February weather forecast and climate
Boston, MA

A beautiful natural park with the George Washington Monument in Boston, Massachusetts, with a sneak view of the city skyscrapers
A beautiful natural park with the George Washington Monument in Boston, Massachusetts, with a sneak view of the city skyscrapers
February is the driest month in Boston, with the rainfall being experienced for nine and a half days on average, recording the lowest precipitation of 3.3" (83.8mm).
The temperature is still low, as the mercury stays in the range of 24.6°F (-4.1°C) and 38.7°F (3.7°C). The nights are cold, and frequent blizzards and snowstorms are experienced throughout the period.
An average of five snowfall days results in the 10.9" (276.9mm) accumulation of snow, making most days very cold. Basking, though, is possible from the six hours of sunshine per day.
Activities, except for skating and skiing, are limited to indoors as a result of the intense weather.

What is the temperature in February in Boston?

In February, the average high-temperature is 38.7°F (3.7°C), and the average low-temperature is 24.6°F (-4.1°C).

How many days does it rain in February in Boston?

In Boston, in February, it is raining for 9.8 days, with typically 3.3" (82.6mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How many days does it snow in February in Boston?

In February, in Boston, it is snowing for 5.3 days. Throughout February, 10.9" (276.9mm) of snow is accumulated.

When is the sea coldest in Boston?

February is the month with the coldest seawater in Boston, with an average sea temperature of 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.

How cold is the water in February in Boston?

In Boston, in February, the average water temperature is 38.1°F (3.4°C). For swimming, this is considered extremely cold, dangerous, and life-threatening. Unless suitably protected with insulated waterproof clothing, hypothermia quickly occurs.
Average temperature in February - Boston, MA
  • Average high temperature in February: 38.7°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (81.4°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (35.8°F).

  • Average low temperature in February: 24.7°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (65.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (22.2°F).

Average humidity in February - Boston, MA
  • Average humidity in February: 62%

The month with the highest relative humidity is September (71.8%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is February (62%).

Average rainfall in February - Boston, MA
  • Average rainfall in February: 3.3"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is March (4.3").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (3.3").

Average rainfall days in February - Boston, MA
  • Average rainfall days in February: 9.8 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 (8.6 days).

Average snowfall in February - Boston, MA
  • Average snowfall in February: 10.9"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (12.9").
Months with the lowest snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

Average snowfall days in February - Boston, MA
  • Average snowfall days in February: 5.3 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (6.7 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average sea temperature in February - Boston, MA
  • Average sea temperature in February: 38.1°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (67.9°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (38.1°F).

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 shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.1h).

  • Average sunshine in February: 6h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 9.7h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 4.6h).

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 8).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 1).

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