Providence
Rhode Island, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

February weather forecast and climate
Providence, RI

The city of Providence, Rhode Island, reflected in the water, with a beautiful skyscape on a warm sunny day
The city of Providence, Rhode Island, reflected in the water, with a beautiful skyscape on a warm sunny day
February, the last month of the winter, in Providence, is also a wintry month, with average temperature ranging between min 23.5°F (-4.7°C) and max 40.3°F (4.6°C).

Temperature

In Providence, the average high-temperature in February is essentially the same as in January - a still cold 40.3°F (4.6°C). The average low-temperature, in Providence, is 23.5°F (-4.7°C).

Humidity

In February, the average relative humidity in Providence is 63%.

Rainfall

Months with the least rainfall are February and July Rain falls for 9.7 days and accumulates 3.3" (83.6mm) of rain.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Providence are January through April, November and December. In Providence, in February, during 4.6 snowfall days, 8.5" (215.9mm) of snow is typically accumulated. In Providence, during the entire year, snow falls for 18.7 days, and aggregates up to 33.8" (858.5mm) of snow.

Ocean temperature

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

Daylight

The average length of the day in Providence is 10.6h.

Sunshine

In February, the average sunshine is 6.2h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Providence is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: In February, the average maximum UV index of 2 translate into the following recommendations:
People with sensitive skin, children, and babies should always be protected from prolonged 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.

What is the temperature in February in Providence?

In Providence, in February, the average high-temperature is 40.3°F (4.6°C), and the average low-temperature is 23.5°F (-4.7°C).

What is the average humidity in February in Providence?

The average relative humidity in February is 63%.

How much does it rain in Providence in February?

In Providence, Rhode Island, during February, the rain falls for 9.7 days and regularly aggregates up to 3.3" (83.6mm) of precipitation.

What is the driest month in Providence?

February and July are months with the least rain when the rain falls for 9.7 days and typically aggregates up to 3.3" (83.6mm) of rain.

How many days does it snow in February in Providence?

In Providence, in February, during 4.6 snowfall days, 8.5" (215.9mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

What is the month with the coldest ocean in Providence?

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

What is the ocean temperature in February in Providence?

In Providence, in February, the average water temperature is 38.1°F (3.4°C). 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.

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

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

How long on average sun shines in February in Providence?

In Providence, Rhode Island, the average sunshine in February is 6.2h.

What is the UV index reading in February in Providence?

In Providence, the average daily maximum UV index in February is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in February - Providence, RI
  • Average high temperature in February: 4.6°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (28.2°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (3°C).

  • Average low temperature in February: -4.7°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (17.9°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-6.1°C).

Average humidity in February - Providence, RI
  • Average humidity in February: 63%

The month with the highest relative humidity is September (73%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (61.4%).

Average rainfall in February - Providence, RI
  • Average rainfall in February: 83.6mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is March (127.3mm).
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are February and July (83.6mm).

Average rainfall days in February - Providence, RI
  • Average rainfall days in February: 9.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (12 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is September (8.7 days).

Average snowfall in February - Providence, RI
  • Average snowfall in February: 215.9mm

The month with the highest snowfall is January (228.6mm).
Months with the lowest snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0mm).

Average snowfall days in February - Providence, RI
  • Average snowfall days in February: 4.6 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (5.7 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

Average sea temperature in February - Providence, RI
  • Average sea temperature in February: 3.4°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (20.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (3.4°C).

Average daylight in February / Average sunshine in February - Providence, RI
  • Average daylight in February: 10.6h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.2h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.2h).

  • Average sunshine in February: 6.2h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 9.4h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 4.8h).

Average UV index in February - Providence, RI
  • Average UV index in February: 2

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 8).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 1).