February weather forecast
Ottawa, Canada

A view of The Parliament Hill from the Ottawa River in Ottawa, Canada
A view of The Parliament Hill from the Ottawa River in Ottawa, Canada

Weather in February

The last month of the winter, February, is also a subzero cold month in Ottawa, Canada, with an average temperature ranging between max -4.9°C (23.2°F) and min -13.3°C (8.1°F).

Temperature

In Ottawa, the average high-temperature in February is essentially the same as in January - a still subzero cold -4.9°C (23.2°F). The average low-temperature, in February, is -13.3°C (8.1°F).

Humidity

January and February, with an average relative humidity of 91%, are the most humid months in Ottawa.

Rainfall

In Ottawa, during 5.9 rainfall days, 57mm (2.24") of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Ottawa, there are 149.6 rainfall days, and 772mm (30.39") of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through May, October through December. In Ottawa, during February, snow falls for 19.2 days and regularly aggregates up to 273mm (10.75") of snow. In Ottawa, during the entire year, snow falls for 83.3 days and aggregates up to 1135mm (44.69") of snow.

Daylight

In Ottawa, the average length of the day in February is 10h and 25min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:23 am and sunset at 5:09 pm. On the last day of February, in Ottawa, sunrise is at 6:42 am and sunset at 5:48 pm EST.

Sunshine

February has the least sunshine of the year, with an average of 2.8h of sunshine.

UV index

January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index in Ottawa. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 1 in February interpret into the following advice:
People with sensitive skin, children, and babies should always be protected from prolonged sun exposure. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the most humid month in Ottawa?

January and February, with an average relative humidity of 91%, are most humid months.

What is the average humidity in February in Ottawa?

In Ottawa, Canada, the average relative humidity in February is 91%.

How much does it rain in Ottawa in February?

In February, in Ottawa, Canada, the rain falls for 5.9 days. Throughout February, 57mm (2.24") of precipitation is accumulated.

How much does it snow in Ottawa in February?

In Ottawa, Canada, in February, snow falls for 19.2 days, with typically accumulated 273mm (10.75") of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Ottawa have in February?

In February, the average day length in Ottawa, Canada, is 10h and 25min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in February in Ottawa?

In February, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:23 am and sunset at 5:09 pm. On the last day of the month, in Ottawa, Canada, sunrise is at 6:42 am and sunset at 5:48 pm EST.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Ottawa?

February has the least sunshine of the year in Ottawa, Canada, with an average of 2.8h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in February in Ottawa?

The average sunshine duration in February is 2.8h.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Ottawa?

January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index in Ottawa.

How high is the UV index in February in Ottawa?

The average daily maximum UV index in February is 1. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.

Average temperature in February
Ottawa, Canada

Average temperature in February - Ottawa, Canada
  • Average high temperature in February: -4.9°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (25.3°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (-6.3°C).

  • Average low temperature in February: -13.3°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (14.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-14.5°C).

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Average pressure in February
Ottawa, Canada

Average pressure in February - Ottawa, Canada
  • Average pressure in February: 1016.4mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is March (1018mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (1012.5mbar).

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Average wind speed in February
Ottawa, Canada

Average wind speed in February - Ottawa, Canada
  • Average wind speed in February: 13.5km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (14km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (9.8km/h).

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Average humidity in February
Ottawa, Canada

Average humidity in February - Ottawa, Canada
  • Average humidity in February: 91%

The months with the highest relative humidity are January and February (91%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (77%).

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Average rainfall in February
Ottawa, Canada

Average rainfall in February - Ottawa, Canada
  • Average rainfall in February: 57mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (78mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (54mm).

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Average rainfall days in February
Ottawa, Canada

Average rainfall days in February - Ottawa, Canada
  • Average rainfall days in February: 5.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (17.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (5.9 days).

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Average snowfall in February
Ottawa, Canada

Average snowfall in February - Ottawa, Canada
  • Average snowfall in February: 273mm

The month with the highest snowfall is January (321mm).
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0mm).

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Average snowfall days in February
Ottawa, Canada

Average snowfall days in February - Ottawa, Canada
  • Average snowfall days in February: 19.2 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (19.8 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average daylight in February /
Average sunshine in February
Ottawa, Canada

Average daylight in February / Average sunshine in February - Ottawa, Canada
  • Average daylight in February: 10h and 25min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 37min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8h and 47min).

  • Average sunshine in February: 2.8h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.2h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 2.8h).

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Average sunshine days in February
Ottawa, Canada

Average sunshine days in February - Ottawa, Canada
  • Average sunshine days in February: 9.1 days

The month with the most sunshine days is September (15 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (9.1 days).

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Average UV index in February
Ottawa, Canada

Average UV index in February - Ottawa, Canada
  • Average UV index in February: 1

The months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 5).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in February
Ottawa, Canada

Average cloud cover in February - Ottawa, Canada
  • Average cloud cover in February: 69

The months with the most cloud cover are January and February (Cloud cover 69).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 32).

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Average visibility in February
Ottawa, Canada

Average visibility in February - Ottawa, Canada
  • Average visibility in February: 7km

The months with the highest visibility are April, May, June, July, August and October (9km).
The months with the lowest visibility are January and February (7km).

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