February weather forecast and climate
Boston, MA

A beautiful natural park with the George Washington Monument in Boston, Massachusetts
A beautiful natural park with the George Washington Monument in Boston, Massachusetts

Weather in February

The last month of the winter, February, is another cold month in Boston, Massachusetts, with average temperature fluctuating between 23.5°F (-4.7°C) and 36.5°F (2.5°C).

Temperature

In Boston, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in January - a still cold 36.5°F (2.5°C). In Boston, the average low-temperature is 23.5°F (-4.7°C).

Humidity

The most humid month is February, with an average relative humidity of 77%.

Rainfall

In Boston, during February, the rain falls for 8.2 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.24" (57mm) of precipitation. In Boston, during the entire year, the rain falls for 141.4 days and collects up to 27.2" (691mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through May, October through December. The month with the most snowfall is February when snow falls for 7.6 days and typically aggregates up to 4.72" (120mm) of snow.

Ocean temperature

With an average ocean temperature of 38.1°F (3.4°C), February is the month with the coldest seawater in Boston, Massachusetts.
Note: For swimming, this is considered very dangerous and immediately life-threatening. Total loss of breathing control instantly occurs, and clear thinking becomes almost impossible. A specialized swimsuit is obligatory to minimize thermal loss.

Daylight

In February, the average length of the day is 10.6h.

Sunshine

February has the least sunshine of the year, with an average of 4.6h of sunshine.

UV index

January through March, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index in Boston, Massachusetts. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health hazard from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 2 interpret into the following advice:
Most people can stay in the Sun for up to 1 hour without burning, apart from children that always must be protected from sun exposure. 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 most humid month in Boston?

With an average relative humidity of 77%, February is the most humid month.

What is the average humidity in February in Boston?

The average relative humidity in February is 77%.

How many days does it rain in February in Boston?

In Boston, in February, it is raining for 8.2 days, with typically 2.24" (57mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When does it snow the most in Boston?

The month with the most snowfall in Boston, Massachusetts, is February when snow falls for 7.6 days and typically aggregates up to 4.72" (120mm) of snow.

How much does it snow in Boston in February?

In Boston, Massachusetts, in February, snow falls for 7.6 days, with typically accumulated 4.72" (120mm) of snow.

What is the month with the coldest ocean in Boston?

The month with the coldest seawater is February, with an average ocean temperature of 38.1°F (3.4°C).

What is the ocean temperature in February in Boston?

In Boston, the average seawater temperature in February is 38.1°F (3.4°C). For swimming, this is considered life-threatening and very dangerous. The water feels painfully cold, and hyperventilation quickly occurs. A specialized swimsuit is mandatory to reduce thermal damage.

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

The average length of the day in February in Boston is 10.6h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Boston?

The month with the least sunshine is February, with an average of 4.6h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Boston have in February?

In Boston, the average sunshine in February is 4.6h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Boston?

Months with the lowest UV index in Boston, Massachusetts, are January through March, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2.

How high is the UV index in February in Boston?

The average daily maximum UV index in February is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in February
Boston, MA

Average temperature in February - Boston, MA
  • Average high temperature in February: 2.5°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (27.6°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (1.2°C).

  • Average low temperature in February: -4.7°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (18.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-5.2°C).

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Average pressure in February
Boston, MA

Average pressure in February - Boston, MA
  • Average pressure in February: 1015.4mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (1018.1mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (1013.4mbar).

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Average wind speed in February
Boston, MA

Average wind speed in February - Boston, MA
  • Average wind speed in February: 15.5km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (15.9km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (9.9km/h).

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Average humidity in February
Boston, MA

Average humidity in February - Boston, MA
  • Average humidity in February: 77%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (77%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (69%).

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Average rainfall in February
Boston, MA

Average rainfall in February - Boston, MA
  • Average rainfall in February: 57mm

The wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are March, April and December (74mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (32mm).

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Average rainfall days in February
Boston, MA

Average rainfall days in February - Boston, MA
  • Average rainfall days in February: 8.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (15.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (7.9 days).

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Average snowfall in February
Boston, MA

Average snowfall in February - Boston, MA
  • Average snowfall in February: 120mm

The month with the highest snowfall is February (120mm).
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0mm).

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Average snowfall days in February
Boston, MA

Average snowfall days in February - Boston, MA
  • Average snowfall days in February: 7.6 days

Months with the highest number of snowfall days are January and February (7.6 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in February
Boston, MA

Average sea temperature in February - Boston, MA
  • Average sea temperature in February: 3.4°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (20°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (3.4°C).

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Average daylight in February /
Average sunshine in February
Boston, MA

Average daylight in February / Average sunshine in February - Boston, MA
  • Average daylight in February: 10.6h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.2h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.1h).

  • Average sunshine in February: 4.6h

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 10.5h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4.6h).

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Average sunshine days in February
Boston, MA

Average sunshine days in February - Boston, MA
  • Average sunshine days in February: 14.2 days

The month with the most sunshine days is September (17.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is April (13 days).

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Average UV index in February
Boston, MA

Average UV index in February - Boston, MA
  • Average UV index in February: 2

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in February
Boston, MA

Average cloud cover in February - Boston, MA
  • Average cloud cover in February: 49

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 51).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 32).

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Average visibility in February
Boston, MA

Average visibility in February - Boston, MA
  • Average visibility in February: 9km

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

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