Portsmouth
United Kingdom
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

February weather forecast and climate
Portsmouth, United Kingdom

February, the last month of the winter, in Portsmouth, is also a frosty month, with average temperature varying between 8.2°C (46.8°F) and 2.8°C (37°F).

Temperature

The coldest months are January and February, with an average high-temperature of 8.2°C (46.8°F).

Rainfall

In Portsmouth, in February, it is raining for 9.5 days, with typically 49.3mm (1.9") of accumulated precipitation. In Portsmouth, during the entire year, the rain falls for 103.4 days and collects up to 699mm (27.5") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Portsmouth, the average water temperature is 9°C (48.2°F).
Note: At temperatures below 10°C (50°F), swimming in a suitably protected swimsuit is feasible; otherwise, cold shock and loss of breathing control are imminent. Even a short swim, without thermal protection, at temperatures around 13°C (55.4°F) is not comfortable.

Daylight

In Portsmouth, United Kingdom, the average length of the day in February is 10.1h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Portsmouth, United Kingdom, is 3.2h.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 1 in February transform into the following instructions:
People with sensitive skin, children, and babies should always be protected from prolonged sun exposure. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes.

What is the coldest month in Portsmouth?

January and February, with an average high-temperature of 8.2°C (46.8°F), are the coldest months in Portsmouth, United Kingdom.

What is the temperature in February in Portsmouth?

In February, in Portsmouth, the average high-temperature is 8.2°C (46.8°F), and the average low-temperature is 2.8°C (37°F).

How much does it rain in Portsmouth in February?

In February, in Portsmouth, United Kingdom, the rain falls for 9.5 days. Throughout February, 49.3mm (1.9") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the sea water temperature in February in Portsmouth?

In Portsmouth, the average seawater temperature in February is 9°C (48.2°F). Swimming in 9°C (48.2°F) is considered dangerous. Unprotected immersion in temperatures below 10°C (50°F) causes quickly maximum intensity cold shock with hyperventilation.

How many hours of daylight does Portsmouth have in February?

In February, the average length of the day in Portsmouth, United Kingdom, is 10.1h.

How long on average sun shines in February in Portsmouth?

In Portsmouth, the average sunshine in February is 3.2h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Portsmouth?

Months with the lowest UV index in Portsmouth are January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1.

What is the UV index reading in February in Portsmouth?

The average daily maximum UV index in February is 1. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal hazard to health from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in February - Portsmouth, United Kingdom
  • Average high temperature in February: 8.2°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are July and August (21.4°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January and February (8.2°C).

  • Average low temperature in February: 2.8°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (14.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (2.8°C).

Average rainfall in February - Portsmouth, United Kingdom
  • Average rainfall in February: 49.3mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (86.2mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is June (42mm).

Average rainfall days in February - Portsmouth, United Kingdom
  • Average rainfall days in February: 9.5 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are January and December (11.2 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is July (5.4 days).

Average sea temperature in February - Portsmouth, United Kingdom
  • Average sea temperature in February: 9°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is September (17.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (8.6°C).

Average daylight in February / Average sunshine in February - Portsmouth, United Kingdom
  • Average daylight in February: 10.1h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 16.4h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8h).

  • Average sunshine in February: 3.2h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 8.4h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 2h).

Average UV index in February - Portsmouth, United Kingdom
  • Average UV index in February: 1

Months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 1).