February weather forecast and climate
Washington, DC

Stunning reflective view of rows of jacaranda trees in spring in the tidal basin of the Washington Monument in DC
Stunning reflective view of rows of jacaranda trees in spring in the tidal basin of the Washington Monument in DC
February is a cold winter month and the driest of the year with 2.7" (68.6mm) of rain. Rain gives way to gather 5.7" (144.8mm) of snow during the month. Blizzards are a distinct possibility in winter, and travelers would do wisely to schedule plans by keeping an eye on the weather. The cold is intense and regularly below freezing.
The majority of the public, as well as private places, have highly efficient heating systems, but thermal inner wears along with warm coats, are lifesavers. Washington, D.C. records the least number of tourists during the winter.

What is the temperature in February in Washington?

In Washington, in February, the average high-temperature is 47.1°F (8.4°C), and the average low-temperature is 30.9°F (-0.6°C).

What is the average humidity in February in Washington?

In Washington, District of Columbia, the average relative humidity in February is 60.5%.

How many days does it rain in February in Washington?

In February, in Washington, District of Columbia, the rain falls for 9 days. Throughout February, 2.6" (66.5mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the driest month in Washington?

The month with the least rainfall is February when the rain falls for 9 days and typically collects 2.6" (66.5mm) of precipitation.

How much does it snow in Washington in February?

In Washington, District of Columbia, in February, snow falls for 2.4 days, with typically accumulated 5.7" (144.8mm) of snow.

When does it snow the most in Washington?

The month with the most snowfall in Washington, District of Columbia, is February when snow falls for 2.4 days and typically aggregates up to 5.7" (144.8mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Washington have in February?

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

How long on average sun shines in February in Washington?

In February, the average sunshine in Washington, District of Columbia, is 5.4h.

What is the UV index intensity in February in Washington?

In Washington, the average daily maximum UV index in February is 3. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health risk from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in February - Washington, DC
  • Average high temperature in February: 47.1°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (88.4°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (43.4°F).

  • Average low temperature in February: 30.9°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (71.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (28.6°F).

Average humidity in February - Washington, DC
  • Average humidity in February: 60.5%

The month with the highest relative humidity is September (69.7%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (58%).

Average rainfall in February - Washington, DC
  • Average rainfall in February: 2.6"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (4").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (2.6").

Average rainfall days in February - Washington, DC
  • Average rainfall days in February: 9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (11.1 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is October (7.7 days).

Average snowfall in February - Washington, DC
  • Average snowfall in February: 5.7"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (5.7").
Months with the lowest snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

Average snowfall days in February - Washington, DC
  • Average snowfall days in February: 2.4 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (3 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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 shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.5h).

  • Average sunshine in February: 5.4h

The month with most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 9.4h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 4.3h).

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

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 9).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 2).

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