What’s the weather like in Stockholm in February?Along with January, the Stockholm weather in February is the coldest all year. There’ll be snow showers and freezing temperatures in the beautiful Swedish capital, but also a little more sunshine compared to the previous month.
Geographical influencesStockholm has a cold Scandinavian climate in the winter, with heavy snow expected between December and February. The city’s found in the south-east of Sweden, by Lake Malaren and with the Baltic Sea to the east. Stockholm’s protected from rain showers of the south-westerly Jet Stream by the mountains in neighbouring Norway.
AveragesThe wintery weather in Stockholm in February produces an average daytime temperature of just -1°C. This rarely breaks 0°C and at night it’ll be well below freezing. Sunshine hours increase to around three each day, from nine hours of daylight, with the sun setting at about 5pm at the end of the month. The exciting Swedish city only gets 27mm of rain over an average of 14 wet-weather days, although snow makes up most of the showers. The average wind speed’s quite light throughout February in Stockholm.