Helsinki Weather in February

What's the weather like in Helsinki (Province of Western Finland) in February 2024?

The climate in Helsinki during February can be summarized as cold and dry.

February is in the winter in Helsinki and is typically the coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a freezing -3°C (27°F), whilst at night -8°C (17°F) is normal.

Helsinki weather averages (imperial / metric)
Daytime temperature -2.6°C 27.3°F
Nightly temperature -8.4°C 16.9°F
Average temperature -5.5°C 22.1°F
Daily sunshine 1.8 hrs
Avg rainfall 25 mm 1 ins
Rainy days 15 days
Sea temperature 1.6°C 35°F
Humidity 87%
Windspeed 17.6kph 11 mph

On average February is the driest month of the year in Helsinki with around 25mm 1 inches of rain making it a dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 15 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 1.8 hours of sunshine per day.

February temperatures in Helsinki

Helsinki average temperature in February

February rainfall

Helsinki average rain in February

February hourly sunshine

Helsinki average rain in February

The data used in these monthly averages covers a period of over 100 years right up until last year. As such they are a valid prediction of what to expect for the weather in Helsinki in February 2024.

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Helsinki weather stats

Helsinki weather statistics
Hottest month: July 19.5°C 67.1°F
Driest month: February 25mm 1ins
Sunniest month: June 10.7hrs
Coldest month: February -2.7°C 27.1°F
Wettest month: August 75mm 3ins
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