February weather forecast and climate
Providence, RI

The city of Providence, Rhode Island, reflected in the water
The city of Providence, Rhode Island, reflected in the water
The last month of the winter, February, is another cold month in Providence, Rhode Island, with average temperature fluctuating between 37.8°F (3.2°C) and 24.3°F (-4.3°C).

Temperature

In Providence, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in January - a still cold 37.8°F (3.2°C). In February, the average low-temperature is 24.3°F (-4.3°C).

Humidity

In Providence, the average relative humidity is 77%.

Rainfall

In Providence, in February, it is raining for 8.1 days, with typically 1.65" (42mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 144.3 rainfall days, and 23.35" (593mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through May, November and December are months with snowfall in Providence. The month with the most snowfall in Providence, Rhode Island, is February when snow falls for 5.4 days and typically aggregates up to 2.01" (51mm) of snow.

Ocean temperature

February is the month with the coldest seawater in Providence, Rhode Island, 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 February, the average length of the day is 10.6h.

Sunshine

With an average of 4.8h of sunshine, February has the least sunshine of the year in Providence.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index are January through March, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health hazard from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 2 in February interpret into the following advice:
Most people can stay in the Sun for up to 1 hour without burning, apart from children that always must be protected from 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.

What is the temperature in February in Providence?

In Providence, Rhode Island, in February, the average high-temperature is 37.8°F (3.2°C), and the average low-temperature is 24.3°F (-4.3°C).

What is the average humidity in February in Providence?

In February, the average relative humidity in Providence is 77%.

How much does it rain in Providence in February?

In Providence, during February, the rain falls for 8.1 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.65" (42mm) of precipitation.

How many days does it snow in February in Providence?

In Providence, in February, snow falls for 5.4 days, with typically accumulated 2.01" (51mm) of snow.

What is the snowiest month in Providence?

February is the month with the most snowfall in Providence, Rhode Island. Snow falls for 5.4 days and accumulates 2.01" (51mm) of snow.

When is the ocean coldest in Providence?

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

What is the ocean temperature in February in Providence?

In February, the average ocean temperature is 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 many hours of daylight does Providence have in February?

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

What is the month with the least sunshine in Providence?

The month with the least sunshine is February, with an average of 4.8h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in February in Providence?

The average sunshine in February is 4.8h.

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

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

What is the UV index reading in February in Providence?

In February, the average daily maximum UV index in Providence, Rhode Island, is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in February - Providence, RI
  • Average high temperature in February: 37.8°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (81°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (35.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in February: 24.3°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 (23.5°F).

Average pressure in February - Providence, RI
  • Average pressure in February: 29.99"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.07").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.93").

Average wind speed in February - Providence, RI
  • Average wind speed in February: 9.9mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are January, February and March (9.9mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (6.5mph).

Average humidity in February - Providence, RI
  • Average humidity in February: 77%

The month with the highest relative humidity is June (79%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (72%).

Average rainfall in February - Providence, RI
  • Average rainfall in February: 1.65"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is April (2.4").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.06").

Average rainfall days in February - Providence, RI
  • Average rainfall days in February: 8.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (15.5 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (7.8 days).

Average snowfall in February - Providence, RI
  • Average snowfall in February: 2.01"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (2.01").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August, September and October (0").

Average snowfall days in February - Providence, RI
  • Average snowfall days in February: 5.4 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (5.9 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are 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 the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.2h).

  • Average sunshine in February: 4.8h

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 10.5h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4.8h).

Average sunshine days in February - Providence, RI
  • Average sunshine days in February: 15.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (18.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is April (13.2 days).

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 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, November and December (UV index 2).

Average cloud cover in February - Providence, RI
  • Average cloud cover in February: 47

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 48).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 31).

Average visibility in February - Providence, RI
  • Average visibility in February: 6mi

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