Hilton Head Island Weather in February
Hilton Head Island enjoys mild temperatures during February, as well as less rain and cloud than the previous month.
This page gives detailed information on the typical February weather for Hilton Head Island in South Carolina.
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The temperature and rainfall numbers here are historical averages based on climate data gathered at Hilton Head Island. The humidity and sunshine measurements are averages from the Savannah / Hilton Head International Airport.
|63 °F||February average high||17 °C|
|42 °F||February average low||6 °C|
In most years, Hilton Head Island averages a daily maximum temperature for February that's between 60 and 67 degrees Fahrenheit (16 to 19 degrees Celsius). The minimum temperature usually falls between 40 and 45 °F (4 to 7 °C).
The days at Hilton Head Island warm steadily during February. By the end of the month, the temperature has climbed around 4 °F (2 °C) above what it was at the start.
|17 days||60 °F max. or more (16 °C)|
|11 days||40 °F min. or less (4 °C)|
The temperature rises nearly every day during February to over 50 °F (10 °C) at Hilton Head. The Island averages 6 days this month when the thermometer reaches into the 70s °F (over 21 °C). Temperatures above 80 °F (27 °C) are unusual but can happen this month.
The thermometer dips to 32 °F (0 °C) or below on 4 nights. Only rarely does February get as cold as 20 °F (-8 °C).
|3.2 in||total precipitation||82 mm|
|8 days||of rain|
Half the time, Hilton Head Island receives 2 to 4 inches (49 to 103 mm) of rainfall in February. One in four years has drier weather, while another one in four is wetter. While snow can fall in February, that is a rare event.
|8 days||clear skies|
The sun's rays reach the ground in Hilton Head Island during 57 percent of daylight hours on average in February, for a total of 177 hours in the month. Typically on 8 days this month the sky is mainly clear, with at most 30 percent cloud cover.
Sunlight in February at the coastal town lasts for 11 hours and 3 minutes a day on average. The shortest day of the month is the 1st with 10 hours and 40 minutes of daylight. By the end of the month, the days have lengthened to 11:29 from sunrise to sunset. These durations can vary by a minute or two from year to year.
|67 %||February average humidity|
The relative humidity in Hilton Head Island during February usually peaks at 81 percent in the morning then drops to 49 percent by late afternoon.
|Local Time||1 am||4 am||7 am||10 am||1 pm||4 pm||7 pm||10 pm|
|3 days||rainfall of 0.5 inches (13 mm) or more|
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 statistics are 1961-1990 normals.