Lincoln weather in February (Canterbury, New Zealand)

Planning a trip to Lincoln in February? Wondering if it's the right time to visit? Browse this page for a comprehensive overview of the weather conditions for that month.

In Lincoln, February is characterized by high temperatures and moderate rainfall. February is a summer month. Throughout the daytime, temperatures often hover around 23°C. However, as the sun sets and evening approaches, there's a noticeable cool-down, with temperatures gently dropping to a more temperate 13°C. On average, it is the month with the highest temperature of the year.

Lincoln in February usually receives moderate rainfall, averaging around 47 mm for the month. It's the month receiving the least amount of rain. As the days go by, you can expect fewer clouds and less precipitation. This makes it an ideal time for outdoor activities and events that might be disrupted by wetter conditions in other months. Typically around 8 days of rainfall is expected.

The city usually sees around 196 hours of sunlight, indicating many sunny days.

If you favor pleasant temperatures and minimal rainfall, February is one of the better months to visit Lincoln. January, February, March and December typically offer the most agreeable circumstances. On the other hand, June, July and August tend to be characterized by conditions that may not be as optimal.

For an in-depth look at the yearly conditions, visit our specialized Lincoln climate page with graphs.

 

Lincoln, monthly averages in February

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 13°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 23°C  
Water TemperatureWater Temperature 15°C *  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 28%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 47 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 8 days  
HumidityHumidity 79% *  
WindspeedWindspeed 14 km/h *  
SunshineSunshine 196 hours *  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine 49% *  
* Data from: Christchurch, New Zealand (18 KM, 11 Miles).

Where to go in New Zealand in February

Find out more about the weather in New Zealand in February and which places have the best weather conditions in this month.

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Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20°C and 29°C and not too much precipitation (less than 90 mm a month).

So, what should you wear in Lincoln in February?

For visitors traveling to Lincoln, we recommend wearing layers. So maybe a skirt, t-shirt, shorts for during the day and jeans and a warm jacket for some days and evenings. Bring a rain jacket in case it rains during your stay. Plan on layering your clothes. With a water temperature of around 15°C there is no need to bring your swimwear.

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in February.

Swimming
6/10
Cycling
10/10
Walking
10/10
Camping
10/10
Outdoor sports
10/10

Interested in more climate information?

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