Key West Weather in February
February's weather is exceptionally comfortable at Key West, Florida. This is the island's driest month and the temperatures are warm.
This page gives detailed information on the typical February temperature, precipitation, sun, humidity, wind and storms for Key West.
The numbers here are historical averages based on climate data gathered at the Key West International Airport, located on Key West Island.
|76 °F||February average high||24 °C|
|66 °F||February average low||19 °C|
In most years, Key West averages a daily maximum temperature for February that's between 74 and 78 degrees Fahrenheit (23 to 26 degrees Celsius). The minimum temperature usually falls between 63 and 69 °F (17 to 21 °C).
The days at Key West warm slightly during February. By the end of the month, the temperature has climbed around 2 °F (1 °C) above what it was at the start.
|24 days||70 °F max. or more (21 °C)|
|5 days||60 °F min. or less (16 °C)|
The temperature usually rises every day during February to over 60 °F (16 °C) in Key West. The city averages 8 days this month when the thermometer reaches into the 80s °F (over 26 °C). Temperatures above 90 °F (32 °C) are not expected here this month.
Most years, the thermometer doesn't dip as low as 50 °F (10 °C) in February, and it's not expected to get as cold as 40 °F (4 °C).
|1.5 in||total precipitation||38 mm|
|5 days||of rain|
February is the driest month of the year for Key West. Half the time, the vacation island receives 0.3 to 2 inches (8 to 57 mm) of rainfall in February. One in four years has drier weather, while another one in four is wetter.
|12 days||clear skies|
The sun's rays reach the ground in Key West during 77 percent of daylight hours on average in February, for a total of 245 hours in the month. Typically on 12 days this month the sky is mainly clear, with at most 30 percent cloud cover.
Sunlight in February at Key West lasts for 11 hours and 20 minutes a day on average. The shortest day of the month is the 1st with 11 hours and 4 minutes of daylight. By the end of the month, the days have lengthened to 11:39 from sunrise to sunset. These durations can vary by a minute or two from year to year.
|74 %||February average humidity|
The relative humidity in Key West during February usually peaks at 80 percent in the morning then drops to 67 percent by early afternoon.
|Local Time||1 am||4 am||7 am||10 am||1 pm||4 pm||7 pm||10 pm||Humidity %||78||79||80||72||67||68||74||77|
|11.8 mph||February wind speed average||19.0 kph|
February is windier than most other months in Key West.
|1 day||rainfall of 0.5 inches (13 mm) or more|
|1 day||with thunderstorms in February|
These weather data are long-term historical averages provided by the National Climatic Data Center of the United States. The temperature and precipitation numbers are 1981-2010 normals while the humidity and thunderstorm statistics are 1961-1990 normals.