Average February Precipitation in the United Kingdom





The tables below give monthly averages for rainfall plus snowfall during February at cities and towns in the United Kingdom.

Each place has a total for how many days of wet weather it usually gets this month and for the normal amount of precipitation. The calculation of days only includes the days when precipitation totalled at least one millimetre (0.04 inches).

The month's total precipitation is an average of weather data collected from 1981 to 2010.

In February, the entire UK averages 10 days of rain or snow, totalling 60 millimetres (2.4 inches).

You can jump to a separate table for: Southern England, Northern England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.

Southern England

Average monthly precipitation in February
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
10 Birmingham 1.6 40
8 Cambridge 1.4 35
10 Eastbourne 2.1 54
10 Exeter 2.8 72
10 Ipswich 1.6 41
9 London 1.5 38
9 Lowestoft 1.6 41
12 Newquay 3.1 79
9 Oxford 1.7 43
14 Princetown, Dartmoor Park 6.4 161

Northern England

February averages for total rainfall plus snowfall
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
11 Blackpool 2.3 58
9 Grimsby 1.5 38
14 Malham Tarn, Yorkshire Dales 4.8 121
10 Manchester 2.0 51
9 Newcastle 1.6 42
11 Penrith 2.9 74
11 Sheffield 2.4 60

Wales

Average amount of rain and snow in February
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
11 Aberporth 2.3 58
13 Aberystwyth 3.4 87
11 Cardiff 3.4 85
12 Tenby 3.2 81
11 Valley, Anglesey 2.2 55

Scotland

Precipitation totals for February
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
11 Aberdeen 2.3 59
9 Dundee 1.7 42
9 Edinburgh 2.1 53
10 Forres 1.7 44
13 Glasgow 4.1 105
17 Kirkwall, Orkney Islands 3.7 93
19 Lerwick, Shetland Islands 4.8 121
16 Oban 5.8 147
17 Stornoway, Outer Hebrides 4.3 109
16 Tiree, Inner Hebrides 4.0 101

Northern Ireland

Total precipitation during February
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
11 Armagh 2.1 54
12 Belfast 2.3 58
15 Londonderry 3.1 79
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