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

February, the last month of the winter in Washington, is a chilly month, with an average temperature fluctuating between 44.8°F (7.1°C) and 30.2°F (-1°C).

Temperature

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

Humidity

In February, the average relative humidity in Washington is 73%.

Rainfall

In Washington, during 9.3 rainfall days, 1.77" (45mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Washington, District of Columbia, there are 149.1 rainfall days, and 26.14" (664mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

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

Daylight

In Washington, District of Columbia, the average length of the day in February is 10h and 46min.
On the first day of February in Washington, sunrise is at 7:14 am and sunset at 5:29 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:41 am and sunset at 5:59 pm EST.

Sunshine

The months with the least sunshine in Washington are January, February and December, with an average of 5.1h of sunshine.

UV index

In February, the average daily maximum UV index is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 3 in February transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions - Protection against 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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for the eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in February in Washington?

The average relative humidity in February in Washington is 73%.

How much does it rain in Washington in February?

In Washington, during February, the rain falls for 9.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.77" (45mm) of precipitation.

How much does it snow in Washington in February?

In Washington, District of Columbia, in February, during 3.8 snowfall days, 1.81" (46mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

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

In February, the average day length in Washington is 10h and 46min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in February in Washington?

In February, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:14 am and sunset at 5:29 pm. On the last day of the month, in Washington, sunrise is at 6:41 am and sunset at 5:59 pm EST.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Washington?

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

How long on average sun shines in February in Washington?

The average sunshine duration in February in Washington, District of Columbia, is 5.1h.

What is the UV index reading in February in Washington?

The average daily maximum UV index in February in Washington is 3. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health threat from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in February
Washington, DC

Average temperature in February - Washington, DC
  • Average high temperature in February: 44.8°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (88°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (40.6°F).

  • Average low temperature in February: 30.2°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (69.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (27.5°F).

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Average pressure in February
Washington, DC

Average pressure in February - Washington, DC
  • Average pressure in February: 30.07"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.14"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.95"Hg).

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Average wind speed in February
Washington, DC

Average wind speed in February - Washington, DC
  • Average wind speed in February: 7.8mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is March (7.9mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5mph).

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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%).
The 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: 1.77"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (3.46").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (1.57").

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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: 1.81"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (2.17").
The months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0").

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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

The months with the highest number of snowfall days are January and February (3.8 days).
The 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: 10h and 46min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 51min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 29min).

  • Average sunshine in February: 5h and 6min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 42min).
The months with the least sunshine are January, February and December (Average sunshine: 5h and 6min).

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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).
The 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: 6mi

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).
The month with the lowest visibility is May (5mi).

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