February weather forecast
Washington, DC

Rows of jacaranda trees in spring in the tidal basin of the Washington Monument in Washington city, DC, USA
Rows of jacaranda trees in spring in the tidal basin of the Washington Monument in Washington city, DC, USA

Weather in February

The last month of the winter, February, is a chilly month in Washington, District of Columbia, with temperature in the range of an average high of 44.8°F (7.1°C) and an average low of 30.2°F (-1°C).

Temperature

In February, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in January - a frosty 44.8°F (7.1°C). In Washington, the average low-temperature is 30.2°F (-1°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in February is 73%.

Rainfall

In February, the rain falls for 9.3 days. Throughout February, 1.77" (45mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Washington, there are 149.1 rainfall days, and 26.14" (664mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through March and December are months with snowfall in Washington. In Washington, snow falls for 3.8 days, with typically accumulated 1.81" (46mm) of snow. In Washington, during the entire year, snow falls for 11.7 days, and aggregates up to 6.3" (160mm) of snow.

Daylight

In Washington, the average length of the day in February is 10.8h.

Sunshine

Months with the least sunshine are January, February and December, with an average of 5.1h of sunshine.

UV index

In February, the average daily maximum UV index in Washington is 3. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: In February, the average maximum UV index of 3 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against the skin and eye damage is obliged. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in February in Washington?

The average relative humidity in February is 73%.

How much does it rain in Washington in February?

In Washington, District of Columbia, in February, during 9.3 rainfall days, 1.77" (45mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How many days does it snow in February in Washington?

In February, in Washington, it is snowing for 3.8 days. Throughout February, 1.81" (46mm) of snow is accumulated.

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

In Washington, the average length of the day in February is 10.8h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Washington?

Months with the least sunshine in Washington, District of Columbia, are January, February and December, with an average of 5.1h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in February in Washington?

The average sunshine in February is 5.1h.

What is the UV index reading in February in Washington?

In Washington, District of Columbia, the average daily maximum UV index in February is 3. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health risk from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in February
Washington, DC

Average temperature in February - Washington, DC
  • Average high temperature in February: 7.1°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (31.1°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (4.8°C).

  • Average low temperature in February: -1°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (20.6°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-2.5°C).

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Average pressure in February
Washington, DC

Average pressure in February - Washington, DC
  • Average pressure in February: 1018.4mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (1020.6mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (1014.1mbar).

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Average wind speed in February
Washington, DC

Average wind speed in February - Washington, DC
  • Average wind speed in February: 12.6km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is March (12.7km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (8.1km/h).

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Average humidity in February
Washington, DC

Average humidity in February - Washington, DC
  • Average humidity in February: 73%

The month with the highest relative humidity is May (76%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are April and July (71%).

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Average rainfall in February
Washington, DC

Average rainfall in February - Washington, DC
  • Average rainfall in February: 45mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (88mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (40mm).

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Average rainfall days in February
Washington, DC

Average rainfall days in February - Washington, DC
  • Average rainfall days in February: 9.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (16.4 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (8.1 days).

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Average snowfall in February
Washington, DC

Average snowfall in February - Washington, DC
  • Average snowfall in February: 46mm

The month with the highest snowfall is January (55mm).
Months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0mm).

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Average snowfall days in February
Washington, DC

Average snowfall days in February - Washington, DC
  • Average snowfall days in February: 3.8 days

Months with the highest number of snowfall days are January and February (3.8 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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Average daylight in February /
Average sunshine in February
Washington, DC

Average daylight in February / Average sunshine in February - Washington, DC
  • Average daylight in February: 10.8h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.9h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.5h).

  • Average sunshine in February: 5.1h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.7h).
Months with the least sunshine are January, February and December (Average sunshine: 5.1).

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Average sunshine days in February
Washington, DC

Average sunshine days in February - Washington, DC
  • Average sunshine days in February: 15.9 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (20 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (12.8 days).

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Average UV index in February
Washington, DC

Average UV index in February - Washington, DC
  • Average UV index in February: 3

The month with the highest UV index is June (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in February
Washington, DC

Average cloud cover in February - Washington, DC
  • Average cloud cover in February: 44

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 46).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 30).

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Average visibility in February
Washington, DC

Average visibility in February - Washington, DC
  • Average visibility in February: 9km

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (9km).
The month with the lowest visibility is May (8km).

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