Weather in February
in the District of Columbia
witnesses a gradual transition from the heart of winter to the first hints of spring. While it remains cold, the city generally experiences slightly milder conditions compared to the harsh temperatures of January
. The average temperatures in February remain low, but it's not uncommon to notice occasional warm spells as the month progresses, signaling the approach of spring.
Snow continues to grace the city during February, though typically in lesser quantities than January. As the month wears on, snow events may alternate with rain, resulting in a mix of slushy conditions on the roads and pavements. Residents and tourists are advised to be prepared for varied weather conditions, keeping both snow gear and rain attire handy.
The lengthening of daylight is a notable aspect of February. While it's still shorter than the sunnier months, daily sunlight increases from the brief 4.3 hours seen in January. This affords more opportunities for outdoor exploration, albeit in cooler temperatures.
In comparison to March
, February holds onto its winter identity, but with each passing day, the city " closer to the warmth and renewal of the spring season. Given the District's compact nature, its climate remains fairly consistent, without significant variations in weather patterns across its different areas.
- Washington - February »
In Washington during February, snow falls for 3.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.81" of snow. In Washington during February, the rain falls for 9.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.77" of precipitation.
- Shepherd Park - February »
In Shepherd Park in February, snow falls for 4.3 days, with typically accumulated 2.28" of snow. In Shepherd Park during February, snow falls for 4.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.28" of snow.
- Colonial Village - February »
In Colonial Village in February, during 3.8 snowfall days, 1.81" of snow is typically accumulated. In February, in Colonial Village the rain falls for 9.3 days.
- Hawthorne - February »
In Hawthorne in February, during 4.3 snowfall days, 2.28" of snow is typically accumulated. In Hawthorne, District of Columbia, during February, the rain falls for 9.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.01" of precipitation.