February weather forecast
Alexandria, VA

Weather in February

The last month of the winter, February, is a frosty month in Alexandria, Virginia, with an average temperature ranging between min 30.2°F (-1°C) and max 45.1°F (7.3°C).

Temperature

In February, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in January - a chilly 45.1°F (7.3°C). In Alexandria, the average low-temperature is 30.2°F (-1°C).

Humidity

In February, the average relative humidity in Alexandria is 74%.

Rainfall

In Alexandria, during 10.6 rainfall days, 2.17" (55mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Alexandria, during the entire year, the rain falls for 158.2 days and collects up to 30.67" (779mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through April, November and December. In Alexandria, in February, snow falls for 4.3 days, with typically accumulated 2.24" (57mm) of snow. In Alexandria, during the entire year, snow falls for 14.4 days and aggregates up to 7.56" (192mm) of snow.

Ocean temperature

February is the month with the coldest seawater, with an average ocean temperature of 45.1°F (7.3°C).
Note: Swimming in 45.1°F (7.3°C) is considered life-threatening. Even a few minutes in 55.4°F (13°C) water is uncomfortable, and swimming below 50°F (10°C) may cause total loss of breathing control and cold shock, depending on a person's physique.

Daylight

In February, the average length of the day is 10h and 46min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:13 am and sunset at 5:29 pm. On the last day of February, sunrise is at 6:41 am and sunset at 5:59 pm EST.

Sunshine

February has the least sunshine of the year, with an average of 5.1h of sunshine.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in February is 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health risk from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: In February, the average maximum UV index of 3 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against sunburn is recommended. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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. 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 temperature in February in Alexandria?

In February, the average high-temperature is 45.1°F (7.3°C), and the average low-temperature is 30.2°F (-1°C).

What is the average humidity in February in Alexandria?

In Alexandria, Virginia, the average relative humidity in February is 74%.

How much does it rain in Alexandria in February?

In Alexandria, during February, the rain falls for 10.6 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.17" (55mm) of precipitation.

How many days does it snow in February in Alexandria?

In Alexandria, Virginia, in February, snow falls for 4.3 days, with typically accumulated 2.24" (57mm) of snow.

What month is the ocean coldest in Alexandria?

With an average ocean temperature of 45.1°F (7.3°C), February is the month with the coldest seawater in Alexandria, Virginia.

What is the ocean temperature in February in Alexandria?

In Alexandria, in February, the average water temperature is 45.1°F (7.3°C). Swimming in 45.1°F (7.3°C) is considered dangerous. Unprotected immersion in temperatures below 50°F (10°C) causes quickly maximum intensity cold shock with hyperventilation.

How many hours of daylight does Alexandria have in February?

The average day length in February in Alexandria is 10h and 46min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in February in Alexandria?

On the first day of February in Alexandria, Virginia, sunrise is at 7:13 am and sunset at 5:29 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:41 am and sunset at 5:59 pm EST.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Alexandria?

February has the least sunshine of the year in Alexandria, with an average of 5.1h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Alexandria have in February?

The average sunshine duration in February is 5.1h.

What is the UV index reading in February in Alexandria?

In Alexandria, the average daily maximum UV index in February is 3. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium hazard to health from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in February
Alexandria, VA

Average temperature in February - Alexandria, VA
  • Average high temperature in February: 45.1°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (87.8°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (40.6°F).

  • Average low temperature in February: 30.2°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (69.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (27.7°F).

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Average pressure in February
Alexandria, VA

Average pressure in February - Alexandria, VA
  • Average pressure in February: 30.07"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.14"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.95"Hg).

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Average wind speed in February
Alexandria, VA

Average wind speed in February - Alexandria, VA
  • Average wind speed in February: 7.6mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is March (7.8mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5mph).

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Average humidity in February
Alexandria, VA

Average humidity in February - Alexandria, VA
  • Average humidity in February: 74%

The months with the highest relative humidity are May, October and December (76%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are April and July (71%).

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Average rainfall in February
Alexandria, VA

Average rainfall in February - Alexandria, VA
  • Average rainfall in February: 2.17"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (3.43").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.93").

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Average rainfall days in February
Alexandria, VA

Average rainfall days in February - Alexandria, VA
  • Average rainfall days in February: 10.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (17.7 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (8.5 days).

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Average snowfall in February
Alexandria, VA

Average snowfall in February - Alexandria, VA
  • Average snowfall in February: 2.24"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (2.48").
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in February
Alexandria, VA

Average snowfall days in February - Alexandria, VA
  • Average snowfall days in February: 4.3 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (4.5 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in February
Alexandria, VA

Average sea temperature in February - Alexandria, VA
  • Average sea temperature in February: 45.2°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (78°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (45.2°F).

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Average daylight in February /
Average sunshine in February
Alexandria, VA

Average daylight in February / Average sunshine in February - Alexandria, VA
  • Average daylight in February: 10h and 46min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 50min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 30min).

  • Average sunshine in February: 5h and 6min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 48min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 5h and 6min).

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Average sunshine days in February
Alexandria, VA

Average sunshine days in February - Alexandria, VA
  • Average sunshine days in February: 14.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (19.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (11.5 days).

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Average UV index in February
Alexandria, VA

Average UV index in February - Alexandria, VA
  • Average UV index in February: 3

The months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in February
Alexandria, VA

Average cloud cover in February - Alexandria, VA
  • Average cloud cover in February: 44

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 46).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 30).

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Average visibility in February
Alexandria, VA

Average visibility in February - Alexandria, VA
  • Average visibility in February: 6mi

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).
The month with the lowest visibility is May (5mi).

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