Belfast
United Kingdom
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

February weather forecast and climate
Belfast, United Kingdom

A close-up view of the Northern Ireland City Hall located in Belfast, United Kingdom
A close-up view of the Northern Ireland City Hall located in Belfast, United Kingdom
February, the last month of the winter, in Belfast, is also a frosty month, with average temperature fluctuating between 7.5°C (45.5°F) and 1.6°C (34.9°F).

Temperature

In Belfast, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in January - a still frosty 7.5°C (45.5°F). In February, in Belfast, the average low-temperature is 1.6°C (34.9°F).

Rainfall

In February, the rain falls for 12.1 days. Throughout February, 57.7mm (2.3") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Belfast, there are 157.5 rainfall days, and 860.2mm (33.9") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Belfast, in February, the average water temperature is 8.2°C (46.8°F).
Note: Swimming in 8.2°C (46.8°F) is considered dangerous. Unprotected immersion in temperatures below 10°C (50°F) causes quickly maximum intensity cold shock with hyperventilation.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Belfast is 9.8h.

Sunshine

In Belfast, the average sunshine is 2.5h.

UV index

In February, the average daily maximum UV index in Belfast is 1. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 1 in February interpret into the following advice:
Extended sun exposure is not an issue for the majority. Children, infants, and fair-skinned individuals always need to be protected. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes.

What is the temperature in February in Belfast?

In Belfast, in February, the average high-temperature is 7.5°C (45.5°F), and the average low-temperature is 1.6°C (34.9°F).

How many days does it rain in February in Belfast?

In Belfast, in February, it is raining for 12.1 days, with typically 57.7mm (2.3") of accumulated precipitation.

How cold is the water in February in Belfast?

In Belfast, the average seawater temperature in February is 8.2°C (46.8°F). Swimming in 8.2°C (46.8°F) is considered life-threatening. Even a few minutes in 13°C (55.4°F) water is uncomfortable, and swimming below 10°C (50°F) may cause total loss of breathing control and cold shock, depending on a person's physique.

What is the average length of the day in February in Belfast?

In Belfast, the average length of the day in February is 9.8h.

How many hours of sunshine does Belfast have in February?

The average sunshine in February in Belfast is 2.5h.

What is the UV index intensity in February in Belfast?

In Belfast, the average daily maximum UV index in February is 1. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in February - Belfast, United Kingdom
  • Average high temperature in February: 7.5°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (18.8°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (7.1°C).

  • Average low temperature in February: 1.6°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (11.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (1.6°C).

Average rainfall in February - Belfast, United Kingdom
  • Average rainfall in February: 57.7mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (89.6mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is May (57.3mm).

Average rainfall days in February - Belfast, United Kingdom
  • Average rainfall days in February: 12.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (14.8 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is June (11.3 days).

Average sea temperature in February - Belfast, United Kingdom
  • Average sea temperature in February: 8.2°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is September (14.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (8°C).

Average daylight in February / Average sunshine in February - Belfast, United Kingdom
  • Average daylight in February: 9.8h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 17.2h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 7.4h).

  • Average sunshine in February: 2.5h

The month with most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 6.4h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 1.5h).

Average UV index in February - Belfast, United Kingdom
  • Average UV index in February: 1

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 0).