sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 8h and 6min).

Average sunshine days in February
Stone Town, Tanzania

Average sunshine days in February - Stone Town, Tanzania
  • Average sunshine days in February: 7.9 days

The month with the most sunshine days is February (7.9 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is April (1.7 days).

Average UV index in February
Stone Town, Tanzania

Average UV index in February - Stone Town, Tanzania
  • Average UV index in February: 7

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

Average cloud cover in February
Stone Town, Tanzania

Average cloud cover in February - Stone Town, Tanzania
  • Average cloud cover in February: 36

The month with the most cloud cover is April (Cloud cover 39).
The months with the least cloud cover are June and July (Cloud cover 28).

Average visibility in February
Stone Town, Tanzania

Average visibility in February - Stone Town, Tanzania
  • Average visibility in February: 10km

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).
The months with the lowest visibility are April and May (9km).

Stone Town, Tanzania

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