Averages for Ibiza in February

Weather overview

Just like January, February is a very cold time to visit Ibiza, Spain, when the island is in the midst of the winter season. At the beginning of the month, the average temperature starts off at 11.5°C and very gradually rises until it reaches 12.5°C by the end of the month.

Daily highs remain pretty constant at 15-16°C across February, only rising above 19°C or falling below 12°C one day out of every ten. Daily low temperatures follow a s...

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  • Temperature Temperature 13°C 55°F
  • High Temperature Holiday Weather 16°C 61°F
  • Low Temperature Holiday Weather 9°C 48°F
  • Sunshine Hours Sunshine Hours 8 hrs
  • Rainfall Rainfall 38 mm
  • Rainfall days Rainfall days 7 days
  • Sea Temperature Sea Temperature 15°C 59°F

Weather overview

Just like January, February is a very cold time to visit Ibiza, Spain, when the island is in the midst of the winter season. At the beginning of the month, the average temperature starts off at 11.5°C and very gradually rises until it reaches 12.5°C by the end of the month.

Daily highs remain pretty constant at 15-16°C across February, only rising above 19°C or falling below 12°C one day out of every ten. Daily low temperatures follow a similar pattern and remain constant at 8-9°C, only falling below 5°C or rising above 13°C one day out of every ten.

The highest temperature which has ever been recorded for February in Ibiza in recent times is 24°C, with the coldest temperature ever recorded for the island this month being 0°C. When you compare these temperatures to the average for the month – 12.5°C – it's clear that they're the extremes and definitely aren't what you should expect to experience during your holiday.

In 2013, the coldest month of the year was February, which had an average daily low temperature of 8°C. The coldest day of the year also took place that month on the 27th, when the lowest temperature was 3°C.

Ibiza experiences an average of 38mm of  rainfall divided across seven days throughout February, which means there's a good chance you'll experience a shower or two during your holiday. It's always best to be on the safe side, so make sure you pack some waterproof clothing or an umbrella.

Moderate rain is the most common type of precipitation you'll get in Ibiza in February and is most likely to occur around February 2nd. This is followed by light rain which tends to happen around February 7th. Whilst drizzle and thunderstorms are also possible at this time of year, you'll be pleased to hear that heavy rain and moderate snow are almost unheard of.

The chance of rainfall slightly decreases as the month progresses, falling from 29% on February 3rd down to 27% by February 28th. In spite of the fairly high amount of precipitation, Ibiza is only subject to foggy conditions on less than one day each February.

The average sea temperature for Ibiza in February is 15°C – that's the same as in January. Although it may be bearable for hardy swimmers, most visitors will find this temperature far too cold to enjoy a dip, meaning you're best off sticking to indoor and heated swimming pools.

Throughout the month, the average daily relative humidity for February is around 74%, created by highs of 92% and lows of 57%.

In February, Ibiza enjoys an average of eight hours of sunshine each day – that's one more hour each day than in January. The sunshine and daylight hours both gradually increase as the month develops, with the length of the day increasing by one hour and five minutes between February 1st and February 28th.

Wind speeds in February tend to vary from 0 m/s to 7 m/s (calm to moderate breeze), almost never going over 11 m/s (strong breeze). The highest average wind speed of 4 m/s (gentle breeze) usually happens around February 22nd when the average daily maximum is 7 m/s. On the other hand, the lowest average wind speed of 4 m/s tends to occur around February 1st, when the average daily maximum is 6 m/s (moderate breeze).

In 2013, the windiest month of the year was February, which had an average wind speed of 7 m/s.

