Weather in New York, United States in February

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Visiting New York, United States in February

February has average maximum temperatures of 5°C (41°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 76% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.1hrs making the days long and bright. February has total rainfall of 7.4cm (2.9inches) making it mostly dry with only intermittent light showers. There are only 12.2 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days. It is not a good time for sunbathing in New York. Sea temperatures are a cold 3°C (38°F). February is too cold for swimming in New York for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

Consider visiting New York in the months of June, July, August, September, for the best beach weather.

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Can you sunbathe in New York in February?

No, February is not a good time for sunbathing in New York.

February has average maximum temperatures of 5°C (41°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 76% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.1hrs making the days long and bright. February has total rainfall of 7.4cm (2.9inches) making it mostly dry with only intermittent light showers. There are only 12.2 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days.

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Can you swim in New York in February?

No, February is too cold for swimming in New York for any length of time, with the sea water at 3°C (38°F), unless you have a wetsuit.

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Is February a good time to holiday in New York?

No, February is not a good time for a holiday in New York.

February has average maximum temperatures of 5°C (41°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 76% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.1hrs making the days long and bright. February has total rainfall of 7.4cm (2.9inches) making it mostly dry with only intermittent light showers. There are only 12.2 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days. It is not a good time for sunbathing in New York. Sea temperatures are a cold 3°C (38°F). February is too cold for swimming in New York for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

More about the February temperatures and sunshine.

Is New York warm in February?

No, New York is too cold for sunbathing in February.

The average maximum temperature in New York in February is 5°C (41°F). The average maximum temperature is 4°C (39°) in the previous month and 10°C (49°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in New York in February is 1°C (35°F). The average temperature is 0°C (33°F) in the previous month and 6°C (42°F) in the next month.

More info about the February temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is New York in February?

The average day light hours per day in New York in February are 10.7. The sunshine percentage is 76% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.1hrs making the days long and bright.

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Temperature in New York in February

The average maximum temperature in New York in February is 5°C (41°F). The average maximum temperature is 4°C (39°F) in the previous month and 10°C (49°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in New York in February is 1°C (35°F). The average temperature is 0°C (33°F) in the previous month and 6°C (42°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in New York in February is -3°C (28°F). The minimum temperature is -3°C (26°F) in the previous month and 1°C (35°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in New York in February

During February the average day light hours are 10.7 per day in New York. The sunshine percentage is 76% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.1hrs making the days long and bright.

The ultraviolet index in New York in February is typically 2.8 during February. An ultraviolet index reading of 0 to 2 indicates low danger from the sun's UV rays for the average person. Most people will be able to spend several hours in the sun with out a problem, however unprotected skin risks burning in less than 1 hour. Wear sunglasses on bright days. Only those that burn easily will need to apply sunscreen. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in New York in February

The average sea water temperature in New York in February is 3.4°C (38.1°F) which is extremely cold and not suitable for swimming. Taking a dip at this temperature would risk hypothermia.

Rainfall in New York in February

The average total rainfall in New York in February is 7.4cm (2.9inches) and on average there are 12.2 rainy days in February making it a pretty wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in New York in February

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in New York in February is -2°C (28°F) which is a bit dry for some. The dew point is -3°C (27°F) in the previous month and 1°C (1°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in New York in February is typically 76.1%. The maximum relative humidity is 77.3% in the previous month and 78% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in New York in February is typically 59.2%. The average relative humidity is 61.8% in the previous month and 60.1% in the next month.

Wind Speed in New York in February

The average maximum wind speed in New York in February is typically 39KM/H (24MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 38KM/H (23MPH) in the previous month and 38KM/H (24MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in New York in February is typically 21KM/H (13MPH). The average wind speed is 20KM/H (13MPH) in the previous month and 21KM/H (13MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in New York in February is from the West-Northwest.

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