February weather in Savannah is usually mild, with few really cold days. The weather this month is unpredictable, however, and you can never be sure whether you will get sun and warm weather or grey skies and rain.
The average daily high temperatures this month is in the mid 60s (around 18°C), but variability around this average is high. On the coldest days, the temperature might stay in the 30s (-1°C to 4°C). Equally, you could enjoy several days together of warm, sunny weather with highs well into the 70s (21-26°C).
February can still be a excellent time to visit Savannah if you prefer to avoid the larger crowds of spring and are willing to be flexible about your day-to-day activities.
Savannah has a many historic houses to tour, museums and other attractions ideal for colder days. Outdoor sightseeing in the city’s squares and parks or historic cemeteries, or at local state parks and wildlife refuges is a great option for warmer February days, which can be much more pleasant than the heat of later months.
Plan to pack layers suitable for a wide range of temperatures. Final decisions may be best left until you have consulted the weather forecast immediately before traveling, but don’t treat what you see as gospel: forecasts can be very unreliable at this time of year. Bring an umbrella too, as rain is always possible in Savannah.
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February isn’t the coldest month of the year in Savannah – that distinction goes to January – but you can’t yet rely on warm, spring-like weather (though you might get lucky, especially toward the end of the month).
The daily maximum temperature in Savannah in February averages 64°F (18°C), with the lowest daily highs being around 50°F (10°C) in the typical year, or as low as 37°F (3°C) in colder years, up to around 77-81°F (25-27°C) on the warmest days.
Temperatures in February can vary a lot from one year to the next, so the month could bring 10-15 days of temperatures over 75°F (24°C), or only one or two. Equally, in some years, the daily high temperature almost always reaches at least 60°F (15°C); in others it might stay below that temperature for half of the days in the month.
You won’t usually need a winter coat for a February visit to Savannah, but bear in mind that it can get quite cold in the evening, so you will need to bring some warmer clothes if you expect to be out late at night.
Likewise, if you expect to go out on the water on a sightseeing boat tour, fishing trip or even a kayaking excursion, you will want to bring warmer things to wear than for ordinary sightseeing around town.
Morning temperatures this month can be anywhere from around 40°F (5°C) to as high as 77°F (25°C), with evening temperatures generally similar or a few degrees cooler. February lows vary somewhat too, and could be close to freezing on cooler days or around 65°F (18°C) on warmer ones.
The sun can feel warm at this time of year, and on sunny days the weather can feel a lot more pleasant than the air temperature might suggest. This is particularly true for visitors from the North and other colder climates, who often find Savannah’s winter weather very clement.
Surface water temperature in February at the beaches near Savannah is around 55-59°F (12-16°C), which most people will find too cold for swimming.
The weather only occasionally feels humid in February.
The average February in Savannah has 6-7 hours of sunshine each day. Rainfall for the month totals an average of 2.8 inches, with rain occurring on an average of 8 days.
In February, average weather in Savannah is sunny and clear on around half of days, and overcast and often rainy for another 5-7 days. The remaining days offer a mix of sunny spells and cloud, sometimes with some rain.
The UV index in Savannah in February averages 5.
Wind speeds in Savannah in February usually average around 8mph, with 2-4 days each month with little wind, and 3-7 days on average where wind speeds may reach around 15mph or higher.
In February, the sun rises at around 7:20am at the beginning of the month and at 6:55am at the end of the month. It begins to get light in the morning at 6:55am at the start of the month, and by 6:30am at the end.
The sun sets at around 6pm at the start of the month, and at around 6:20pm by its end. It should be dark by around 6:25pm at the beginning of the month, and by 6:45pm at its end.
The amount of full daylight in February averages around 11 hours per day, plus an extra 25 minutes of low light at the beginning and end of the day.