Cardiff
United Kingdom
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

February weather forecast and climate
Cardiff, United Kingdom

February, the last month of the winter, in Cardiff, is also a frosty month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 2.1°C (35.8°F) and an average high of 8.6°C (47.5°F).

Temperature

In February, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in January - a still frosty 8.6°C (47.5°F). In February, in Cardiff, the average low-temperature is 2.1°C (35.8°F).

Rainfall

In Cardiff, United Kingdom, in February, it is raining for 11.1 days, with typically 85.2mm (3.4") of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 148.8 rainfall days, and 1152.1mm (45.4") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In February, the average sea temperature is 8.9°C (48°F).
Note: Swimming in 8.9°C (48°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.

Daylight

In Cardiff, the average length of the day in February is 10h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in February is 2.7h.

UV index

In February, the average daily maximum UV index is 1. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: In February, the average maximum UV index of 1 translate into the following recommendations:
People with sensitive skin, children, and babies should always be protected from prolonged sun exposure. 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 Cardiff?

The average high-temperature, in February, in Cardiff, United Kingdom, is 8.6°C (47.5°F), while the average low-temperature is 2.1°C (35.8°F).

How much does it rain in Cardiff in February?

In Cardiff, in February, it is raining for 11.1 days, with typically 85.2mm (3.4") of accumulated precipitation.

How cold is the water in February in Cardiff?

In Cardiff, United Kingdom, in February, the average water temperature is 8.9°C (48°F). Swimming in 8.9°C (48°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.

How many hours of daylight does Cardiff have in February?

The average length of the day in February in Cardiff is 10h.

How many hours of sunshine does Cardiff have in February?

The average sunshine in February in Cardiff is 2.7h.

What is the UV index intensity in February in Cardiff?

The average daily maximum UV index in February in Cardiff is 1. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in February - Cardiff, United Kingdom
  • Average high temperature in February: 8.6°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (21.7°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (8.3°C).

  • Average low temperature in February: 2.1°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (13.1°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (2.1°C).

Average rainfall in February - Cardiff, United Kingdom
  • Average rainfall in February: 85.2mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (133.5mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is June (66.6mm).

Average rainfall days in February - Cardiff, United Kingdom
  • Average rainfall days in February: 11.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (15.7 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is June (10.1 days).

Average sea temperature in February - Cardiff, United Kingdom
  • Average sea temperature in February: 8.9°C

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are August and September (16.6°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (8.7°C).

Average daylight in February / Average sunshine in February - Cardiff, United Kingdom
  • Average daylight in February: 10h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 16.5h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 7.9h).

  • Average sunshine in February: 2.7h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 6.4h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 1.6h).

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

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 6).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 0).