February weather forecast
Providence, RI

The city of Providence, Rhode Island, reflected in the water
The city of Providence, Rhode Island, reflected in the water

Weather in February

February, the last month of the winter in Providence, is also a wintry month, with an average temperature varying between 24.3°F (-4.3°C) and 37.8°F (3.2°C).

Temperature

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

Humidity

In February, the average relative humidity is 77%.

Rainfall

In Providence, during February, the rain falls for 8.1 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.65" (42mm) of precipitation. In Providence, during the entire year, the rain falls for 144.3 days and collects up to 23.35" (593mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through May, November and December. The month with the most snowfall in Providence is February, when snow falls for 5.4 days and typically aggregates up to 2.01" (51mm) 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 Providence, Rhode Island, the average length of the day in February is 10h and 37min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:57 am and sunset at 5:00 pm. On the last day of February, sunrise is at 6:21 am and sunset at 5:34 pm EST.

Sunshine

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

UV index

The months with the lowest UV index are January through March, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health hazard from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: In February, the average maximum UV index of 2 translate into the following recommendations:
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.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in February in Providence?

The average relative humidity in February in Providence, Rhode Island, is 77%.

How many days does it rain in February in Providence?

In Providence, Rhode Island, in February, it is raining for 8.1 days, with typically 1.65" (42mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When does it snow the most in Providence?

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

How much does it snow in Providence in February?

In February, in Providence, it is snowing for 5.4 days. Throughout February, 2.01" (51mm) 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, Rhode Island.

What is the ocean temperature in February in Providence?

In Providence, Rhode Island, in February, the average water temperature is 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.

How many hours of daylight does Providence have in February?

The average day length in February in Providence is 10h and 37min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in February in Providence?

In February, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:57 am and sunset at 5:00 pm. On the last day of the month, in Providence, Rhode Island, sunrise is at 6:21 am and sunset at 5:34 pm EST.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Providence?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Providence have in February?

The average sunshine duration in February in Providence is 4.8h.

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

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

What is the UV index reading in February in Providence?

In February, the average daily maximum UV index in Providence 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
Providence, RI

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).

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Average pressure in February
Providence, RI

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

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

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Average wind speed in February
Providence, RI

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).

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Average humidity in February
Providence, RI

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%).

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Average rainfall in February
Providence, RI

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").

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Average rainfall days in February
Providence, RI

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).

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Average snowfall in February
Providence, RI

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

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

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Average snowfall days in February
Providence, RI

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).
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
Providence, RI

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).

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Average daylight in February /
Average sunshine in February
Providence, RI

Average daylight in February / Average sunshine in February - Providence, RI
  • Average daylight in February: 10h and 37min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 10min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 12min).

  • 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).

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Average sunshine days in February
Providence, RI

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).

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Average UV index in February
Providence, RI

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

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).

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Average visibility in February
Providence, RI

Average visibility in February - Providence, RI
  • 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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