February weather forecast
Philadelphia, PA

The George Washington statue in front of the Independence Hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
The George Washington statue in front of the Independence Hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Weather in February

February, the last month of the winter in Philadelphia, is another cold month, with an average temperature ranging between max 41.5°F (5.3°C) and min 27.9°F (-2.3°C).

Temperature

In Philadelphia, the average high-temperature in February is essentially the same as in January - a still wintry 41.5°F (5.3°C). In Philadelphia, in February, the average low-temperature is 27.9°F (-2.3°C).

Humidity

In Philadelphia, the average relative humidity in February is 76%.

Rainfall

January and February are months with the least rain in Philadelphia when the rain falls for 7.2 days and typically aggregates up to 0.83" (21mm) of rain.

Snowfall

January through May, November and December are months with snowfall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The month with the most snowfall is February, when snow falls for 3.3 days and typically aggregates up to 0.98" (25mm) of snow.

Ocean temperature

February is the month with the coldest seawater in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, with an average ocean temperature of 39.9°F (4.4°C).
Note: For swimming, this is considered life-threatening and very dangerous. The water feels painfully cold, and hyperventilation quickly occurs. A specialized swimsuit is mandatory to reduce thermal damage.

Daylight

In February, the average length of the day in Philadelphia is 10h and 43min.
On the first day of February, sunrise is at 7:08 am and sunset at 5:19 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:34 am and sunset at 5:51 pm EST.

Sunshine

February has the least sunshine of the year, with an average of 4.8h of sunshine.

UV index

January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index in Philadelphia. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 2 in February transform into the following instructions:
People with sensitive skin, children, and babies should always be protected from prolonged sun exposure. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in February in Philadelphia?

In Philadelphia, in February, the average high-temperature is 41.5°F (5.3°C), and the average low-temperature is 27.9°F (-2.3°C).

What is the average humidity in February in Philadelphia?

The average relative humidity in February is 76%.

What is the driest month in Philadelphia?

The months with the least rainfall are January and February Rain falls for 7.2 days and accumulates 0.83" (21mm) of rain.

How much does it rain in Philadelphia in February?

In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in February, during 7.2 rainfall days, 0.83" (21mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When does it snow the most in Philadelphia?

The month with the most snowfall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is February, when snow falls for 3.3 days and typically aggregates up to 0.98" (25mm) of snow.

How many days does it snow in February in Philadelphia?

In February, it is snowing for 3.3 days. Throughout February, 0.98" (25mm) of snow is accumulated.

What is the month with the coldest ocean in Philadelphia?

With an average ocean temperature of 39.9°F (4.4°C), February is the month with the coldest seawater.

How cold is the water in February in Philadelphia?

In Philadelphia, in February, the average water temperature is 39.9°F (4.4°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.

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

In February, the average day length is 10h and 43min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in February in Philadelphia?

In February, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:08 am and sunset at 5:19 pm. On the last day of the month, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, sunrise is at 6:34 am and sunset at 5:51 pm EST.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Philadelphia?

February has the least sunshine of the year in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, with an average of 4.8h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in February in Philadelphia?

In Philadelphia, the average sunshine duration in February is 4.8h.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Philadelphia?

The months with the lowest UV index in Philadelphia are January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2.

How high is the UV index in February in Philadelphia?

In February, the average daily maximum UV index in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in February
Philadelphia, PA

Average temperature in February - Philadelphia, PA
  • Average high temperature in February: 41.5°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (86.4°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (37.4°F).

  • Average low temperature in February: 27.9°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (69.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (25.5°F).

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Average pressure in February
Philadelphia, PA

Average pressure in February - Philadelphia, PA
  • Average pressure in February: 30.06"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.12"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.94"Hg).

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Average wind speed in February
Philadelphia, PA

Average wind speed in February - Philadelphia, PA
  • Average wind speed in February: 8.3mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are March and April (8.5mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.6mph).

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Average humidity in February
Philadelphia, PA

Average humidity in February - Philadelphia, PA
  • Average humidity in February: 76%

The month with the highest relative humidity is October (77%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are April and August (71%).

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Average rainfall in February
Philadelphia, PA

Average rainfall in February - Philadelphia, PA
  • Average rainfall in February: 0.83"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (1.65").
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are January and February (0.83").

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Average rainfall days in February
Philadelphia, PA

Average rainfall days in February - Philadelphia, PA
  • Average rainfall days in February: 7.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (14.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (7.2 days).

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Average snowfall in February
Philadelphia, PA

Average snowfall in February - Philadelphia, PA
  • Average snowfall in February: 0.98"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (0.98").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in February
Philadelphia, PA

Average snowfall days in February - Philadelphia, PA
  • Average snowfall days in February: 3.3 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (3.8 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in February
Philadelphia, PA

Average sea temperature in February - Philadelphia, PA
  • Average sea temperature in February: 39.9°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (75.9°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (39.9°F).

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Average daylight in February /
Average sunshine in February
Philadelphia, PA

Average daylight in February / Average sunshine in February - Philadelphia, PA
  • Average daylight in February: 10h and 43min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 58min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 23min).

  • Average sunshine in February: 4h and 48min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 36min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4h and 48min).

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Average sunshine days in February
Philadelphia, PA

Average sunshine days in February - Philadelphia, PA
  • Average sunshine days in February: 17.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is December (20.9 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (13.3 days).

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Average UV index in February
Philadelphia, PA

Average UV index in February - Philadelphia, PA
  • Average UV index in February: 2

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

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Average cloud cover in February
Philadelphia, PA

Average cloud cover in February - Philadelphia, PA
  • Average cloud cover in February: 47

The months with the most cloud cover are February and March (Cloud cover 47).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 31).

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Average visibility in February
Philadelphia, PA

Average visibility in February - Philadelphia, PA
  • 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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