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.
|77 °F||February average high||25 °C|
|67 °F||February average low||20 °C|
|25 days||70 °F max. or more (21 °C)|
|4 days||60 °F min. or less (16 °C)|
The temperature usually rises every day during February to over 60 degrees Fahrenheit (16 degrees Celsius) in Key West. The city averages 11 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||39 mm|
|5 days||of rain|
February is the driest month of the year for Key West. Half the time, the vacation island receives 0.4 to 2.2 inches (11 to 55 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|
The weather data here are long-term averages provided by the US National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI). Temperature and precipitation are 1991-2020 normals while humidity and thunderstorms are 1961-1990 normals.