Beach in Pou des Lleo in Ibiza, Spain

Beach in Pou des Lleo in Ibiza, Spain

Where to stay

Couples in search of a romantic break should consider staying at Catalonia Ses Estaques. This adults-only hotel is tucked in between the sea and the town of Santa Eulalia, close to loads of shops, cafes, bars and restaurants. Here you'll find all sorts of services and facilities, such as: tennis court, air conditioning, heating, bar, car hire, currency exchange, garden, internet corner, Jacuzzi, laundry services, mini golf, restaurant, solarium and swimming pool.Guests can choose from standard double rooms and superior rooms with sea views, each of which features: air conditioning, heating, full-length mirror, complete bathroom with hairdryer, minibar, safe, satellite TV and telephone.

When it comes to family-friendly accommodation, you can't beat Casa Luis. This popular resort is comprised of studio, one-bedroom and two-bedroom apartments, each of which comes very well equipped with: air conditioning, flat screen TV, terrace, sofa bed, safety deposit box, iron, ironing board, free WiFi access, kitchenette, bathroom and hairdryer. Guests are invited to take full advantage of the many amenities and services on offer, including: garden restaurant, terrace bar, lounge, disco, swimming pools, sun terrace, tennis court, archery/shooting range, darts, table tennis, playground, kids' club, supermarket and comprehensive wellness club.

Invisa Hotel Cala Blanca is one of the most popular beachside hotels in Ibiza. Situated on the beach of Es Figueral, this hotel provides guests with access to single, twin, standard, premium and family rooms, as well as junior suites, guaranteeing something for all budgets and tastes. Each room comes complete with: terrace or balcony, flat screen TV, satellite TV, telephone, mini fridge, bathroom with hairdryer, air conditioning and safe. There are loads of services and facilities onsite, such as: buffet restaurants, bars, kids' clubs, children's water park, playground, swimming pools, bicycle hire, car hire, babysitting service, daytime and evening entertainment, supermarket and water sports.

Inside a Hotel Room in Ibiza, Spain

​Inside a Hotel Room in Ibiza, Spain

Things to do

If the weather takes a turn for the worst, seek shelter in the Archaeological Museum. This museum has two centres in Ibiza – one in Dalt Vila and another at Puig des Molins, both of which provide visitors with an insight into the role death played in ancient Ibiza. The exhibitions in the museum go into detail about how people dealt with death, as well as their hopes, fears and beliefs about the afterlife. There are also displays on the funeral rites which were developed from these practises.

Animal lovers won't want to miss the chance to go horseback riding in Ibiza. The Valley of the Horses is one of the best places on the island for this activity and is home to a number of horses living wild and free. These horses are completely tame and trained to show visitors around the natural side of Ibiza, including places some visitors don't even know exist. There are all sorts of treks available, with everything from 2 hour rides to full-day excursions, and various itineraries, from coastal treks and mountain explorations to choose from.

Hopping onboard the Santa Eulalia Tourist Train is a great way to get to know the area. This trip takes you through the countryside of the region, passing by a number of beaches and other local points of interest. On board the train you'll be able to enjoy the cooling breeze as you travel through hills, pinewoods and valleys, admiring all sorts of stunning scenery – so make sure you take your camera. The itinerary covers around 15km in total, and passes by different locations according to which day you travel.
On Mondays, Thursdays and Sundays, the train stops by: Pou des Lleó, Cala Boix, Cala Mastella, Cala Leña and San Carlos.
On Tuesdays and Fridays, the train stops by: San Carlos, Cala Nova and Es Cana.
On Saturdays, the train stops by: San Carlos, Las Dalias hippy market and Cala Nova.

Horse Riding in Ibiza, Spain

Horse Riding in Ibiza, Spain

February events in Ibiza

Carnival

Carnival

28th February 2018

The best carnival celebrations in Ibiza are always held in Ibiza Town. The parade which takes place here features giants and daemons and includes a competition for the best float. It starts off at Av Sta Eulalia and ends at Vara de Rey. Most towns throughout the island usually hold their parades on Shrove Tuesday (February 28th in 2017), whereas Ibiza Town tends to hold its festivities from 11am onwards on the previous Sunday (February 26th in 2017).

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