Weather in Massachusetts, United States in February

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Visiting Massachusetts, United States in February

February has average maximum temperatures of 4°C (39°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 57% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.0 hours of sunshine per day. February has total rainfall of 8.3cm (3.3inches) 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 Massachusetts. Sea temperatures are a cold 5°C (40°F). February is too cold for swimming in Massachusetts for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

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

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Can you sunbathe in Massachusetts in February?

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

February has average maximum temperatures of 4°C (39°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 57% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.0 hours of sunshine per day. February has total rainfall of 8.3cm (3.3inches) 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 Massachusetts in February?

No, February is too cold for swimming in Massachusetts for any length of time, with the sea water at 5°C (40°F), unless you have a wetsuit.

More about February sea temperatures.

Is February a good time to holiday in Massachusetts?

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

February has average maximum temperatures of 4°C (39°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 57% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.0 hours of sunshine per day. February has total rainfall of 8.3cm (3.3inches) 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 Massachusetts. Sea temperatures are a cold 5°C (40°F). February is too cold for swimming in Massachusetts for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

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Is Massachusetts warm in February?

No, Massachusetts is too cold for sunbathing in February.

The average maximum temperature in Massachusetts in February is 4°C (39°F). The average maximum temperature is 3°C (38°) in the previous month and 7°C (45°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Massachusetts in February is 0°C (32°F). The average temperature is -0°C (31°F) in the previous month and 3°C (38°F) in the next month.

More info about the February temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is Massachusetts in February?

The average day light hours per day in Massachusetts in February are 10.6. The sunshine percentage is 57% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.0 hours of sunshine per day.

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Temperature in Massachusetts in February

The average maximum temperature in Massachusetts in February is 4°C (39°F). The average maximum temperature is 3°C (38°F) in the previous month and 7°C (45°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Massachusetts in February is 0°C (32°F). The average temperature is -0°C (31°F) in the previous month and 3°C (38°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Massachusetts in February is -4°C (26°F). The minimum temperature is -4°C (25°F) in the previous month and -0°C (31°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Massachusetts in February

During February the average day light hours are 10.6 per day in Massachusetts. The sunshine percentage is 57% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.0 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Massachusetts in February is typically 2.5 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 Massachusetts in February

The average sea water temperature in Massachusetts in February is 4.6°C (40.3°F) which is extremely cold and not suitable for swimming. Taking a dip at this temperature would risk hypothermia.

Rainfall in Massachusetts in February

The average total rainfall in Massachusetts in February is 8.3cm (3.3inches) and on average there are 12.2 rainy days in February making it a pretty wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Massachusetts in February

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Massachusetts in February is -1°C (30°F) which is a bit dry for some. The dew point is -1°C (30°F) in the previous month and 1°C (1°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Massachusetts in February is typically 84.8%. The maximum relative humidity is 86.1% in the previous month and 86.4% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Massachusetts in February is typically 69.4%. The average relative humidity is 71.7% in the previous month and 70.4% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Massachusetts in February

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

The average wind speed in Massachusetts in February is typically 15KM/H (9MPH). The average wind speed is 15KM/H (9MPH) in the previous month and 16KM/H (10MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Massachusetts in February is from the West.

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