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Visiting Cape Hatteras, Cape Hatteras Island, United States in February

February has average maximum temperatures of 12°C (53°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 77% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.4hrs making the days long and bright. February has total rainfall of 13.4cm (5.3inches) making it often dry with only moderate showers. There are only 12.4 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the many clear days. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Cape Hatteras. Sea temperatures are a moderate 21°C (70°F). February is a pleasant month for swimming in Cape Hatteras though some people may prefer warmer water.

Consider visiting Cape Hatteras in the months of May, June, July, August, for the best beach weather.

February is still cold and windy at Cape Hatteras, with occasional winter storms passing through. Swimming and sunbathing are not recommended during this month. However, for those who enjoy surfing, the winter swells can provide some excellent wave conditions, but a wetsuit is necessary to stay warm in the cold water. Also consider one of our other suggestions for February.

Can you sunbathe in Cape Hatteras in February?

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

February has average maximum temperatures of 12°C (53°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 77% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.4hrs making the days long and bright. February has total rainfall of 13.4cm (5.3inches) making it often dry with only moderate showers. There are only 12.4 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the many clear days.

More about February temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in Cape Hatteras in February?

Yes, February is a pleasant month for swimming in Cape Hatteras with moderate sea temperatures 21°C (70°F).

More about February sea temperatures.

Is February a good time to holiday in Cape Hatteras?

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

February has average maximum temperatures of 12°C (53°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 77% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.4hrs making the days long and bright. February has total rainfall of 13.4cm (5.3inches) making it often dry with only moderate showers. There are only 12.4 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the many clear days. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Cape Hatteras. Sea temperatures are a moderate 21°C (70°F). February is a pleasant month for swimming in Cape Hatteras though some people may prefer warmer water.

More about the February temperatures and sunshine.

Is Cape Hatteras warm in February?

No, Cape Hatteras is too cold for sunbathing in February.

The average maximum temperature in Cape Hatteras in February is 12°C (53°F). The average maximum temperature is 12°C (53°) in the previous month and 15°C (59°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Cape Hatteras in February is 8°C (47°F). The average temperature is 8°C (46°F) in the previous month and 11°C (52°F) in the next month.

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How sunny is Cape Hatteras in February?

The average day light hours per day in Cape Hatteras in February are 10.9. The sunshine percentage is 77% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.4hrs making the days long and bright.

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Crowds in Cape Hatteras in February

In February, the weather remains cold, and there are no significant holidays or events on the island. The beach is not crowded, making it a peaceful time for those who enjoy long walks or birdwatching.

Temperature in Cape Hatteras in February

The average maximum temperature in Cape Hatteras in February is 12°C (53°F). The average maximum temperature is 12°C (53°F) in the previous month and 15°C (59°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Cape Hatteras in February is 8°C (47°F). The average temperature is 8°C (46°F) in the previous month and 11°C (52°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Cape Hatteras in February is 4°C (40°F). The minimum temperature is 4°C (39°F) in the previous month and 7°C (45°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Cape Hatteras in February

During February the average day light hours are 10.9 per day in Cape Hatteras. The sunshine percentage is 77% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.4hrs making the days long and bright.

The ultraviolet index in Cape Hatteras in February is typically 4.3 during February. An ultraviolet index reading of 3 to 5 indicates there is a moderate risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Keep out of the sun during the strongest hours around midday when unprotected skin risks burning in less than 30 minutes. For the sensitive 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, and after swimming or sweating. Tanning for hours is possible with the right application of sun cream. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in Cape Hatteras in February

The average sea water temperature in Cape Hatteras in February is 21°C (69.8°F) which is comfortable for swimming though some may prefer warmer water.

Rainfall in Cape Hatteras in February

The average total rainfall in Cape Hatteras in February is 13.4cm (5.3inches) and on average there are 12.4 rainy days in February making it a pretty wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Cape Hatteras in February

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Cape Hatteras in February is 7°C (45°F) which is a bit dry for some. The dew point is 7°C (45°F) in the previous month and 10°C (10°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Cape Hatteras in February is typically 87.9%. The maximum relative humidity is 88.5% in the previous month and 87.9% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Cape Hatteras in February is typically 72.5%. The average relative humidity is 73.9% in the previous month and 72.5% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Cape Hatteras in February

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

The average wind speed in Cape Hatteras in February is typically 15KM/H (10MPH). 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 Cape Hatteras in February is from the North West.

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