Charleston
West Virginia, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

February weather forecast and climate
Charleston, West VA

The calm Kanawha River in front of Charleston, West Virginia, reflecting the city in its water
The calm Kanawha River in front of Charleston, West Virginia, reflecting the city in its water
February, the last month of the winter, in Charleston, is a chilly month, with average temperature varying between 28.8°F (-1.8°C) and 43.3°F (6.3°C).

Temperature

In Charleston, the average high-temperature in February is essentially the same as in January - a frosty 43.3°F (6.3°C). In February, in Charleston, the average low-temperature is 28.8°F (-1.8°C).

Humidity

Months with the highest humidity are January and February, with an average relative humidity of 82%.

Rainfall

In Charleston, in February, it is raining for 12.7 days, with typically 3.31" (84mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 180.4 rainfall days, and 34.06" (865mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall. In Charleston, snow falls for 10.8 days, with typically accumulated 4.61" (117mm) of snow. Throughout the year, there are 46.8 snowfall days, and 22.01" (559mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

The average length of the day is 10.8h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Charleston, West Virginia, is 4.5h.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index are January, February and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 2 in February interpret into the following advice:
Extended sun exposure is not an issue for the majority. Children, infants, and fair-skinned individuals always need to be protected. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in February in Charleston?

The average high-temperature, in February, is 43.3°F (6.3°C), while the average low-temperature is 28.8°F (-1.8°C).

What is the most humid month in Charleston?

Months with the highest humidity are January and February, with an average relative humidity of 82%.

What is the average humidity in February in Charleston?

In February, the average relative humidity in Charleston is 82%.

How much does it rain in Charleston in February?

In Charleston, West Virginia, in February, during 12.7 rainfall days, 3.31" (84mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How many days does it snow in February in Charleston?

In Charleston, West Virginia, in February, during 10.8 snowfall days, 4.61" (117mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

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

In February, the average length of the day in Charleston is 10.8h.

How long on average sun shines in February in Charleston?

In Charleston, West Virginia, the average sunshine in February is 4.5h.

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

Months with the lowest UV index in Charleston, West Virginia, are January, February and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2.

What is the UV index reading in February in Charleston?

In February, the average daily maximum UV index is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in February - Charleston, West VA
  • Average high temperature in February: 6.3°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (29.8°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (3.7°C).

  • Average low temperature in February: -1.8°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (17.4°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-3.7°C).

Average humidity in February - Charleston, West VA
  • Average humidity in February: 82%

Months with the highest relative humidity are January and February (82%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are June, July, August and November (76%).

Average rainfall in February - Charleston, West VA
  • Average rainfall in February: 84mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (100mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is September (46mm).

Average rainfall days in February - Charleston, West VA
  • Average rainfall days in February: 12.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (20.1 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is November (11 days).

Average snowfall in February - Charleston, West VA
  • Average snowfall in February: 117mm

The month with the highest snowfall is January (140mm).
Months with the lowest snowfall are June, July, August and September (0mm).

Average snowfall days in February - Charleston, West VA
  • Average snowfall days in February: 10.8 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (14.1 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in February / Average sunshine in February - Charleston, West VA
  • Average daylight in February: 10.8h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.8h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.5h).

  • Average sunshine in February: 4.5h

The month with most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 10.2h).
The month with least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 3.7h).

Average UV index in February - Charleston, West VA
  • Average UV index in February: 2

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