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Visiting Australia in February

February is one of the best months to visit Australia for the best beach weather. It has the most sunshine and best sunbathing and swimming conditions of the year.

February has average maximum temperatures of 27°C (81°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 63.5% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.4hrs making the days long and bright. February has total rainfall of 11.3cm (4.4inches) making it often dry with only moderate showers. There are only 10.9 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the many clear days. Sea temperatures are a warm 22°C (72°F). February is a good month for swimming in Australia with comfortable temperatures for most people.

Also consider visiting Australia in one of the other best months of January, March, December, for the best beach weather.

Also consider one of our other suggestions for February.

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Can you sunbathe in Australia in February?

Yes, February is a good time for sunbathing in Australia.

February has average maximum temperatures of 27°C (81°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 63.5% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.4hrs making the days long and bright. February has total rainfall of 11.3cm (4.4inches) making it often dry with only moderate showers. There are only 10.9 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the many clear days.

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Can you swim in Australia in February?

Yes, February is a good month for swimming in Australia with warm sea temperatures 22°C (72°F).

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Is February a good time to holiday in Australia?

Yes, February is a good time for a holiday in Australia.

February has average maximum temperatures of 27°C (81°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 63.5% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.4hrs making the days long and bright. February has total rainfall of 11.3cm (4.4inches) making it often dry with only moderate showers. There are only 10.9 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the many clear days. Sea temperatures are a warm 22°C (72°F). February is a good month for swimming in Australia with comfortable temperatures for most people.

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Is Australia warm in February?

Yes, Australia is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days in February.

The average maximum temperature in Australia in February is 27°C (81°F). The average maximum temperature is 28°C (82°) in the previous month and 26°C (80°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Australia in February is 23°C (73°F). The average temperature is 23°C (73°F) in the previous month and 22°C (71°F) in the next month.

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How sunny is Australia in February?

The average day light hours per day in Australia in February are 13.2. The sunshine percentage is 63.5% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.4hrs making the days long and bright.

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Temperature in Australia in February

The average maximum temperature in Australia in February is 27°C (81°F). The average maximum temperature is 28°C (82°F) in the previous month and 26°C (80°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Australia in February is 23°C (73°F). The average temperature is 23°C (73°F) in the previous month and 22°C (71°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Australia in February is 18°C (64°F). The minimum temperature is 18°C (64°F) in the previous month and 17°C (62°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Australia in February

During February the average day light hours are 13.2 per day in Australia. The sunshine percentage is 63.5% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.4hrs making the days long and bright.

The ultraviolet index in Australia in February is typically 13 during February. An ultraviolet index reading above 11 indicates an extreme risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 10 minutes. Take all precautions because unprotected skin and eyes can burn in minutes. Tanning will be safest before 10am and after 4pm but only with a good application of sun screen. For those with sensitive skin stay in the shade and wear protective clothing, a wide-brimmed hat, and UV-blocking sunglasses. Generously apply broad spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours, even on cloudy days. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in Australia in February

The average sea water temperature in Australia in February is 22.3°C (72.1°F) which is warm and pleasant for relaxing and swimming for long periods.

Rainfall in Australia in February

The average total rainfall in Australia in February is 11.3cm (4.4inches) and on average there are 10.9 rainy days in February making it a pretty wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Australia in February

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Australia in February is 18°C (64°F) which is OK for most but slightly uncomfortable for some. The dew point is 17°C (63°F) in the previous month and 17°C (17°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Australia in February is typically 83.2%. The maximum relative humidity is 82.6% in the previous month and 83.9% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Australia in February is typically 64.6%. The average relative humidity is 62.6% in the previous month and 65.1% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Australia in February

The average maximum wind speed in Australia in February is typically 28KM/H (17MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 29KM/H (18MPH) in the previous month and 27KM/H (17MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Australia in February is typically 15KM/H (9MPH). The average wind speed is 15KM/H (10MPH) in the previous month and 14KM/H (9MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Australia in February is from the South East.

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