Providence
Rhode Island, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

February weather forecast and climate
Providence, RI

The city of Providence, Rhode Island, reflected in the water, with a beautiful skyscape on a warm sunny day
The city of Providence, Rhode Island, reflected in the water, with a beautiful skyscape on a warm sunny day
The last month of the winter, February, is also a wintry month in Providence, Rhode Island, with average temperature fluctuating between 23.5°F (-4.7°C) and 40.3°F (4.6°C).

Temperature

In Providence, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in January - a still cold 40.3°F (4.6°C). The average low-temperature, in February, is 23.5°F (-4.7°C).

Humidity

In Providence, the average relative humidity is 63%.

Rainfall

Months with the least rainfall in Providence are February and July Rain falls for 9.7 days and accumulates 3.3" (83.6mm) of rain.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Providence are January through April, November and December.

Ocean temperature

The month with the coldest seawater in Providence, Rhode Island, is February, with an average ocean temperature of 38.1°F (3.4°C). 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 Providence, the average length of the day in February is 10.6h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Providence is 6.2h.

UV index

In February, the average daily maximum UV index in Providence is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health hazard from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
The daily maximum UV index of 2 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 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.

What is the temperature in February in Providence?

In February, the average high-temperature is 40.3°F (4.6°C), and the average low-temperature is 23.5°F (-4.7°C).

What is the average humidity in February in Providence?

The average relative humidity in February is 63%.

How many days does it rain in February in Providence?

In February, the rain falls for 9.7 days. Throughout February, 3.3" (83.6mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the driest month in Providence?

Months with the least rainfall in Providence are February and July Rain falls for 9.7 days and accumulates 3.3" (83.6mm) of rain.

How much does it snow in Providence in February?

In February, it is snowing for 4.6 days. Throughout February, 8.5" (215.9mm) of snow is accumulated.

When is the ocean coldest in Providence?

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

What is the water temperature in February in Providence?

In February, the average ocean 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.

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

In Providence, Rhode Island, the average length of the day in February is 10.6h.

How many hours of sunshine does Providence have in February?

The average sunshine in February in Providence is 6.2h.

How high is the UV index in February in Providence?

In February, the average daily maximum UV index is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in February - Providence, RI
  • Average high temperature in February: 40.3°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (82.8°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (37.4°F).

  • Average low temperature in February: 23.6°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (64.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (21°F).

Average humidity in February - Providence, RI
  • Average humidity in February: 63%

The month with the highest relative humidity is September (73%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (61.4%).

Average rainfall in February - Providence, RI
  • Average rainfall in February: 3.3"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is March (5").
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are February and July (3.3").

Average rainfall days in February - Providence, RI
  • Average rainfall days in February: 9.7 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 (8.7 days).

Average snowfall in February - Providence, RI
  • Average snowfall in February: 8.5"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (9").
Months with the lowest snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

Average snowfall days in February - Providence, RI
  • Average snowfall days in February: 4.6 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (5.7 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

Average sea temperature in February - Providence, RI
  • Average sea temperature in February: 38.1°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (69.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (38.1°F).

Average daylight in February / Average sunshine in February - Providence, RI
  • 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: 9.2h).

  • Average sunshine in February: 6.2h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 9.4h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 4.8h).

Average UV index in February - Providence, RI
  • 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).