Weather in South Carolina, United States in February

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Visiting South Carolina, United States in February

February has average maximum temperatures of 16°C (61°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 59% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.5 hours of sunshine per day. February has total rainfall of 6.6cm (2.6inches) making it mostly dry with only light showers. There are just 10 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days. It is not a good time for sunbathing in South Carolina. Sea temperatures are a warm 21°C (71°F). February is a good month for swimming in South Carolina with comfortable temperatures for most people.

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

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Can you sunbathe in South Carolina in February?

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

February has average maximum temperatures of 16°C (61°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 59% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.5 hours of sunshine per day. February has total rainfall of 6.6cm (2.6inches) making it mostly dry with only light showers. There are just 10 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days.

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Can you swim in South Carolina in February?

Yes, February is a good month for swimming in South Carolina with warm sea temperatures 21°C (71°F).

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Is February a good time to holiday in South Carolina?

Probably not, February is not a good time for a holiday in South Carolina.

February has average maximum temperatures of 16°C (61°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 59% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.5 hours of sunshine per day. February has total rainfall of 6.6cm (2.6inches) making it mostly dry with only light showers. There are just 10 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days. It is not a good time for sunbathing in South Carolina. Sea temperatures are a warm 21°C (71°F). February is a good month for swimming in South Carolina with comfortable temperatures for most people.

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Is South Carolina warm in February?

No, South Carolina is a little too chilly for sunbathing in February.

The average maximum temperature in South Carolina in February is 16°C (61°F). The average maximum temperature is 15°C (58°) in the previous month and 19°C (67°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in South Carolina in February is 11°C (51°F). The average temperature is 9°C (49°F) in the previous month and 14°C (57°F) in the next month.

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How sunny is South Carolina in February?

The average day light hours per day in South Carolina in February are 11. The sunshine percentage is 59% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.5 hours of sunshine per day.

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Temperature in South Carolina in February

The average maximum temperature in South Carolina in February is 16°C (61°F). The average maximum temperature is 15°C (58°F) in the previous month and 19°C (67°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in South Carolina in February is 11°C (51°F). The average temperature is 9°C (49°F) in the previous month and 14°C (57°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in South Carolina in February is 6°C (42°F). The minimum temperature is 4°C (40°F) in the previous month and 9°C (48°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in South Carolina in February

During February the average day light hours are 11 per day in South Carolina. The sunshine percentage is 59% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.5 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in South Carolina in February is typically 5 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 South Carolina in February

The average sea water temperature in South Carolina in February is 21.4°C (70.5°F) which is comfortable for swimming though some may prefer warmer water.

Rainfall in South Carolina in February

The average total rainfall in South Carolina in February is 6.6cm (2.6inches) and on average there are 10 rainy days in February making it a quite rainy time to visit the beach.

Humidity in South Carolina in February

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in South Carolina in February is 9°C (48°F) which is a bit dry for some. The dew point is 8°C (46°F) in the previous month and 12°C (12°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in South Carolina in February is typically 91.3%. The maximum relative humidity is 89.6% in the previous month and 91.8% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in South Carolina in February is typically 72.1%. The average relative humidity is 70.8% in the previous month and 70.9% in the next month.

Wind Speed in South Carolina in February

The average maximum wind speed in South Carolina in February is typically 26KM/H (16MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 24KM/H (15MPH) in the previous month and 27KM/H (17MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in South Carolina in February is typically 11KM/H (7MPH). The average wind speed is 10KM/H (6MPH) in the previous month and 12KM/H (7MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in South Carolina in February is from the West-Northwest.

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