Ottawa
Canada
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

February weather forecast and climate
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
The last month of the winter, February, is also a subzero cold month in Ottawa, Canada, with average temperature fluctuating between -3.4°C (25.9°F) and -12.7°C (9.1°F).

Temperature

In Ottawa, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in January - a still freezing cold -3.4°C (25.9°F). In Ottawa, Canada, the average low-temperature is -12.7°C (9.1°F).

Humidity

In February, the average relative humidity in Ottawa is 61.3%.

Rainfall

The month with the least rainfall is February when the rain falls for 3.9 days and typically collects 18.7mm (0.7") of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Ottawa is 10.4h.

Sunshine

In February, the average sunshine is 4.1h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in February is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 2 in February interpret into the following advice:
For the majority, extended sun exposure is not of great concern. Infants and people with sensitive skin must always be protected. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in February in Ottawa?

The average high-temperature, in February, in Ottawa, Canada, is -3.4°C (25.9°F), while the average low-temperature is -12.7°C (9.1°F).

What is the average humidity in February in Ottawa?

In Ottawa, the average relative humidity in February is 61.3%.

How many days does it rain in February in Ottawa?

In February, the rain falls for 3.9 days. Throughout February, 18.7mm (0.7") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the driest month in Ottawa?

The month with the least rainfall is February when the rain falls for 3.9 days and typically collects 18.7mm (0.7") of precipitation.

How many days does it snow in February in Ottawa?

In Ottawa, during February, snow falls for 12.1 days and regularly aggregates up to 433mm (17") of snow.

What is the average length of the day in February in Ottawa?

The average length of the day in February is 10.4h.

How many hours of sunshine does Ottawa have in February?

In Ottawa, Canada, the average sunshine in February is 4.1h.

What is the UV index reading in February in Ottawa?

In February, the average daily maximum UV index in Ottawa is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in February - Ottawa, Canada
  • Average high temperature in February: -3.4°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (26.5°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (-5.8°C).

  • Average low temperature in February: -12.7°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (15.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-14.8°C).

Average humidity in February - Ottawa, Canada
  • Average humidity in February: 61.3%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (72.2%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (49.9%).

Average rainfall in February - Ottawa, Canada
  • Average rainfall in February: 18.7mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (92.8mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (18.7mm).

Average rainfall days in February - Ottawa, Canada
  • Average rainfall days in February: 3.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (13.7 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is February (3.9 days).

Average snowfall in February - Ottawa, Canada
  • Average snowfall in February: 433mm

The month with the highest snowfall is January (539mm).
Months with the lowest snowfall are June, July, August and September (0mm).

Average snowfall days in February - Ottawa, Canada
  • Average snowfall days in February: 12.1 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (16.1 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in February / Average sunshine in February - Ottawa, Canada
  • Average daylight in February: 10.4h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.6h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.8h).

  • Average sunshine in February: 4.1h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 9.7h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 2.2h).

Average UV index in February - Ottawa, Canada
  • Average UV index in February: 2

The month with the highest UV index is June (UV index 8).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December (UV index 1).