February weather forecast
Portsmouth, VA

Gold and brown trees and modern developed buildings in Downtown Portsmouth, Virginia
Gold and brown trees and modern developed buildings in Downtown Portsmouth, Virginia

Weather in February

The last month of the winter, February, is also a frosty month in Portsmouth, Virginia, with an average temperature ranging between max 49.1°F (9.5°C) and min 37°F (2.8°C).

Temperature

In Portsmouth, the average high-temperature in February is relatively the same as in January - a still chilly 49.1°F (9.5°C). The average low-temperature, in February, is 37°F (2.8°C).

Humidity

In February, the average relative humidity in Portsmouth is 75%.

Rainfall

In Portsmouth, Virginia, it is raining for 10.3 days, with typically 1.42" (36mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Portsmouth, Virginia, there are 151.9 rainfall days, and 20.35" (517mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through March, November and December. In Portsmouth, snow falls for 1.5 days, with typically accumulated 0.39" (10mm) of snow. In Portsmouth, Virginia, during the entire year, snow falls for 5.3 days and aggregates up to 1.18" (30mm) of snow.

Ocean temperature

February is the month with the coldest seawater, with an average ocean temperature of 44.6°F (7°C).
Note: At temperatures below 50°F (10°C), 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 55.4°F (13°C) is not comfortable.

Daylight

The average length of the day in February in Portsmouth is 10h and 52min.
On the first day of February in Portsmouth, sunrise is at 7:07 am and sunset at 5:30 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:36 am and sunset at 5:58 pm EST.

Sunshine

February has the least sunshine of the year in Portsmouth, with an average of 5.4h of sunshine.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in February in Portsmouth is 3. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 3 in February interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. 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. 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 Portsmouth?

The average high-temperature, in February, is 49.1°F (9.5°C), while the average low-temperature is 37°F (2.8°C).

What is the average humidity in February in Portsmouth?

In Portsmouth, Virginia, the average relative humidity in February is 75%.

How many days does it rain in February in Portsmouth?

In Portsmouth, Virginia, in February, it is raining for 10.3 days, with typically 1.42" (36mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How many days does it snow in February in Portsmouth?

In Portsmouth, during February, snow falls for 1.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.39" (10mm) of snow.

What is the month with the coldest ocean in Portsmouth?

With an average ocean temperature of 44.6°F (7°C), February is the month with the coldest seawater.

What is the water temperature in February in Portsmouth?

In February, the average ocean temperature is 44.6°F (7°C). Swimming in 44.6°F (7°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.

How many hours of daylight does Portsmouth have in February?

In February, the average day length in Portsmouth, Virginia, is 10h and 52min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in February in Portsmouth?

In February, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:07 am and sunset at 5:30 pm. On the last day of the month, in Portsmouth, Virginia, sunrise is at 6:36 am and sunset at 5:58 pm EST.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Portsmouth?

With an average of 5.4h of sunshine, February has the least sunshine of the year in Portsmouth.

How long on average sun shines in February in Portsmouth?

In February, the average sunshine duration in Portsmouth is 5.4h.

What is the UV index intensity in February in Portsmouth?

In February, the average daily maximum UV index in Portsmouth is 3. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in February
Portsmouth, VA

Average temperature in February - Portsmouth, VA
  • Average high temperature in February: 49.1°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (86.4°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (45.9°F).

  • Average low temperature in February: 37°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (73.6°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (34.7°F).

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Average pressure in February
Portsmouth, VA

Average pressure in February - Portsmouth, VA
  • Average pressure in February: 30.09"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.13"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.96"Hg).

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Average wind speed in February
Portsmouth, VA

Average wind speed in February - Portsmouth, VA
  • Average wind speed in February: 10.2mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are March and April (10.5mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (7.5mph).

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Average humidity in February
Portsmouth, VA

Average humidity in February - Portsmouth, VA
  • Average humidity in February: 75%

The month with the highest relative humidity is May (78%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are July and November (74%).

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Average rainfall in February
Portsmouth, VA

Average rainfall in February - Portsmouth, VA
  • Average rainfall in February: 1.42"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (2.52").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is November (1.1").

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Average rainfall days in February
Portsmouth, VA

Average rainfall days in February - Portsmouth, VA
  • Average rainfall days in February: 10.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (17.4 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (8.3 days).

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Average snowfall in February
Portsmouth, VA

Average snowfall in February - Portsmouth, VA
  • Average snowfall in February: 0.39"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (0.47").
The months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in February
Portsmouth, VA

Average snowfall days in February - Portsmouth, VA
  • Average snowfall days in February: 1.5 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (2.2 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in February
Portsmouth, VA

Average sea temperature in February - Portsmouth, VA
  • Average sea temperature in February: 44.5°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (80°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (44.5°F).

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

Average daylight in February / Average sunshine in February - Portsmouth, VA
  • Average daylight in February: 10h and 52min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 39min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 41min).

  • Average sunshine in February: 5h and 24min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 54min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 5h and 24min).

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Average sunshine days in February
Portsmouth, VA

Average sunshine days in February - Portsmouth, VA
  • Average sunshine days in February: 15.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (19.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (10.8 days).

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Average UV index in February
Portsmouth, VA

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

The months with the highest UV index are July and August (UV index 7).
The month with the lowest UV index is January (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in February
Portsmouth, VA

Average cloud cover in February - Portsmouth, VA
  • Average cloud cover in February: 42

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 44).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 26).

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Average visibility in February
Portsmouth, VA

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

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

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