February weather forecast
Boston, MA

A beautiful natural park with the George Washington Monument in Boston, Massachusetts
A beautiful natural park with the George Washington Monument in Boston, Massachusetts

Weather in February

February, the last month of the winter in Boston, is also a wintry month, with an average temperature fluctuating between 23.5°F (-4.7°C) and 36.5°F (2.5°C).

Temperature

In Boston, the average high-temperature in February is almost the same as in January - a still cold 36.5°F (2.5°C). The average low-temperature, in Boston, is 23.5°F (-4.7°C).

Humidity

With an average relative humidity of 77%, February is the most humid month.

Rainfall

In February, in Boston, the rain falls for 8.2 days. Throughout February, 2.24" (57mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 141.4 rainfall days, and 27.2" (691mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall in Boston, Massachusetts. The month with the most snowfall in Boston is February, when snow falls for 7.6 days and typically aggregates up to 4.72" (120mm) of snow.

Ocean temperature

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

Daylight

In Boston, the average length of the day in February is 10h and 35min.
On the first day of February, sunrise is at 6:57 am and sunset at 4:58 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:20 am and sunset at 5:32 pm EST.

Sunshine

The month with the least sunshine in Boston is February, with an average of 4.6h of sunshine.

UV index

January through March, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 2 in February interpret into the following advice:
For the majority, extended sun exposure is not of great concern. Infants and people with sensitive skin must always be protected. 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 most humid month in Boston?

February is the most humid month in Boston, Massachusetts, with an average relative humidity of 77%.

What is the average humidity in February in Boston?

The average relative humidity in February in Boston, Massachusetts, is 77%.

How much does it rain in Boston in February?

In Boston, in February, it is raining for 8.2 days, with typically 2.24" (57mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When does it snow the most in Boston?

The month with the most snowfall in Boston is February, when snow falls for 7.6 days and typically aggregates up to 4.72" (120mm) of snow.

How much does it snow in Boston in February?

In Boston, Massachusetts, during February, snow falls for 7.6 days and regularly aggregates up to 4.72" (120mm) of snow.

What month is the ocean coldest in Boston?

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

What is the water temperature in February in Boston?

In Boston, Massachusetts, the average seawater temperature in February 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.

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

In Boston, Massachusetts, the average day length in February is 10h and 35min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in February in Boston?

On the first day of February in Boston, Massachusetts, sunrise is at 6:57 am and sunset at 4:58 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:20 am and sunset at 5:32 pm EST.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Boston?

With an average of 4.6h of sunshine, February has the least sunshine of the year in Boston, Massachusetts.

How long on average sun shines in February in Boston?

In Boston, the average sunshine duration in February is 4.6h.

When is the lowest UV index in Boston?

January through March, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index in Boston.

What is the UV index reading in February in Boston?

In February, the average daily maximum UV index in Boston is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal hazard to health from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in February
Boston, MA

Average temperature in February - Boston, MA
  • Average high temperature in February: 36.5°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (81.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (34.2°F).

  • Average low temperature in February: 23.5°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (64.9°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (22.6°F).

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Average pressure in February
Boston, MA

Average pressure in February - Boston, MA
  • Average pressure in February: 29.98"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.06").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.93").

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Average wind speed in February
Boston, MA

Average wind speed in February - Boston, MA
  • Average wind speed in February: 9.6mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (9.9mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (6.2mph).

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Average humidity in February
Boston, MA

Average humidity in February - Boston, MA
  • Average humidity in February: 77%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (77%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (69%).

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Average rainfall in February
Boston, MA

Average rainfall in February - Boston, MA
  • Average rainfall in February: 2.24"

The wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are March, April and December (2.91").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.26").

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Average rainfall days in February
Boston, MA

Average rainfall days in February - Boston, MA
  • Average rainfall days in February: 8.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (15.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (7.9 days).

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Average snowfall in February
Boston, MA

Average snowfall in February - Boston, MA
  • Average snowfall in February: 4.72"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (4.72").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in February
Boston, MA

Average snowfall days in February - Boston, MA
  • Average snowfall days in February: 7.6 days

The months with the highest number of snowfall days are January and February (7.6 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in February
Boston, MA

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).

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Average daylight in February /
Average sunshine in February
Boston, MA

Average daylight in February / Average sunshine in February - Boston, MA
  • Average daylight in February: 10h and 35min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 14min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 8min).

  • Average sunshine in February: 4.6h

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 10.5h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4.6h).

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Average sunshine days in February
Boston, MA

Average sunshine days in February - Boston, MA
  • Average sunshine days in February: 14.2 days

The month with the most sunshine days is September (17.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is April (13 days).

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Average UV index in February
Boston, MA

Average UV index in February - Boston, MA
  • Average UV index in February: 2

The months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in February
Boston, MA

Average cloud cover in February - Boston, MA
  • Average cloud cover in February: 49

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 51).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 32).

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Average visibility in February
Boston, MA

Average visibility in February - Boston, MA
  • Average visibility in February: 6mi

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

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