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Visiting Sandy Bay, Gibraltar in February

February has average maximum temperatures of 16°C (61°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 57% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.2 hours of sunshine per day. February has total rainfall of 11cm (4.3inches) making it often dry with only moderate showers. There are only 11.4 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 Sandy Bay. Sea temperatures are a cold 16°C (61°F). February is too cold for swimming in Sandy Bay for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

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

February is similar to January, with cool and rainy weather. The sea remains cold, making swimming and water sports less appealing. Sunbathing can be enjoyed on sunnier days, but the overall beach experience is not at its peak during this month. Also consider one of our other suggestions for February.

Can you sunbathe in Sandy Bay in February?

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

February has average maximum temperatures of 16°C (61°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 57% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.2 hours of sunshine per day. February has total rainfall of 11cm (4.3inches) making it often dry with only moderate showers. There are only 11.4 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 Sandy Bay in February?

No, February is too cold for swimming in Sandy Bay for any length of time, with the sea water at 16°C (61°F), unless you have a wetsuit.

More about February sea temperatures.

Is February a good time to holiday in Sandy Bay?

Probably not, February is not a good time for a holiday in Sandy Bay.

February has average maximum temperatures of 16°C (61°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 57% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.2 hours of sunshine per day. February has total rainfall of 11cm (4.3inches) making it often dry with only moderate showers. There are only 11.4 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 Sandy Bay. Sea temperatures are a cold 16°C (61°F). February is too cold for swimming in Sandy Bay for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

More about the February temperatures and sunshine.

Is Sandy Bay warm in February?

No, Sandy Bay is a little too chilly for sunbathing in February.

The average maximum temperature in Sandy Bay in February is 16°C (61°F). The average maximum temperature is 16°C (61°) in the previous month and 18°C (64°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Sandy Bay in February is 14°C (56°F). The average temperature is 13°C (56°F) in the previous month and 15°C (59°F) in the next month.

More info about the February temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is Sandy Bay in February?

The average day light hours per day in Sandy Bay in February are 10.9. The sunshine percentage is 57% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.2 hours of sunshine per day.

More about February sunshine.

Crowds in Sandy Bay in February

February is still quite chilly in Gibraltar, with average temperatures around 14°C (57°F). Sandy Bay remains uncrowded during this month, as swimming and sunbathing are not popular activities in the colder weather. There are no significant public holidays or special events affecting beach crowds in February.

Temperature in Sandy Bay in February

The average maximum temperature in Sandy Bay in February is 16°C (61°F). The average maximum temperature is 16°C (61°F) in the previous month and 18°C (64°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Sandy Bay in February is 14°C (56°F). The average temperature is 13°C (56°F) in the previous month and 15°C (59°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Sandy Bay in February is 11°C (53°F). The minimum temperature is 11°C (52°F) in the previous month and 13°C (55°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Sandy Bay in February

During February the average day light hours are 10.9 per day in Sandy Bay. The sunshine percentage is 57% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.2 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Sandy Bay in February is typically 4 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 Sandy Bay in February

The average sea water temperature in Sandy Bay in February is 16.2°C (61.2°F) which is cool for swimming, shorty wetsuit may help you extend your time in the water.

Rainfall in Sandy Bay in February

The average total rainfall in Sandy Bay in February is 11cm (4.3inches) and on average there are 11.4 rainy days in February making it a pretty wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Sandy Bay in February

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Sandy Bay in February is 11°C (52°F) which is very comfortable. The dew point is 11°C (52°F) in the previous month and 12°C (12°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Sandy Bay in February is typically 86.3%. The maximum relative humidity is 89.2% in the previous month and 87.2% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Sandy Bay in February is typically 72.4%. The average relative humidity is 75.4% in the previous month and 72.5% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Sandy Bay in February

The average maximum wind speed in Sandy Bay in February is typically 34KM/H (21MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 32KM/H (20MPH) in the previous month and 34KM/H (21MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Sandy Bay in February is typically 21KM/H (13MPH). The average wind speed is 20KM/H (12MPH) in the previous month and 21KM/H (13MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Sandy Bay in February is from the West-Southwest.

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